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March Class Schedule


Attendees restoring old windows at Hayes Window Restoration

Spring has sprung - and we're hoping it will stay that way! Our March class schedule is packed with partnerships new and old, with locations around the state. All registrations can be made here.



TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS

March 10, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Minnesota Tool Library, Northeast Chapter


Older homes weren’t built to handle today’s electronics—come learn the basics of upgrading old and outdated wiring. Our instructor will provide an overview of electrical systems and fixture basics. You’ll learn how to update old wiring and install a basic outlet. This class is in partnership with the Minnesota Tool Library and is open to all experience levels.


FEELING FRAYED? UPDATING OLD ELECTRICAL

March 17, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Minnesota Tool Library, St. Paul


Toilets – chances are you’ll deal with a slow, clogged, or broken toilet sooner than later. In this class, you’ll learn how to remove and install a toilet, how to fix common problems, and basic maintenance you should DIY to keep your toilet flushing smoothly.

This class is in partnership with the Minnesota Tool Library and is open to all experience levels.


HOME SWEET HOME: MAINTENANCE 101

March 18, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | NeighborWorks Home Partners, St. Paul


Brand new homeowner? Looking for a home maintenance refresher? Home Sweet Home: Maintenance 101 is the place to begin. In this class, you’ll learn tips and tricks for taking care of your house. Taught by a local home inspector (who has seen it all!), this class is essential for any homeowner.


LEAD, RADON, & ASBESTOS, OH MY!

March 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Keller Williams Integrity Lakes, Minneapolis


Do the words lead, asbestos, or radon have you (or your clients) running for the hills? These are common to older homes, and as long as you know how to identify and mitigate them safely, there’s nothing to worry about! This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of real estate continuing education. It is open to all.


REPAIRING AND RESTORING OLD WINDOWS

March 21, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | St. Cloud


Join window specialist Paul Schmidt for a day all about windows. Paul will dispel common myths about old wood windows, explain the difference between original and replacement windows, and demonstrate common repairs that you can do at home. You’ll get a thorough overview on how to repair drafts, reglaze windows, fix rotted wood, and improve overall window operation. Most importantly, you’ll learn why old wood windows can be just as energy efficient as replacements.


FIX-IT (ELECTRICAL)

March 24, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | St. Cloud


Join window specialist Paul Schmidt for a day all about windows. Paul will dispel common myths about old wood windows, explain the difference between original and replacement windows, and demonstrate common repairs that you can do at home. You’ll get a thorough overview on how to repair drafts, reglaze windows, fix rotted wood, and improve overall window operation. Most importantly, you’ll learn why old wood windows can be just as energy efficient as replacements.


IF WALLS COULD TALK...

March 31, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Minnesota Tool Library, Northeast Chapter


Before you remodel, remove or repair—learn the language of wall systems! We’ll review basic wall structure, discuss what to look for when adding or removing a wall, and how to finish off the frame. Learn how to properly attach and/or repair plaster and sheetrock, patch that hole from the baseball your kid threw inside the house, and troubleshoot common plaster issues found in older homes. This class is in partnership with the Minnesota Tool Library and is open to all experience levels.


Explore all of our classes for spring and learn more about the Education program at Rethos.




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