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Clam Bake fundraiser Saturday, September 1st

Come and celebrate fall with a Clam Bake fundraiser for Home Repair Resource Center, the Cleveland Heights nonprofit, from 5 to 9 pm on Saturday, September 12th. Patrons will enjoy a relaxing evening on the beautiful grounds of the McGregor Home, filled with fun and fellowship, festive music, an auction of unique items and enticing experiences – and, of course, a delicious traditional clam bake!… Read the rest

Senior Expo on September 1st

Seniors are invited to attend Home Repair Resource Center’s annual Senior Expo. This year’s event, “Prepare, Preserve, Protect,” will be held on Tuesday, September 1st, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Cleveland Heights Senior Activity Center, 1 Monticello Boulevard.… Read the rest

Women’s plumbing classes to start 7/29

Applications are still being accepted for the “plumbing & heating repairs” module in our Home How-To women’s repair course. Tuition for the eight-class module is $120 for Cleveland Heights residents and $150 for non-residents. The module will run from July 29th through September 16th, with weekly classes each Wednesday from 7 – 9 pm.… Read the rest

August is South Euclid month

HRRC is offering a special incentive to South Euclid residents in August. For all our August repair workshops, South Euclid residents will pay only $5, instead of the regular $15 fee. Our August classes will include several of our popular electricity workshops: “Intro to Electricity,” “Repairing Switches & Outlets,” and “Three-Way Switches & GFCI Outlets.” Check out our workshop schedule and reserve your spot now.… Read the rest
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Repair Tips

Porch columns

Many older homes are graced by columns supporting a porch roof. Most of these columns will eventually need repair or replacement, as they suffer the effects of age and weather. With a little know-how, this job can be done by the homeowner on a do-self basis.… Read the rest

Sidewalk leveling

Many people are interested in trying to level sidewalk slabs, but are afraid that the segment  will be too heavy to handle without damaging the slab – or their backs! If you’ve been really struggling to get your sidewalks lifted and straightened out, there are some ways to get that project done even if you’re not a body builder.… Read the rest

Discouraging animal visitors

Most urban areas in Northeastern Ohio, including Cleveland Heights, have experienced an increase in the populations of wild “critters” in recent years. The problems they cause can range from the merely annoying to the downright destructive – so, it’s a good idea to look at ways to keep them from setting up housekeeping in your neighborhood.… Read the rest
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