Lowe's At The Library Returns With Program On Installing Locking Hardwood Floors

The seminar series will tackle home-improvement subjects like lawn care, how to install a water feature, deck building, house painting and bathroom maintenance later this year

The Lowe's at the Library seminar series returns for 2013 this Wednesday at the Mentor Public Library main branch.

From 6:30 to 8 p.m., representatives from the Lowe's store in Mentor will provide a hands-on demonstration on how to install a locking hardwood floor system.

Locking hardwood floors don't just look good. They are easy to install and add value to a home.

Learn how to install them this Wednesday at the library. The program is free -- as are all the seminars in the Lowe's series.

However, people are asked to register for the program beforehand. They can do so on the Mentor Public Library website or by calling 440-255-8811 ext. 215.

All the Lowe's seminars will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on their respective Wednesdays at the library's main branch.

Other topics for this year include:

Unclogging the Basics of Bathroom Maintenance

Feb. 13

Representatives of the Mentor Lowe's store will provide a hands-on demonstration on how to unclog a stopped sink drain and toilet, test for leaks, fix a slow-filling/weak-flushing toilet or how to remove and install a toilet and faucet. The necessary plumbing, toilet, materials and tools will be on hand so participants can practice after demonstration.

Spring Lawn Care

March 13

If spring lawn care is neglected, homeowners could end up paying for it for the rest of the year. Lowes representatives will demonstrate key lawn maintenance approaches, such as raking, over-seeding “dog spots” to fertilizing, to help homeowners get a head start toward a beautiful lawn.

Pavers or Stone for Patios or Walkways

April 10, 2013

See a hands-on demonstration on how to design and build a paver or stone patio and walkway that will fit an outdoor living space. Register now and learn how to beautify an outdoor landscape using stone and pavers.

How to Install a Drip Irrigation System

June 12

Representatives of the Mentor Lowe's store will demonstrate how to easily install a drip-irrigation system. They will discuss what is commonly known as drip irrigation, a combination of several types of low-pressure, low-volume water delivery systems.

Water Features-Koi Pond Installation

July 24

See how to create a Koi pond or water feature to add color and life to any landscape.  Register now and listen to Lowe's staff talk about this weekend project that homeowners can easily tackle.

Exterior House-Painting Tips

Aug. 14

Learn how to paint the exterior of your house like an expert. Representatives from Lowe's will provide information on priming the outside of a home, application techniques and potential problems a homeowner might run into.

Pergolas and Deck Building Basics

Sept. 11

Lowe's representatives will present a program designed to be a springboard for beginners interested in building decks or pergolas. Register now and gain helpful instructions to get a head start on designing, planning and building a deck or pergola.

Fall Outdoor Cleanup

Oct. 30, 2013

From preparing a lawn for winter to pruning a landscape, Lowe's representatives will review and demonstrate features of their Fall Outdoor Cleanup List. Learn how to how to prepare a lawn for winter.


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