Visit a Home Show for Some Great Ideas

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Visit a Home Show for Some Great Ideas

If you own a home, you know that there is always something that needs to be remodeled, remolded or repainted. It is an endless job maintaining a house and it takes an enormous amount of time and money. It can be a tough job keeping up with all that needs to be done.

If you own a house, you are a lucky individual. I know it takes a lot of work to maintain one but it is a privilege and a blessing to own one. This time of year, home projects must be heavily in the planning stages. I think it’s because most of the people in the country are stuck inside their homes due to the lousy weather that they realize how much work needs to be done. To help in those endeavors I have highlighted home shows in this weeks blog. Long before there was HGTV or DIY Network there were home shows. The best place to see up close and first hand what there is on the market for homeowners. Some are home shows, some are home and garden, some are remodeling shows but they are all a plethora of companies under one roof that can make your home repairs easier.

These shows offer the attendees wonderful experiences and invaluable knowledge.  Several companies will guide you through the process of any DIY project, some will show you the latest and greatest products on the market today and still others will showcase new looks and feels to help your house become the home you have always wanted. If you have never been to one of these shows, I highly recommend visiting one. I attended my first home show long before I owned my first home and I was really impressed with the information I took away from my visit. It was so well worth the time I spent there.

This week I invite you all to visit a home show near you. They are all over this time of year and I am sure there will be one near you in the next few weeks. If none on this list is in your area, please be sure to use the search box for events in your backyard.

Miami Valley Home Improvement Show

Jan 12, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Hara Silver Arena Dayton, OH US 45415

Since 1982, this is one of the largest home shows in the Dayton area, quality exhibitors, seminars and “Ask-An- Expert” sessions on all your home improvement projects, landscaped exhibits, model room additions and much more.
25,000 Attendees

Jersey Shore Home Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Brookdale Community College Lincroft, NJ US 07738

Since 1991, features more than 125 of the region’s most innovative manufacturers and sellers of home furnishings, window treatments, kitchen cabinetry and appliances, security systems, air conditioning and heating systems, customed designed furniture, pools and spas, cooking products, plumbing supplies, awnings, indoor and outdoor furniture, siding and roofing. Specialists in architecture and space planning, interior and landscape design and healthy cooking will share their expertise with the public.

Northwest Iowa Home and Builders Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Clay County Regional Events Center Spencer, IA US 51301

Since 2004, the show features 130 exhibitors displaying and selling home related products and services.

Texas Home and Garden Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Irving Convention Center Irving, TX US 75039

Since 1999, home and garden consumer show featuring a wide array of items for both inside and outside the home. Remodeling, landscaping, home decor are featured topics in seminars. Experts on hard to answer questions.
20,000 Attendees

Lake County Home Building and Remodeling Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Lake County Fairgrounds Grays Lake, IL US 60030

The Lake County Home Building and Remodeling Expo is the northern suburbs chance to get the answers to all home decorating, and remodeling questions. It doesn’t matter if you come to browse, buy or to just ask questions, The Lake County Home Building and Remodeling Expo is sure to have exactly what you’re looking for. Free admission and free parking. There’s also great family entertainment so be sure to bring the kids. Guests can expect to have fun while gathering new ideas and getting inspiration. Whether shopping for a contractor or just dreaming of renovation, nearly everything is covered from basic services to high-end building. Every year, new companies are scouted out and new displays are brought in to keep it fresh and exciting. Don’t miss your opportunity to attend this widely anticipated annual event. Your home is your biggest investment, and The Lake County Home Building and Remodeling Expo has exactly what you need to give your home a personal touch. This event is open to the public and no tickets are needed, so bring your friends and family.
5,000 Attendees

Yuma Home and Garden Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Yuma Civic and Convention Center Yuma, AZ US 85365

Since 1995, over 300 displays with everything you’ll need for the home including home improvement, decorating, design and much more. There will be many “How To” demonstrations and seminars by leading experts in the fields of landscaping, remodeling, finance, construction and more.
13,000 Attendees

Iowa Home Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines, IA US 50317

Features industry leaders exhibiting a wide variety of home and patio products and services for today’s consumer.

Kitchen, Bath and Home Improvement Showcase

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Kentucky International Convention Center Louisville, KY US 40202

This comprehensive and expansive home show brings together homeowners and many of the most knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts. Every aspect of the home can be explored, from the smallest design detail to the largest house addition. Professionals will be on hand to share their valuable knowledge to bring your ideas to life or inspire you with new ones. See the latest innovations and design trends. Experts will be showcasing everything for the home including, but not limited to the latest in cabinetry and countertops, flooring, sunrooms and additions, basement finishing, waterproofing, smart home automation, energy efficient windows, and exterior products.

Log Home Living and Timber Frame Home Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Earle Brown Heritage Center Brooklyn Center, MN US 55430

Meet face-to-face with company representatives and get a close-up look at their products. Have your floorplans reviewed by a design professional. Shop for furniture, fixtures and accessories perfect for your log or timber framehome, browse for ideas and or meeting with industry professionals to get your questions answered. Plus many informative seminars and workshops will be offered.

Build, Remodel and Landscape Expo

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Charleston Area Convention Center and Coliseum North Charleston, SC US 29418

Features over 130 exhibitors displaying and selling home related products and services along with demonstrations of home improvement and landscape ideas and techniques.

Remodeling Expo

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

TD Convention Center Greenville, SC US 29607

Features over 130 exhibitors displaying and selling home related products and services along with demonstrations of home improvement ideas and techniques.

Hartford Home Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

XL Center Hartford, CT US 06103

This is a consumer event for homeowners who are remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. There are over 200 exhibits with merchandise, product demonstrations and sample interior and exterior vignettes. With a combination of new products and expert advice from the pros, the show inspires home owners with countless ideas on enhancing their home´s comfort and functionality, as well as its aesthetic appeal and overall value.

Orlando Spring Home and Garden Show

Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL US 32819

This show features over 400 exhibitors with fabulous ideas for consumers. Visitors can meet professionals to help make your next remodeling, renovation, landscaping or decorating project a breeze.

Virginia Home and Garden Show

Jan 14, 2012 – Jan 15, 2012

The Meadow Event Park -State Fairgrounds Doswell, VA US 23047

Exhibitors displaying everything you’ll need for your home or garden including home builders, interior decorators and landscapers. Some exhibitors will be displaying kitchen cabinetry, architectural moldings, stained glass, building materials, hardwood flooring, handcrafted furniture, lighting fixtures, wall coverings, window treatments, patio furniture, lawn equipment, sunrooms, landscaping ornaments, stamped concrete, landscape stone, plants, flowers and more.

Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com or visit her website at www.eventcrazy.com
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