Cleveland Home and Remodeling Expo comes to the Cleveland Convention Center.
Mark Horning, AXS Contributor
For the second year in a row, The Cleveland Home & Remodeling Expo will be returning to the Cleveland Convention Center. The show will be there from Friday, March 27, 2015 through Sunday March 29, 2015. CHRE showcases all the newest trends and products on the market for people interested in home remodeling and design and it is the perfect place for area consumers to find ideas for updates for their homes.
This is the show that has everything you need in the way of home builders, home improvement contractors, outdoor living and landscape professionals, home décor and other products and services.
Featured Attractions of This Year’s Show
Steel Shipping Containers Homes: Learn how the J. Evans Custom Home Construction Company is adapting Steel Shipping Containers into modern living spaces. Tour a “Mini Mansion” (a modified 20 foot shipping container) that can withstand challenging weather conditions and rising utilities costs. By combining various containers the possibilities are endless.
Perrino Vignettes: Make the most of small living spaces with Perrino Builders & Furniture who specialize in decorating tips that makes the small look awesome. Especially adaptable to downtown living areas, become inspired by the streamlined transitional designs.
Arcadia GlassHouse Butterfly Enclosure: Walk with nature among more than 500 beautiful live butterflies and experience their natural habitat in this unique greenhouse that was custom made just for the Expo. The 12 x 36 foot glass and polycarbonate greenhouse is complete with temperature and humidity controls that create the perfect environment for such delicates as butterflies, orchids and exotic plants. Landscaper William Brown will be on hand to answer questions and teach visitors all about the butterfly lifecycle and what types of gardens attracts them. The landscaping surrounding the Arcadia GlassHouse Butterfly Enclosure is supplied by LeafStone Landscapes.
Outdoor Living Oasis: As you enter the Expo you will pass through the Outdoor Living Oasis that has been designed by premier landscaper Eyerman Landscaping Inc. This fantastic outdoor living area is designed to give the viewers new ideas for their backyards. Additional landscaping is provided by Petitti Garden Centers.
The Marketplace: This huge area features booth after booth of feature products available as a cash and carry. Purchase one of a kind items from artisans and vendors to take home.
Club Cambria: Take a break during your tour of the show for a bite to eat and a beverage at Club Cambria serving during the entire run of the Expo.
Chip and Joanna Gaines (hosts of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper”) have been flipping, remodeling and fixing up homes together for the past 12 years as owners of Magnolia Homes in Waco, Texas. Specializing in creating peaceful spaces out of chaos, and seeing the beauty in less ordinary things, the charming duo will be speaking about how to make a house feel like a home when they appear on the Expo’s Main Stage on Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28.
Jeff Lewis is widely regarded as America’s most well-known house flipper through his role in Bravo’s “Flipping Out,” and will be appearing on the Main Stage, presented by Absolute Roofing and Construction, Inc., on Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29. Home decorating and organization sensation Ursula Carmon will be at the Main Stage on Friday, March 27, 2015 and Sunday, March 29 who will show you how it does not need to be expensive to be great. Come meet the DIY superhero who has the blog, “Home, Made by Carmona”. Mat Fox returns for a second year bringing his quick wit and home improvement savvy for a series of special educational presentations. Star of the HGTV “Room By Room” and the producer of the PBS series “Around the House with Matt and Shari” his show is full of humor and practical ideas. Key sponsors-to-date include: Absolute Roofing & Construction, Inc., Belgard Hardscapes, Bright Covers, Cambria, Discount Drug Mart, Dollar Bank, Nature Stone, Sleep Number® Mattress, Ohio State Waterproofing and Universal Windows Direct. The Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo will be at the Cleveland Convention Center that is located at 300 Lakeside Avenue in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The Expo will be open on Friday, March 25, 2015 from 12 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 at the Box Office (Adult Admission) and $8 online by clicking HERE or by stopping by any area Discount Drug Mart Location. Senior (65+ with ID) Admissions are $8 and must be purchased at the show’s box office. Children ages 6-12 years are $5 with Children under 5 and under Free. Saturday, March 28, 2015 is Northeast Ohio Media Group Heroes Day. All current military and veterans can show their military ID for free admission to the Expo.