Top 10 Reasons to Visit a Home Show

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Planning to buy a home? Sell a home? Perhaps you’re looking for the latest and greatest products to deck your home out in true style. Maybe you need some ideas and inspiration. There are lots of great reasons to visit a Home Show. Here are 10.

We all know that keeping a home current can increase its value. Whether it’s changing the look and feel of the space, gathering design tips or learning about the latest home technology, the GTA Home & Reno Show and the National Home Show are the place to find it. Exhibitors have the tips and advice to help make a house a “home” while increasing its curb appeal and the overall market value.

Mark your calendars!

WHAT: GTA Home & Reno Show presented by RE/MAX
WHEN: February 15-18, 2019
WHERE: International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.

WHAT: BC Home and Garden Show
WHEN: February 20-24, 2019
WHERE: BC Place Stadium, in Vancouver, BC

WHAT: The National Home Show presented by RE/MAX, co-located with Canada Blooms
WHEN: March 8-17, 2019
WHERE: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ont.

WHAT: Ottawa Home & Garden Show presented by RE/MAX
WHEN: March 21-24, 2019
WHERE: EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Dr., Ottawa, Ont.

Top 10 reasons to visit a home show

1. Learn about new products and companies. See the latest from hundreds of exhibitors.

2. See and interact with products in person. The internet is a great tool for researching upcoming home projects, but nothing beats getting hands-on and talking to a person about it, and whether it’s what you’re looking for.

3. Source inspiration for a specific project. With experts, exhibitors, and features within steps from you, you’ll be more prepared than expected for your next home project.

4. Get advice from experts and celebrities. Learn from industry home experts, this is your source for inspiration!

5. Special deals. With so many exhibitors, visitors are sure to find special promotions only available at the show.

6. Help decide which home project to pursue first! Bring your sketches and get renovation or design advice on upcoming projects.

7. Access to demonstrations and workshops. This is the opportunity to walk away from a home show with a newly acquired skill that you can use at home.

8. Buy specific products and services on-site. Do the research online on the Exhibitor Directory and make a list of all the exhibitors you want to visit to make the most of your limited time at the event.

9. Discover new home tech. Get familiar with some of the latest in smart home technologies.

10. Something for everyone. No matter what your age, there is something at the shows for everyone to enjoy!

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