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Home Remodeling Fair coming April 11th

This year’s Home Remodeling Fair will be held on Saturday, April 11th, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at Cleveland Heights City Hall. This free event is open to residents of all communities. Fairgoers can attend workshops on current home repair and remodeling issues; visit advice tables, where they can ask questions of professionals representing various repair specialties; and meet with representatives from local banks, community organizations, and the City of Cleveland Heights to discuss how their programs can help homeowners complete renovation projects.… Read the rest

Making your home safer

Most homeowners want to be safe in their homes, but may not want security measures to interfere with the aesthetics of their house. That can be a tough balancing act. Should you install security doors, motion-detector lights, dead-bolt locks, a commercial security system?… Read the rest

HRRC creates Innovation Fund

One of the challenges facing HRRC, as with most nonprofits, is finding room in the budget for new projects. Funds raised from individual donations, foundation grants, and other sources are usually earmarked for – and needed by – the regular programs and services that have proven benefit.… Read the rest

April is Cleveland month

HRRC is offering a special incentive to Cleveland residents in April. For all our April repair workshops, Cleveland residents will pay only $5, instead of the regular $15 fee. Check out our workshop schedule and reserve your spot now.… Read the rest
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Repair Tips

Use HEPA vac to capture lead dust

If you are contemplating any do-it-yourself repairs on a home built before 1978, it’s important to protect your family from the lead dust that can be generated when you disturb a painted surface. This lead dust can be very dangerous to small children and pregnant women.… Read the rest

What you should know about radon

The Surgeon General warns that radon (a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium) is the second leading cause of lung cancer in our country, producing nearly 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year. It’s especially dangerous to smokers.… Read the rest

Laminate flooring

Laminate may be the “new kid on the block” when it comes to flooring options, but it has quickly become one of the most popular. It resists scratching, staining, fading, and denting, and is reasonably easy to install on a do-self basis.… Read the rest
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