Knowing Your Home Educational Series

 Jump to Knowing Your Home 2020 Schedule 

**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
Solar 101April 16
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Virtual
Container GardeningApril 25
(10 – 11:30 am)
Church of the Ascension
How to Contract a RepairMay 14
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Kitchen & Bathroom RemodelingMay 16
(10 – 11:30 am)
Cleveland Lumber
Universal DesignJune 11
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Ask an ExpertJune 18
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Sauced Taproom & Kitchen
Cabinet RefinishingJuly 16
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Sherwin-Williams Lakewood
Floor Painting Prep & TechniquesSeptember 10
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Sherwin-Williams Lakewood
Weatherization BasicsSeptember 19
(10 – 11:30 am)
Cleveland Lumber
WaterproofingSeptember 24
(7 – 8:30 pm)
TTS
10225 Berea Rd
Unit C
Cleveland, OH
Window & Door RepairOctober 8
(7 – 8:30 pm)
TBD
Porch & Step MaintenanceOctober 15
(7 – 8:30 pm)
TTS
10225 Berea Rd
Unit C
Cleveland, OH

  

View recaps from past “Knowing Your Home” workshops 

LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Solar 101Now in its seventh 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.

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. 

Knowing Your Home Educational Series

Jump to Knowing Your Home 2018 Schedule

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.

LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Woodwork       LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Flooring Options

 

Knowing Your Home 2019 Schedule

TopicDate (Time)Location
Creating a Sound InvestmentMarch 7
(7 – 9 pm)
Bottlehouse Brewery
All About FireplacesMarch 15
(7 – 9 pm)
The Hearth Shop
Step Repair & ReplacementApril 14
(10 – 12 noon)
Cleveland Lumber
Air Conditioning
(for Steam or Hot Water Heat Homes)
April 19
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Slife Heating & Cooling
How to Contract a RepairApril 26
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Plaster Repair & ReplacementMay 10
(7 – 9 pm)
Sherwin-Williams
Home MaintenanceMay 17
(7 – 8:30 pm)
Lakewood Public Library
Exterior Prep & PaintJune 14
(7 – 9 pm)
Sherwin-Williams
Hands-On Window RepairJuly 19
(7 – 9 pm)
Lakewood Hardware
Generators 101July 28
(10 – 12 noon)
Cleveland Lumber
Electrical 101September 20
(7 – 9 pm)
Clock Electric
Weatherization BasicsSeptember 22
(10 – 12 noon)
Cleveland Lumber
How to Stock Your Tool BoxOctober 18
(7 – 9 pm
Lakewood Hardware
Plumbing 101October 25
(7 – 9 pm)
Clock Electric

 

View recaps from past “Knowing Your Home” workshops

LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Solar 101Now in its sixth 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 and First Federal Lakewood.

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.