COUNTY COLUMN: Learn home maintenance at The Well | Community

COUNTY COLUMN: Learn home maintenance at The Well | Community

Because breaking ground on its initially dwelling in 1993, the firm presently regarded as Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity has been creating houses for persons in need to have, first in Norman, then during Cleveland County and now through all of South-Central Oklahoma.

Even though not every person qualifies for a new Habitat property or even wants one, a lot of of us require more info about simple upkeep.

To address that require, Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity is bringing in area specialists to present a Homeownership Workshop at the Cleveland County Wellness Square (The Very well) 210 S. James Garner Ave. from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, April 8.

“We’re enthusiastic to partner with The Properly and area home upkeep gurus to elevate our homeownership workshop,” stated Elle Shroyer, Vice President of Donor and Neighborhood Engagement, Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity.

Options are in the functions to host these workshops each individual a few months with the intention of delivering property owners with the do’s and don’ts of basic plumbing, electric, and HVAC maintenance to prepare them for the future time of the 12 months.

“A aspect of our Behavior for Humanity’s Homeownership system is a homeownership class for the reason that there’s a ton of distinction amongst renting and owning,” Shroyer stated. “You no for a longer period have a landlord to depend on. It is now on you.”

Neighborhood industry experts from Classic Plumbing, Bear Electric powered and Ice Blast will give professional tips and fingers-on demonstration, permitting participants to acquire a deeper knowledge of their home’s plumbing, electrical and HVAC units, with the close aim of staying able to have out standard servicing duties with confidence.

“These three corporations have labored with us in the earlier,” Shroyer mentioned. “Jeremy from Vintage Plumbing truly approached me about undertaking a workshop, and we realized it would be an option to reach much more owners.”

The workshop will cover a variety of subjects, which includes the importance of common upkeep, popular problems property owners will need to tackle, and strategies for preventing troubles from arising.

Individuals will also have the possibility to check with thoughts and request advice from these sector authorities.

“These experts from regional businesses are people we rely on for our initiatives,” Shroyer stated. “We’re pleased they’re ready to share their decades of working experience with the group.”

Additionally, Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity will current a part of their How to be Very good Neighbor workshop providing common recommendations, equipment and scenarios for discussion.

“When men and women possess a house, it will come with a whole lot of liberty but they’ve got this prolonged relatives all over them who have views on what they do with their garden or who they share a fence with. It’s a whole distinctive negotiation that they may possibly not consider about right up until they possess their house.”

From pet actions to recognizing your home lines, there are can be surprising eventualities that occur up.

“We cannot deal with every little thing, but the workshop presents folks a starting location,” Shroyer stated.

The workshop is open up to house owners of all experience ranges, from people who are new to household possession, to these who have been keeping their houses for yrs.

Signal up for this free of charge workshop and other classes at The Well on the web at

Pleasure Hampton is a communications professional for Cleveland County