The Home Improvement Show returns to Leisureland, Salthill, Galway this weekend, October 19 and 20, and will feature creative stands from many of Ireland’s most talented design professionals, furniture providers, and home improvement suppliers.
National and international exhibitors will showcase at the event which also features expert advice from specialists, and all of the latest design and product innovation. New to the Home Improvement Show this year are also enhanced retail stands, with unique products not available in store.
A new ‘Meet the Expert’ feature, will see valuable free advice given on projects from new builds, to major renovation or extensions. Making the most of available space, effective layouts, and the best materials for specific design and builds will all be addressed by experts such as interior designers, garden designers, and stylists. Unmissable for those planning projects .
People can bring along their plans and photos and ask the experts questions on anything from planning permission to build techniques and right through to interior design and gardens. All this is FREE to visitors to the show.
“All of our experts, architects or interior designers, help provide inspiration and practical assistance and having the top materials suppliers on hand means people can get great ideas and quotes for any work they have in mind”, organisers of the event have stated.
Upcycled Furniture and Contemporary Interiors
Running since 2012, the Home Improvement Show has become one of the countries most definitive showcases of contemporary building , interiors and gardens.
Renowned Stylist, Niamh O Donovan, will be offering FREE ten minute interior design sessions at the show, and this is a fantastic opportunity to avail of free advice from such an acclaimed home stylist.
There will be lots for the interior also in particular this year, with an enhanced emphasis on everything from renewable energy right through to home furnishings.
This year, award-winning garden and landscape designer, Michael O Reilly, will host practical clinics for the weekend too, illustrating how to create beautiful garden spaces, from the smallest terrace to large properties.
With unique stands travelling to the event with products not available in store, the show is also a great opportunity to pick up some bargains. Retailers will be offering special discounts all weekend, so its a must for those who love shopping! Many of the products on sale are only available exclusively at exhibitions and the prices are unbeatable, so bring the whole family and enjoy the day!
Around 7,000 individuals are expected to attend the two-day show, the organisers say, and two-for-one show tickets are available at www.eventbrite.ie with adults just costing five euro each with this offer. All children are FREE into the event. Standard tickets are also available on the door.
Estimated Spend of €4.7 billion on Home Improvements last year
Construction Industry Federation (CIF ) estimates puts the total figure for Irish investment in repair, maintenance and improvement of private dwellings at over €4.7billion in 2019.
The Home Renovation Incentive and Home Energy Grants, on top of the improved economic outlook, have combined to bring home owners back into the market place for home improvement.
As well as attracting interior designers, architects, developers and estate agents, the Galway Home Improvement Show appeals hugely to new home owners, and to those planning a self-build, refurbishment, an extension or just room makeover.
Exhibitors confirmed include interior designers, landscapers, furniture makers and suppliers, flooring and bathroom specialists, upcycling experts, building experts, furniture, DIY retailers, home build and extension professionals, horticultural designers as well as a host of unique shopping opportunities to name but a few.
There are ‘show-only’ special offers which, combined with the tax incentives and grants available, make it an ideal time to add value to property by upgrading, extending, or investing in new home comforts. Bring the whole family , enjoy the day together!