Pretty soon, though maybe not soon enough, the snow will melt and home improvement season will begin in Maine.

If you are like me and your home could use a lot of love, we can direct you to just the folks that can make it happen.

There will be over 180 exhibitors at the Cross Insurance Arena this weekend for the Maine Home and Remodeling Show to answer questions and introduce you to products and services that will improve the livability and value of your home.

Design a dream closet, insulate your old home, add outdoor lighting, make your home more green, put a hot tub on your deck, or put up a fence to keep your pets and kids safe. There are plenty of ideas to inspire your home improvement.

If you're looking for something creative to decorate your home with, you can even check out the Artisan Marketplace for handmade crafts and art work. Drop in on a home improvement seminar or watch some of Portland's top chefs in action for the 13th Annual Meet the Chefs Cooking Series.

So check out the Maine Home and Remodeling Show at the Cross Insurance Arena Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday from 10-4.

Tickets are only $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for kids 6-16.

Ready for home improvement?