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Attend Free Home Expo Saturday at Eastern Market

On Saturday, October 29, from 9 a.m.–3 p.m., the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) will hold a free House Expo at the Eastern Market North Hall (North Carolina Avenue at Seventh Street SE).

Everyone wants to properly maintain their homes and many Capitol Hill neighbors are

An attendee speaks with representatives of Abay Iron & Metal Works after looking at samples of their workmanship at Home Expo 2019. Couresty: CHRS

actively planning home enhancement projects – or hoping to do so in the near future. Finding qualified experts to do this work can present a challenge.

Often the best contractor is a local contractor, and you can meet them at the House Expo. You’ll also find experts in related fields, including real estate, finance, insurance, and property management – plus representatives of city agencies and local non-profits.

Community Forklift at House Expo 2021.

Service providers are continuing to sign up, but there are commitments already from general contractors, painters, architects, personal organizers, and hardware and garden goods suppliers. DC Fire & EMS, and other District agencies, will be there to help you be safe in your home. The Department of Energy and Environment will present information on government programs promoting urban sustainability, answering all your questions on solar, water, and recycling. And perennial favorite, Community Forklift, will show off cool examples of the recycled and reclaimed building materials offered by this essential, eco-friendly non-profit.

Additional information and an updated list of exhibits can be found at CHRS.org/house-expo-2022/.  

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