ST. CHARLES, Ill. -- Join 300 of the area's award-winning contractors, talented designers, creative craftsmen, skilled carpenters, landscape architects and home maintenance specialists at The Old House New House Home Show® September 29 and 30. Learn practical pointers, design basics and tips from the trades at Pheasant Run Resort, located at 4051 E. Main Street (North Avenue) in St. Charles. Now in its 28th year, this best-in-class event attracts thousands of homeowners in search of solutions for home improvement projects. Show hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adult admission is $7; seniors (62+) and children (under 18) attend free. Parking is free. A portion of the ticket proceeds benefits The Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley, the partner philanthropy.
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 outstanding event helps homeowners research options, de-mystify 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 humorous, helpful and hands-on approach to homeownership. From maintenance and upkeep to cutting-edge green renovations, Lou shares his expertise and enthusiasm for home improvements.
New This Year, "10 Steps to the Perfect Room" Sally Morse, Creative Director for Hunter Douglas will present this new workshop loaded with practical pointers and decorating know-how. This dynamic presenter has her finger on the pulse of new trends for color and design.
Learn the Secrets to a Great Kitchen The award-winning design team from Normandy Remodelers will present this wildly popular workshop. Learn the components necessary for an eye-catching layout, maximize flow and functionality and enjoy engaging "Before and After" photos. E-mail photos of your kitchen challenges to email@example.com. Designers will select and spotlight a few key projects for inclusion in the workshop and a fresh outlook.
Dreaming of a New Bathroom? This new workshop will present the latest trends in beautiful 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 lucky homeowner will win the Grand Prize, a $1,000 home show gift certificate to use with the exhibitor of choice. No purchase necessary. See 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 excellent opportunity for enhancing, beautifying and reviving living spaces. Explore new products and discover the possibilities to makeover, renovate, rehab and enjoy home surroundings to the fullest potential. For a current exhibitor list, directions to Pheasant Run, contest rules, or a printable $1 off admission coupon, please visit www.kennedyproductions.com or call 630/515-1160 for more information.