Renovation Boot Camp: DIY Advice – What Can I do Myself?

Renovation Boot CampDate:
Monday, April 18, 2011

Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove, Des Moines

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Renovation Boot Camp is a classroom seminar series designed to give participants a basic understanding of the renovation process from purchase to project completion. The classes will help demystify the process by providing practical advice, support and encouragement, and resources for a successful renovation project.

Topics covered in this session include:

  • Assessing your DIY ability
  • How to approach “DIY” items most homeowners can do themselves: Demolition, Air sealing, Window repair, Painting

Classes will take place Mondays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove, Des Moines (in the Sherman Hill neighborhood). Attend one class or the whole series: pre-register and pay for classes online for a discount. Fees help offset the cost of event space, advertising, refreshments and printing.

  • Individual class (on-site registration): $8
  • 8 Class Series (register online or at the first class): $45

The series is underwritten by Castle and Cooke Mortgage and presented in conjunction with Urban Ambassadors.

For additional information and to pre-register, visit