Matt Muenster

Matt Muenster

Licensed Contractor and Designer – DIY Network’s Bath Crashers

Licensed contractor Matt Muenster sees every house project, whether he’s ripping apart dated bathrooms using the latest construction technology or completely gutting his own kitchen, as a chance to use his clever ideas to achieve great design while integrating earth-friendly elements. Matt earned his degree in interior design from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He initially got his feet wet designing restaurants and casinos and even worked on the Angolan Project in Africa. Eventually, his fervor for design shifted to the residential sector. His professional experience includes high-end interior design, and he gets an adrenaline rush every time he transforms a boring bathroom into a fantastic one on DIY Network’s Bath Crashers

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Rhonda Benvie | Help Me Rhonda Interiors

Rhonda is a native of the area.  She grew up in Fuquay-Varina and now calls Wake Forest home.  Help Me Rhonda Interiors is a Best of the Best winner and has been spotlighted in local magazines.  Rhonda has also authored design articles in local publications.  Come learn the basics of design as Rhonda shares her 20+ years of experience in the design field and see why her clients love her down-to-earth, tell it like it is, work with any budget approach to design. 

Rhonda will be taking your interior design and decor questions LIVE on stage at the show on Saturday at 3pm! Be sure to check out her new furniture store, Open Door Furniture & Accents, now open!

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Corey Jason | Earth Right Energy

Corey Jason is a proud family man, a business owner and entrepreneur. Corey has been educating people in the area of energy efficiency for over seven years and has helped tens to hundreds of thousands of people around the country save on their energy costs. Corey has partnered with a number of various seasoned individuals and well established companies, such as Bosch to help create what is called Earth Right Energy.

Although the company is still fairly new to the world, it is by no means new to the industry. With over 150 years plus experience combined, the company maintains a five star rating, and is one of the only companies that specializes in full service energy efficiency. That's everything from radiant barriers and hot water heaters of various sorts, to all out solar and LED lighting.

Corey is not only determined to bring great energy into the world through his charisma and vigor, but also through educating people everywhere of all the  great incentives, government programs, and rebates that are available to make simple changes to their homes and business's and how to reduce the demand for utilities and of the benefits as well. (Also referred to by Corey as the "Earth Right Energy word!") In this workshop you will learn the benefits of going green, some key simple solutions that don't cost hardly anything, but bring about real big energy savings too. Savings ranging between 15%-60% every year. Corey has proven time and time again that there is a wrong way to go about saving money and energy and a right way.

Check out the Fresh Ideas Stage Schedule for presentation times each day of the show!