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Workshop: Basic Home Improvement and Repair—2 of 2
June 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFREE
At some point, and regardless of economic conditions, your home will need repairs or improvements. Don’t pay for professional services when you can Do-It-Yourself and save money. In this workshop, students will learn essential repairs and improvements through hands-on experience in basic home improvement skills.
- Essential tools for the home
- Drywall repairs
- Laminate flooring basics
- How to cut trim
- How to change a door handle
- How to change a P-Trap
- How to change a light fixture and switch
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Thursday, June 26
6:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m.
744 Rebecca Avenue
Wilkinsburg, Pa 15221
About the presenter: Michael R. Wetmiller is the founder of DIY Pittsburgh, Remodeling Consultants & Educators. Michael has a unique background that combines professional experience as both a carpenter and an educator. He created DIY Pittsburgh with a simple mission: Teach homeowners the skills and knowledge needed to remodel their own homes.
Currently a middle school principal, Michael was originally a journeyman carpenter. He has experience in commercial and residential construction and attended a four-year carpenter’s apprenticeship training program in the mid-1990’s. Michael also has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Science in Education from Duquesne University. He worked as a teacher in a Pittsburgh area high school for 6 years before becoming a principal. Michael combined his knowledge as a carpenter with his ability to teach to create DIY Pittsburgh.
RSVPs are appreciated. Contact Mary Lu Denny at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-471-5808 ext. 527.