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Try a “No-Spend” Month

January is known for people setting goals to achieve throughout the year. Often times the efforts made to fulfill these resolutions or goals get lost in the winter woes and our inability to bounce back after the holiday season. There is one challenge that you and your family can try that does not have to last all year, but it could set you up to benefit financially throughout the year.… Read the rest

Date Announced for Home Remodeling Fair

Are you looking for home remodeling ideas and repair advice? Come to the Fair — the HRRC Home Remodeling Fair! Visit “Ask an Expert” advice tables, where professionals from many repair specialties will answer questions and give advice. If you’re thinking about remodeling or renovating, talk with representatives from local banks, community organizations, and the City of Cleveland Heights about help that’s available to you. … Read the rest

Job Opening at HRRC: Part Time Class Administrator (evenings)

The home repair education program is looking for someone to join the team!  This part time (12 hrs/week), evening position will be responsible for the classroom experience:  from set up, to assisting students and teachers in class, to putting it all away. … Read the rest

Repair Education Discounts

Two discounts are available for our home repair workshops and class series: Partner City Resident. Residents of Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights are eligible for a 25% discount off our one- and two-night home repair workshops, thanks to financial support from their cities.… Read the rest
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Repair Tips

Winter Energy Observation

by Wesley Walker, HRRC Energy Expert Now that winter looks to be here to stay, it’s a good time to locate your home’s energy efficiency deficiencies. The next time you walk to the garage, or drive by in your warm car, stop and take a look at how your home is behaving.… Read the rest

Check out your fireplace

Most people enjoy sitting in front of a cozy fire on a wintry evening. If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace in your home, it’s important to make sure everything is in working order before building that first fire of the season.… Read the rest

Preparing for Emergencies

Whether the result of a storm or a regional blackout like the one in August 2003, multiple systems can be affected when the electricity goes out for any reason. It’s a good idea to have certain emergency preparations in place at all times, to stave off hunger and cold in case our power, water, or other support systems are interrupted for an extended period.… Read the rest
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