Left: C.B. Thompson, an instructor for the building-trades technician program at the College for Technical Education, checked on the front porch at Alfred Brooks' home before it was repaired. Right: Brooks' new porch is complete and up to code.
Left: C.B. Thompson, an instructor for the building-trades technician program at the College for Technical Education, checked on the front porch at Alfred Brooks' home before it was repaired. Right: Brooks' new porch is complete and up to code.
Left: C.B. Thompson, an instructor for the building-trades technician program at the College for Technical Education, checked on the front porch at Alfred Brooks' home before it was repaired. Right: Brooks' new porch is complete and up to code.

Merlene Davis: Home-repair idea benefited building-trades students and older homeowners

November 15, 2011 12:00 AM