Thanks to our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors for making Home Expo '12 a huge success!

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Thanks to our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors for making Home Expo '12 a huge success!
Sunday, 29 January 2012
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LamorindaWeb's Home Expo 2012

Home Expo '13 details coming soon!


A Home Show for the Lamorinda Community!

Interested in renovating or remodeling your home, but don’t know where to begin? Come meet with leading remodelers, builders, and design professionals. The show includes, but is not limited to new construction, home additions, kitchen and bath remodels, flooring, interior design, home security and solar products as well as the latest landscaping options. Talk directly with local experts and get the advice you need to help you with your home improvement projects.


About Home Expo '12

Home Expo '12 will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building in Lafayette. This event is FREE to the public and will include speakers, workshops, seminars, food by Bookmark Cafe, and  kids activities by Diana O'Daniels and 4th Grade Girl Scout Troop 33005 (supporting Foster a Dream)! RSVP to this event in the right column!

Click here to access the Home Expo '12 Interactive Map!


Workshops and Seminars

10:30 a.m. - Rate Your (Dis)Organizing Level

presented by Maureen De Garmo, owner of Maur Organized
Neatnik or Pack Rat?  How does your organizing level stack up?  Maureen De Garmo helps you determine your organizing level and offers helpful tips on how to clear out the clutter and simplify your life.

11:15 a.m. - The ABCs of the Design Review Process

presented by Larry Blodgett,  registered California Architect, President of Blodgett's Abbey Carpet and Flooring in Lafayette, and former Commissioner of the Lafayette Design Review Committee and Flooring and J. Allen Sayles, President of J. Allen Sayles Architecture, and current Moraga Design Review Board member.
Are you thinking about remodeling your home and scratching your head about the Design Review Process?  Then this workshop is a must for you!  Larry S. Blodgett and J. Allen Sayles, navigate you through the process.  Their unique perspectives from both sides of the process, as commissioner and applicant, shed light on what can be an intimidating process.

12:00 p.m. - Transform Your Home - Don't Let Clutter Control Your Life

presented by Maureen De Garmo, owner of Maur Organized
What's the difference between clutter and excess?  Maureen De Garmo spells it all out and talks about the importance of reducing the volume inside your home and making life more comfortable in the process.

12:45 p.m. - Build Like It Matters

presented by Chris Avant, President of Canyon Construction
What does it mean to build green and why does it matter?  Chris Avant, President of Moraga-based Canyon Construction, talks about the many benefits and technologies being utilized in the world of green building.  His story will be told through the restoration of the Moraga Barn, which is a certified LEED Platnium building, and through years of sustainable remodeling and custom home projects.

1:15 p.m. - Earth, Wind, Fire, and Rain - One Home's Intriguing Eco-System

presented by James P. Wright, AIA, Principal of James Phillip Wright Architects and Net Zero Energy Architects
James Wright, Lafayette green architect and contractor, showcases his latest project - the first completely net-zero water and energy use home in Lafayette.  Through the careful use of materials, space-conditioning systems and reclaimed water combined with the home's artistic and architectural expression, he shows us how to make the terms "Green and Sustainable" truly attainable.

2:00 p.m. - Essentials of Emergency Preparedness for Families

presented by Julianne Lindeman, Moraga Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness (MNEP)
Earthquake!  Fire!  Learn how to properly prepare yourself and your family in case of an emergency.   


Special Thanks to our Title Sponsor

Lamorinda Construction and ConsultingLamorinda Construction and Consulting (Design & Build)

Lamorinda Construction and Consulting is a Lafayette-based business that offers a full range of building and remodeling services from pre-construction and design consultation to finish carpentry. Visit them online to request a free quote! www.lamorindaconstruction.com


Thanks to our Supporting Sponsors



           Bath Simple      
     Altera Design, Walnut Creek (Design & Build)
         Bath Simple, Berkeley (Bath Remodel)  


  Canyon Construction  
    Bay Alarm Company, Pacheco (Home Security)    Canyon Construction, Moraga (General Contractor)  


Douglah Designs, Lafayette (Kitchen & Bath Remodel)



 Current Exhibitors

ADT Home Security, Pleasanton (Home Security)

Alder Group Pool & Landscape, Walnut Creek (Pool & Landscape Design)

Antigua Doors, Danville (Custom Doors)

Blodgett's Abbey Carpet & Flooring, Lafayette (Carpet & Flooring) 

Canyon Design Build, Oakland (Design & Build)

Chuck's Cabinet Shop, Oakley (Cabinetry)

Chaos Tamer, Lafayette (Professional Organizer)

Clocks, Etc, Lafayette (Home Decor)

Cole's Interiors, Concord (Interior Design)

Design & Interiors, Lafayette (Interior Design)

East Bay Municipal Utility District, East Bay (Water Utility)

European Tile & Marble Co, Lafayette (Tile & Flooring)

Fine Line Renovation, Pleasant Hill (Deck Restoration)

Home Helpers, San Ramon (In-Home Senior Care)

HomeStyle, Lafayette (Home Styling & Design)

J Allen Sayles Architecture, Walnut Creek (Architecture)

Jack London Kitchen & Bath, Oakland (Indoor/Outdoor Kitchen & Bath)

Kattenburg Architects, Orinda (Architecture)

LCB, Inc, Lafayette (General Contractor)

Lewis & Lewis Carpets' Flooring America , Walnut Creek (Carpet & Flooring)

Maur Organized, Concord (Professional Organizer)

Moraga Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness, Moraga (CERT)

No Trace Shredding, Richmond (Paper Shredding)

Oikos Architecture, Orinda (Architecture)

Precision Cabinets & Trim, Brentwood (Cabinetry)

Premier Kitchens, Lafayette (Countertops & Cabinetry)

Solabrite, Pleasanton (Solar Energy)

Solar Universe, Martinez (Solar Energy)

Staging by Design, Moraga (Home Styling & Staging)

Style Painting, Pacheco (Painting Contractor)

The Glass Guru of Contra Costa, Concord (Window Restoration & Repair)

Twilight Solutions Inc, Walnut Creek (Electronic Systems Contracting)

Valley Waste Management, East Bay (Waste Utility)

West Coast Specialty Coating, Concord (Patio Furniture Refinishing)

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Home Expo '12 exhibitor space is sold out! We still have a few sponsorship opportunities available. For more information please call 925.529.1225 or email homeexpo@lamorindaweb.com.  

Please note, to have a well-rounded Expo, we have limited the number of vendors per category. To confirm booth placement, please call 925.529.1225 or email homeexpo@lamorindaweb.com.


Thanks to our In Kind Media Sponsors


Lafayette Chamber of Commerce


Moraga Chamber of Commerce


Orinda Chamber of Commerce




Location Information

Veterans Memorial Building, Lafayette, CA  Photo: GoogleMapsVeterans Memorial Building in Lafayette

3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549  Map It!