Following our visit to the Solid Waste Division of King County office and repair workshops offered by its senior volunteer fixers, the King County Repair Events program kindly provided a lot of useful information regarding household repair resources for the LMC family and the great Chinese community in the region. You are more than welcome to save this webpage for future reference.
Household Repair Resources
- 5 Essential Tips for Safe Electrical Repairs
- Provides tips and tricks to make electrical repairs safe and easy for everyone.
- 4 Basic Electrical Repairs Any DIYer Can Do
- DIY electrical repairs sometimes can be challenging for the average homeowner. However, there are 4 basic electrical repairs that anyone can easily learn and accomplish. Additionally, the article also provides information on safety and how to know when to hire a repair pro.
- 10 Furniture Problems You Can Fix Yourself and How
- The article includes 10 everyday-furniture problems such as loose rungs and wobbly legs, and guidelines on how to fix them.
- 9 Tips To Repair Or Restore Wood Damage By Yourself
- A detailed guide specifically on wood repair on objects and surfaces.
General household repairs
- The 7 Most-Needed Repair Tips Every Homeowner Should Know (includes videos)
- Provides tips on common household repair basics – leaky toilets/faucets, squeaky doors, drywall repair, etc.
- The Annual Home Maintenance Checklist
- The New York Times’ checklist on home maintenance in each season of the year.
Other repair-related resources
- iFixit crowd-sourced Do It Yourself repair guides for many household items
- King County repair businesses directory
- 家居维修翻新50问 (50 Questions on Home Repair and Renewal) – Google Play上的电子书
- 一看就懂: 家屋的运作和维护 (How Your House Works) – 纸质书
- 家居维修频道 (Repair Fairy) – YouTube频道
- 这是位于香港的一家非营利机构- 家居维修义工协会 (Repair Fairy) 的官方YouTube频道。此组织致力于通过提供家居维修和升级等服务来帮助独居老人、残障人士、以及其他需要协助的人群提高生活品质；
List of Repair Businesses & List of Tool Libraries
The King County Repair Events program kindly worked out a list of businesses in King County that offer repair of small household and personal items, as well as a list of tool libraries where King County residents can borrow tools to use in order to reduce unnecessary purchases, save money, prevent waste and conserve resources.
Chinese Books on Household Repair
The King County Repair Events program kindly donated two Chinese books on household repair to the Little Masters Club: 家居维修翻新50问 (50 Questions on Home Repair and Renewal) and 一看就懂: 家屋的运作和维护 (How Your House Works)
We welcome any LMC family in need to borrow the books from our office. Please send an email request to: [email protected]
We truly appreciate the generosity of King County Repair Events program to donate a full set of tool kit to the Little Masters Club. We welcome any LMC family in need to borrow the tool kit from our office. Please send an email request to: [email protected]
King County Repair Events 2023
The first four repair events of 2023 had been released. Please refer to the time and location listed below. You are more than welcome to bring your small household item there and get it fixed, while we also look forward to more LMC high schoolers and their parents joining the fixer team.
Many thanks to the King County Repair Events program for the generosity and support of the Little Masters Club!
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