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Aging in Place-How to Stay Independent In Your Home As You Age
$59.00 (1 section available)
This class will teach students how to build, remodel or modify homes so that they will be able to live independently as long as possible in their own homes.

Clear Your Paper Clutter
$39.00 (1 section available)
Overwhelmed by the amount of paper in your home or office? This course will help students clear the clutter from their lives by organizing their papers. Students will learn organizational skills to clear and organize their paper clutter that will assist them in managing future paper piles.

Creating an Outdoor Living Space
$39.00 (1 section available)
Who doesn't love sitting on the porch and enjoying a cup of coffee to start their day, or a good glass of wine to unwind and relax after a stressful day at the office? Outdoor living, we have all heard the term. Learn how to create an outdoor living space that is warm and welcoming.

Electrical DIY Basics for Homeowners
$189.00 (2 sections available)
Learn how to replace wall switches and receptacles safely, inspect your service panel, repair light fixtures, and perform small electrical wiring projects. Within 24-hours of instruction, several hands-on projects, and industry tips and techniques, students should graduate with the confidence to tackle most basic home electrical wiring and maintenance projects. Even if you hire a professional, you will learn the fundamentals of electrical wiring to ensure that the job is done correctly and at a fair price. Supplies are included in the cost of the course.

Exit and Stage Right!
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Selling your home in today's market can be stressful. This quick overview of the home selling process covers staging to settlement. Learn to prepare and stage your home, get your necessary documents in order, put your house on the market, discuss personal and home safety, and learn what happens on settlement day.

Gardening With Raised Beds
$39.00 (1 section available)
Discover the many benefits of raised beds for your gardens. Raised beds are a simple solution for poor soil, can increase your yield, and can give you a head start on planting in the spring. Students will discuss the different types of raised beds, site selection and preparation, soil, planting and maintenance.

Home Buying Workshop
$39.00 (4 sections available)
Considering buying a home in the not-too-distant future? Then there are some things you should know in advance. We will explore such topics as choosing the right Real Estate Agent, finding available homes, placing an offer, obtaining a mortgage, home inspections and home appraisals. Led by an experienced Realtor®, students will be well informed for what to expect during the home buying process to make the most important financial decision of their lives. Registered student can bring one guest. Guest does not need to register.

Home Improvement Basics--Do It Yourself
$129.00 (4 sections available)
Whether students want to save money or just enjoy the satisfaction that comes from doing it themselves, this course will teach the basics of home repair. Students will learn how to handle practical repairs and improvements, such as installing a ceiling fan, changing a light switch or fixing a leaking faucet. Topics include basic plumbing, carpentry and electricity, painting and drywall, tools, hardware, and safety measures and precautions. If the job is too much to handle, this class will show students how to choose and hire a contractor.

Interior Decorating & Design
$99.00 (1 section available)
Looking to increase your home's "wow" factor? Want to create a cozy space but just not sure where to start? This course will set you on the path to design success as you learn about color theory, space planning, proportion, and accessorizing. We will explore a variety of design concepts and apply them to your own decorating dilemmas!

Organize your Photos- Print and Digital
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Learn the best way to organize and preserve your printed and digital photos. The presentation will include information about conversion, archiving, and celebrating your photos. We'll also do hands-on organizing of your digital files. Bring your laptop loaded with your photos.

Sell Your House for Top Dollar
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Prepare your home for sale and get it sold, on your own or with an agent. This class gives you step-by-step instructions on preparing your home for today's competitive market, determining current home values, advertising that works, and holding a successful Open House. Also covered will be required disclosures, the Residential Real Estate contract and how to handle inspections.

Simple Living: Clearing Your Home
$39.00 (1 section available)
Learn to live lean in this course. Students will learn how to minimize the amount of stuff in their homes - separating memories from junk. Organizational skills will be introduced to help students properly discard the things they don't need while saving only those they do. These skills can be used to organize your current home, prepare for a move to a smaller home, or get a home on the market!

Staging Your Home for the Sale
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Are you planning to sell your home? Is your home ready for sale? Can prospective buyers envision themselves living in your home? Learn tips and tricks and find out how and why staged homes sell faster and at higher prices than those not staged. Bring your home photos, if time allows we will discuss in class.

Winter and Backyard Chickens
$39.00 (1 section available)
Winter is just around the corner. What does your backyard chicken need to survive a Pittsburgh winter? Topics will include winterizing your coop, egg production, feeding and watering, molting and protecting your coop.

Wintering Your Bee Hive
$49.00 (1 section available)
Winter is coming. How do you prepare your bees for a Pittsburgh winter? Topics will include fall feeding, honey storage for winter feeding, wrapping and ventilating your hive along with pest protection.

 
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