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HOME:713 Do-It-Yourself Ceramic Tiling04/12-04/12  

Come learn how to repair, re-grout or install new ceramic tile and grout on floors and walls in your home. Distinguish between the different sizes of tile and why each are used in certain places. You'll learn how to design, layout, prepare, cut and install ceramic tile and grout. See the tools you'll need and watch a demonstration of how and why to use them.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50684
  • Meeting Dates= 04/12-04/12
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 1
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Do-It-Yourself Drywalling04/26-04/26  

Our experienced handyperson will show you how to measure, cut, and hang drywall. You'll learn how to prep the room prior to installing the 2x4 framing, including proper layout. Instruction will include cut-to-size with minimal drywall seams and cut out for electric boxes. Also learn how to apply seam tape (both paper tape and self-stick mesh tape) and mud (joint compound). If you have a drywall project in your future, get to this class before getting started.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50686
  • Meeting Dates= 04/26-04/26
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Do-It-Yourself Trim & Crown Molding02/08-02/08  

Our experienced handyperson will show you how to measure, cut, and hang trim and crown molding. You'll learn how to prep the room prior to installing, learn the basics of a mitre saw and the proper hardware to install. If you want to add value to your home or have a renovation in your future get to this class before getting started.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50687
  • Meeting Dates= 02/08-02/08
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 1
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Electrical02/22-02/22  

When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. We'll talk about electricity and safety, most people's #1 concern. If you need a new light fixture, wall switch or outlet, this class will guide you. We'll talk about other small electrical problems and the difference between aluminum and copper wiring and how to work with both. We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's safer NOT-to. You won't need to fear performing your own simple DIY electrical repairs or have to pay someone else do it for you after this class.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50677
  • Meeting Dates= 02/22-02/22
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Electrical04/05-04/05  

When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. We'll talk about electricity and safety, most people's #1 concern. If you need a new light fixture, wall switch or outlet, this class will guide you. We'll talk about other small electrical problems and the difference between aluminum and copper wiring and how to work with both. We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's safer NOT-to. You won't need to fear performing your own simple DIY electrical repairs or have to pay someone else do it for you after this class.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50683
  • Meeting Dates= 04/05-04/05
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 1
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Five Repairs Every Homeowner Should Know03/08-03/08  

Would you like to be able to do some simple home repairs yourself? There are some household repairs and tasks you can do without using special tools. Come learn to locate utility shut offs, re-light a pilot light, fix a faucet, replace a furnace filter and replace electrical outlets and switches. Performing these few tasks yourself can save you a lot of money!

  • Registration Code= 201705 50680
  • Meeting Dates= 03/08-03/08
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Simple Plumbing Repairs for Kitchens & Bathrooms02/15-02/15  

When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. If your toilet runs, your drains are slow or you need a new faucet, this course is for you! We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's better NOT-to. We'll cover common kitchen and bathroom plumbing problems that you can fix yourself, once you know how to do it!

  • Registration Code= 201705 50675
  • Meeting Dates= 02/15-02/15
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Fearless Home Repair: Simple Plumbing Repairs for Kitchens & Bathrooms03/29-03/29  

When something needs fixing who do you call? Fix it yourself and save time, money and hassle! A variety of simple home repairs will be presented with a "hands-on" focus. If your toilet runs, your drains are slow or you need a new faucet, this course is for you! We'll look at how-to, when-to and when it's better NOT-to. We'll cover common kitchen and bathroom plumbing problems that you can fix yourself, once you know how to do it!

  • Registration Code= 201705 50681
  • Meeting Dates= 03/29-03/29
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 1
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  How to Use Power Tools03/01-03/01  

Power tools help us perform difficult tasks with less effort and greater accuracy than most of us could accomplish without them. However, in order to use them effectively and without injury, you must know how to operate them correctly and safely. In this class, our home repair expert will demonstrate the operation of several common power tools, including: corded and cordless drill, dremel, reciprocating saw, miter saw and circle saw. If you have a small power tool you'd like to know more about, bring it to class and our instructor may select it for a demonstration. Join us and bring your questions.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50678
  • Meeting Dates= 03/01-03/01
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Engineering Bldg 158
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Paint Like a Pro04/19-04/19  

Of course you can paint, but can you paint like a pro? Learn how to prepare surfaces - what to use and what not to use. We'll tell you if and what you need to prime with primer vs. stain blockers. Our instructor will talk about techniques for texturing to make your patches not look like a patch. You can make your paint brush do the work - sounds simple but we'll explain how that makes the job easier. And of course, finishing the job: ways to keep clean-up easy and/or quick.

  • Registration Code= 201705 50685
  • Meeting Dates= 04/19-04/19
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School SA 1
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
Call
314-984-7777