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Folks good morning welcome to leave home improvement show we're actually on remote today we're not in this do or promote we are the city then sue the double. Edward and Guatemala favorite events. It's the new loans home guards that we talked about this for the last few weeks and I came to the show yes the evening and walk the war. Yeah and I was learning all consecrate new things there's new products that it is that you've you know it's all excited about home improvement in home repairs. We have with us Mike Z who isn't he is the this is his thing this is all Mike does your round each dream which shows like this and he's the master edit. In this show is so impressive Michael's book was show yes they come to get how you keep this done hunt you can draw a all these new latest greatest technologies in the trends and it this show has low but for everybody and Ed you mean hats off to you could you do it from a union team all at a phenomenal to me I've got some. Great people we work with whom in the home builders association it's it's a great organization and and we we looked all year a Ford new products and new new things to bring into the show and in trends in the industry and trends in disordered. But the HDAs who brings the show to a solid isn't. We worked very closely with. Well listen it if you view him. If you don't have an executed on your radar because he'd come to show its two day from ten to eight or tomorrow from ten million this expecting him. If there's a lot for everyone doesn't matter which a look at sports and outdoor kitchen. When you have a lot about or kitchens and out the word just living extant living spaces that are on display. There's interactive games for the kids there's a stop to it's. They have the things that of course every home owner. One day's gonna have to look forward that you the could be windows siding insulation air conditioning electrical backup generators. It just piano's. Fusion music thinking we got in the courts gaveled right here it's in consequence of course to show. It is is sponsored by Clearwater and and listen to this way. That they have put yet another it is so in for a so. The other just a beautiful display at the front and continue with the there there there's positives from spas but there's. They're pavilions there there burglars and you know everything that they do that it is really hard to believe that they can do to date he really has in it and just you know when we need public burglars don't think you know against a little you know pop pop pop politics are that the parent who was here or. You Shia and very well done. It in in a landscape today and they have. Of course heartfelt responses from pulls it and yes the F you know I had a chance to sit when and is massage chairs. Got my attention they aren't about Internet their heart I don't sit it until the end of the day because it's hard to get them. There's always things in the show. That surprised me in an end every year there's something that surprises me that I was accounting. And this year that thing was was got tropical it. Home area yes he brought in some of the most beautiful plants in this having a gigantic plume itself that I had no idea was it happened. There's still refuse to be had not yet doesn't really are they really are. There's some great giveaways. It's just there's nowhere you can you can column to get this many experts in in one build. Absolutely and and we actually have that does giveaways we have some confidence and rightfully on the purple open and the other one is the the technology right yeah we're all we're giving away. All you have to do is register here to show and then you can with a 5000 dollar home technical. Yeah it's it's great we even have a leave them folks give away the thickness is James Taylor concert home on a lot of love James Taylor Dent. So specifically about technology they're tuned first related technology here that showed it. We Ireland last week but I'll points off. Yeah myself yesterday afternoon and you lose it's a postscript to remain on radio nodding because it would actually it off about a dozen. It doesn't come close we got one of one of the things it's that. Let's bring in due to the market we just shifted in was this felt television stuff hundred I think it's a 150 inch screen. But it rises up it's an outdoor television for designed for your outdoor patio children will. Well it's weatherproof and that rises up out of its own pace so it's it's about. About fifteen feet here sixty feet here outdoor theater ya ya really beautiful it's beautiful than the other one that was just. To me was amazing was the fourteen generator Sony's forty generator that dynamic audio bloody and it specifically for the show first went in the city. But it is. It's a it's a projector so fourteen projected it sets up a can chew wall yes where your project where you're screeners so you know you have to Ozal projectors were you walk in front of it you see the shadow from across the sports but right up against your wall. With the clarity yes it's almost immediately off the edge if you think on the Google but he doesn't know it doesn't really impressive. Yeah really that's our folks let me give you those hours again for the show it's its today between 10 AM and 8 PM in the tomorrow from 10 AM. In 6 PM adults is fifteen dollars if you or military you have an idea it's ten dollars. Kids under twelve or free lot of great things that accused a lot of starts the for the kids to do to test what inducted thinks it's do the dumpster dog. The art the carport and lived off what wouldn't talk about her that you guys all right guys more of a home from show. From the Mercedes-Benz superdome right activists. They folks welcome back to the home in its O. A gorgeous that it is outside we actually won't remote whereas the Mercedes-Benz. Superdome. Attendees into won't home gardens or is the second. The 62 year that they've done the show ended in. Of course is when new presses much like the others. 