Lorin St. Germaine, the Matman, displayed a wall of welcome mats at the Nanaimo Fall Home Show. Germaine, from Chemainus, is a former floor layer who started his mat-making business in 2017 after his knees started giving him trouble. He designs and hand-makes his products and hand over 300 designs to choose from. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Lorin St. Germaine, the Matman, displayed a wall of welcome mats at the Nanaimo Fall Home Show. Germaine, from Chemainus, is a former floor layer who started his mat-making business in 2017 after his knees started giving him trouble. He designs and hand-makes his products and hand over 300 designs to choose from. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Fall home show puts out the welcome mat in Nanaimo

Event started Friday, Oct. 21, continues Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22-23, at Beban Park

The Nanaimo Fall Home Show is bound to have some good ideas for homeowners to think about renovating, building, and renewing parts of their houses or yards.

The free event began Friday, Oct. 21, and continues Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Beban Park social centre.

“This year’s show is full of great companies and experts to help bring your projects to life, as well as great products and services to make your life easier,” noted a message from show management.

For more information, visit www.homeshowtime.com.



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Solace McMurray, with Buttercream Bliss Baker, shows off a sample from a collection of palate-pleasers. The bakery was among the vendors displaying good taste at the Nanaimo Fall Home Show at Beban Park on the weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Solace McMurray, with Buttercream Bliss Baker, shows off a sample from a collection of palate-pleasers. The bakery was among the vendors displaying good taste at the Nanaimo Fall Home Show at Beban Park on the weekend. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

John Gaureault, from Victoria, presents a penguin he carved from an eggplant and carrots while demonstrating Rhineland Cutlery, marketed in B.C. through As Seen On TV. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

John Gaureault, from Victoria, presents a penguin he carved from an eggplant and carrots while demonstrating Rhineland Cutlery, marketed in B.C. through As Seen On TV. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Liz Cosgrove demonstrates the ability of the Love 2 Pet grooming tool, designed to remove shed undercoat and mats from dogs, cats and other furry friends around the house. Cosgrove said she is from the Maritimes and travels to home shows across Canada promoting the products. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Liz Cosgrove demonstrates the ability of the Love 2 Pet grooming tool, designed to remove shed undercoat and mats from dogs, cats and other furry friends around the house. Cosgrove said she is from the Maritimes and travels to home shows across Canada promoting the products. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Christopher Day, Orkin Canada Pest Control Vancouver Island regional manager, will make certain rats don’t have the run of your home. Day said the company and its services are well known in Victoria, but is working to make its presence better known in Nanaimo. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Christopher Day, Orkin Canada Pest Control Vancouver Island regional manager, will make certain rats don’t have the run of your home. Day said the company and its services are well known in Victoria, but is working to make its presence better known in Nanaimo. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

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