Show picks 2010
Nashville’s 27th Annual Home Decorating & Remodeling Show is scheduled September 10-12 at the Nashville Convention Center.
Vandy Richards, show manager, says this year’s show will offer the latest home design trends, color choices, furnishings, and technology available. More than 300 exhibitors in more than 650 booths will make this what Richards says is the largest home show in the state.
Reflecting the growing interest in environmentally friendly aspects of home design, this year’s show offers a host of energy efficient and eco-friendly products and services ranging from windmills and photovoltaic cells to insulation, recycled materials, and more.
In addition, the Home Decorating & Remodeling Show offers the materials, appliances, ideas, and service providers necessary to make a home a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and functional as well as beautiful.
This year’s visitors will see marble and granite countertops, sunrooms, cabinets, appliances, home decor and furnishings, custom draperies, solid surface countertops, log cabins, fireplaces, grills, windows, doors, and siding. Also on display will be organizational systems for closets, garages, and pantries. Don’t forget to plan to attend the educational seminars.
For more information and to print a coupon for a $2 discount off the $8 admission price visit http://www.nashvillehomeshow.com.
from the exhibitors
The following is a glimpse at what exhibitors are planning for their booths at the show. Only those who returned a questionnaire have been included.
Aerus Electrolux—Stop by this booth for a look at the Lux Guardian air purifier, as well as central vacuums for new or existing homes.
And register to win a Fresh Era vaccum.
Aquarium Pools of Chattanooga—Looking for a source for a beautiful pool? Check out these guys.
CertaPro Painters—Locally owned and operated, CertaPro offers green, environmentally friendly paints. Stop by to see “Bristles the Paintbrush” and kids can enter a coloring contest for prizes.
Grand prize giveaway is painting a powder room/hall bath.
Classic Blinds and Closets—In addition to the new Louver Star hybrid plantation shutters the company is introducing, they are also showing
a closet display with many accessories and features, as well as a display of the latest window fashions.
Concrete Mystique Engraving—Concrete Mystique Engraving now offers an interior liquid metallic coating, as well as the ability to provide full concrete services including pads. Stop by for the chance to learn more about decorative concrete.
Copeland & Son Air Conditioning & Heating Services, Inc.—By measuring the true performance of an existing HVAC system, Copeland
& Son assures customers that their system is balanced for efficiency. The company also tests for carbon monoxide.
Countryside Woodcraft—Offering outdoor furniture and pergolas made by fellow Amish in Homes County, Ohio, the company also features
furniture made from a polywood material warranted for 50 years and available in ten different colors.
Burk Construction—Stop by Burk Construction’s booth to see Nature’s Comfort wood boilers, Lincoln Logs kit packages, Hearthstone log and timber frame kits, and vintage log and timber frame homes.
Fancy Vents—If you’re looking for an attractive alternative to builder-grade air return vents, view the more than 50 designs of steel, cast iron, and heavy wire mesh available from Fancy Vents.
Flatsafe Tornado Shelters LLC—Flatsafe offers the “original,” patented single-lid tornado shelter.
House of Carpet—With two locations, House of Carpet has been in the floor covering business for 22 years. “We offer the largest selection, best prices, and knowledgeable staff,” says Summer Turner. Stop by and sign up for flooring giveaways.
Jeannine’s Draperies & Interiors—Jeannine Lynn reports her booth will feature a custom double bed treatment with grey suede headboard and window treatments.
Kitchen Solvers—In addition to cabinet refacing with solid wood drawer fronts and doors, Kitchen Solvers offers new cabinets, custom
countertops, and kitchen accessories. Check out their offers of accessories and referral rewards.
Kitchen Tune-Up—Karen Moughler says show attendees should stop by to explore cost-saving ways to update their kitchens.
Lightwave Solar Electric—In this booth you can view demo solar panels and inverters and have experts explain the benefits of solar as well as the various incentives now available.
Melanie’s Custom Framing & Gifts—Sign up for 25 percent off a shadowbox frame job and look at the quality work available from Melanie’s in Gallatin.
