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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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Before-and-after buffet.

Karen’s ReStore Project: DIY Buffet

Karen and her husband live in a small bungalow in northeast Minneapolis, which she described as "wonderful, unless you like lots of storage."...

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Garage with many tools and mechanical items.

How to Clear an Entire House by Donating to ReStore

Several years ago, Dennis knew he wanted to travel more, but he had a problem. He had a lifetime accumulation of furniture, tools, artwork, and...

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Display of three mannequin painted in LGBTQ colors.

View ReStore's New Pride Month Display

Several years ago, ReStore Logistics Manager Robert Shell began creating a Pride-themed art installation to display at New Brighton ReStore during...

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People donating to ReStore.

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Donations by Room

If you're doing any spring cleaning, chances are that you'll end up finding items you no longer need. Rather than keeping unused furniture or...

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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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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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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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2024 Big Ideas, Small Spaces contest winners.

2024 Big Ideas, Small Spaces Contest Winners

In early February, ReStore hosted a booth at the Minneapolis Home + Remodeling Show at U.S. Bank Stadium. This was the second year ReStore was at the...

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Hope at the register at ReStore.

Hope Helps: Supporting ReStore Since 2016

When Hope first started volunteering at ReStore, she wondered if she’d be able to do enough to make a difference. The answer has been a resounding...

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