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Another “Win” for HRRC

HRRC’s Executive Director Ben Faller recently participated in bigBANG!, a free two-month training and mentoring program for innovative non-profits that are effecting social change in Cleveland, sponsored by Social Venture Partners Cleveland. The program culminates in a “Fast Pitch” competition – a high energy, rapid-fire presentation event during which finalists share the mission, vision and impact of their organization with the audience and judges – in just four minutes!… Read the rest

HRRC Executive Director to Speak at National Conference

Home Repair Resource Center will take the national stage on November 16 & 17 at the national Code Enforcement Academy in Dallas, Texas, sponsored by the Center for Community Progress.   Entitled “Moving from Traditional to Transformative,” the Academy will enable participants to look beyond the traditional role of code enforcement towards its potentially transformative role. … Read the rest

Are you facing foreclosure?

The key to effective foreclosure prevention is preparation. If you are worried about losing your home to foreclosure, it will help if you understand the process. You might think that as soon as you file for foreclosure, the sheriff will be standing at the door, ready to remove you from your home.… Read the rest

Job Opening Announced at HRRC

Home Repair Resource Center is looking for a new Communication and Development Associate for a part time position on our team. The ideal candidate will bring energy and creativity, along with excellent communication, administrative and organizational skills to the role, which includes marketing, communication, outreach, fundraising, and donor management.… Read the rest
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Repair Tips

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

Pressure-treated wood: how safe is it?

For the last 70 years, people have been using pressure-treated (PT) wood for projects where resistance to moisture, rot, and insect damage is important: porches, decks, play sets, fences, and other outside structures. Most professionals recommend using PT wood for all outdoor projects.… Read the rest
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