4 Free DIY Workshops: Get Skills at Home Depot

Jennie Canzoneri

Learn to install a ceiling fan
There's a Home Depot within walking distance of my house (although I've never actually walked there; I'm not crazy). But, I bet there's a location near many of your homes, too, since there are nearly 2,000 locations around the country.

If you're looking to learn something this summer and stay cool indoors, I suggest you take a FREE DIY workshop class at your closest Home Depot location. Here are four classes that are offered at many locations this summer.

1. Interior Paint. Sure, painting may come easy to some, but there are techniques and tricks to perfect painting (and priming and edging). This workshop will also teach you how to paint stripes (perfect for a nursery!).

2. Installing Ceiling Fans. Hey, it's summer, after all, and if you can lower your electric bill, what's stopping you? Perhaps knowing how to install your own ceiling fan, but no longer!

3. Installing Laminate Flooring. The perk of laminate floors? Low cost and easy to install. After this workshop, you can change the look of your house without breaking your back or your bank.

4. First Aid for Your Yard. Again, it's summer, and that means scorching heat. Great for your tan, really bad for your yard. This workshop answers your questions about pests, problem spots, and the perfect plants for your yard.

Check out Home Depot for the dates and times (and participating locations) near you!

Which workshop speaks to you?

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