Free Consultations

Do you have a project or idea and need some help or advice?

Our experts offer free, one-on-one consultations to help turn your ideas into reality!

Bring ideas, photos, sketches and questions, and our experts will help you determine the best route for your project. There’s no cost or obligation, just experts willing to help.

Before you browse the fair, stop by for a free consultation so you know exactly what you’re looking for.

Meet the 2022 Experts  

The following experts will be available for free consultations at the 2022 West Metro Home Remodeling Fair.


Architecture and Design

  • EJ Hansen Eric Hansen AIA specializes in residential design, interiors, lighting, cabinetry and renovation and has been a member of the American Institute of Architects for over 26 years.
  • Nicolelli Architechts, LLCGene Nicollelli has 44 year of experience in residential design from additions, remodels, whole house renovations, and custom homes. Mr. Nicolelli is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist assisting clients making their homes more assessible as they age and a presenter for AARP’s HomeFit seminar for the State of Minnesota.

Interior Design

  • Mary Jane PappasPappas Design – Interior design and space planning

Kitchen Design

Landscape Design

Remodeling Advisory and Construction

City and Public Information Resources

After your free consultation, don’t miss our city and public information booths to learn more about requirements, permits, resources, safety and more.