Home Depot DIY Workshops


The experts at Home Depot are back!  They are creating a great workshop and information area catering to the needs of do-it-yourselfers, home owners and those needing a professional’s touch.  The Free Workshops are on-going and perfect for those interested in yard maintenance, home painting, flooring, and storage options.  The huge workshop area will also feature a complete At Home Services Department, with the ability to go over siding, decking, roofing, gardening, plant material, power garden tools, installations, and energy saving appliances and other needs.

Noon – Gardening Tips, Brought to you by the Smith Gardens Professionals: Home Depot sells local plant material that comes from right here in your back yard, Aurora, OR at Smith Gardens. The Smith Garden professionals will be on hand to talk with you about gardening techniques. Their experience knows no bounds: raised garden beds, garden design, when and where to plant in your garden, watering methods, pruning, transplanting and just about anything else that you can think of when it comes to plants and your garden. They invite you to come with questions and plans in hand to discuss with them at the show.

2:00 PM – Painting for Everyone & Every Room: If you have wanted to paint a bedroom, bathroom, living room or your entire house and don’t know where to start or haven’t done it for years this workshop is for you. The experts from Behr Paint, the #1 rated paint in the nation, will give you the knowledge to tackle your painting project. They know the latest methods, newest equipment and the amount of coverage you will need to get you started, with confidence and ease, on your project. Don’t forget to grab a card to follow up with them if you have any questions mid-project.

4:00 PM – Finishing the Rooms of Your House: After you have hung a door or window correctly, or just decided to call in a pro, you are left with bare drywall and unfinished edges. They will show you how to hang a door to begin with and then teach you how to finish the project. In this workshop learn how to cut, attach and pick out the proper molding, trim and millwork for the rooms of you house. Do you buy bare, composite or pre-painted finish materials? Learn how to use the proper tools and techniques to make the finishing touches on your project complete.

6:00 PM – Selecting the Right Carpet or Tile for your House: Still have shag carpet from the 80’s or old grout from the tile in your bathroom that you have to scrub every month? Replace it with the help of the professionals. The Home Depot has a wide variety of carpet to select from and has the right price for you. They will even install it, so you don’t have to sweat it. These pro’s can price it on site for you if you have the dimensions of the rooms you want done. If carpet isn’t your thing, these same pro’s can teach you how to lay tile. Learn how to lay mud, level the pattern and space the tiles correctly for your project. Swing by and make it happen during the show, all days except Sunday.

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