Furniture Mart fixes up '70s-era Omaha basement tonight on 'House Crashers'

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Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 12:00 am

A new home theater system from the Nebraska Furniture Mart, and the handiwork of the store's staff, will be showcased tonight and early Tuesday on the DIY Network's television series "House Crashers."

The episode, entitled "Omaha Basement Getaway," airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. Central Time, and again at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A "huge" HD TV, Wii gaming system, Blu-ray player, turntable and other items are among the products purchased from the Mart to transform an Omaha "basement stuck in the 1970s with red shag carpet...into a warm inviting space," according to

The expertise and handiwork of the Mart's electronic design and installation team, a 10-member crew, will also be on display.

"It was our electronics design and installation team that designed the home theater system," said Rebecca Ritterbush, on behalf of the Nebraska Furniture Mart.

The episode is scheduled to re-air at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 21. Check for more information.

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