Northwest Remodeling Expo — Seattle, WA

January 20-22, 2023 — Seattle 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.

The Value of Hiring an Interior Designer
1PM - SATURDAY (2023)
PRESENTED BY: NWSID (North West Society of Interior Designers)

With all the available home renovation shows and furnishings websites, it would be easy to conclude that an interior designer is simply an unnecessary luxury. We’d encourage you to think again! Join us for a panel discussion with the Northwest Society of Interior Designers to hear their perspectives on the value of hiring an interior designer. 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 at the end.


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Avoiding Remodeling Pitfalls
2PM - SATURDAY (2023)
PRESENTED BY: Gaspar's Construction

Selecting a contractor is an overwhelming process. The anxiety of taking a wrong turn can stop the momentum in an instant. Sarah Henry addresses the ups and downs of remodeling, selecting a contractor, making design decisions, and what to ask.

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How To Protect Your Home From Unwanted Pests
3PM - SATURDAY (2023)
PRESENTED BY: Lavonne Dideon - Aspire Pest Solutions

PESTS! those unwanted animals or insects that invade our home. What do you need to do to prevent this happening to your new home you just bought or one that is being remodeled? How to you make sure that your contractor isn't creating new opportunities for pests to get inside.

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Is That Wall Structural?
12PM - SUNDAY (2023)
PRESENTED BY: Briana Benton - Armada Design & Build

Learn to understand how a contractor evaluates a wall for removal, and determines when to include a Structural Engineer.

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Age in Place, it's Never too Early to Plan.
1PM - SUNDAY (2023)
PRESENTED BY: Joseph Irons - Irons Brothers Construction, Inc.

Learn from Industry leader “Irons Brothers Construction” how to make your home safer and healthier using Aging in place and Universal design techniques. Here from veteran remodeler and CAPS Instructor, Joseph Irons why the primary goal of all home modifications and remodeling projects should be about improving homeowner safety and quality of life.


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The ABC's of Earthquake Retrofitting
2PM - SUNDAY (2023)
PRESENTED BY: Leif Jackson - Sound Seismic LLC

With many of us staying safe at home, it is more important than ever that our homes are truly safe. Most homes built prior to 1980 need retrofitting to ensure that they stay intact on their foundations in a big earthquake. Whether you are considering a DIY retrofit or plan to hire a contractor, Leif will teach you the “nuts and bolts” of retrofitting: Permit and engineering considerations, anchor bolts, cripple wall bracing, framing connections, hold downs, rough cost and timeframe. Plus, the always popular “motivational slides”! Leif Jackson has been retrofitting homes in the Seattle area since 1999.


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