L&L Exhitition Management, Inc.
About L&L Home Shows

Portland Build, Remodel & Landscape Show

January 9-11, 2015

At the Oregon Convention Center, Hall A-A1 }

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.

Planning Nutritious Meals
PRESENTED BY: Diana Dudley Of Schwan’s Home Service
Families are busier than ever. Diana can show you how to plan and prepare simple, nutritious meals for the whole family that have healthy strategies to fuel everyone's day.

Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling in the Northwest
12 PM - Saturday (Jan 4) & 1 PM - Sunday (Jan 5)
PRESENTED BY: Brandon Keyser - Keyser Construction Inc.
This talk will focus on the remodeling process from start to finish, aspects and features to consider integrating into the design, and how to find a good contractor vs. doing it yourself.

Breaking New Ground! - Straw Bale Gardening
1 PM - Saturday (Jan 4) & 12 PM - Sunday (Jan 5)
PRESENTED BY: Joel Karsten
Grow a garden without weeding, without heavy lifting and without getting down on your hands and knees. You have options. Growing healthy and sustainable vegetables in black dirt isn't the only way. Learn to grow a bountiful garden with a wide variety of vegetables, root crops, vine crops, and beautiful flowers directly into your “conditioned” straw bales, without using herbicides or insecticides. Start your project in any backyard, concrete patio, rooftop or driveway, your home can easily become a productive garden space. Learn this easy, revolutionary and NEW gardening method to create a beautiful and productive garden, without lifting a shovel and without using soil.

Decoupage Floors & Countertops - A 'DIY' Homeowner's Dream Come True!
2 PM - Saturday & Sunday (January 4 & 5)
PRESENTED BY: Featured Artist - Lisa Raymer
Featured in The Oregonian & The Portland Tribune, Artist & Creator Lisa Raymer introduces her amazingly versatile flooring and countertop resurfacing process adapted from a centuries old technique - Decoupage! Custom colored, eco-green and, when combined with a special skim product, can be installed over pre-existing surfaces for a more beautiful and durable finish. As a savvy homeowner, you'll save time, money and headaches. No demolition required! Create surfaces to match your favorite materials like marble, granite, slate & even hardwoods. With twenty three years of residential and commercial installations, along with eight easy to follow how-to videos, find out why this may just be the answer to your remodeling needs.

Secrets to an Inspired Kitchen
3 PM - Saturday (January 4)
PRESENTED BY: Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling
Before you even think about remodeling, come to this kitchen workshop to learn the secrets of form, function and achieving a look that expresses your own style. Whether you're an entertainer, a chef, or a close-knit family, you'll know all about the considerations that go into a sophisticated kitchen renovation project, including best use of space, differences in countertops, floor coverings, and the how new appliance styles can make your kitchen both more functional AND more elegant.

Identifying Water Intrusion & Solid Solutions
3 PM - Sunday (January 5)
PRESENTED BY: John Lombardi - John's Waterproofing Company
Whether you’re a DIY homeowner or seasoned contractor, John Lombardi brings a wealth of practical knowledge to insure your next waterproofing project stays dry and solid. John will cover all aspects of the process explaining new building codes, common problems associated with water vapor and leakage underneath the home, how it affects the health of your family, and how to keep the project affordable with products and treatments of the highest durability and integrity.