NEIL KELLY HISTORIC HOME FAIR OFFERS HOMEOWNERS FREE DAY OF EDUCATION, EXPERT ADVICE AND HOME IMPROVEMENT RESOURCES

From century-old Craftsman and Victorian homes, to sleek Mid-Century Modern Rummer homes, experts share tips for preserving historic properties

Portland Ore. – October 20, 2010 – The Neil Kelly Historic Home Fair presented by NW Natural will take place on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 at Neil Kelly Company’s North Portland showroom (804 N. Alberta Street).

Neil Kelly has created this event specifically for people who own – or want to own –historic homes. Attendees will have access to an entire day of free education, a chance to mingle with other historic home owners and experts on historic home renovation, a full-day of non-stop seminars and presentations created specifically for owners of historic properties, and a free lunch provided by NW Natural.

“This one-of-a-kind event lets attendees learn how to respect their historical home’s architectural integrity while still adding modern conveniences,” states Randy Hudson, vice president of sales for Neil Kelly. “Experts will be on-hand to answer questions about historic architecture, hardware, paint, light fixtures and floor covering. We’ve assembled a great team to help homeowners make more informed home improvement decisions.”

Historic Home Experts: Offer Perspective and Practical Advice
Experts from NW Natural, Jacobs Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. , Architectural Heritage Center, Rodda Paint/Authentic Home, Chown, Lansing Linoleum, Ferguson/Kohler, Rejuvenation, and Neil Kelly will present on the following topics.

When: Sunday November 14, 2010 from 10:00a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Neil Kelly parking lot (corner of N. Albina and N. Alberta Streets)
Food: Lunch and snacks provided by NW Natural

NW Natural
Natural Gas: The Sustainable Solution
Steps to Converting Historic Homes

Jacobs Heating
Daikin Altherma: The Answer to All Your Comfort Needs

Architectural Heritage Center
Resources of the Architectural Heritage Center

Rodda Paint /Authentic Home
Historic Home Paint Colors

Chown Hardware
The Bath: Then and Now

Lansing Linoleum
From Inspiration to Installation: Designing Custom Marmoleum Floors

Ferguson / Kohler
Plumbing Fixtures: Traditions and Trends

Rejuvenation
A Century of Lighting Styles presented by Bo Sullivan

Neil Kelly Company
Historic Homes: Remodeling with Integrity
Remodeling Bathrooms in Historic Homes
Mid-Century Modern: Rummers and More
You Can Have Both! Modern Living and Historic Homes
Remodeling Kitchens in Historic Homes
The Rewards of Reuse

About Neil Kelly Company
Established in 1947, Neil Kelly Company has built a reputation for award-winning new home and remodel designs, outstanding home craftsmanship, uncommonly good service, and consistently satisfied clients. With showrooms in Portland, Lake Oswego, Eugene and Bend, Neil Kelly Company has earned a national reputation for innovative design and quality workmanship, with special emphasis in environmentally sound and sustainable building and remodeling practices. Visit www.neilkelly.com.