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Home & Garden

ALL ABOUT HOUSES

Whether you own a home or are looking to buy your very first home, this course is for you. Spend an evening with an experienced home inspector who will discuss topics such as: mold, cracks in your foundation walls, what is the life expectancy of building materials, wiring methods, insulation issues, wells and septic systems, regular maintenance of your home as well as a host of other issues. There will be time for questions, so bring them along.

Wed          Nov 13 6:30-9 pm 1 class $32.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 211 Harry Janssen PR-5507

ECO HOMES

How will the home of the future look…will it be self-sustaining, what will the energy costs be, will they be net zero, and how can this be achieved? How will they look? Join Harry to learn all about topics such as going off-grid, using alternative power sources, and how to utilize recycled materials.

Wed          Sep 25 6:30-9 pm 1 class $32.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 211 Harry Janssen PR-5508

HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR HOME

Tips for keeping your house in tip top shape! Join Harry for an evening of discussion on how to keep your home in the best shape possible. He will discuss such topics as seasonal maintenance of your home for both indoor and outdoors. Best ways to maintain your roof, heating, etc. will also be covered in this class.

Wed          Oct 23 6:30-9 pm 1 class $32.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 211 Harry Janssen PR-5509

HOW TO BUILD A HOUSE

So, how exactly is a house built? From ground-breaking to occupancy, what is involved in constructing a house? Learn about trades people required, permits and inspections, blueprints and plans and what’s required for occupancy.

Wed          Oct 9 6:30-9 pm 1 class $32.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 211 Harry Janssen PR-5510

Welcome to the “Natural Home Series” where you will explore ways to keep our homes clean and fresh, using the simplest ingredients found at everyday stores. You can adapt and personalize these products to suit your preferences and your home water type. You will walk away from each workshop with creatively packaged products to use or gift.


NATURAL HOME: LAUNDRY SOAP & DRYER SHEETS

Simple, fast, and so affordable! Make enough laundry soap to clean loads and loads of dirty clothes and keep things fresh with DIY dryer sheets. You will walk away from the workshop with creatively packaged products. A $30 material fee is payable to the instructor.

Wed          Dec 11 7-9 pm 1 class $15.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 235 Lisa Nevar-Landsmann PR-5373

NATURAL HOME: TUB SCRUB & TOILET FIZZIES

Even the bathroom can be clean and sparkling using natural products with easy to find ingredients. These can be created easily and at a fraction of the cost of what you’ll find in a store. A $30 materials fee is payable to the instructor.

Wed          Nov 27 7-9 pm 1 class $15.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 235 Lisa Nevar-Landsmann PR-5374