Northwest Remodeling Expo — Seattle, WA

January 18-20, 2019 — Washington State Convention Center

Seminars

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We are adding to our list of presenters regularly. Please check back often for updates on the latest home improvement experts who will be contributing their expertise.

When Do You Need Design Help & Permits?
11am Saturday - Stage Left
PRESENTED BY: Joseph Irons - Irons Brothers Construction, Inc.

Hear from veteran remodeler and general contractor, Joseph Irons, about the basics of obtaining a permit, working with a designer, and/or hiring an architect or other professional for your project. Learn the reasons why you should consider getting a permit even if your contractor says not to.

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The SUPERIOR Way to Remodel or Build: Construction Consulting!
11am Saturday - Stage Right
PRESENTED BY: Ken Peterson CKD - UBuildIt/HomeStyling Design

It’s about Owner CONTROL with a neutral consultant; and no markups on labor or materials. The expertise and buying power of a builder is in your court. And, with your budget in mind, creative/experienced designed plans are developed to your liking, ready for permitting.

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How to Protect Your Home from Expensive Pest Related Issues
12pm Saturday - Stage Right
PRESENTED BY: Scott Dideon - Green City Pest Control

We have all heard the horror stories of termites and carpenter ants destroying our homes. But there are other pests that could be just as expensive to an uneducated homeowner. Come and learn how to prevent costly pest control issues from developing from one of the few Board Certified Urban Entomologists in the Seattle area.


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Foundation Stability and When to Seek Repair
12pm Sunday - Stage Right
PRESENTED BY: Cory Myron - R&R Foundation Specialist

Learn the causes of settlement and the signs of settlement, the ways to fix it, and why it is important to get the repairs done quickly. Review The process you'll go through while repairing your foundation.

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Transform, Satisfy & Inspire: 21st Century Kitchen Design
1pm Saturday - Stage Right
PRESENTED BY: Richard Landon - Richard Landon Design

Kitchens in the 21st century are now our living rooms! What trends are developing that will radically change how your kitchen looks, works, and feels?

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Top Questions Asked of Interior Designers
1pm - Saturday - Stage Left
PRESENTED BY: Panel Discussion by Northwest Society of Interior Designers (NWSID)

If you’ve ever dreamed of your home looking like the “after” photos in a design magazine, but have no idea where to begin, this seminar is for you! Join us for a panel discussion with the Northwest Society of Interior Designers to hear their perspectives on the top questions asked by clients. You’ll learn what designers actually do, how to select the right one for your project and how they can leverage your budget for maximum function and wow-factor. It’s an informative session to get you started on the right path and will include 10 minutes for questions and answers. Panel Discussion Includes: Pam Melin, Briana Benton, Meghan Price, Kirsten Conner, Craig Sawyer.


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10 Tips on Hiring a Contractor
1pm Sunday - Stage Left
PRESENTED BY: Joseph Irons - Irons Brothers Construction, Inc.

Learn from a veteran remodeler how to screen and research before hiring your next general or specialty contractor. He will discuss the basic contractor requirements for Washington State. Provide you with tips and questions you should be asking and help answer homeowners most frequently asked questions. Get resources for planning your next project when you attend this presentation


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Designing Maximum Form and Function Into Your Home
2pm - Saturday - Stage Left
PRESENTED BY: Panel Discussion by Northwest Society of Interior Designers (NWSID)

Maximizing the practical functionality and style of a home is both an art and a science. This seminar will share case studies of design challenges that resulted not only in increased usability, but elevated aesthetic value to truly reflect the personal style of its owners. You’ll see exciting before and after photos with NWSID designers walking you through the thinking and decisions involved in reinventing their clients’ homes. Panel Discussion Includes : Kirsten Conner, Laura Zmuda Buckley, Shelley Nordlund, Marcella Diamond and Shannon Adamson.


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Avoiding the Top 10 Remodeling Pitfalls
2pm Saturday - Stage Right
PRESENTED BY: Sarah Henry - Gaspar's Construction

Learn from a 40 year old remodeling company the different mistakes that we have experienced both from our perspective and from our clients feedback over the years. Learn when it makes sense to save money and when it makes sense to spend money.

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Transform Your Kitchen for Maximum Efficiency, Accessibility & Joy
2pm Sunday - Stage Left
PRESENTED BY: Alan Regala - ShelfGenie

If you’re looking to get more functionality out of your kitchen before , during or after your remodeling, learn how you can modify your existing space to create your dream kitchen with maximum efficiency.

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Solar Works!
3pm Saturday - Stage Left
PRESENTED BY: Keith Hughes - West Seattle Electric and Solar

Curious about Solar and how it works here in the Pacific Northwest? Keith Hughes will show you how a solar system can save you money and lower your Carbon Footprint – including cost, rebate and ROI examples from actual installations.

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The SUPERIOR Way to Remodel or Build: Construction Consulting!
3pm Sunday - Stage Right
PRESENTED BY: Ken Peterson CKD - UBuildIt/HomeStyling Design

It’s about Owner CONTROL with a neutral consultant; and no markups on labor or materials. The expertise and buying power of a builder is in your court. And, with your budget in mind, creative/experienced designed plans are developed to your liking, ready for permitting.

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