Do you have plans to fix up your home this year? Maintaining a home is a huge part of responsible homeownership and the costs to maintain and improve your home can add up!
You can save money if you’re able to Do-It-Yourself!
Come to TRIP’s Home Maintenance Training Workshops and learn the skills you’ll need.
Classes are held on Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30pm beginning March 13th and running through May 8th. All workshops are FREE and held at the TRIP HomeOwnership Center (415 River Street, Troy, Second Floor.)
Participants are welcome to come to all or as many workshops that interest them. Each class focuses on a different topic:
3/13 – Week 1 – Intro to Home Maintenance Training- Hardware & Tools, Home’s Major Systems
3/20 – Week 2 – Electrical – Installing Outlets, Light Switches, Dimmers, and Light Fixtures
3/27 – Week 3 – Plumbing 1 – Installing Kitchen and Bathroom Sinks & Faucets, Toilet Replacement
4/3 – Week 4 – Plumbing 2 – Pipe Cutting, Sweating Copper, & Valve Replacements; How to use Pex Tubing;
4/10 – Week 5 – Flooring & Tiling – How to Install Tile & Wood; Tools & Surface Prep
No class 4/17
4/24 – Week 6 – Sheetrock – How to Repair Damage, Install New, Taping & More
5/1 – Week 7 – Painting – Surface Prep, Paint Techniques, Green Options
5/8 – Week 8 – Weatherization and Energy efficiency
To sign up, call 690-0020 x221. Hope to see you there!