Be Your Own Handyperson - 4 Week Series

Home Carpentry Skills 

DIY home repair skills can save you hundreds of $$$, but you have to know what you are doing.  While watching YouTube videos can be helpful, it doesn’t compare to hands-on learning experiences to help you develop the skills you need to manage your own home maintenance.  Even if you are a beginner or novice when it comes to home repair, all you need is a little know how and handyperson training.  Believe in yourself that you can start to look after these jobs and take care of your own home!

Topics of discussion:

  • Necessary tools for your toolbox /tool safety/use of power tools
  • Preparation and identifying the correct tools for the job
  • Accurate measuring
  • Cutting techniques
  • Drywall repairs
  • Putting up shelves
  • Fixing doors, hinges and hardware
  • Basic plumbing repairs