OGDEN -- The Standard-Examiner Fall Home Show returns to the Golden Spike Event Center on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 with close to 80 experts in remodeling and design projects, all under one roof.
The show also welcomes special guest Frank Fontana, host of HGTV's "Design on a Dime." He will be speaking and providing tips from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Fontana is the Emmy-nominated author of the book "Frank Fontana's Dirty Little Secrets of Design," and is a regular design contributor to NBC's Today Show, Oprah.com and news outlets nationwide. He is also known as the real life "Italian Stallion" of the design world and winner of D.I.Y. reality competition "The Great Domestic Showdown" on ABC.
Fontana will be offering budget-savvy advice for home-improvement projects.
Experts on windows, flooring, cabinets, paint and fall outdoor projects, and kitchen and bathroom remodeling ideas will be showing off the latest looks and trends.
The show will also feature hourly speakers and demonstrations on both days from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., as well as seminars to offer helpful ideas on home-elated projects.
A representative from Savvy Shopper will be holding a couponing class at noon Friday and at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Mike Hewitt, local owner of Penetrx, will make a presentation at 1 p.m. Friday and at 11 a.m. Saturday on how to protect your concrete and stucco.
Daily prizes will also be given away.
You can enter to win two free passes to the Fall Home Show, a front-row seat to Fontana's presentation as well as a free copy of his book, and be one of the first in line to personally meet him by entering to win at facebook/standardexaminer.
Doors open Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Golden Spike Event Center is at 1000 N. 1200 West in Ogden. The price of the show is $5 per person. Coupons for $5 for two are available online at events.standard.net, where you can also watch videos from previous shows.
Speakers and demonstrations
Friday, Nov. 1
* Noon, Savvy Shopper - Using coupons to save money, with Melissa Pledger
* 1 p.m., Rocky Mountain Penetrx - Penetrates, protects and preserves concrete
Presented by Mike Hewitt
* 2 p.m., Red House Remodeling - Tips on home remodeling and renovation, with Adam Stevens
* 3 p.m., Life Builders, LLC - Northern Utah Homebuilders & Real Estate
Presented by Troy Callentine
* 4 p.m., Liquid Wall Design & Graphic Decor - Custom-painted murals by Donna Logsdon
* 5 p.m., Aerus - Air filtration systems
Presented by Hedy McClellan
* 6 p.m., Mike Baird
Host of Spike TV's Flip Men
Owner of Mike Baird Real Estate & Design
Saturday, Nov. 2
* 11 a.m., Rocky Mountain Penetrx - Penetrates, protects and preserves concrete
Presented by Mike Hewitt
* Noon, Liquid Wall Design & Graphic Decor - Custom-painted murals by Donna Logsdon
* 1 p.m., Savvy Shopper - Using coupons to save money, with Melissa Pledger
* 2 p.m., Frank Fontana, host of HGTV's Design on a Dime and author of "Dirty Little Secrets of Design"