SheCan Evening Course - BRIGHTON

SheCan Evening Course - BRIGHTON

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Carlton Hill Primary School

Sussex Street



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D.I.Y & Home Maintenance 5-week evening course - BRIGHTON

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SheCan D.I.Y & Home Maintenance Course Exclusively for Women

All our home maintenance courses are hands-on, practical sessions. Each class includes plenty of safety advice, discussion and support. You’ll learn about tools, materials, professional tricks of the trade and the theory behind each technique you’ll be using.

When: SheCan Evening Classes - Tuesdays for five weeks from 14th June to 12th July, 7 pm - 9 pm each week.

Where: Carlton Hill Primary School, Sussex St, Brighton BN2 9HS

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Cost: £295.00+booking fee

What you can expect: Five weekly sessions that give you a practical understanding of tools and techniques for fixing, maintaining and creating unique touches for your home.

Week 1

  • Tools, materials and safety
  • Types of tools, wood and other materials
  • Workbench options
  • Being safe
  • Let’s make something useful
  • Discussion and sharing
  • When to call the experts

Week 2

  • Drilling, cutting and fixing
  • Types of drill, what they do, how to use them safely
  • Drilling different materials
  • Which saw to use
  • Types of screws, fixings and fastenings
  • Using clamps
  • Being safe

Week 3

  • Shelves, doors and hinges
  • Putting up shelves, pictures, curtain rails
  • What’s in the wall?
  • Different fixings, different walls, fixing to ceilings
  • Loose, wobbly hinges
  • Kitchen cabinet hinges, and how to adjust them
  • When to call the experts

Week 4

  • Plumbing, finding
  • and fixing leaks
  • Kitchen sink dramas
  • Shower drains and replacing shower hoses
  • Fitting new taps
  • Where’s my stopcock!
  • Sealing bath and shower surrounds
  • Fixing wobbly taps
  • Toilet flush problems
  • Basic boiler troubleshooting
  • When to call an expert

Week 5

  • Decorating
  • Preparation
  • When to mask, and how to do it
  • Sanding techniques, filling and prepping walls and wood
  • Caulking
  • Undercoat and primer, topcoats and varnish
  • Colour matching
  • Lining paper and wallpapering
  • Ladders and platforms
  • When to call the experts

Maximum of 6 SheCaners.

Socially distanced workshop. Covid Policy Here.

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