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Money management classes for older adults

Home Repair Resource Center will offer a series of free classes focused on financial issues that affect seniors. The sessions will be held from 11 am to noon at the Cleveland Heights Senior Center. Join us for the following sessions:
Managing Your Money as You Age (Tuesday, May 13th)
Should You Stay, or Should You Go?… Read the rest

Fundraiser at Bremec on the Heights will support HRRC

Have you caught spring fever? Are you feeling the urge to work in your lawn and garden? Support Home Repair Resource Center by printing a voucher and bringing it to Bremec on the Heights Garden Center between Monday, April 21st and Sunday, May 4th.… Read the rest

Choosing replacement windows

Replacement windows vary in features like overall quality, energy efficiency, warranty protection, and ease of installation. Britt Raburn from Lyndhurst Lumber will talk about what you should look for in these products at a free presentation, “Choosing Replacement Windows.” This talk, part of Home Repair Resource Center’s HouseMender University series, will be held at 7 pm on Tuesday, April 22nd, at HRRC’s Teaching Center, 2520 Noble Rd.… Read the rest

May is East Cleveland month

HRRC is offering a special incentive to residents of East Cleveland in May. For all our May repair workshops, East Cleveland residents will pay only $5, instead of the regular $15 fee. This is a great chance to try a class or two, or to practice using the tools and techniques needed to do a repair you want to tackle yourself.… Read the rest

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Questions for your electrical contractor

These are some areas of discussion which may help you assess the skills of an electrical contractor, or determine the scope of what you want to have done:
1.  Ask about the permit.
There are very few electrical repairs that will not require a permit in most communities, so you can assume that one will be needed. … Read the rest

Cleaning concrete

When the winter snows have melted and you can see your driveway again, you might decide it’s time to clean the surface. It’s incredible that something as hard as concrete can be so absorbent – but, let someone park an old oil-leaking car on your driveway, you’ll be left with a large unsightly stain.… Read the rest

Upgrade insulation, ventilation when replacing your roof

If you’ll be talking to contractors about a roof replacement, there are a lot of things to consider. In addition to issues like the difference between traditional and dimensional shingles, you should also think about ways to improve your home’s insulation and ventilation.… Read the rest

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