Lots of Events Coming Up for HRRC
During the next several weeks, Home Repair Resource Center will host or participate in a number of events that you may wish to attend.
Please join us for any or all of the following:
Tuesday, June 4th, 7-8:30 pm
Cleveland Heights Community Center
Keynote Speaker: Jim Rokakis, Vice President, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, and
Director, Thriving Communities Institute
“Northeast Ohio Housing Market: Down but not OUT”
Thursday, May 23rd, 6-8 pm
Rockefeller’s Restaurant, 3099 Mayfield Rd.
PRACTICAL SUSTAINABILITY: Where to Start?
An informal conversation
Monday, June 17th, 7-8:30 pm
The Bottlehouse, 2050 Lee Rd.
HRRC GARAGE SALE
Saturday, June 22nd, 10 am – 2 pm
HRRC Office/Teaching Center, 2520 Noble Rd.
CLEVELAND ASIAN FESTIVAL
Saturday, May 18th & Sunday, May 19th
- Running a New Circuit - May 20, 2013 7:00 pm
- Greening Your Lawn - May 21, 2013 7:00 pm
- HRRC Friendraiser - May 23, 2013 6:00 pm
- Budgeting & Mortgage Lending - Jun 3, 2013 6:00 pm
- Installing a Ceiling Fan - Jun 3, 2013 7:00 pm
Repair Tip of the Month
Home Repair Resource Center offers advice to do-it-yourselfers, through both our Nuts & Bolts newsletter and handouts in our Resource Library. Here is a sample of the information we provide:
BROKEN SEWER LINES
Decisions about sewer line replacement are often made in an emergency situation. Sewer problems usually result from tree roots that intrude through joints in the underground pipe. Finding a source of water and nutrients, they continue to grow, until they eventually obstruct the sewer. When the problem becomes severe enough that snaking the lines or flushing them with a high-pressure water jet is not sufficient to clear the blockage, the traditional remedy has been a “dig down” (open cut trenching) with a back hoe or other large equipment. That process can leave significant surface damage to repair.
Many people aren’t aware that there are alternatives. Homeowners might want to check out two types of trenchless sewer line replacement: “pipe lining” and “pipe bursting.”