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The ReStoration Corner

Welcome to ReStore's official blog! Here we post the latest and greatest ReStore happenings, including: DIY tips and videos, sales and contests, seasonal topics, volunteer spotlights, business donor information, and much more. 

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Jan at WCCO's studio.

DIY Mother's Day Gifts

You don't need to break the bank to give thoughtful gifts to friends and family! In this segment of DIY Friday at the WCCO studio, New Brighton...

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Piles of bricks and lumber next to a house.

ReStore Joins Hennepin County's Salvage Crawl

May is National Home Improvement Month, and Hennepin County is hosting its second annual Salvage Crawl! This month-long event encourages people to...

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Slamhammer employee making a donation.

Business Donor Spotlight: Slamhammer Roadcase Co.

Slamhammer Roadcase Company was established in 1996 when the founder began crafting roadcases for Twin Cities musicians in his grandfather’s...

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ReStore showroom

Where Can I Buy Second-Hand Furniture in the Twin Cities?

Whether you enjoy a good deal or the thrill of the hunt, buying second-hand furniture and other household items can be terrific fun. You're also...

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Two painters painting blue siding.

Spring Projects: When is the Best Time to Paint Outside?

The warm weather has arrived, and it's time to tackle some of those outdoor painting projects you couldn't complete during the winter months. Whether...

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The Environmental Impact of Buying

As we celebrate Earth Month this year, take some time to think about how your purchases can affect the environment. Learn how your support of ReStore...

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Two people purchasing a lamp from ReStore with cashier.

What Happens to Your Donation? Follow Its Journey to the Sales Floor

You might be able to guess a few steps in the journey of an item donated to ReStore. But what about those missing pieces? Follow along to discover...

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A parent and teen children sorting through boxes and items in their garage.

Spring Cleaning with ReStore in Mind

We're all looking forward to the snow melting, birds chirping, and the return of green spaces everywhere. Spring is also a time when we embark on a...

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Wood flooring.

Flooring Remodeling: How to Pick, Buy, and Install the Right Flooring

If you've never redone your flooring (or if it's been a while since the last time you did), you might feel a bit lost about where to start. ReStore...

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Jan showing lighting ideas at the WCCO studio.

Bright DIY Ideas for Lighting [VIDEO]

If you've been thinking about updating light fixtures in your home, ReStore is here to illuminate your imagination! In this episode of DIY Friday at...

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