Knowing Your Home Educational Series

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Your home is your most important investment.  There’s no better time than now to take proper care of it, and LakewoodAlive is here to help you every step of the way.

knowhomeKnowing Your Home” is an educational series focused on sustainability and home maintenance best practices empowering homeowners to tackle necessary repairs and improvements.  This series is designed to benefit a wide range of homeowners:

  • Those considering a home DIY project
  • Those planning to hire a contractor
  • Those simply interested in better understanding how their home works

View upcoming “Knowing Your Home” workshops

The workshops are held at unique locations around the community.  Most are presentation format and those that can be held on location aim to offer a hands-on feel, providing homeowners step-by-step direction on how to complete specific repairs.

The 2018 edition of “Knowing Your Home” features a collection of 14 workshops taking place from March through October led by experts within the industry.  These workshops cover a wide range of topics designed to educate homeowners.  The best part?  Each workshop is open to the public and free to attend.

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Knowing Your Home 2018 Schedule

Topic Date Location
Creating a Sound Investment Thursday, March 8 Bottlehouse Brewery
All About Fireplaces Thursday, March 15 The Hearth Shop
Step Repair & Replacement Saturday, April 14 Cleveland Lumber
Air Conditioning
(for Steam or Hot Water Heat Homes)
Thursday, April 19 Slife Heating & Cooling
How to Contract a Repair Thursday, April 26 Lakewood Public Library
Plaster Repair & Replacement Thursday, May 10 Sherwin-Williams
Home Maintenance Thursday, May 17 Lakewood Public Library
Exterior Prep & Paint Thursday, June 14 Sherwin-Williams
Hands-On Window Repair Thursday, July 19 Lakewood Hardware
Generators 101 Saturday, July 28 Cleveland Lumber
Electrical 101 Thursday, September 20 Clock Electric
Weatherization Basics Saturday, September 22 Cleveland Lumber
How to Stock Your Tool Box Thursday, October 18 Lakewood Hardware
Plumbing 101 Thursday, October 25 Clock Electric


View recaps from past “Knowing Your Home” workshops

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In lieu of charging for these workshops, we are asking participants to consider either making a donation to LakewoodAlive or bringing canned foods or other non-perishable items for donation to the Lakewood Community Services Center.  We appreciate your support.


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