School of Maintenance and Repair
For the seventeenth consecutive year, we're pleased to continue our monthly series of free how-to classes on property maintenance, repair, and related topics. The one-hour sessions begin at 12:00 noon in the store. Everyone is welcome!
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2015 Class Schedule
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Bring your lock work to our Lock Desk and save big over a locksmith's house call. In this class we'll discuss the different types of common residential locks, what to remove, how to remove it/replace it, and other simple but important information you should know about your door and locks before coming to the store for parts.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Lead Safe Renovations
If you're working in a building built before 1978, you may be disturbing lead paint. Know the precautions to take to protect yourself, your co-workers, and your family from lead poisoning. In this class we'll discuss procedures and tools necessary to perform safe renovations in buildings containing lead paint.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Bed Bug and Other Pest Control
Bed bugs, roaches, mice and rats are all common pests in Chicago. In this class we'll discuss strategies to eliminate these pests from your building including detection, room preparation, products available and their safe application. All the information you'll need for safe and total elimination.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Patching, Priming and Top Coating
You'll need to patch up those holes and prime before you put on that fresh coat of paint. In this class we'll discuss wall preparation, including proper cleaning and repair methods. Then we'll turn to room preparation and techniques the pros use for priming and top coating that will give you that perfect wall.
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