Have you been dreaming about a beautiful new kitchen, accessible bathrooms, or an entire home remodel? How do you begin? Many homeowners head online to search for contractors and view pictures of finished remodels, and there’s nothing wrong with this approach to home remodeling projects.

But what if you could meet these contractors in person, ask all the questions you want, and actually touch the marble you’ve been eyeing for your bathroom? Fortunately, you can do all of this and so much more by attending a local home show near you.

What is a Home Show?

Not familiar with the concept of a home show? Most major cities in the United States host a variety of home shows throughout the year that allow homeowners to connect with a vast network of professional contractors, interior designers, and more.

Your nearest city may have several home shows throughout the year with a specific focus, like a home and garden show or a specific bathroom remodeling show. Find out when one that suits your needs is coming near you, and check it out. Why? A few reasons to attend your local home shows are:

  Get Design Ideas: Internet sites and magazines are great for gathering ideas and inspiration, but seeing a product in action can be far more beneficial. You’ll get a better idea of what something might look like once in your home, allowing you to make a more informed decision.

  Meet Contractors: Whether you’re looking for stylish replacement windows or you’re interested in refacing kitchen cabinets, the contractors you choose for your home improvement project are crucial to its success. Visiting a local home show gives you the opportunity to meet contractors, ask them questions, and get personalized advice.

  Save Money: Your budget is important, and going to a home show can be a great tool in helping you stick to it. With so many vendors in one location, it’s easy to compare prices and weigh the benefits and value of choosing a certain item or company.

If you’re considering a home remodeling project, you can also get in touch with the professionals at Thiel’s Home Solutions. We’ve been helping homeowners get their dream homes for 50 years, and we’d love to help you, too!