Dallas reports strong September Total Home & Gift Market

Dallas Market Center reported an increasing number of return buyers and new buyers to its recent September Total Home & Gift Market.

Following an August show that exceeded expectations, the September 23-25 show welcomed 67% of the buyers compared with the previous year — a gain of more than 10% from August. Attendance by home and design buyers was 78% compared with the previous year and attendance by apparel & accessories buyers was more than 90% compared with the previous year.

In addition to a diverse set of buyers, the number of new buyers attending market in Dallas for the first time remained strong, representing 9% of total attendance. Over the last 90 days Dallas Market Center has seen a rapid increase in new buyer applications from across the Central U.S. and attendance from 47 states at trade events and open houses.

“What was uniquely successful about September Market was the opportunity for buyers to take time to conduct serious business before the holidays and the new year,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO. “We saw an impressive number of buyers who may normally visit in the summer plus a surge of new buyers making the decision to visit Dallas

The Home Depot Flooring A-Z

What’s under your feet (or however you get around) is as important as anything when it comes to home. That’s why this fall, we collaborated with The Home Depot on an A to Z guide that’ll give you the confidence to make flooring choices you’ll love. Check out the A to Z handbook here.

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If there’s one element of flooring to consider an indispensable ally, it’s underlayment. A thin layer of material that runs between your visible flooring (hardwood, vinyl, tile, you name it) and the subfloor, it’s a hidden problem solver that can address several unexpected flooring issues. Whether you’re counting on it to create a sturdy, level surface for flooring, keep potential moisture damage at bay, reduce noise or all of the above, there’s an underlayment material out there suited specifically to your project, and it can be found at The Home Depot.

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Underlayment is the barrier between flooring and subfloor

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Underlayment is made from both “hard” and “soft” materials, which are used in different instances. “Hard” materials, like plywood and cement “backer” board, attach to the subfloor itself and are best for flooring types like tile. “Soft” materials, like foam, fiber and cork, work frequently

High 10 Adorning Concepts

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