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nodeliverypizza 02-24-2013 09:41 AM

Newbie lends a hand for free in NYC to learn the ropes
 
Hi everyone,

Iíll be starting a sabbatical from work next week (04/03) to learn all I can about home renovation and maybe eventually change careers.
Since Iím renting an apartment in pristine condition in Brooklyn thereís nothing I can start working on at home.

Iím thinking about taking classes at the New York City College of Technology but it wonít replace real-life experience.

So if anyone in NYC needs help with his home improvement project and is patient enough to teach me a couple of things along the way, Iíd very happy to help! Even if itís very simple stuff to begin with like painting. Since Iím on a sabbatical I have plenty of time available (before I run out of money :D at least).

Any help and advice on how to get started is more that welcome!

Thanks,

nealtw 02-24-2013 09:28 PM

Welcome to the site and good luck with your plan. You could always hang around the big box stores and just offer your help to the customers.

nodeliverypizza 02-25-2013 03:59 PM

@nealtw

Thanks, that's a great idea!

nealtw 02-25-2013 04:41 PM

We have companys that you could sign up with for labour jobs. When we need a hand for a day or two we call them and they deliver some pretty inexperienced help. You would soon learn which jobs you don't need to learn much about.:rolleyes:


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