Lake Houston Home and Outdoor Show will feature a myriad of home decor exhibits

Homeowners looking to upgrade and enhance their indoor and outdoor living spaces will have the opportunity to view the latest home improvement designs and gather ideas at the second annual Home & Garden Show. Exterior of Lake Houston to be held at the Humble Civic Center, February 19-20. .

The weekend expo will feature appearances from interior design experts, as well as 100 exhibitors showcasing the latest home products and services on the market.

Tony Wood, owner of TexWood Shows and organizer of the showsaid the home decor show comes at a time when people are excited to be able to attend in-person events.

“I think it’s always been popular, but right now I think one of the things the show offers is that it lets you talk to a human being. It’s not just a another ad search on Google,” he said. “I think these shows give people the chance to meet the entrepreneur, pattern maker, designer, decorator in person and interview them on the spot. And yes, there is a lot of demand for home improvement.

This year marks the third year that Wood had planned to bring the home show to the Lake Houston area. The first show, scheduled for March 2020, had to be canceled due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Wood said this year’s event will feature a host of new home décor products as well as the latest updates to well-known branded products.

“Renewal by Anderson and Good Fellows Windows, these companies have been around forever, but they’re going to show us the latest innovations in their products,” he said.

Compared to last year’s show, this year’s exhibition will feature a number of independent home generator suppliers. Interest in generators has skyrocketed following last February’s major freeze and as homeowners prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, Wood said.

“The generator market has been dominated by Generac,” he said. Now, with the increased demand for the products, a number of contractors, who previously focused on electrical repairs and home rewiring, have gotten into the generator game. “I have at least three, maybe four companies that sell generators that will be at the show,” Wood said.

Another trend Wood is seeing this year is the number of local franchises that have formed recently in the Lake Houston area.

“I notice there are a lot more ‘Something of Kingwood’ or ‘Something of Northeast Houston’ businesses,” he said. “I think it’s because a lot of people quit their jobs during COVID and started looking for other ways to make a living.

“Franchise companies also saw this demand and said, ‘Let’s create more home improvement franchises. “”

Wood compared the offerings at the Lake Houston home improvement show to those in popular magazines. “The best magazines are usually for specific interests: boats, sports, fitness or whatever. Shows are the same way,” he said.

“The difference with home improvement is the larger category of specific interest that exists,” he said.

The Lake Houston Home and Outdoor Show will feature presentations from some of Houston’s most trusted home experts, including Randy Lemmon of AM 740 KTRH. GardenLine; Tom Tynan, host of Home Show Radio; Architecture and Design Editor of the Houston Chronicle, Diane Cowen and Ellen Delap, Mary Scalli, Certified Interior Designer and CEO of Simple Elegance/North Houston Blinds, will share expert insight on home staging and window treatments with Hunter Douglas shades and blinds.

Additionally, the show will feature exhibits in a variety of home improvement categories including: kitchens, bathrooms, spas, landscaping, patios, trees, outdoor kitchens, game rooms, flooring, windows , doors, anti-mosquito systems, paint, patio furniture. , swimming pools and roofs. Renovation contractors, builders and generator installation companies will also be present, as well as companies offering storage solutions, mattresses, blinds and shutters, water systems, air conditioning and heating. heating, garage organization and concrete resurfacing.

Outdoor Perfection, the featured landscape exhibitor, will showcase the latest ways to remodel your Texas-style garden – easy to do and low maintenance. Attendees are encouraged to bring soil samples and photos to the Kingwood Garden Club booth, where club members will answer gardening questions individually.

Attendees will learn how to update their homes with new smart home apps and security; improve their entrances with security systems and iron gates; and add high quality windows by Pella Windows & Doors or Renewal by Anderson. Homeowners will see the latest Hunter Douglas window treatments of shades, shades, shutters and the very latest in Powerview Motorization technology, which includes security features and app control by Simple Elegance.

Landscape exhibitors will include Outdoor Perfection, Turf’s Plus landscaping and Sergio’s Landscaping. Astoria Lighting Co will offer custom lighting with color changing capabilities.

Food trucks located at the entrance will include Cousin’s Maine Lobster and Firecraft BBQ.

This year, teachers will enjoy half-price admission with valid ID. On February 20, the show will celebrate Frontline Sunday – all active duty military, veterans, firefighters, police and first responders will receive free admission with valid ID.

Show times are Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for seniors. Children 12 and under are free. Parking is free. For more information, visit

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