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Washington DC — By Jon Rochetti on February 21, 2010 at 8:20 am
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Capital Home & Garden Show

With over 500 exhibit, the Capital Home & Garden Show is a do-it-yourselfer’s dream show.  Hundreds of vendors, suppliers and contractors, from all aspects of the home building and home-improvement industry, will be on hand to showcase their products, capabilities and assist in completing your home-improvement project.  

You can discover new ideas in home-improvement from the newest in materials to finding the right “green” service company that can keep your project environmentally friendly.

Remodeled kitchen

Plus, attend some of the many free presentations and interactive seminars where you can learn about:

  • How to manage tour own remodeling project.
  • Selecting the right contractor.
  • How to seminars including how to fix a drywall hole and caulk.
  • Latest trends in custom wall painting.
  • Finding an interior designer.
  • How to build “green” from site energy generation to wastewater recycling.
  • How to make your outdoor spaces more environmentally friendly.
  • Electrical hazard detection in your home.
  • Successful gardening.

Drywall adn electrical ouplet construction project Hanging curtan rod

Celebrities presenting at the show include:

  • John Gidding of HGTV’s Designed to Sell and Curb Appeal: The Block.
  • NPR’s gardening show host and author Mike McGrath of the popular radio show You Bet Your Garden.

At the show you can register to win a landscape makeover, a new hybrid vehicle, and a complete bathroom facelift.

Capital Home & Garden Show
Dulles Expo Center
4368 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, VA 20153  (map it)

Dates & Times - Thursday, February 25 – 28, 2010.  Hours – Thur. 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 10:00 – 9:00, Sun.  – 10:00 – 6:00.

Tickets -  Adults – $12.00 at the door, Children ages 6-12 – $3.00, kids 5 & under – FREE.  A $3.00 Adult ticket discount is available for advanced online ticket purchases.

Nearest Metro Subway Station – Vienna/Fairfax-GMU – Orange line, then a 9-mile cab ride.

Parking – Free parking at the Expo or use the free shuttle from the remote parking lot.

Images – Flickrwindow installation, kitchen, drywall

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