Even though the weather is chilly, spring is not far off, making February the perfect time to plan home improvement and remodeling projects. The 2013 North Atlanta Home Show, Gwinnett County’s largest home show, will feature over 150 experts in the home remodeling and landscaping industries showcasing the latest services and products representing the full spectrum of home improvement ideas. The Show includes new product introductions, live radio broadcasts, demonstrations and three days of informative presentations, Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17 at Gwinnett Center. The North Atlanta Home Show is a SEMCO show, www.AtlantaHomeShow.com.
“The North Atlanta Home Show offers homeowners and future homeowners an ideal environment to see new products, talk to the experts and comparison shop all under one roof,” said Michael Schoppenhorst, director of the North Atlanta Home Show. “Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and talk to the experts about their particular home remodeling goals. We’ve also assembled a strong group of experts who will present programs on the Reliable Heating & Air Home Show stage all three days of the Show, headlined by HGTV’s Tonya M. Williams and Walter Reeves, the Georgia Gardener. And our grand prize this year is a Frigidaire 26-cubic-foot, side-by-side refrigerator that will be given away by BrandsMart USA.”
Walter Reeves and Dave Baker of 95.5 FM and AM 750 News/Talk WSB will broadcast “The Lawn and Garden Show” and “The Home Fix-It Show” respectively, live on Saturday morning, Feb. 16. Reeves will also kick-off the speaker programs on Friday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. with “Garden Disasters and How to Avoid Them”. Tonya M. Williams of HGTV’s “Designed to Sell” and “Bang for your Buck”, will speak at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday on "As the Real Estate World Turns: Exploring Current Trends”. A full speaker schedule can be found at www.AtlantaHomeShow.com.
Professionals who work in the home industry are invited to enjoy complimentary admission on Friday, Feb. 15. Members of the following organizations will be admitted at no charge by showing a business card at the door: National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), Professional Real Estate Agents (Realtors), Home Builders Association (HBA), National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), North American Deck & Railing Association (NADRA), Georgia Real Estate Investors Association (GaREIA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC) and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).
The North Atlanta Home Show will be held at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, and tickets are available for purchase at the door. General admission is $7, $6 for seniors with ID, $5 for military personnel with ID and free for children 12 and under. Hours are noon – 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 and noon – 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17. Sponsors include Reliable Heating & Air, Gwinnett Daily Post, Window World, Proof of the Pudding, 95.5 FM and AM750 News/Talk WSB, Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine, BrandsMart USA and NARI Atlanta.