<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=730207053839709&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

ReStore Recap: Summer DIY & Home Improvement

Becky Engen
Posted by Becky Engen on 1:35 PM on June 4, 2018

The warmer spring weather has finally arrived, and that means it's time to tackle some of those exterior projects. Get your home summer-ready with these fun DIY and home improvement projects!

P1690557

Summer DIY

Step-By-Step Guide to Paint, Stain, and Personalize Adirondack Chairs

Nothing says summer like a group of friends huddled around a bonfire or a family barbecue in the backyard. And what better way to enjoy time with family and friends than relaxing in an Adirondack chair?! They're popular and comfortable, but most of the time you buy them as untreated wood. If you want your chair to maintain its quality longer, or you want to give it a new look, here's how to paint, stain, or personalize Adirondack chairs.

DIY Mother's Day Creations

Although Mother's Day has come and gone, there's really no occasion needed to present mom with a handmade gift. Here are a few ideas to get your creativity going!

Declutter and Organize Your Home

Whether you're going to dedicate an entire day to decluttering your home, or you only have 10 minutes to spare, we've got some ideas to get you on your way to a clutter free home!

Home Improvement

P1690724Replacing Windows: 5 Signs it Might be Time

Windows are great for letting light and breeze in, or keeping cold and unwanted pests and problems out. But how do you know when it's time to replace them? Here are five things to look for when evaluating whether or not to replace your windows.

How to Pick an Exterior Paint Color for Your Home

Choosing a new exterior paint color for your house is a lot of fun! With every fresh coat, you’re customizing your home to look just the way you like it. But, there are so many different paint color schemes, and sometimes it can be tough to decide between all the options. Here are some tips for how to pick an exterior paint color for your home!

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

Whether you're painting your deck, trim, or a large project you weren't able to paint indoors, temperature plays a role in your project. Here are some tips about temperature and prep work to make sure your spring painting jobs turn out just right.

Other News

P1680061A Trip to Amazon Paint

Our ReStore team took a trip to the home of Amazon Paint to learn all about recycling paint. The next time you are checking out the deals at the New Brighton or Minneapolis ReStore, grab a gallon of Amazon Paint and give it a try!

From Home Staging to Final Home Furnishings

What started as furnishings for our Open House event in April, became real-life home decor for one Habitat homeowner.

We’re Hiring

Come join the fun, and collaborative team here at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore! We’re currently hiring a full-time, and part-time ReStore Sales Associate. These positions require quality service to customers and offer an active and busy work environment. To learn more about the positions, and for a full job description, please visit tchabitat.org/careers.

Want to read more stories and how-to guides like these?

subscribe to the restoration corner blog

Tags: ReStore, 2018

Related Posts

Ana's Story: Home is 'a blessing...

We recently held a Stories of Home Contest where we asked Twin Cities Habitat homeowners to share a...

Read More

Minnesota Veteran Receives New Roof

Last year Legacy Restoration completed their second Roof Deployment Project for a deserving...

Read More

Success in School Starts at Home

Kalia loves her job as a second-grade teacher at Hope Community Academy in St. Paul. And she deeply...

Read More

Get the latest Habitat stories, news, and event announcements delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our monthly Wire e-newsletter today!