Your Home is an Asset

Your Home is an Asset

by Mary Shepherd, HFHSC Family & Volunteer Coordinator Your home is an important asset. Owning a home can bring financial rewards as well as personal satisfaction that comes with knowing that you have “A Home of Your Own.” Home ownership provides the homeowner...
Help Your Home Recover from Winter

Help Your Home Recover from Winter

by Mary Shepherd, HFHSC Family & Volunteer Coordinator Winter weather can be damaging to a home.  Early spring is a good time to inspect your home for damage and plan for home maintenance and repair.  The National Association of Home Builders and Erie Insurance...
Construction Basics

Construction Basics

by Mary Shepherd, HFHSC Family & Volunteer Coordinator Hammer a nail . . . cut wood with a power saw . . . frame a wall . . . trim a window.  These basic construction skills that Habitat for Humanity  partner families learn in class and on the build site not only...
Saving Energy

Saving Energy

by Mary Shepherd, HFHSC Family & Volunteer Coordinator   I recently attended a presentation on energy-saving programs available to residents in Summit County.  I would like to share the information with you now.  I hope you find the information as valuable as I...
Kick Start Your New Year

Kick Start Your New Year

New Year = New Beginnings.  It’s time to start the New Year feeling refreshed and focused, ready to take on the year ahead.  Consider some of these ideas as you kick-start your New Year.   Make a bucket list of things to try in 2019. Make a list of simple things such...