Home Improvement Fair 2019


SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019 • 10am–3pm

Burroughs School, 1601 W 50th St, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Helpful links:  Presentation Schedule  •  Event Sponsors  •  Event Exhibitors  •  Directions  •  Contact Us  •  Info for Exhibitors

All homeowners have ‘a list.’

Tackle yours with help from over three dozen of the Twin Cities’ best home experts at the Southwest Journal’s 14th Annual Home Improvement Fair on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Whether your projects are big or small, indoor or out, minor customizations or major renovations, they deserve the care and attention of an expert. You’ve come to the right place.

Join us and meet over 40 of the Twin Cities’ finest remodelers, plumbers, landscapers, painters, masons, electricians, arborists and more. Enjoy free coffee and snacks as you browse examples of their work, and attend presentations throughout the day on many topics, designed to offer candid and realistic advice to attendees.

This is a free, family-friendly event hosted by Southwest Journal. For more information email events@swjournal.com or call 612-825-9205.

Bring the kids! They’ll love the LEGO® activity hosted by Snapology of Minneapolis.

We’re giving away prizes totaling over $2000 in value! 

Attendees can sign up at the Southwest Journal table for a chance to win one of these great prizes donated from our exhibitors:

1 Hour Garden Consultation from Gardening Angel Garden Design — $50 value
Baseball hat from All Energy Solar
Free Wood Floor Cleaning Kit from Earl’s Floor Sanding — $45 value
Free Day of Carpentry Services from Renovations by St. John — $500 value
Locally Hand Blown Art Glass Bowl from D-Tails Construction Services
50% Off a $1000 Design Retainer from D-Tails Construction Services – $500 value
50% Off a $2500 Design Retainer from D-Tails Construction Services – $1250 value



Presentations are held throughout the day in the Auditorium of Burroughs School, just inside the main entrance.

11:00 a.m.
Air Conditioning for Radiator-Heated Homes

presented by Hero Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

If your home is heated with radiators, you most likely do not have any preexisting ductwork. However, this does not mean you cannot have a central AC system installed. In many cases, new ductwork can be installed so that you can enjoy central air conditioning. However, if you are not able to have ducts installed, or you do not wish to undertake such a project, there are other AC options available to you.

11:30 a.m.
The Importance of Design in the Design/Build Process

presented by House Life Remodeler

12:00 p.m.
Four Steps for a Successful Remodeling Project

presented by Sylvestre Remodeling & Design

12:30 p.m.
A Glitch in your Kitch: My Kitchen Has Issues… Now What?

presented by Bluestem Construction

1:00 p.m.
PUUSTELLI Scandinavian Kitchen Design & Whole Home Cabinetry Solutions – Before & After Renovation Case Studies

presented by PUUSTELLI USA

• Come learn about Puustelli products – The most eco-friendly cabinetry system on the market today.
• Come see what the future of the Kitchen & Cabinetry Systems look like today.
• Bring your wish-list, ideas, and questions!

1:30 p.m.
Stop Mulching, Keep Planting!

presented by Field Outdoor Spaces, Inc.

Tired of lugging bags of mulch from the gas station or paying a contractor several hundred dollars to mulch? Jason Rathe, owner of Field Landscaping, will show how a “community planting” approach can lead to planting beds that are low-maintenance AND don’t need to be mulched. This approach is perfect for slopes, lawn replacement or any planting area — and can be great for bees and butterflies, too!”


This event is made possible by support from the following sponsors.



House Lift Remodeler • houseliftinc.com



 Sponsor Logos2Siwek Lumber and Millwork Sponsor Logos6

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Sylvestre Remodeling & Design • sylvestremn.com

Siwek Lumber & Millwork • siweklumber.com

Bluestem Construction •  bluestemconstruction.com

Hero Plumbing Heating & Cooling •  callhero.com

Puustelli USA • puustelliusa.com

Field Outdoor Spaces • fieldoutdoorspaces.com


All Energy Solar
Bella Casa Painting
Bluejack Builders
Bluestem Construction
Byron Electric
Carson’s Painting
D-tails Construction Services Inc.
Dream & Reality Landscape
Earl’s Floor Sanding
Field Outdoor Spaces Inc.
Gardening Angel Garden Design LLC
Great Plains Windows and Doors
Hanson Remodeling
Hero Plumbing Heating & Cooling
House Lift Remodeler
Inspired Spaces Construction
Lakeside Floor Covering
Molinaro Tree Co
Northeast Tree
OA Design+Build LLC
Puustelli USA
Quarve Contracting
Renovations by St. John
Siwek Lumber & Millwork
Smith Cole Stucco and Stone
Sylvestre Remodeling & Design
The Window Store Home Improvements LLC
TJK Plumbing
Topside Inc
TruStone Financial
Urban Concrete Works


Directions to Burroughs Community School at 1601 West 50th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419


Would you like to participate as a Sponsor or Exhibitor? Call Southwest Journal at (612) 825-9205 or email events@swjournal.com.
All other inquiries may be sent to events@swjournal.com. We hope to see you at the fair!


Already signed up for the fair? Get more details on what to expect, download promotional materials and more at our Exhibitor Info page

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