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Get Ideas, Inspiration and Expert Advice for Your Next Home Project at the Area's Largest Home Event
The 34th Annual Builders Home & Remodeling Show Returns to the St. Charles Convention Center October 10-12, 2014
Jeff Wilson, HGTV veteran and home improvement expert, has been in the home building industry for more than 25 years as a carpenter, remodeler and host of nearly 200 episodes on HGTV and diy networks. He will present seminars about Trends in Outdoor Spaces and Cutting Edge Energy Efficiency Technologies for the Home. The trend toward the outdoor room concept continues, but with a new emphasis on a super-casual, low-maintenance atmosphere. Attend his seminar to see how new trends can help make your outdoor living space the envy of the neighborhood – from design tips to inspiring structures to new products.
Come see what’s new in energy efficiency technology for your home – from home automation to drain water heat recovery to do-it-yourself spray foam kits and much more. See new technology, but also see how older technologies are changing and developing to provide better performance, lower maintenance and longer life. Jeff will cull through the hype and deliver the best in cutting edge energy efficiency for the new or remodeled home.
Improve your home, inside and out, by attending a variety of seminars at the Home Idea Stage. Jeff Holper, The Mole Hunter, will help you rid your yard of moles and other pesky creatures with his seminarTaking Your Lawn Back from Moles and Voles. KMOX Home Answer Man, Scott Mosby, will present Curb Appeal: What It Is and How to Get It. Understand the whys and hows of maintaining and improving the exterior of your home.
The Home & Remodeling Show is always a fun destination for the whole family. Don’t miss the 6th Annual Mills Apple Festival, presented by Mills Apple Farm, for fun fall festivities. Enjoy FREE samples of apples and apple pie. Purchase “made from scratch” apple pies, crisps, cookies and other delicious treats – plus a variety of apples fresh from the orchards in Marine, Illinois. The idnho kids will have a great time with FREE pumpkin painting.
In conjunction with the Mills Apple Festival, Scott “Stormin” Norman, the Picasso of Pumpkin Carving, creates unique jack-o-lanterns. Scott, Master Pumpkin Carver, travels the country performing pumpkin carving exhibitions full of helpful advice, humor and pumpkin works of art. He has appeared on America’s Got Talent, taught “pumpkinology”
As he carves, Scott will give helpful suggestions about selecting a good carving pumpkin, the best way to empty out a pumpkin, how to draw your pattern, shadowing effects, knife safety and more. And you won’t want to miss his Pumpkin Extravaganza exhibitions, where he will use various instruments and power tools to carve pumpkins – machetes, swords, torches, meat cleavers and more. Kids – don’t try this at home!
The holidays are coming, and wouldn’t it be great to enhance your home with fantastic floral decorations?
Get great bargains at the Henry Plumbing Kitchen & Bath Warehouse Sale. Shop a wide variety of kitchen and bath items, including cabinetry, bathtubs, whirlpools, faucets, countertops, shower bases, shower doors and tile. You don’t want to miss these deals.
The Home Show is THE destination if you are looking for a new spa. The Spa Showcase has a variety of spas from multiple manufacturers, brought to the Show by Mr. B’s Pool Centers and Pool King Recreation. In addition to the inside displays, there’s also the Spa Tent Sale, an 1,800 square foot tent on the parking lot outside the main Show entrance where visitors can shop even more hot tubs from SPAS AND MORE!
The Home Show is also an opportunity to help your community. The Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive at the show on Saturday from 12-4 p.m. The Home Show is hosting a Food Drive. Visitors can donate non-perishable food items to the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
The Home & Remodeling Show is your chance to talk to home improvement experts and visit 300 booths featuring the latest products and services for your home all under one roof! More than 200 companies can help you find what you need to get those home projects done.
Show hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 12. Admission and parking are FREE. Visit www.STLHomeShow.com for details.