Exhibitor Demonstrations

Need to pick a manufacturer's brain or clear up some installation instructions? Head over to the Diamond Kote, Schluter Systems, and Simpson Strong-Tie demo areas and watch them lead interactive demonstrations featuring best practices and quick tips for smooth installations of their products.

Diamond Kote Building Products Demonstrations

Diamond Kote® Building Products offers a complete siding system, designed with the installer in mind. Our 30-Year No Fade Siding is built on LP® SmartSide®, an engineered wood product. We're here to help you differentiate your business with labor-saving siding products designed to hide nail heads providing homeowners a beautiful, finished home. All products are also backed by a 5/50-Year Siding System Warranty including hail damage.

Demo Schedule

  • See how RigidStack™ and RigidShake™ built on LP®SmartSide® will help you install more siding in a day
  • Learn how LP®SmartSide® is made, and see the advantages of treated engineered wood siding demonstrated
  • Discover callback free butt joints
  • Proper Install, Flashing, and Sealing details for LP®SmartSide® Trim
  • Hear why Hidden Fastener Trim is a better solution for customers & you

  • Explore install Tips & Tricks for mount blocks
  • Realize an easier way to wrap porch & deck posts
  • Premade flashings options

Thursday, 12/5

9:30 - 10:30am
Installing LP®SmartSide® Faster

1:00 - 2:00pm
Hidden Fastener Trim for Siding

3:30 - 4:30pm
Discover a Grab and Go Installation

Friday, 12/6

9:30 - 10:30am
Hidden Fastener Trim for Siding

11:30 - 12:30pm
Installing LP®SmartSide® Faster 

1:30 - 2:30pm
Discover a Grab and Go Installation

Decks Done Right

Speaker: Scott Fisher P.E.

Real Solutions for Safer, Stronger Decks.
Due to the visibility of deck failures the structural side of deck construction is evolving and it’s more important than ever to keep up to date on the latest guidelines, requirements and field-proven details.

Simpson Strong-Tie has brought together an experienced group of presenters to discuss how to create a continuous load path in your deck designs while sharing best practices that help keep jobs moving.

Stop by for one session or attend them all!

Demo Schedule

Thursday, 12/5

9:30am      Footings, Posts and Post-to-Beam Connections
11:00am    Installing Ledgers Right: Fastening and Flashing
1:30pm      Lateral Load Options and Joist Connections
2:30pm      Guards: Posts, Rails and Balusters
4:00pm      Stair Solutions

Friday, 12/6

9:30am      Stair Solutions
11:00am    Installing Ledgers Right: Fastening and Flashing
12:30pm    Guards: Posts, Rails and Balusters
2:00pm      Lateral Load Options and Joist Connections

Completely Curbless!

Create a spa-like retreat, with built-in seats and benches, inset shelves and niches, low-profile linear drains, heated floors, and even steam showers. Find out all about our brand new shower trays and see our new designer STYLE grate finishes first hand! Schluter®-Systems offers a complete line of products with options that integrate together to form a fully bonded, watertight assembly for tiled curbless showers. Create a bathroom that allows you to age in place, while meeting all of your design requirements today.

Demo Schedule

Thursday, 12/5

10:30 - 11:30am | Completely Curbless: Featuring new thinner shower trays & KERDI-BOARD building panels

1:00 - 2:00pm | Let it flow: New STYLE designer grates for KERDI-DRAIN & KERDI-LINE
 
2:30 - 3:30pm | Let’s talk floors: DITRA & DITRA-HEAT uncoupling, floor warming, and sound control

Friday, 12/6

10:30 - 11:30am | Completely Curbless: Featuring new thinner shower trays & KERDI-BOARD building panels

1:00 - 2:30pm | Let it flow: New STYLE designer grates for KERDI-DRAIN, DITRA-HEAT uncoupling, floor warming, and sound control

Want Your Own Product Demo?

Are you an exhibiting manufacturer that would like to demo a product? Contact your account executive today to add your demonstration to the show!