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Understanding Your Home: How to Spot, Correct & Avoid Defects & Keep Everything Running

Dates: May 13, 2021

Meets: 1 Thursday 7-9:30PM

Location: Online

Arl. Res.: $59.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


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Anyone who wants to buy or sell or maintain a home can benefit from this class. Dozens of money-saving tips on how to identify structural, mechanical and cosmetic defects in both older and new homes will be presented. The course will provide a basic understanding of how everything in your house works, when to repair or replace and how to go about finding reliable services. Students will also review construction materials, trade practices and environmental issues, including indoor air pollutants such as mold, radon and allergens.
Fee: $59.00

Call us at (703) 228-7200 to see if you qualify for a discount on this course.

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Arl. Res.$ 59.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Arl. Sr.$ 49.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Non-Res.$ 69.00


Dave Daly

Daly, Dave Dave Daly has been the building trades instructor for Alexandria City Schools since 1975. He received his BS in Education and a Master's in Vocational Education. Dave worked as a home improvement contractor in Chicago and Northern Virginia from 1971-1979.