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Tue, Jul 19


Hosmer Library

Seasonal Home Maintenance Tips

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Seasonal Home Maintenance Tips

Time & Location

Jul 19, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM CDT

Hosmer Library, 347 E 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA

About the Event


Minnesota homes weather the ups and downs of all four seasons. Homeowners can prevent major issues by taking small steps every time the seasons change.

Instructor Manny Manzano will discuss topics like furnace tune-ups, roof maintenance, fireplace care, and leak prevention. Basements to chimneys, interiors and exteriors – this class covers the whole house! You will leave with a checklist for seasonal maintenance tasks. Topics include:

  • Water: hoses, draining the pipes, lawn irrigation systems, back flow preventers
  • Air: Cleaning outside air intakes and exhaust vents; dryer duct
  • Exterior: caulking and weatherstripping; insulation
  • Furnace/boiler: tune-ups, filters, thermostat batteries; humidifier filters
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms: batteries; location; replacement of old units
  • Roof: checking offit and roof vents; cleaning gutters; downspouts and underground drains
  • Fireplaces: flue cleaning/inspection; insert cleaning; damper operation
  • And more!

Questions about registration prices, COVID-19 protocol, or refunds/cancellations? Read our Need-To-Know page!

This class is funded and made possible by the Hennepin County Green Partners Grant. The Green Partners Grant supports local projects that motivate residents to practice environmental stewardship through individual action.

This class is brought to you by Rethos: Places  Reimagined and Minnesota Tool Library. The Rethos Education program is  funded in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural  Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.

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