Update, enhance and beautify your home with 300 award-winning contractors, talented designers, select experts, leading brands and creative craftsmen, September 26-27 at The Old House New House Home Show, held at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main Street in St. Charles. Since 1984, this event has been celebrating the spirit of home remodeling, renovation and transformation. Homeowners can investigate new styles, surfaces and building materials and see the latest in kitchens, baths, basements, additions, landscaping, green renovations, renewable energy, architecture, painting, roofing, waterproofing, windows, doors, tile, flooring and more. Show hours are Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Adult admission is $7. Seniors (over 62) admission is $4. Children under 18 attend free and parking is free. A portion of the ticket proceeds benefits The Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley/ReStore based in Elgin.
New this year: Join Matt Muenster of Bath Crashers on the DIY Network and HGTV for a special appearance on Saturday, September 26th at 1 pm. Mr. Muenster will meet and greet fans following his presentation. Seating is limited.
Lou Manfredini will host a live broadcast of his WGN Radio "Mr. Fix It" program from Pheasant Run Resort on Saturday, September 26th from 7 - 10 am. Practical pointers abound when Mr. Manfredini is in the house. This attraction is sponsored by Lindemann Chimney, Inc.
Inspiring, informative workshops will also be offered and included with admission. "Design Your Dream Kitchen" will be presented each day at noon by Linda Fougerousse of Interior Transformations, based in Oak Brook. Explore innovative ideas and current trends to plan successful spaces with good flow and funtionality.
Scott Skiermanski of Stoneridge Builders will present the "Additions 101" workshop at 1 pm on Sunday only. From permits to planning, Scott will map out smart, stylish strategies for expanding your living space.
Attendees can register for a chance to win The Grand Prize, a $1000 home show gift certificate to use with the exhibitor of choice. No purchase is necessary; contest rules are available at www.kennedyproductions.com.
Joanne Kennedy, Old House New House event founder shares, "Our aim is to create a lovely, idea-generating, engaging forum for homeowners to interact with knowledgeable experts. This event is a beneficial resource for making well-informed decisions for pending home improvement projects."
Spark ideas for innovative space planning, investigate options on updating home surroundings and take concept to construction with help from the skilled specialists at The Old House New House Home Show.
For more information, including a printable admission coupon, workshop schedule, driving directions and a preview of the exhibitor list, visit www.kennedyproductions.com or call 630/515-1160 for more details.