Knowing Your Home Educational Series

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**NOTE: Workshop schedule subject to change or to being hosted via live, virtual format**

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. 

knowhome“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 residents: 

  • 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 2020 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 2020 Schedule  

TopicDate (Time)Location
Creating a Sound InvestmentMarch 12
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Sauced Taproom & Kitchen
Garage Repair & ReplacementApril 4
(10 – 11:30 am)
Virtual – View Recording
Solar 101April 16
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording
Container GardeningApril 25
(10 – 11:30 am)
Virtual – View Recording
How to Contract a RepairMay 14
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording
Kitchen & Bathroom RemodelingMay 16
(10 – 11:30 am)
Virtual – View Recording
Universal DesignJune 11
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording
Ask an ExpertJune 18CANCELED
Cabinet RefinishingJuly 16
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording
Concrete Floor RefinishingSeptember 10
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording
Weatherization BasicsSeptember 19
(10 – 11:30 am)
Virtual – View Recording
WaterproofingSeptember 24
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording
Prepping Gardens for Spring SuccessSeptember 26
(10 – 11:30 am)
Virtual – View Recording
Step & Porch Repair and MaintenanceOctober 15
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording
Window & Door RepairOctober 22
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual – View Recording

 

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.