Knowing Your Home Educational Series

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. To view the workshops, please scroll down this page.

Knowing Your Home Educational Series is 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 residents: 

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

The 2022 edition of this popular home maintenance program features a collection of 13 workshops that take place from April through October, led by experts within the industry. These workshops cover a wide range of topics designed to educate residents regarding improvements and best practices for their homes. The schedule for this year’s series is focused on working to bring century homes into contemporary times while working to preserve the amazing and historic aspects that makes them so special. The best part?  Each workshop is hosted in a live format at unique locations around the community that are open to the public and free to attend.

As spring approaches, a new list of home maintenance chores should be on your to-do list. Click here to view our Home Maintenance Calendar for an entire year’s worth of important projects to help maintain your Lakewood home.

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Topic Date (Time) Registration
How to Contract a Repair Thurs, April 7
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register 
Managing Pests Thurs, April 21
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Shrubs & Perennials Sat, April 30
(10 – 11:30 a.m.)
Lakewood Church of the Ascension
Click here to register
Rain Gardens & Native Plants Thurs, May 5
(6 – 7 p.m.)
Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek
Click here to register
Aging in Place & Technology Thurs, June 9
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Universal Design Thurs, June 23
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Roofing Options & Best Practices Thurs, July 21
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
1st Choice Roofing
Click here to register
Outdoor Lighting Options Thurs, August 25
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Waterproofing Basics Thurs, September 15
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling Sat, September 24
(10 – 11:30 a.m.)
Cleveland Lumber Company
Click here to register 
 Windows Thurs, October 6
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Turner Technical Services
Registration coming soon
Flooring Materials Sat, October 8
(10 – 11:30 a.m.)
Cleveland Lumber Company
Registration coming soon
 Insulation & Weather Sealing  Thurs, October 20
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Turner Technical Services
Registration coming soon

 

View recaps from past “Knowing Your Home” workshops LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Solar 101

Now in its ninth year, LakewoodAlive’s “Knowing Your Home” series draws hundreds of attendees annually.  Our workshop series is generously supported by: City of Lakewood, Cleveland Lumber Company and First Federal Lakewood and Lakewood Public Library.

Please consider donating to LakewoodAlive to support this workshop series along with the other programs offered through the organization that helps us to accomplish our mission of fostering and sustaining vibrant neighborhoods. We appreciate your support.

Knowing Your Home Virtual Educational Series

 

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. To view the workshops, please scroll down this page.

 

 

Knowing Your Home Educational Series is 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 residents: 

 

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

 

The 2022 edition of this popular home maintenance program features a collection of 13 workshops taking place from April through November led by experts within the industry.  These workshops cover a wide range of topics designed to educate residents regarding improvements and best practices for their homes. The schedule for this year’s series is focused on working to bring century homes into contemporary times while working to preserve the amazing and historic aspects that makes them so special. The best part?  Each workshop is hosted in a live format at unique locations around the community that are open to the public and free to attend. 

 

LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Woodwork     LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Flooring Options     LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home

 

To reserve your free spot click “Register Here” on the schedule below or call 216-521-0655 (x3).

 

Topic Date (Time) Registration
How to Contract a Repair Thurs, April 7
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Managing Pests Thurs, April 21
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Shrubs & Perennials Sat, April 30
(10 – 11:30 a.m.)
Lakewood Church of the Ascension
Click here to register
Rain Gardens & Native Plants Thurs, May 5
(6 – 7 p.m.)
Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek
Click here to register
Aging in Place & Technology Thurs, June 9
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Universal Design Thurs, June 23
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Roofing Options & Best Practices Thurs, July 21
(7 – 8:30 pm)
1st Choice Roofing
Click here to register
Outdoor Lighting Options Thurs, August 25
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Waterproofing Basics Thurs, September 15
(7 – 8:30 p,m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Click here to register
Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling Sat, September 24
(10 – 1130 a.m.)
Cleveland Lumber Company
Click here to register
Windows Thurs, October 6
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Turner Technical Services
Registration coming soon
Flooring Materials Sat, October 8
(10 – 11:30 a.m.)
Cleveland Lumber Company
Registration coming soon
Insulation & Weather Sealing Thurs, October 20
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Turner Technical Services
Registration coming soon

 

 

 

View recaps from past “Knowing Your Home” workshops LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Solar 101

 

Now in its ninth year, LakewoodAlive’s “Knowing Your Home” series draws hundreds of attendees annually.  Our workshop series is generously supported by: City of Lakewood, Cleveland Lumber Company and First Federal Lakewood and Lakewood Public Library.

 

Please consider making a donation to LakewoodAlive to support this workshop series along with the other programs offered through the organization that helps us to accomplish our mission of fostering and sustaining vibrant neighborhoods. We appreciate your support.