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Find Affordable Furniture for College Students at the ReStore [ATTN: U of M]

Posted by ReStore Staff on Aug 14, 2019 11:10:22 AM

August means move-in time at colleges across Minnesota. And if you're getting ready to move into a college dorm or trying to figure out how to furnish your apartment – especially near the University of Minnesota – we can help. You can find affordable furniture only a couple of miles from the U of M campus! Look no further than Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2019

Tips for Furnishing a New Home [Checklist]

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jul 26, 2019 11:48:57 AM

Just moved into your new home? Next step – furniture shopping! But where to start? Buying a new home can mean moving into a larger space, smaller space, or simply just a different layout that requires different sizes or styles of furniture. You might need a number of new pieces of furniture to fit the new space. This is also an exciting opportunity to make your house feel like home. So what steps should you take before buying your new furniture?

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Topics: Shopping Tips, 2019

What To Do With Old Kitchen Cabinets?

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jul 18, 2019 10:35:00 AM

Remodeling a kitchen requires a lot of planning, and some of it has nothing to do with the decor. For example, what are you going to do with those old kitchen cabinets? You could repaint or restain them instead of buying new ones, which would save you quite a bit of money. But what if you want to replace them? 

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Topics: DIY, Kitchen Remodel, 2019

Make These DIY Yard Games for the 4th of July

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jun 26, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Yard games are practically essential for a great 4th of July celebration. The weather is sunny and warm and families and friends gather together for picnics and outdoor fun. If you’d like to play everyone’s favorite yard games at your 4th of July party, there’s no need to spend big money. With a little do-it-yourself ingenuity, you can make some fantastic yard games using materials commonly found at the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore. It’s easy and we’ll show you how! 

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Topics: Shopping Tips, DIY, 2019

Remember the ReStore for Lawn, Garden & Landscaping

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jun 10, 2019 9:29:55 AM

Spring is here! You may have noticed that it seems like everybody has some kind of lawn and garden project going on, and you may have a couple of projects planned yourself. But why go to the big box stores for your lawn and garden needs when you can find everything you need at ReStore at much better prices?

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Topics: Shopping Tips, DIY, 2019

Getting Creative with Cabinets

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jun 7, 2019 9:10:17 AM

Are you thinking about remodeling? Does your cabin need some more storage? Or is your garage feeling a tad cluttered? Well ReStore has you covered!

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Topics: DIY, 2019

Weekend Home Improvement Projects: 9 Summer Upgrades You Can Tackle On Your Own

Posted by ReStore Staff on Jun 4, 2019 11:31:35 AM

After a long (and snowy) winter, it doesn't take much to get us thinking about summer projects. And with our weather, we don't have all that long before we have to worry about snow again, so it's important to start early and prioritize quickly.

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Topics: DIY, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Prentiss Enjoying Retirement at the ReStore

Posted by ReStore Staff on May 21, 2019 9:57:17 AM

Bob Prentiss has been helping Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity for decades. When he ran his own firm of investment advisors, he volunteered as a fundraiser. 

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Topics: Volunteer Spotlight, 2019

Here are the TOP FIVE areas you should SPRING into action

Posted by ReStore Staff on May 16, 2019 10:05:54 AM

It’s mid-May and it finally feels like Spring. Here are the top five areas you should focus on to get your home ready for the best weather of the year.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, 2019

How to Organize Your Home: A Room-by-Room Walkthrough

Posted by ReStore Staff on May 2, 2019 2:59:40 PM

There are many different ways to organize your home, and each room has its own quirks that make it an organizational challenge. That's why no system is one-size fits all – or should we say one-room? Let's try to simplify things by going after the toughest targets: the garage, bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom, which tend to be the most difficult to organize. Here are our tips on how to clean up these rooms and even add a little style – using items you can typically find at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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Topics: DIY, 2019