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5 tips to read before your next office move

Moving to a fresh new office is exciting, but there are many details that need to be planned in order to transition smoothly. You’ll need to create a floorplan for desks, IT equipment, and storage. You’ll need to organize potentially bulky furniture, and pay special attention to tricky electronics. And you’ll need to do all of that without interfering with your day-to-day business.

4 tips for choosing your business' non-profit to support

You’ve made the decision to make a positive social impact through your business, but now you might be struggling with a few questions. Who should my company be giving to? How do I make sure it aligns with our values?

Counter-recession companies

Local Businesses That Give Back Even When Times are Tough

A lot of Calgary businesses have experienced the negative effects of the recession over the last few years. Pipeline politics and oil production constraints continue to impact our economy while falling construction levels and high unemployment rates weigh heavily on the minds of many Albertans.

How donating to ReStore can boost your business

There’s no question that donating to Habitat for Humanity ReStore is an excellent way for businesses to give back to their community. A corporate donation to ReStore can support a community in many ways, including:

3 ways ReStore builds your business through social good

These days, companies are expected to contribute to the community through social good initiatives. For most businesses, something like planting trees in the rainforest is well out of reach.

However, getting involved with ReStore - Habitat for Humanity’s furniture donation destination is an easy way to get your business involved in the community.

Here are three ways that the ReStore can help you improve your company’s social stature while boosting your bottom line!

3 ways you (& your team) can give back this Summer

One of the most effective ways to positively impact your business is to invest in some team-building. Through team-building, a company can increase its employees' productivity and efficiency, which can lead to an increase in profits!

Based on past experience, team building might be a groan-inducing prospect that’ll have your staff’s eyes glazed over faster than you can say “conference room, 5 minutes” -- the good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way!

5 must-know spring cleaning tips and tricks

It’s our favourite time of the year, spring cleaning season! Whether you are renovating your kitchen, upgrading appliances or furniture, or cleaning out your garage, spring is the perfect time to declutter and freshen up your home.

ReStore FAQ

What happens with my donation? Does it go into a home built by Habitat?

7 Thrifting Tips

Thrift shopping is a great way to find quality and unique one- of- a- kind pieces at an affordable price! Finding preloved treasures is not only eco-friendly, but it’s also easy on your wallet.

To help you get the most out of your next thrift-shopping trip, here are 7 tips that will have you thrifting like a champ!

Why donate to the ReStore

Looking for a quick and easy way to remove your unwanted furniture or appliances?
Whether you have just completed a home reservation, spring cleaning or are slowly replacing elements of your home, ReStore can help you by accepting your unwanted home items.

Furniture and Appliance Disposal 101

How to Save Money Over the Holidays in Calgary

The holiday season is meant to be a time of gift-giving and celebration with family and friends. But for big-city dwellers, it sometimes seems more like an obligatory season of anxiety as we rush to get our shopping done in time and on budget.

Don't let holiday stress leave you feeling frazzled this year: Try out these tips for saving money over the holiday season in Calgary.

How to make sure your summer furniture shopping isn’t a bummer for your bank account

Warmer months have rolled around and you just finished up your spring cleaning OR maybe you’re too busy enjoying the weather to worry about what’s piled up in the storage closet.

Either way, there’s no better time to look into some new furniture or décor for your home. Because, if you’re going to be lifting furniture, you might as well do it at a time of year when you won’t get frostbite in the process.

Here are a few ways you can keep the costs low while shopping for your home this summer:


3 Tips for Green Living in Calgary

There are many benefits to going green. By choosing to live a more sustainable lifestyle, you can help minimize waste, preserve natural resources, support the local economy, and reduce your own cost of living. Here are three tips for going green in Calgary.


Spring cleaning: ReStore your home

Donate your unwanted furniture, appliances, leftover building materials, etc. free pick-up is available

Give your home a fresh look with our thousands new and gently used goods- and for a great price!

2018 is off to a great start! As we approach spring and get ready for the warmer weather, especially after the last few weeks of snow, now is the best time to start thinking about spring cleaning.

How to get the most out of Black Friday

And end up very happy with your purchases

Black Friday is one of the most exciting days to buy the things you’ve been dreaming about. It can be even better if you have a strategy in place with a shopping list, budget and itinerary. And you can avoid post-shopping regret.

We all want to scoop up the best deals on products before everything sells out, but there are ways of making the most of the opportunities that Black Friday presents.

Here are four effective strategies to ensure you have a successful and exciting Black Friday.

3 Ways ReStore Can Make Your Halloween Epic

Growing up in small-town Alberta, trick or treating, door-to-door, has brought some of my fondest memories.

My friends and I would gather our pillowcases, put on our costumes (overtop our snow gear, this is Canada after all), and head out for an evening of ghouls, superheroes, and candy.

The best part of Halloween is not the candy, it's coming up to a house that is truly terrifying, and building up the courage to begin the adventure towards the ultimate childhood loot- CANDY!

The house with the most elaborate Halloween décor and the yard that invoked shivers and Goosebumps made the talk of the evening.

Here are 3 ways that ReStore can make your Halloween Epic.

Donating to Habitat ReStore Can Help Your Business

Companies that donate items to nonprofit organizations

Rocky Mountain Industrial, The Garage Store, and Creative Storage Innovations LTD are one of many companies that decided to support Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta and their ReStore through donations.

4 things to know before going to Calgary Fall Home Show

The fall season shifts the focus of many householders from being away on summer vacation to improving home life with a home renovation project.

For many householders, fall is an ideal time to focus on small or large improvement projects in their homes.

However, many of us may be falling behind the new trends, especially when we are bombarded by thousands of new emerging products and solutions ranging from design, colours, new energy-efficient and eco-friendly building materials and many other options and choices.

weekly product deals at Calgary ReStore

Save on amazing weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

Follow our weekly product deals to stay on top of the latest deals and featured products at both of our Calgary ReStore locations. Calgary ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. You can find new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, building supplies and much more. We always offer quality products at great prices and no GST at both of our locations!

weekly product deals at Calgary ReStore

Save on amazing weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

Follow our weekly product deals to stay on top of the latest deals and featured products at both of our Calgary ReStore locations. Calgary ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. You can find new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, building supplies and much more. We always offer quality products at great prices and no GST at both of our locations!

weekly product deals at Calgary ReStore

Save on amazing weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

Follow our weekly product deals to stay on top of the latest deals and featured products at both of our Calgary ReStore locations. Calgary ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. You can find new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, building supplies and much more. We always offer quality products at great prices and no GST at both of our locations!

Top 5 reasons shopping at the Calgary ReStore rocks

Shopping at the Calgary ReStore saves you money on your home improvement projects and helps families at the same time!

Most of us have a list of home improvement projects we want to tackle. Maybe you want to paint or redecorate, replace some furniture or appliances, put in a new floor, or install some shelves.

Restore weekly product deals

Save on amazing ReStore weekly product deals while building stability for families in Southern Alberta

Calgary ReStore is a great place to find thousands of items under one roof at 40-60% below regular retail price. You can find new and gently used furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, paint, building supplies and much more.

Going Green with the Ultimate Upcycle Challenge

The Calgary Home + Garden Show is a must-see event to plan your next home-improvement project.

Whether you are searching for the new products, technologies, companies or ideas, the Calgary Home + Garden Show is the event to attend this weekend. It runs through March 2-5 at the BMO Centre and provides direct access to more than 650 of Calgary’s top home improvement, gardening and renovation companies.

5 things to see at the Calgary Home + Garden Show

The Calgary Home + Garden Show is coming back this weekend with more innovative design solutions, more home-improvement technologies and plenty of new creative ideas for your gardens.