Skills Workshops

Understand Your Home and Save

Get the knowledge you need to make better decisions, prevent problems and avoid those minor mistakes that lead to major expenses. From plumbing and appliances to electrical and heating systems, we’ll help you understand your home so you can communicate with contractors, hire the best, and avoid rip-offs. Plus, you’ll learn dozens of ways to slash the cost of energy, water, insurance and home repairs.

Houses are complicated. But if you understand just a few key things, you can save money on repairs and improvements, and feel more confident about home ownership. This course will give you the essential knowledge about your plumbing and electrical systems, your furnace, water heater and much more.

Here's what you'll learn:

Simple fixes that will help you save money on service calls
How to locate and seal air leaks to save money on utility payments
The basics of your plumbing, heating, water, and electrical systems so you can communicate with contractors and avoid rip-offs
How to save money on heating and cooling with simple tricks and repairs

And much more!
  • Mobile App
  • Course Introduction
  • Understand Your Home and Save
  • Skills Workshop Completion
  • Congratulations!
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Skills Workshop Completion, Congratulations!, Understand Your Home and Save"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever