Home Improvement Project Chicks
Workshops are coming to the Bucks & Montgomery County area. Check our calendar for dates and times.
Contact HIP Chicks about bringing a workshop to your church, synagogue, community center, place of employment or women's group. This is a great chance for women to get together and be empowered. HIP Chicks aims to be flexible, fun and informative!
Here is a sampling of the fun workshop topics offered by Hip Chicks:
Covers Phillips screwdrivers to Allen wrenches, screws vs. nails, adhesives, levels and spackle too. Learn which tool to use for a number of basic and common household repairs. Everything starts with the basics.
Learn how to repair minor plumbing problems, prevent problems and maintain cost effective water works. Introductory and advanced workshops available.
Learn simple ways to insulate your home for better efficiency and comfort. Class reviews caulking, insulation, weather stripping for doors, windows, attics and garages. Also addresses use of various products for pest control.
Learn how to properly hang almost anything. See the right hardware for hanging and installing art, mirrors, draperies, shelving, etc. Covers hands on use of installation hardware, such as toggle bolts and drywall anchors plus tips on how to find a stud. Learn to repair drywall, tape and spackle.
Learn how to choose the right paint colors for your home. Class focuses on color, sheens, wall preparation, faux finishes, tools and mechanics of proper painting. Learn designer tricks on coordinating your walls, floors, furniture and window dressings.
Review of home electrical systems, safety measures and basics of how to replace a fixture or outlet. Introductory and advanced workshops available
Review basics of cutting, sanding and prepping molding to enhance your home. Learn miter cuts and how to install molding for chair rail, window and door casing plus introduction to crown molding.
Review basics of planning, measuring, cutting and installing a ceramic tile backsplash and its care.