#DIYTuesday: How to Transform an Old Dresser into a Unique Bathroom Vanity

DIY Tuesday

Upcycling Workshop: A Dresser Becomes a Bathroom Vanity Upcycling furniture is a very popular DIY project these days, and fortunately, our ReStores are packed with wonderful pieces to choose from. In a recent DIY Workshop held in our Torrance ReStore location, our own Justin DiPego demonstrated how to transform an old dresser into a beautiful bathroom vanity. For those who …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Elects Two New Members to Board of Directors

Board of Directors Retreat 2016 Group Photo

Bellflower, CA – March 13, 2017: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) recently elected two new members to serve on its Board of Directors: LeAnne Romesburg, Human Resources Director at Lowe’s Home Improvement, Inc. and John Sykes, Vice President of Operations at Suffolk Construction. “The addition of these two new Board members brings diverse experience and a …

Rain Barrel Truckload Sale at the ReStore!

We are excited to be partnering again with Rain Barrels International to host a truckload sale at our Torrance ReStore on February 12 from 2pm – 4pm. Rain Barrels can help you save a vital natural resource as well as your money by reducing your water bill. Rain barrels can be purchased online for $100 by visiting RainBarrelsIntl.com and clicking …

Habitat LA ReStores – Now Selling New Kitchen Cabinets!

Our Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) ReStores in Bellflower and Torrance are filled with deals on gently used items such as furniture, lighting fixtures, appliances and more. But, did you know that our ReStores also carry brand new Visions Recycled Paint, area rugs and now kitchen cabinetry! If you are remodeling a kitchen, or building a …

Upcoming ReStore DIY Workshop: How to Build a Golden Sawhorse

Every DIY enthusiast needs a sawhorse, which is an essential construction tool. Sawhorses are generally build for function, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be beautiful! Join Timothy Dahl, DIY Editor of Popular Mechanics and Founder of the Charles and Hudson website, for a DIY workshop this Saturday on building golden sawhorses at our Torrance ReStore. They will be cheap …

Celebrate Earth Day with Habitat LA’s ReStores!

Our ReStores have several ways for you to join us in celebrating Earth Day and the practices of recycling, reuse and resourcefulness! Earth Day is on April 22, but let’s get started now and celebrate all month long! Now through Friday, April 21st Take advantage of Habitat LA’s partnership with Rain Barrels Intl. and pre-order a rain barrel online for …

Cosentino Group to Donate Silestone® Surfaces for Kitchens in All Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Homes

Los Angeles, CA (February 18, 2016) – Cosentino Group, a manufacturer and distributor of high value surfaces for architecture and design, has announced a gift-in-kind partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA). As part of Cosentino’s ongoing commitment to social improvement, the company will donate its Silestone® Natural Quartz surfaces to be used in the kitchens …

Habitat LA ReStore Benefits Local Community

On the south side of the 91 Freeway near Lakewood Boulevard is a large sign advertising something called a ReStore. Those unfamiliar with such a store  — operated by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles —  are missing out on a place where real treasures can be found. The ReStore, at 8739 Artesia Blvd, Bellflower,  sells donated reusable furniture, …

Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays!

Give the gift of homeownership this holiday season by shopping at the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles ReStore. Hosting holiday parties and looking to impress your friends and family? That can be done with a few simple updates that will not break the bank, which is easier said than done this time of year! A fresh coat of …

Habitat LA ReStore Featured in GMC DIY Challenge

Check out the final furniture pieces from GMC’s DIY Challenge HERE! Three do-it-yourself experts – Dinah Wulf from DIY Inspired, Timothy Dahl from Charles & Hudson and Brad Pennington from DoItYourself.com – did an amazing job picking out materials from our Torrance ReStore and crafting them into new pieces. Our very own, Karen Moore, did an excellent job judging. We …