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Siouxland Home Show offers eco-friendly options


There might be a lot of snow coming down outside, but from the looks of it at the Siouxland Home Show, you really can't tell.

For 56 years, the home show has drawn big crowds bent on improving their homes. Thursday afternoon, dozens lined up before the doors even opened.

The president of the Home Builders Association, Nancy Narciso, says the event is like New York's Fashion week in Siouxland... many local businesses and people wait all year to attend this. She says, all 167 booth spaces are filled, this year.

The event showcases everything from landscaping and roofing... to flooring and decor. "You know it's winter time there is nothing else to do out there and this is a great show to see...You have all the different vendors in one place, so the general public doesn't have to travel all over to see everyone, and they have everything right here. It's winter time and there is nothing else to do and this is a great show to see and talk to professionals." Narciso said.

Narciso also says "going green" continues to be a key selling point for vendors, as well as, customers. One vendor says some customers even prefer products that may cost more, but are eco-friendly. It's something that surprises him. "To be quite honest a lot of people aren't there yet. We hear about that in the bigger cities, but it's finally starting to catch on around here," Mike Lutt with Country Nursery said.

The show runs through Sunday at the Sioux City Convention Center. While you're there, stop by the KTIV booth, and sign up to win a free tablet computer.

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