Facts About the Spring 2014 Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase®

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• The Spring Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase is presented by the professional members of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC).

• The Remodelers Showcase has been held in the Twin Cities for 27 years.

• The tour runs March 28-30, 2014, with 73 remodeled homes open Friday from 1:00 to 7:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6:00 pm. A total of 63 professional remodeling firms are participating in the tour.

• All the remodeled homes are free to tour with the exception of two Dream Remodeled Homes that request a $5 donation to the BATC Foundation to enter. The two Dream Remodeled homes are both located in St. Paul, #R49 by Vujovich Design Build and #R51 by Klein Design & Build.

• The BATC Foundation’s latest project, a Universal Design Home constructed for Zack Mohs, a young man severely injured in a hit-and-run accident, will be open to tour during regular Remodelers Showcase hours on March 29th and 30th. A Barn Raisings effort is currently underway to help raise funds, details here.

• A comprehensive Guidebook includes descriptive information, maps and photos or illustrations of all the remodeling projects, and is available, free of charge, at area Holiday Stationstores.

• Guidebook readers can learn about two families’ remodeling experiences, get tips on saving energy in their own homes plus see the latest trends in design and décor.

• Online tour planning is at the comprehensive website, www.ParadeofHomes.org. The integrated mobile site at m.ParadeofHomes.org provides all of the same searches in an easy-to-read platform for smart phones and tablets. And the Digital Magazine link lets them read the Guidebook online.

• Visitors can include over a dozen events to their itinerary that will be held during the tour.

• Homes are located in 30 cities across the region, with the most located in Minneapolis and Edina, each with 11.

• Projects range from kitchens (all but eight homes have had some work done in the kitchen) additions (16) to whole house remodels (15), owners’ suites (10), and lower levels (8).


The 2014 Spring Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase® is sponsored by Marvin Windows and Doors.