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“How to Catch a Squirrel” & Home Solutions from Soup to “Nuts”

For homeowners going “nuts” trying to solve gardening problems, Master Gardeners and Tree Stewards will be on hand to teach homeowners “How to Catch a Squirrel” along with other local home improvement experts who will educate the public in more than a dozen free classes offering the latest in home remodeling trends and ideas.

This Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St. S., Arlington, 22204, attend FREE classes at the 4th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo, a one-stop home improvement expo sponsored by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) and Arlington County’s Housing Division.

Attend 14 FREE CLASSES on indoor and outdoor home improvement taught by local experts. Visit https://arlingtonhomeshow.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/classes/ for a complete schedule. A selection of courses offered:

  • Green Your Home From Soup to Nuts: Green for 2010 with The EverGreen Home, 2:00-2:55 p.m., Room A

  • How to Catch a Squirrel:  Solutions to Common Garden Problems with the Virginia Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners of No. Virginia, 3:00-3:55 p.m., Room A

  • Garden Soil Testing! How and Why with the Virginia Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners of No. Virginia, Free soil test kits for all class attendees, 10:15-10:45 a.m., Room B

  • No Cost & Low Cost Ways to Reduce your Energy Use with Arlington County Green Home Choice Program, 11:00-11:55 a.m., Room B

The public is also invited learn from over 50 local exhibitors about services and ideas for remodeling kitchens and baths, finishing and waterproofing basements, replacing windows and doors, as well as flooring, roofing, siding, gutter, paving, and home security solutions and more.

For all of the latest news on the Arlington Home Show & Expo, subscribe to up-to-the-minute blog posts at https://arlingtonhomeshow.wordpress.com/ and follow CPRO on Twitter http://twitter.com/arlingtoncpro and check the http://www.arlingtonhomeshow.org website.

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The 4th annual Arlington Home Show & Expo is presented by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) in partnership with Arlington County’s Housing Division. CPRO organizes this event as a service to local residents and to support local businesses.

Schedule of Classes

Schedule of Classes for the 4th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo, Saturday, April 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St. S., Arlington, 22204

ROOM A

10:15-10:55am – How to Finance Your Home Improvement ProjectBB&T Bank

11:00-11:55am – Design/Build:  The Process, The Benefits, The Results, Gold Sponsor Oak Hill Building & Remodeling

12:00-12:55pm – How Healthy is Your Home?  Check it Out with Thermal ImagingGold Sponsor Daniels Design & Remodeling

1:00-1:55pm – The Latest in Remodeling Trends, Gold Sponsor Sun Design, Craig Durosko—President and Chairman

2:00-2:55pm – Green Your Home From Soup to Nuts: Green for 2010The EverGreen Home

3:00-3:55pm – How to Catch a Squirrel:  Solutions to Common Garden Problems, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners of No. Virginia

ROOM B

10:15-10:45 – Garden Soil Testing!  How and Why, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners of No. Virginia FREE SOIL TEST KITS FOR ALL CLASS ATTENDEES!!

11:00-11:55pm – No Cost & Low Cost Ways to Reduce your Energy Use, Arlington County Green Home Choice Program

12:00-12:55 – TBD

1:00-1:55 – Cost Savings with Sustainable Home Remodeling, EnviroHomeDesign—Marta Layseca

2:00- 2:55pm – Spring Home Tune-Up: Money-Saving Tips to Increase Performance, Astracor, Inc.— Dave Daly, Training Director

3:00–3:55pm – Free Green Cleaning Solutions and Decluttering Tips!, Mrs. Lavender, Inc./ECOCREW

ROOM C

11:00-1:55pm – The Nuts and Bolts of Landlord-Tenant Law, Jerome P. Friedlander II (Pre-Registration Required)

3:00-4:00pm – Permits, Code Enforcement, and Inspections — How Arlington Services Residents and Builders, Managers and Staff, Arlington County Inspection Service Division

Arlington Community FCU Grand Opening

This is an invitation to all Arlingtonians to  attend a grand opening celebration for the newest Arlington Community Federal Credit Union branch on Saturday, April 10 from 1-4 pm at 5666 Columbia Pike in Bailey’s Crossroads. The celebration will be a community-oriented event for current members as well as potential members who live, work, worship, volunteer, go to school or do consistent business in Arlington County.

