Lexar Homes to Exhibit at 66th Annual Portland Home & Garden Show

Show Runs February 20 – 24, 2013

PORTLAND, OREGON /  February 20, 2013 – Lexar Homes, the Northwest’s leading on-your-site builder, today announced its exhibit at the Portland Home & Garden Show. The event will be held in the Portland Expo Center located at 2060 N. Marine Drive in Portland, Oregon.

Show Hours
Wednesday: 11am – 8pm
Thursday: 11am – 8pm
Friday: 11am – 8pm
Saturday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Lexar Homes will present the 15-Point new home construction checklist to detail why it’s crucial for home buyers to demand these items:

  • .30 U-Value Windows
  • Above Standard R-49 Attic Insulation
  • Insulated Headers and Corners
  • High Energy Efficiency Hot Water Tanks
  • Water Conserving Faucets
  • Airtight Drywall
  • Low-VOC Primers, Paints Adhesives and Caulks
  • Capilary Breaks and High Back Flashing
  • Pan Flashing Windows and Doors
  • Moisture Barriers with High-Quality House Wrap
  • Sealed Garage-to-House Common Walls
  • Recycling of Scrap Building Materials
  • ENERGY STAR High Quality Bath Fans
  • Blower Door Test Requirements
  • Engineered Wood Floor Systems

“We are thrilled at the opportunity to meet with property owners who are interested in new home construction,” said Lexar Homes operations manager Dave Danton. “To discuss the advantages of building a new home versus purchasing an existing one.”

In addition to zero wear and tear, new homes comply with current building, safety and environmental codesand include the latest and greatest systems and components often making a new home less expensive to operate and maintain than older homes said Danton.

About Lexar Homes
Lexar Homes is a leading volume builder in the Northwest. The company builds quality homes with an emphasis on energy efficiency, sustainability and healthier indoor air quality. Lexar Homes offices can be found in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and North Dakota. The company’s build areas include:
Bismarck, ND (Burleigh, Emmons, Grant, Kidder, Logan, McLean, Morton, Sheridan, Sioux and Wells Counties); Burlington, WA (Island, King, San Juan, Skagit, Snohoish and Whatcom Counties)
Centralia, WA (Grays, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce and Thurston Counties); Lewiston, ID (Asotin, Beneway, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce and Shoshone Counties)
Coeur d’Alene , ID (Beneway, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai and Shoshone Counties)
Moses Lake, WA (Grant County)
Olympic Peninsula (Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap annd Mason Counties)
Pendleton, OR (Gilliam, Morrow, Umatilla and Wallowa Counties)
Puyallup, WA (Pierce County)
Silverdale, Washington (Kitsap, Mason and Pierce Counties)
Spokane, WA (Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens and Whitman Counties)
Tri-Cities, WA (Adams, Asotin, Benton, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Klickitat, Walla Walla and Whitman Counties)
Tri-Cities, OR (Baker, Gilliam, Grant, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa Counties)
Wenatchee, WA (Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Oknagan Counties)
Woodland, WA (Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Pacific, Skamania and Wahkiakum Counties)
Yakima, WA (Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat and Yakima Counties)
For more information, visit: www.lexarhomes.com.

About the Portland Home & Garden Show
Portland Home & Garden Show is produced by O’Loughlin Trade Shows — the West’s Largest Producer of Consumer Trade Shows. With over sixty years of experience producing events, O’Loughlin is currently producing Home & Garden, Flower & Garden, Sportsmen, Boat and RV shows in Oregon and Washington. For more information, visit:www.otshows.com.