001 if things don't wanna highlight is something that he almost association. Actually it was a vision born. Of of some professional. Home builders here in a local region and that's builders SOS as the rebuild us Lewis effort that. We talk a little will bit last week but he was so I was so impressed with the vision and the in the services that this organization has offering. To homeowners. Specifically homeowners that are really in recent experience. That is disasters in fact. Last march when we're doing the home shall here at the superdome. Is when we hit the first floods of 2016. In this thing Timmy Tim smaller area. And of course August we had the they'll want more widespread flooding in the in the recent tornadoes in New Orleans east as well as the North Shore so. There's a great need Ross and gulf south region they have such. An advocate for that homeowner because if you've got to lose in the past. Like a Hurricane Katrina or either you're in that you and pick up and bail. You you realize there's a lot of moving parts to this this scenario. Of insurance you're just her they subcontractors. That the book insurance companies that. The general contractors. Sometimes your listing here into the people who may or may not really be experts this and if you wanna know but the experts and operations our guest TARP or so chuck. Thanks for being with this at and I kind of set this up on a real what you expand on this because there's a lot of key to this you know in addition it took. The differing and I want to tell us where the folks can comb or more in seen today here to show you have a good. Absolutely Paula it's a pleasure to be here with you again. Bill that so well it's LLC is a beverage area company. He primary mission is expedited and streamline the process of putting disaster brought families back into their homes. We are pro actively engaging. Local corporate. On company's business clues to who believe in this disaster recovery model. To be partnered with thoughts our team members or professional builders are angry mob rulers. With an ATV. Primarily associated. With those associations. Their found our foundation is integrity and customer satisfaction. As the residential housing industry. Continues to forge collaborative local community partnerships. The ultimate result will be a game changing post disaster. Reconstruction system that is more expedient. And less costly to taxpayers. With less red tape. In September 2016. We came together as a home building industry to address that post disaster recovery after many lessons learned over a multitude of disaster events. How we develop the business model. The created a seamless collaboration. Between the homeowner the contractor. The insurance and the mortgage lender. As advocates for those affected in the disaster areas we are able to assess the property damage and communicate. For all the parties and they less adversarial. Environment. In addition we are able to assist homeowners. In locating gap funding sources and offer additional professional services that expedite. The process. Once the homeowner has chosen what they being. The best for their situation. Build SOS connects them with our fifty plus professional residential builders. And no we built a national residential construction standards. So we know what we're doing and they had every job. Listen you don't only 800 homes are ready right that's correct and I pray that's impressive and it short period of time so when it's things that are really like about this is that. You're there is the Africa protecting a home home welcome source that's correct it and in your heart in the vision of this is to died in separate that homeowners that go through this process because. Listen that they're not professionals in this industry. You guys are correct it and you know exactly how to. Maneuver in which is who will comes first what's next which should be preparing for the future so this really helps our region. Well we believe that a disaster recovery model needs to be almost like a family of community people. Our stakeholders that the will that work together. To expedite. The flood victim and the the rebuilding of their property. I'll we also provide independent third party quality inspection they control services. And may and it's the money. On the project dislike if you went to a bank and had a construction home that had to be inspected before the contractor could draw you right money. So we protect. Everybody's values and the time. Spam that we have the twelfth. All the construction project. And we do make sure that we holding steady at two and a half percent repayment in case there's a wayward glean out there to protect everybody in the budget process. He sits up a few minutes ago took don't really want expelled this is that that's. Local builders local trades these folks that are in your community you may see the grocery store. That's correct and you know what we're not going out to you know outside sources covenant not to listen in the past we've been a priest from the outside of the resources they came in but. Now we're in a situation we can you know this locally. That's correct Paula I want everyone to know that in the state of Louisiana there. 