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.
“Knowing 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 projects
- Those planning to hire a contractor
- Those simply interested in better understanding how their home works
The workshops are held at unique locations around the community. Most are lecture 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 2017 edition of “Knowing Your Home” features a collection of 16 workshops taking place from March through November 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.
Knowing Your Home 2017 Schedule
|Creating a Sound Investment||The Bottlehouse Brewery Lakewood||Thursday, March 2|
|Flooring Options||Cleveland Lumber||Saturday, March 11|
|Managing Pests||Lakewood Public Library||Saturday, March 25|
|Masonry Basics||1st Choice Roofing||Thursday, April 6|
|Front Yard Curb Appeal||Lakewood Public Library||Saturday, April 8|
|Garage Repair & Replacement||Cleveland Lumber||Saturday, April 22|
|Historic Roofing Materials Maintenance||1st Choice Roofing||Thursday, May 18|
|How to Contract a Repair||Lakewood Public Library – Madison Branch||Thursday, May 25|
|Windows 101||Nicholson House||Thursday, June 15|
|Stripping & Refinishing Woodwork||Sherwin-Williams||Thursday, July 13|
|Windows 201 – Hands-On Repair||Lakewood Hardware||Thursday, July 20|
|Electrical 101||Clock Electric||Thursday, August 17|
|Plumbing 101||Turkish Cultural Center||Thursday, September 14|
|Bathroom Remodeling||Cleveland Lumber||Saturday, October 21|
|Kitchen Remodeling||Cleveland Lumber||Saturday, November 4|
|Waterproofing Basics||Deagan’s Kitchen & Bar||Thursday, November 16|
Now in its fourth year, LakewoodAlive’s “Knowing Your Home” series draws hundreds of attendees annually. Our workshop series is generously supported by: Citizens Bank, City of Lakewood, Cleveland Lumber Company, Fifth Third Bank, First Federal Lakewood, PNC, Remax Beyond 2000, The University of Akron Lakewood and Third Federal Savings & Loan.
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.