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Restore Blog

DIY Dresser on a Budget

Posted on Nov 29, 2021 8:28:40 AM

We partnered with Kennedy With Love to transform an old dresser from Habitat ReStore into a beautiful piece for any home.

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What are the Benefits of Shopping Secondhand?

Posted on Feb 9, 2021 10:54:06 AM

What are the Benefits of Shopping Second Hand?

You may remember checking thrift stores for cheap furniture to fill your first apartment or dorm room. Maybe since then you've gotten used to only buying new and don't think to hit up your local thrift stores when you need a new household item or furniture. Regardless of whether you're a bargain-hunter or not too worried about pinching pennies, the benefits of shopping secondhand extend far beyond saving a few dollars.

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Why Keep Your Donations Local

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 2:16:43 PM

Whether you were born and raised in Alberta or newly call it home, you hold a certain pride for the province where you live and work. You’re a part of a strong and resilient community and, if anything, this past year has brought us even closer together.

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Where to Donate Building Materials in Southern Alberta

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 3:43:59 PM

The beginning of a new residential or commercial building project is exciting. You get a blank canvas to renovate or build anew with sparkling fixtures and a fresh coat of paint. But it can also feel wasteful when you have leftover materials or are pulling out perfectly good, but dated appliances and cabinetry. 

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7 budget friendly ways to spruce up your home

Posted on Nov 26, 2019 12:53:23 PM

Feeling the itch to freshen up your home but don’t have the budget for a massive overhaul? Don’t fret, we have seven creative ways to spruce up your home for less.

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5 meaningful ways your business can give back this winter

Posted on Nov 25, 2019 1:43:31 PM

With shorter days, longer nights and colder weather here to stay, it’s the perfect time to warm your team member’s hearts by working together to make a difference in our community.

There are many ways to give back, so we have compiled a list of five ways businesses can brighten the lives of people in our community this winter.

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5 tips to read before your next office move

Posted on Oct 17, 2019 11:07:00 AM

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.

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

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 12:51:10 PM

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?

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Counter-recession companies

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 12:50:37 PM

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.

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How donating to ReStore can boost your business

Posted on May 31, 2019 2:42:34 PM

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:

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