Stop in on your way to or from the 4th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo!

Visit the Arlington Community FCU website for more information.

Who’s Who at the 2010 Home Show?

Check out the latest Exhibitor List for the 4th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo!


Commercial Exhibitors

Air 1 Mechanical Systems – Silver Sponsor

American Custom Home Improvement – Silver Sponsor

Ameritech/ SuperWindows.com

Arlington Community Federal Credit Union

BBandT Bank

Broadview Security

Capital Remodeling Inc.

Continuum Energy Solutions

Cook Bros. Design/Build Remodeling

Built In Style

Daniels Design and Remodeling – Gold Sponsor

Dixie Homecrafters- Gutter Guard

EnviroHomeDesign

Encompass Design Build

Foster Remodeling Solutions

Gutter Helmet Systems

Home Performance Solutions

JK Moving and Storage

Kohlmark Group — Formerly Kohler Homes

Landis Constructionhttp://www.landisconstruction.com

Lawrence Mason Architects, PLLC

Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing
NVS Kitchen & Bath

Oak Hill Building and Remodeling – Gold Sponsor

OHI Design

Preferred Siding

Quaker Custom Homes

RARCO Contracting, Inc.

ReBuild Network

ReMax Allegiance/The Mike Webb Team

Renewal by Andersen

Sagatov Homes

ShelfGenie

Snyder Home Services/Bath Fitter/Kitchen Saver

Summit Design Remodeling

Sun Design Remodeling – Gold Sponsor

TCS Building

The Window Man

UBuildIt- Bethesda

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and Tree Stewards

Wachovia Bank/A Wells Fargo Company

Wheaton Door & Window

1-800 USA Home – Silver Sponsor

County Government and Nonprofit Exhibitors

AHC

AIRE (Arlington Initiative to Reduce Emmisons)

Arlington County Home Ownership Program and Housing Services

Arlington County Community Code Enforcement

Arlington County Green Home Choice Program

Arlington County Historic Preservation Program

Arlington County Inspection Services

Arlington County Zoning Office

Astracor

Columbia Heights Civic Association

Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO)http://www.casedesign.com

Robert Pierre Johnson (RPJ)– Hearts & Hammers Program

U.S. Census Bureau

Virginia Sustainable Building Network (VSBN)

And Big Daddy’s BBQ!

The New Face Of Columbia Pike: Here To Stay?

The New Face Of Columbia Pike: Here To Stay?

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Save the Date!

SAVE THE DATE: ARLINGTON HOME SHOW & EXPO

The 4th annual event takes place April 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Arlington, Va. – March 16, 2010 – Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo, a free, one-stop home improvement expo sponsored by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) and Arlington County’s Housing Division.  On Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St. S., Arlington, learn about remodeling kitchens and baths, finishing and waterproofing basements, replacing windows and doors, as well as flooring, roofing, siding, gutter, paving, and home security solutions, and more from over 60 local exhibitors.

Join hundreds of area residents to meet local home improvement experts, learn about the Northern Virginia housing market and take advantage of the following opportunities:

  • ECO-CONSCIOUS PRODUCTS and information on the latest “green” technologies for making the home more energy efficient and environmentally friendly
  • FREE CLASSES on indoor and outdoor home improvement taught by local experts
  • LANDLORD SEMINAR examines the nuts and bolts of tenant law for landlords/property managers – pre-registration required at www.arlingtonhomeshow.org
  • FREE CONSULTATIONS with Arlington County representatives who can address permits, zoning, and inspection questions. Bank representatives will be on hand to discuss financing for remodeling projects. Master Gardeners and Tree Stewards will be available to answer gardening questions.

For all of the latest news on the Arlington Home Show & Expo, subscribe to up-to-the-minute blog posts at https://arlingtonhomeshow.wordpress.com/ and follow CPRO on Twitter http://twitter.com/arlingtoncpro

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The 4th annual Arlington Home Show & Expo is presented by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) in partnership with Arlington County’s Housing Division. CPRO organizes this event as a service to local residents and to support local businesses.

4th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo

Mark Your Calendars!

The 4th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo is Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St. S., Arlington VA 22204.

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