5680. Licensed or registered. Professionals. Two rebuild and to build in the construction project. Now we'd bet. In our system in our model. We bet every one of those and we managed them and what that means by what we mean by that is we make sure that the quality of their workmanship. And their services. Or at the U beyond reproach on the reconstruction. Platform. Ellis park weather because you know there's some listens there's certain you don't. Your view quality in my own different you actually have on guidelines you eat this not something you made up this is a national standard absolutely we have a you know a a national. A residential construction. Manual but it gives the guidance and the definition. Of that every aspect of the construction brought a process. Including HBA city electrical lighting. Flooring and cabinets. Every going involved him in the you know process and is the fourth edition of the on national. Well association of homebuilders men. Yet and that's in the press about I have read it many tough votes of the so folks this is if you view held. Hold your working through the process that he's been hit the recent tornadoes and flooding. Or if you have friends of family members and their kind of floundering in there are looking for direction looking for help. Well listen. Good SOS is major advocate those of the folks that I'm gonna highly recommend. Did you speak to and it's not that they take control used to have lots of choices as a homeowners and it's in in relief but. Guiding this process. It's really this there is a means to help you go through this disaster. But do it in an efficient way. That has a lot of checks and balances in place and in some of checks and balances that you spoke about reference but the quality control. But also working with finance institutions. You know. Some of that gap funding does Sarah kinda hard to maneuvered what you have the expertise. Absolutely Paula and I just wanna make a plug before we say we're at boot they want me here at the New Orleans home and Garden Show a comment in visit with us. But there's a lot of people that since the floods. Happened and the tornadoes. People are tired of some contractors that have not yet been vetted and they find themselves in trouble. And looks and lanes coming and everything else we are also the guidance advocate. In those situations that we can take you where we find here. Indio to advise you properly we're not legal. We will only have attorneys on our team but we know enough about this process of construction and reconstruction that we can give you the got. You deserve it and that's important because sometimes. It as a building on our homeowner. I'm looking to move very quickly and you're looking for help a lot different ways and some that help citizens whose great sometimes and it's not so much and you may find yourself wondering gosh that make a bad decision because of and ill health. But my project stopped because my contractor left or there's wing project or exit so. You guys can actually. Help those who for from that location absolutely. Www. Build a SO else dot com. If you're a homeowner go and put your information on there. Within 48 hours one of our team members will contact you said an appointment for consultation. And dog we're here at the New Orleans home so. Booth 820. Hope to see you here. Folks I'm gonna carry you home today or tomorrow the chills of between 10 AM to 8 PM today. Tomorrow it's ten million to six him comfortable and a twenty because these are the experts that wanting to help. This is a phenomenal resource that is of bill to make a failure so public. Don't program or that you're here to help. They are your local experts that will keep you through this crisis and went in when you're in a crisis of disaster this when you need help the most. Let community help you because that's when we force in new Wallace is such a great community and a lot community terrorist community that they're willing to you. Guide you through this process. So listen whereas the Mercedes-Benz superdome com by saying hello you always home and Garden Show. We got a lot more shall left to go but now we are good to me CBS news break and we'll be right back after this. Welcome back to the home improvements show we are actually on site at the Mercedes-Benz. Superdome. And we're tending his second second the sixth it's hard to say the 62 annual new won't omen Gordon's you know listen shows going on today between ten and eight. And tomorrow between 10 AM in sixty elm and that there is something. Here for everyone. I'm gonna church become something we wanna highlight is one of the sponsors of the shows is clear what our corporations and we have Michael spoke with us. From that organization in. You're sushi coming into the superdome you're the surfers who have that we see it is this. Impressive. I mean the book the put her to lose who took those what pulls the spas. Massage chairs and let them gotta love that it'll I want a what's to really highlight for us. Some of the latest trends in things folks are looking for maybe some advances in technology that after the last you know year to live in this industry thought I think you hit it. And has the size of its common relaxing and that's what we're