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LakewoodAlive Launches Free Knowing Your Home Educational Series



Lakewood, OH – LakewoodAlive, a non-profit community development organization, is proud to launch the third year of its popular Knowing Your Home Educational Series. The 15 part series is focused on best sustainability and home maintenance practices empowering residents tackle necessary repairs and improvements. Each workshop focuses on one aspect of a home from wet basements to roof repair and replacement and everything in between. New workshops in 2016 will feature kitchen remodeling, sewer & drainage systems, solar 101, living roofs, garage repair and replacement, and bathroom remodeling.

In 2015, 400 people attended 17 workshops.

All Knowing Your Home workshops are free and open to the public.

The first workshop, to be held on February 25 from 7-9pm at Buckeye Beer Engine (15315 Madison Avenue) is “Prioritize and Plan Your Repairs.” Guests will hear from Aaron Westerburg from Inspection Tech to kick off the 2016 season. The workshop will help to provide insight and knowledge into the major systems of a home including heating, roofing, plumbing and electrical to name a few in an effort to prioritize repairs. This workshop will help homeowners learn more about their home while also putting repairs, costs and importance into perspective.

Upcoming Workshops:

Kitchen Remodeling
Saturday, March 19 at 10am – Cleveland Lumber

Masonry Basics
Thursday, April 7 at 7pm– 1st Choice Roofing

Home Maintenance for the 21st Century
Thursday, April 21 at 7pm -University of Akron Lakewood

The Knowing Your Home Educational Series is generously supported by: Citizens Bank, City of Lakewood, Cleveland Lumber, First Federal Lakewood, Remax Beyond 2000, and Third Federal Savings & Loan.

For more information, contact Allison Urbanek, Housing Outreach Director, at 216-521-0655 or

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