Just Do Property have managed to negotiate FREE tickets for some of our Just Do Property subscribers. Click on the link below to apply for free tickets. (standard tickets are £12 if booked before 3pm (with £1.75 transaction fee) on 26 March 2014 or £17 on the door (children under 16 go free)

The Home Improvement Show arrives at the NEC in March 2014 to captivate and inspire a project-driven audience

 

For the first time, The Home Improvement Show, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, will be hosted at a second venue for 2014.  In addition to its annual London show, the UK’s fastest growing home improvement exhibition will also take place at the NEC, Birmingham from 27-30 March. Whether you want to cut energy bills through implementing eco measures, create more space with an extension, basement or loft conversion, are in need of inspiration for a new colour scheme or after in vogue furnishings to update your internal decor, The Home Improvement Show promises to provide visitors with a whole host of features and the latest products from over 150 exhibitors.

 

Just Do Property have managed to negotiate FREE tickets for some of our Just Do Property subscribers.  Click on the link below to apply for free tickets. (standard tickets are £12 if booked before 3pm (with £1.75 transaction fee) on 26 March 2014 or £17 on the door (children under 16 go free)

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With free daily masterclasses and seminars to bespoke one-to-one consultations with celebrity home improvement experts such as eco and architectural specialist, Oliver Heath, from BBC’s Changing Rooms, interior design guru, Julia Kendell, from DIY SOS and 60-Minute Makeover, and gardening and landscaping professional, Matt James, from ITV’s Love Your Garden, visitors will leave with a bank of knowledge, ideas and tips to help inspire your projects.

 

New to the show is the Dulux Design Service Drop-in Clinic where visitors can bounce ideas off the Dulux professional interior designers, the free one-to-one consultations will advise you on colour schemes, wall coverings, furnishings as well as providing insight into design schemes and visuals to help bring your ideas to life. Makes sure you also drop by the roomset for some real life inspiration and to see Marianne Shillingford, design director of Dulux Design Service, where she will take to the stage to talk all things colour, interior design and the difference both can make to the success of a project.

 

Whether you are eager to create the ever popular shabby chic bedroom or embellish your property with contemporary furniture and products, learn all about the latest design trends and techniques and discover which one best fits your home and lifestyle from the wide array of Interiors and Decorating exhibitors on hand to offer all aesthetic home improvement inspiration.  You’ll be bursting with ideas when you discover how the finishing touches can bring your property to life with an abundance of advice on colour schemes, wallpaper and paints, specialist crafts, flooring, soft furnishings, fixtures and fittings. For one-to-one interior advice visit Julia Kendell on the Ask the Experts stand or soak up her expertise by attending one of Julia’s interior design masterclasses in the Real Homes LIVE! Theatre.  

 

Your project doesn’t just have to be about your house – the garden matters too! Unearth new ways to maximise your property’s outdoor space for family living, gardening or entertaining from a whole host of gardening and landscaping exhibitors. Learn how to create an energy efficient outside retreat to ensure your garden becomes an essential part of your design plans. For expert tips and advice on your outdoor space, be sure to attend one of the many seminars in Real Homes LIVE! Theatre, presented by the shows resident gardener and landscape designer, Matt James, fuelled with a passion for anything green. Matt will be offering his knowledge and insight on the key principles of successful garden design and avoiding the common pitfalls and can advise you on how alfresco living is the new interior!

If you are considering implementing eco measures into your home, The Home Improvement Show provides Energy Saving recommendations, products and services. Exhibiting companies cover a range of areas from heating ventilation, insulation and new technologies to help make your home a physiologically better space to live in. Oliver Heath will be sharing his eco design tips so you can reduce your household energy consumption. Learn all about how in his free daily seminars taking place in Real Homes Live! Theatre.

 

Philippa Forrester, best known for her role as a presenter of Tomorrow’s World, will also be hosting an energy efficiency masterclass on Friday 28 March, courtesy of Anglian Home Improvements. Philippa is passionate about conservation and the planet’s ecology. Head over to the Masterclass Theatre to obtain recommendations on how the Green Deal can work for you and the relative payback of eco options from double glazing to solar panels.

The two most important rooms in your home will be celebrated in The Kitchen & Bathroom Inspiration Zone brought to you by Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms magazine.  Whatever your budget, if you require extra storage space, a new plumbing system or an updated work surface, this area brings together the latest in innovative products and stylish designs. Customers will have the opportunity to chat to professionals about the very latest concepts in kitchen and bathroom design to ensure you choose the best products to suit your project and day to day living.

The Tricks of the Trade live demonstrations conducted by the show’s resident DIY Doctor, Mike Edwards, offers recommendations on avoiding rogue traders and how to add the finishing touches yourself without using a contractor. If you want to discover how you can save money on your project, then head along to the DIY area to widen your expertise. Learn techniques for plastering, tiling and undertaking the plumbing and electrics, and become your own expert.

Whatever stage you’re at with your project, when you arrive at the show, book a free 15-minute individual consultation with one of the many specialists at the Ask the Experts zone for invaluable guidance tailored to your needs. Bring along your plans to discuss new home improvement solutions and creative ways to add value to your home with those in the know. This year, the panel of experts hosting the seminars and one-on-one sessions includes: Oliver Heath (Eco Designer, and Real Homes magazine Eco Expert); Matt James (Designer and expert on ITV’s Love Your Garden); Chris Reeves (solicitor specialising in building contracts and disputes); and Julia Kendell (Interiors and Decorating expert from DIY SOS and ITV1’s Daybreak).

 

The Real Homes LIVE! Theatre is where the celebrity experts and Real Homes’ regular contributors will be running their free daily seminar and masterclass sessions. For general eco, interiors, landscaping, architectural and advice on adding space and value to your home, these free in-depth sessions will provide the basic information required for undertaking a successful renovation.

 

Standard tickets are £12 if booked before 3pm (with £1.75 transaction fee) on 26 March 2014 or £17 on the door (children under 16 go free). Tickets also allow entry into both the new Home Improvement Show and The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, taking place in the same hall.

Just Do Property have managed to negotiate FREE tickets for some of our Just Do Property subscribers.  Click on the link below to apply for free tickets. (standard tickets are £12 if booked before 3pm (with £1.75 transaction fee) on 26 March 2014 or £17 on the door (children under 16 go free)