Modern Iron Concepts—Explore one-of-a-kind tables and sculpture made of iron, bronze, copper, glass, wood, and granite in Modern Iron
Concepts’ booth and talk to them about custom table bases and other work. Sign up for giveaways and enjoy coffee and homemade cookies.
Neighborhood Chimney Care/ LeavesOut—David Faassen reports that LeavesOut gutter solution is less expensive than many systems. The
company also offers certified chimney cleaning and, if you’ve had a chimney fire, they can scan the chimney interior for damage and assist with insurance claims.
Orek Clean Home—Take a test drive of a new Orek vacuum including the new Orek Edge vacuum system. Or check out the floor cleaners, air
purifiers, and more.
Pleasure Pools—With 51 years in business, this family-owned business offers fiberglass pools and has sold more than 12,000 pools nationwide.
Premier Pools and Patios, Inc.—For pool maintenance including liner replacements and winterization services. The company can also
update or renovate gunite, fiberglass, or vinyl liner swimming pools.
Pro Energy Consultants—A national energy auditing company, Pro Energy’s mission is to help homeowners achieve energy savings.
Rediscovered Rooms—Linda Sinclair is featuring her home design and restaging solutions in her booth.
REM Sleep Solution—For memory foam mattresses and adjustable bases, check out the REM Sleep Solutions booth for a demonstration.
Rose Walker Design Project—Stop by to learn how this company can repurpose a 19th century chest into a 21st century media cabinet, and
other examples of creative restoring or repurposing existing focal pieces.
Shelf Genie/Handyman Matters—Shelf Genie’s goal is to make life easier in the kitchen and bath by offering innovative designs in pull-out storage add-ons to installed cabinetry.
Silver Hill Images—Vince Wallace of Franklin will be showing large photographic works from his impressionistic water series, as well as
a couple of new abstract pieces. Sign up to win a free matted print.
Smart Masker—If you’re planning a paint job, don’t miss this chance to see a demonstration of the Smart Masker masking system.
Solar Sales & Service, LLC—In business since 1979, Solar Sales offers energy saving products as well as evacuated tube collectors. Talk to these experts about solar water heating, solar pool heating, and solar electricity with the ability to sell power back to TVA.
Southern Shades—Set up an appointment with Southern Shades for custom made plantation shutters or shades from several manufacturers
and sign up to win a free window covering.
Sun Windows—Sun Windows is introducing its new powder coating on clad exterior windows which feature UV fade protection glass and air-
tight energy efficient windows.
T.J. Enterprises—Tim Rogers will be happy to demonstrate his motorized and retractable screen systems ideal for use on patio doors, covered porches, and in similar locations,
Trends & Traditions—Tanna Miller’s booth will feature a bedroom vignette of sumptuous fabrics in creative combinations of icy teal, chartreuse, white, and deep sea green. Faux finished walls will be treated to a matte color smoked with metallic and layered accent color. Stop by for a $25 gift certificate for her online store.
Uniik Accents—See a collection of home furnishings including decorative pillows and custom window treatments featuring gorgeous fabrics including some hand-woven textiles.
Unique-Crete Designs—Stop by to view samples of polished concrete. John Stroud says concrete is a better flooring choice than carpet or
wood for basements, especially in light of this year’s flood damage.
Valley Appliance—Register to win one of several small appliances and see a demonstration of energy efficient ovens/microwaves. Brands
include Electrolux, Aga, GE Profile, and DCS.
West End Lock Co., Inc.—See a demonstration of Sumect electronic deadbolts and take a look at available diversion safes, electronic safes for homeowners, and closed circuit television systems.
Wholesale Granite Warehouse—In addition to showing its cabinetry and granite, Wholesale Granite is introducing Nu-Face Cabinetry, a
cabinet refacing solution using solid wood doors and high quality finishes and hardware for a new look at 75 percent of the cost of new cabinets.
Winnell Lee Mouldings & Hardwoods—This four-generation family owned business focuses on taking the log and processing it through the finished product including tongue-and-groove wainscotting and other wood products.