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The ReStoration Corner

ReStore December Holiday Hours

Posted by Becky Engen on Dec 10, 2018 9:30:00 AM

We're in the swing of the holiday season and quickly approaching the New Year! As you plan out your shopping trips over the next few weeks, we wanted to make you aware of some special store hours that we will be observing.

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Topics: 2018, Shopping Tips

The ReStore Experience: How to Donate Furniture to Habitat for Humanity

Posted by ReStore Staff on Dec 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Are you updating your living room furniture or redecorating your bedroom but you're not sure what to do with your old sofas or dressers? What about all the building materials from that renovation you just completed? Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improvement outlets is a great option to donate furniture and building materials versus putting them in a landfill. You will be helping families in your community and helping the earth, too.

All donations are tax-deductible and Twin Cities Habitat ReStore accepts a variety of furniture and other materials. We understand it can feel daunting to donate your furniture, but we're here to make it easy. Here's how to donate gently used furniture to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.

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Topics: 2018, Donate

DIY Projects: 8 Cheap Ways to Improve the Value of Your Home

Posted by ReStore Staff on Nov 30, 2018 12:12:44 PM

Whether you just bought a new house or you've lived there for years, there are several easy ways to improve the value of your home. Thankfully, you don't have to break the bank to give your home a bit of TLC. It can be as easy as completing a few DIY projects, like painting the walls, planting a tree, removing popcorn ceiling, or even just installing new light fixtures. So, when you have a little time and a little extra money, here are eight DIY projects to improve your home.

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Topics: 2018, DIY

Toys for Tots at ReStore

Posted by Becky Engen on Nov 27, 2018 12:35:00 PM

As the holidays draw nearer, our team is excited to announce that both our New Brighton and Minneapolis  stores will be designated Toys for Tots drop-off sites this season!

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Topics: 2018, Shopping Tips

ReStore Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Posted by ReStore Staff on Nov 19, 2018 9:05:00 AM

Happy Thanksgiving Week to you and your family! While you're preparing for your holiday festivities (and maybe creating that list of stores to visit during Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday), we wanted to take a minute to update you on our holiday store hours:

Starting Wednesday, November 21 through Monday, November 26 both our New Brighton and Minneapolis locations will be CLOSED to allow our staff time to spend the holidays with their families. We will reopen both stores at 10am on Tuesday, November 27. 

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Topics: 2018, Shopping Tips

How to Donate to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Posted by ReStore Staff on Nov 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Looking to find a new home for your current appliances, furniture, construction materials, tools, or other home goods? Look no further than Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore home improve! When you donate to ReStore, you’ll keep good, reusable items out of landfills. Proceeds from the sale of those donated items also support the building of safe, stable Habitat homes for local families.

And, donating to Twin Cities Habitat ReStore is as easy as 1,2,3:

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Topics: 2018, Donate

Thankful for the ReStore

Posted by Anna Skemp on Nov 8, 2018 1:33:00 PM

The holiday season is quickly approaching which means planning your gatherings have begun! Twin Cities Habitat Restore outlets can provide what you need to make that get-together a success. From fantastic dining sets to all the supplies you’ll need to create your DIY holiday project, you'll want to check the ReStore!

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Topics: 2018, DIY

What You Should Consider Before Installing a Window on Your Own

Posted by ReStore Staff on Nov 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

You need new windows. You did your research and you've picked out the perfect windows for your home. You’re not quite sure what you’re getting yourself into, but you’ve decided you want to install the windows yourself. 

Well, there are some things you should take into consideration before installing those perfect windows. Pay close attention, because it's definitely something you want to get right on the first try!

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Topics: 2018, Remodel, DIY

Help ReStore Give to the Max!

Posted by Becky Engen on Nov 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

If you're new to Minnesota, or are just starting to dip your toes into the charitable giving world, you may not be familiar with Give to the Max. Just as other organizations celebrate "Giving Tuesday" on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Minnesota has quickly adopted "Give to the Max Day", a day of giving to support local nonprofits and schools. What used to be one day of giving (with the option to schedule your gift prior to the actual Give to the Max day) has turned into two full weeks of giving!

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Topics: 2018, Shopping Tips

Residents encourage new use for remodeled furnishings

Posted by Jared Laabs on Oct 29, 2018 11:48:07 AM

When it came time for the EagleCrest community in Roseville to embark on a remodel project, the residents wanted to make sure things didn’t get thrown away during construction. This would make for a perfect partnership between Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore and Presbyterian Homes, the parent company of EagleCrest.

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Topics: 2018, Donate, Remodel