City of Boston
Department of Neighborhood Development
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How to Hire a Home Repair Contractor Workshop

This is a free workshop that explains what you should know before you sign a home repair contract; what questions you should ask, whom you should check with, and what your resources are if you run into trouble.

What are the benefits?

  • Get general tips on hiring a home repair contractor
  • Have your home repair contracting questions answered
  • Learn valuable information about home repair contracts, contractors and repairs

Workshop leader Julio Fuentes is a graduate of the Preservation Carpentry Program at North Bennet Street School. In addition to leading home improvement workshops for North Bennet Street School in conjunction with Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development, Julio teaches woodworking for the Eliot School’s School Partnership Program at Philbrick Elementary, Boston Collegiate Academy Charter, Conley Elementary School and other Boston Public Schools. For 14 years, he worked as a Construction Supervisor at The Classic Group (Burlington, MA), a design-build firm focusing on high-end construction and remodeling. Julio is currently the owner/operator of Construction Consulting Services.

Who is eligible?

  • Everyone

How do I register and what happens next?

  1. Sign up online
    Follow the link from the online class schedule to fill out the registration form. Please be advised that space in each course is limited.

  2. Confirm your registration
    After you register online, you will receive a confirmation email from the Boston Home Center. If you do not receive confirmation, please call us at 617.635.HOME.

Have questions?

For more information about the How to Hire a Home Repair Contractor Workshop call:

The Boston Home Center
Department of Neighborhood Development
Phone: 617.635.HOME (4663)

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