Idea Center – Great Ideas Start Here!

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 2023 Experts  

The following experts were available for free consultations at the 2023 West Metro Home Remodeling Fair. Come to the 2024 Fair prepared to ask questions specific to your home or yard.

Architecture and Design

  • Acacia Architects Jeremiah Battles specializes in the design of Residential Architecture with a Sustainable Focus. Our goal is to implement creative and efficient design solutions that both inspire and compliment the way you live. Services range from new homes and cabins to smaller remodels and design consulting.
  • EJ Hansen Eric Hansen AIA has provided residential design for renovation and new homes, cabins, Accessible Dwelling Units’s, garages, interior design, cabinetry for over 27 years.
  • Nicolelli Architects, LLCGene Nicolelli is an Aging-in-Place expert with 45 years of experience in residential design that accommodate changing lifestyles and evolving needs.

Kitchen Design


  • Bachman’s Landscaping – Allison Lackey will provide ideas to elevate your landscape, help problem solve any issues you may have with your current landscape, and answer any general horticultural questions.

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.