all about. More atmosphere we provide in your backyard in her own. It's pretty much about our relaxation thing down haven't found it we're actually extending our our inside living death cult and works. Haven't. Our culture so great for that would look the plane his family friends over at. He had it swim or so court just hang out in the chairs or endorse this coming years afterwards that. The flowers are blooming in the of course Betty Currie so what are the words would have some of the outdoor kitchen project yell at recent work with that. Kind of stick out you must admit that that's really great idea. Well a lot of the Hitler gravitate towards the it riddles and power burners really popular nowadays or get power burners here. It's a built and turner actually doubles as a pro for earth earth so. Actually provides the customer with the music but it Lou he could no longer racket up and actually do a Crawford long. To have the inside your kitchen is coming up. It's pretty neat and the the the griddle is another thing that's down. You know everybody. Haven't it's not about to grow and entertain him and us you can't really messed up food and economic growth it's becoming pretty popular there you know you get here. You grill right next we're getting a lot of people has been for griddle right next to that though. But that of the flat growth that you do Lotta cooking on that you can eat burgers cheese and he just about anything and it's its ordinance that yes it really we have. In and that that's available for propane or natural gas it is so whether you have. You have natural gas and you know music at the pro without it. You connect to miss it if you you don't have to have plumbing or anything doesn't need to be difficult amendment you can really run off but the actually proclaim this as it works better with propane it's it's you can get more arranged the heat with the product. And it's it's convenient because you know get a gas on time. Or anything that's that's that's pretty simple but it. So all of this is in addition to incredible pools and the waterfalls in its closet thing you know. Right we do I mean has really nothing in your backyard that we don't go against me we do that her lose billions they've stone. But ground pools and ground pools spas swims bonds. Science fairs which my favorite. Yes. Marty did they don't have. As harassment sometime between yesterday that was there it was a present. Now there is a contest that's happening what do you burglars that ya know I've decided to display its its its oppressive I was thinking negative. Indices used in the craftsmanship of scrutiny I'll think. Yeah we're we're actually given away. Partly to 1616. Says it's planning now from the the table tears. So vote count. Well far table which we have those who really do anything you wanted to and literally at the back yard is three dimensional. Effective accurate it feels like you're in a room W looked up in here and I mean you can fan from lights front and notes. Lot of things to do with Portland State is something you really need them chair and who is in absolutely. Particularly if you bought it like out there that's had an argument that you're pretty hot and all right so for them to register they need to come here that owns all the and so they did they dim warehouse and the registration in our Booth we're actually also given way. Two tickets to the James Taylor binary. Concert as well so well local company they can't make it here to show how would you place them. We have two locations. Absolutely we have one on veterans and and in Metairie. And we have one Obama calls laid on the North Shore and then I we also want them and batteries and you know. We we give them. So we've played locations to give it to me feel Dracula love it L website you would like to promote them was to reach out to yeah we you can write to sit custom. Mean Clearwater act or creations dot com. Companies that big a photo gallery take a look at all the photos pictures and information you can contact us who will be in touch car you will go out to you back here are couples of management's future ideas. Suits who wanted to do come up with the design defect the end tickets from the. That's what Michael votes from their what do corporations like from Lima got thinking operation and enjoy this joke well thank you are folks could go to commercial break and come back. Right after this a lot more home consume let that go. They folks welcome back to leave home from show we go on remote today where the Mercedes-Benz superdome. And it means you won't home in court two hours of which are accidents and eight and you know most moms and six company Kirch Tacoma by Q considering in the projects that it inside outside. This is the place in the resources that are you know experts that you connect these questions. Or endless has over 200 vendors that are on display. The boy Alex good to him. Actress spent some time and his truth yes now I'll confessed that I'm with summit next week I'll love you technology. And Jamie data from a dynamic audience video. It just has some really neat things in his boot what it thinks it. There's a first year in our region that you negotiated pretty hard to get this in for this show right. It was pretty hard and pull some strings and got Sony's brand new short through laser projector all trait he. It allows a projector to sit right up against the walls a piece of furniture and not have to redesign enrollment. But the project in the back of the room and run