The Henrico County Department of Community Revitalization is pleased to offer the third annual series of free workshops to help residents maintain and improve their homes.
The third and fourth workshops in the 2017-18 series will be held at the Eastern Henrico Government Center at 3820 Nine Mile Road, beginning at 9:00 AM, with doors opening at 8:30 and will conclude at 12:15.
In the case of inclement weather resulting in the closure of County facilities the event will be rescheduled. Please visit henrico.us/revit for information on rescheduling.
See below for details on the February and March workshops and for additional information email the Department of Community Revitalization at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 501-7640.
Saturday, February 3, 2018 – Home Safety. This two-part workshop will cover techniques and home improvements for Aging in Place, followed by a presentation on how to hire a contractor. Have you been concerned about your (or friends or relatives) ability to remain safely in your home as you age? Would you like to learn about techniques and improvements to make to your home to make it safer and more convenient? Then this workshop is for you. Part 2 of the workshop is a presentation and discussion on how to hire a contractor. Have you ever put off having work done on your home because you were reluctant or nervous about hiring an honest, competent contractor? If so, come hear a licensing specialist from the State Board of Contractors provide solid advice on how to go about doing so and pitfalls to avoid.
There is no charge for this or any of the workshops, and no advance registration is required.
Saturday, March 3, 2018 – Outdoor Improvements. Learn how to maintain and repair your wood deck so it lasts for years to come. Plus, get ready for spring with techniques to create a sustainable lawn and keep shrubs and other plantings healthy.
Presentations from past Workshops: