Poll question: Bob Vila or Ty Pennington?

But wait, there’s more. Which DIY celeb is the best TV pitchman?

There’s no shortage of fast-talking pitch men or past-peak celebrities on television selling clothing, kitchen utensils or reverse-rate mortgages. Many of them are very good at what they do, but they don’t count in the current HBSDealer poll question.

Below, the field is limited to those spokesmen and spokeswomen with specific home improvement backgrounds or experience. HBSDealer intends to gauge the industry to determine who is number one when it comes to endorsing home improvement products.

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