Tips from the experts. The latest products for home repair and remodeling. Ideas for increasing your home's value.
You'll find them all this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30, at The Old House New House Home Show at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. (Route 64), St. Charles.
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If you goWhat: The Old House New House Home Show
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29-30
Where: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. (Route 64), St. Charles
Admission: $7 adults; free for seniors ages 62 and older and children younger than 18. Parking is free.
Details: (630) 515-1160 or www.kennedyproductions.com
Meet local contractors, designers, craftsmen, carpenters, landscape architects and home maintenance specialists. Learn practical pointers, design basics and tips from the trades.
Now in its 28th year, this event attracts thousands of homeowners in search of solutions for home improvement projects. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Adult admission is $7; free for seniors ages 62 and older and children younger than 18. Parking is free.
A portion of the ticket proceeds benefits the Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley.
Homeowners can see the latest trends in kitchens, baths, basements, additions, architecture, landscaping, roofing, waterproofing, flooring, tile design, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, painting, decorating and more.
Catch the spark of creativity from industry experts, share ideas and gather the resources to tackle home improvements with ease. This event helps homeowners research options, demystify projects and learn the language of renovation.
Attendees can meet experts face-to-face, learn important factors to consider and make well-informed decisions for any home improvements, large or small.
A variety of workshops are included with admission.
Lou Manfredini, Mr. Fix It: Enjoy Lou's hands-on approach to homeownership. From maintenance and upkeep to cutting-edge green renovations, Lou shares his expertise and enthusiasm for home improvements.
'10 Steps to the Perfect Room': New this year, "10 Steps to the Perfect Room" by Sally Morse, creative director for Hunter Douglas. She will present this new workshop loaded with practical pointers and decorating know-how.
Learn the Secrets to a Great Kitchen: The design team from Normandy Remodelers will present this workshop. Learn the components necessary for an eye-catching layout, maximize flow and functionality and enjoy "Before and After" photos. Email photos of your kitchen challenges to firstname.lastname@example.org. Designers will select and spotlight a few key projects for inclusion in the workshop.
Dreaming of a New Bathroom?: This new workshop will present the latest trends in bathrooms. Discover the latest trends to create a comfortable and updated space. Learn about new technologies in floor warming, shower sprays and digital water controls to create your dream bath.
One homeowner will win the grand prize, a $1,000 home show gift certificate to use with the exhibitor of choice. No purchase is necessary. Visit the website for contest rules and past prize winners.
The remodeling trend continues to stay strong as many homeowners look to improve rather than move. The Old House New House Home Show provides an opportunity for enhancing, beautifying and reviving living spaces.
For a current exhibitor list, directions to Pheasant Run, contest rules, or a printable $1 off admission coupon, visit www.kennedyproductions.com or call (630) 515-1160.