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Home Improvement and Maintenance

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

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Spruce things up with Home Improvement classes. Explore basic car maintenance and small engine repair. Learn about tiling, interior design, power tools, remodeling and more. Our classes are the perfect fit for the do-it-yourselfer.

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Please call 314-984-7777 to register for classes by phone, or click the button above to register and pay online.

Class schedules provided below may change.

It happens every so often: classes are rescheduled, moved to a different classroom, etc. Want to see the most up-to-date information? Simply follow the orange button above to view current class details.

Unless otherwise specified in the course description, registration for online classes closes three business days prior to the class start date.

Be Your Own General Contractor

Save money on home renovation projects by serving as your own general contractor. Understand a general contractor’s role and responsibilities, how to interview sub-contractors, required permits, insurance for the property owner and sub-contractors, scheduling sub-contractors, setting up a payment schedule, and understand liens, waivers and contracts.
HOME-765 | 1 session | $19 AGE 60+ | $25 REG
F01 W 7-9 p.m. | Troy Galloway
Sept. 30 | Online

DIY Home Inspections

Considering buying or selling a home in the near future? Learn to perform your own unofficial inspections to save money, time and headaches by spotting costly repairs before you get to the contract stage! Topics include reasons for home inspections, what home inspectors look for, home inspection reports, how to choose a home inspector and the different types of inspections. 
HOME-765 | 1 session | $19 AGE 60+ | $25 REG
F02 W 7-9 p.m. | Troy Galloway
Oct. 14 | Online

We have more!

There are so many factors to consider when buying or selling a home. Gain useful strategies and insider tips to help you make informed decisions. Check out our lineup of real estate classes.

Interior Design: Color Schemes for Home, Kitchen and Bath

Give your home a face lift! Whether you prefer a bold or quiet color scheme, our experienced interior designer will show you how to select the best options for your space. Learn the secret of achieving properly balanced color placement, how to combine patterns in fabrics and furniture, and how to integrate these patterns into your space. Selection of paint color, wood tone, counter tops, cabinets, light fixtures and hardware will be addressed. Please bring a pen and notebook to class.
HOME-708 | 1 session | $20 AGE 60+ | $29 REG
F01 W 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Kathryn Leinauer
Sept. 16 | Online

Interior Décor: Accessories for Home, Kitchen and Bath

Well-chosen accessories are the perfect finishing touch every room deserves. Learn from a professional interior designer how to select the right shapes and sizes for your accessories and how to place them into the correct proportionate spaces. Choices of color and the combinations of patterns will be demonstrated. After this class, your home will reflect your personality with a professional touch! Please bring a pen and notebook to class.
HOME-709 | 1 session | $20 AGE 60+ | $29 REG
F01 W 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Kathryn Leinauer
Sept. 23 | Online

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