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April 2018

Knowing Your Home: How to Contract A Repair

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107 United States
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Free

This workshop will focus on the process of working with a home repair/improvement contractor. We will start with the basics of understanding your repair and then work our way through the process of getting estimates, scheduling the job and then making sure the repair has been completed in a workmanlike manner ensuring a well done job. The goal of this presentation is to help remove the guess work from the daunting task of home repair and improvement projects, getting the…

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May 2018

Knowing Your Home: Plaster Repair and Replacement

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sherwin-Williams, 14711 Madison Avenue
Lakewood, 44107 United States
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Join LakewoodAlive, Sherwin-Williams and Linda Jancik of Wall to Wall Transformations for a workshop designed to educate folks on how to repair plaster walls and ceilings. Linda will review the anatomy of a wall, what plaster is made out of and the best ways to tackle a repair. This is a great workshop if you are tired of looking at the water damage from that old leaky toilet or tub or if you just want to be proactive and ready for what…

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Knowing Your Home: Home Maintenance

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107 United States
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This Knowing Your Home workshop will focus on the must-do home maintenance tasks that homeowners, especially owners of 80-100 year old homes, should make a priority to prevent major repair issues down the line. The workshop will also outline a yearly home maintenance schedule, helping to keep us on track with our maintenance chores as well as websites and apps that can be used to make our lives easier by storing all of our home repair information in one convenient…

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June 2018

Knowing Your Home: Exterior Prep & Paint

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sherwin-Williams, 14711 Madison Avenue
Lakewood, 44107 United States
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Join LakewoodAlive and Sherwin-Williams for a workshop dedicated to the exterior preparation and painting of your home. We will have paint experts who will walk us through proper techniques and process of painting your home from start to finish, after all it is all about the prep! We will highlight the proper tools, products, safety practices and clean up process that will ensure a job well done! If you are considering painting your home this season, then you will not want to…

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July 2018

Knowing Your Home: Hands-On Window Repair

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lakewood Hardware, 16608 Madison Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107
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Free

Join LakewoodAlive and Lakewood Hardware for our hands-on window repair workshop. Repairing a window is not only energy efficient and environmentally friendly, but it also helps to keep the historic look and feel of your wonderfully old home. Rotted frames, deteriorated sashes and leaky frames can generally be fixed in window restoration — even a rotting window isn't necessarily too far gone for restoration. Glenn Palmer will be leading the evening and working with class participants to check window sashes, identify parts…

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Knowing Your Home: Generators 101

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cleveland Lumber Company, 9410 Madison Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102 United States
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Join LakewoodAlive and Cleveland Lumber Company for a workshop dedicated to learning all about generators. Our workshop will focus on educating folks on the very most basics of generators: - what are they? - Different styles - What situations do they work best? - How much can they energize? We will then move on to the topic of how they work and learn more about their everyday maintenance. Lastly, we will be focusing on the safety aspect of owning and using a…

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September 2018

Knowing Your Home: Electrical 101

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clock Electric, 1624 Coutant
Lakewood, OH 44107
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Join LakewoodAlive for this exciting workshop where participants will be learning electrical basics. The workshop is designed to provide the average homeowner a understanding of electrical current, a home's electrical map and structure, the different pieces and parts that make up your electrical system as well as safety. Our goal is to empower residents so that they feel comfortable talking, contracting and working with their electrical system. We want to take the shock out of electricity! Please join us for…

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