wires and have hanging from the ceiling and almost with a piece of furniture. But the clarity of this project in the size of the screen yeah he can do so 120 inch screen. Sit in about fifteen inches from the front all at the present I mean it literally takes about thirty minutes setup then next immunity and 120 its image and called for a HD four K super bright it almost looks a lot of people ask me is that a TV like now it's actually projection that that's a career. And we you know sometimes you get off to the site expect some some debtor nation that there is no it's better yet actually typical LE -- actually and to distort a little bit when you know angle this projection system. You you don't want to 170 degrees off. And it it does not distort the picture changed the color anything it forgive me. It really does it lifted its works the entry teachers to come see this in and talk to Jamie and his team because they are the technology experts and every year weak home automation it's taking leaps and balance in in the availability the technology it's they are the ease of use for them they end user. Even the options this what are the latest trends were seen armaments. Latest thing we're seeing this year is actually waste integration with and the on Alexa. Haven't working at the sure Roman actually have a working them out and unable to tell elect so what I wanna have happened in my house than it's. Really a stunningly accurate is that seamless yes it's it's pretty amazing I thought it was going to be a few little hiccups be in the and it just got reduce. Introduced to market but. On everything have anything to do so far is turn on lights. Alexa turn on nighttime lows and it turns off the TV's low which she terms a politely get ready for baton pretty amazing that release things when those things can you control that. You can do light thermostats. Motorized shades audio video. Security cameras pool means pretty much anything in your house that electronically can tie and you can have it all works seamlessly. And I think that's been people's biggest concern in the passes. And even like their teams and ultimately report pop remotes hang around which program to what oppress them and kind of do this and it was lectures ago. But now with today's technology it's all different yeah that's the greatest thing you know my house that the goodnight but. Hammered the good that I hit that night but it turns up all electronics in the house. Re adjust thermostats turn off the lights lowers the shades turn on the alarm in America that locks the doors to you all with one button. Rumored to go to bed it's it's the greatest thing I know it seems kind of lazy but it's more about convenience and just making sure all those things happen to you know forget them. Absolutely and you're right because. Particularly like my wife when she goes to pitch so like 22 did you switch it you can offense in this and that's one thing yeah I mean you can imagine a three story house trying to get ready for that you walk around her flight solid stuff. Now like to its list of folks can't see their group dynamic audio and video game again and his team or the experts. When it comes to call automation in the latest greatest fans in technology and concede that it latest Sony god projectors impressive. Walk home producer right after this. Welcome back to the home improvement show we are at the Mercedes-Benz superdome. And we yours in the annual home and Garden Show. This is what is the favorite event time. Related to construction because if there's anything you're looking war. Indoor outdoor. Experts here and they're willing. That help. And show you the latest greatest friends are happening in the at least through war. Whether you view or building new construction worker anymore and or remodeling which is updating. And landscaping is it prevalent here democracy if plates for sale though only in the fact that it's you did though. The palm trees that are options in Chile. And displayed next to the waterfalls. Are certainly impressive so it is definitely a little bit for every one there's some interactive activities for the kids. If you're looking to adopt the Panthers who owns a piece there ear open and ready for adoption. They are all or some arcade games there's an attack games of this he eats like sides. Kick start or. We connected that bone ticket. And it's like you've thrown darts at the awkward. It's it's a lot of things that are here that we certainly want to spotlight with the show. It. You know way. There's so much talk about market probably talk about next hour and that everything that's certainly one display from the polls want all the burglars. It into an outdoor theater systems. The latest technology in lighting. The dumpster dive which is great for the kids yeah actually going to stop you gravel working to make your art thing he's having to take it home. That the dumpster dive so. Cooking demonstrations he fit you'll look. Program is being physically here at the cook it treats its days. So lots and lots of things were you to do I'm getting care to come on by it probably a year most of the day. And come and say hello to me I'll be here as well. And I think that you know Booth so my strictly you know if your questions space race. The show from ten to eight to today. Picking Dallas adults canals or military ID in children under twelve or three. Come up by two north home and gone so you're missing he's been superdome. 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