9 Things You Might Not Know About Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor is set to take the stage at the Home + Remodeling Show on Friday, January 23 at 7pm and Saturday, January 24 at 11am and 2pm. Can't wait to see this home improvement expert and the host of PBS' This Old House at the show? Check out our quick interview with Kevin below - it should tide you over until his appearances this weekend.

Kevin O'Connor in Action

Marketplace Events (MPE): Are you on social media?
MPE: What three items do you always keep in your tool belt?
  • Kevin: "21 oz hammer, my speed square, 25 foot tape measure."
MPE: What was your first job?
  • Kevin: "Washed dishes at a restaurant - and was darn good at it!"
MPE: What famous figure inspires your career?
  • Kevin: "Bill Gates - great philanthropic figure."
MPE: Describe your design style in five words or less.
  • Kevin: "Traditional with clean and bright feel."
MPE: What is the most challenging part of your job?
  • Kevin: "Turning someone who is great at their job into a person that will do well on television."
MPE: What is your favorite design or garden-related app?
  • Kevin: "Houzz - it is an aggregator of photos."
MPE: What is your favorite organizing tip?
  • Kevin: "Keep at it and stay on top of it."
MPE: What is your design or gardening pet peeve?
  • Kevin: "Don't like sinks in islands."
The Home + Remodeling Show is on at the Dulles Expo Center from January 23- 25, 2015. With hundreds of exhibitors, local renovation experts, designers, and more, it is the home improvement event of the season. Don't have tickets yet? Get 2-for-1 via Facebook and take a friend or family member to the show.

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JANUARY 23 - 25, 2015.

Jan 22, 2015, 17:09 PM