Household Heroes

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Are you a novice when it comes to household repairs and maintenance? Would you like to avoid calling a handy-man when something goes wrong at home? Our Household Heroes Classes are designed to provide you with instruction and the skills to fix simple household projects on your own. Expect to learn the know-how to repair dry-wall, plumbing fixes, and basic electrical wiring.

NO Maker Playground Membership required, this class is open to all regardless of skills and expertise! We will supply all necessary tools and instruction. Maker Playground Members receive a 50% discount to enroll in any Household Heroes classes! 

Picture Hanging 

  • Wednesday, January 18
    5:30-7:30p, ages 16+, $20

In this session, you'll learn how to hang picture frames, mirrors, and floating shelves. We'll also teach you how to find studs in wall, to hang one point, two point and anchors and how to level pictures and keep from swinging.

Toilet Trouble 

  • Wednesday, February 15
    5:30-7:30p, ages 16+, $20

In this session you'll be instructed on how to fix a running or leaking toilet. While also learning the inner workings of the toilet such as, swapping fill valve, flush valve, and flapper. We'll also review common problems and solutions such as: adjusting the float adjustment screw.

Drywall Repair

  • Wednesday, March 15
    5:30-7:30p, ages 16+, $20

Drywall repair is one of the most needed skills and the easiest to fix up! In this session, you'll be taught how to patch holes of all sizes in drywall. Maker Playground will provide all tools and materials for this course. We will be using such as: putty knives, drywall jab saws, sandpaper/sanders, hammers/nails.

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Check back as new Household Heroes classes are added monthly.