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Carroll Offers Classes for the Home

Release Date: 3/10/2008


Make your home marvelous with a non-credit house fix up course or an interior design course this spring at Carroll Community College taught by local instructors' renown for their talents. If you are getting ready to sell your home, go one step further with Staging Your House to Sell.

Choose a course that fits your needs and let the fun begin!

House Fix-Ups
Tired of waiting for your honey-do list to be completed? Join Don West, president of Double Diamond Construction, and learn how to resolve common home maintenance headaches. Some of the topics include drywall and plaster wall repair, weather stripping, screen repair and caulking, lamp repair, installing ceiling or wall fixtures, changing and fixing leaky faucet fixtures, repairing roof leaks, interior and exterior painting tips plus the tools you'll need and how to use them.
Cost: $85 (MD Senior Adults: $85)
Course #: XXQ-252-A4
Tue., Apr. 1 - May 6, 7:00 - 9:00 PM (6 sessions)
Business Training Center, Rm. T317

Interior Design Basics
Discover winning ways to enhance your home from the art of furniture arrangement to the choosing and using color. Explore wall options and application techniques to the style and function of window treatments. Learn how to use accessories and finishing touches to create your personal look.
Cost: $75 (MD Senior Adults: $75)
Course #: XXZ-165-A4
Tue., Apr. 15 - May 20, 7:00 - 9:00 PM (6 sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Rm. M157

Staging Your House to Sell
Your house is going on the market. Will it be noticeable and generate the offer you want in the current real estate market? Create the WOW factor and establish emotional connection points for potential buyers as they walk through your home. Learn what to do and how to do it with Certified Professional Home Stager, Cindy Collier and be ready to say YOUR house is SOLD!
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39)
Course #: XXZ-452-A4
Thu., Apr. 3 & 10, 6:30 - 8:30 PM (2 sessions)
Sykesville Center, Rm. TBA
Course #: XXZ-452-B4
Tue., Apr. 15 & 22, 6:30 - 8:30 PM (2 sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Rm. A200

For information or to register call Continuing Education & Training at 410-386-8100 or go to

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