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About ReStore

The Habitat ReStore are retail stores open to the public. We accept donations of new and gently used furniture, housewares, building materials, tools, plumbing, electrical and much more. ReStores resell these items to the public 50-75% off retail prices. All net proceeds benefit Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity to build affordable, decent housing for families in need.


Green Efforts

ReStore resale outlets provide an environmentally and socially responsible way to keep good, reusable materials out of the waste stream while providing funding for Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity’s community improvement work. When possible, donated building materials will be used to build and preserve Habitat homes, and extra building materials, along with furniture, appliances, and other items are sold to the public at more than 50% off retail prices.

What are your store policies?

All items are sold on a first come, first served basis. We can hold an item for one hour while you shop. Once you purchase an item you have up to a week to pick it up. Items can be picked up Tuesday & Wednesday 10-3 and Thursday-Saturday 9-4. Items can be returned with the receipt within 30 days of purchase.

What do you sell at the Restore?

ReStores are filled with interesting and unique merchandise unlike what you would find in any other stores. Below you will find items we typically have at Habitat Restores. If you have an item to donate, check out our complete list of Accepted Materials below. At Lake ReStore we have 25,000 sq/ft of inventory that changes daily. Make sure to check back often because the best inventory comes and goes FAST.

Do you negotiate?

We do not negotiate or haggle on prices. All of our prices are dated and we markdown items after a certain period of time. If an item is priced at more than you were looking to spend, check back in a few weeks and it may be lower.

Will you pick-up items inside my home?

ReStore staff will enter home to retrieve items on first floor only. Items preferred to be located outside of the home or in a garage/covered area or a storage unit.

Donate Your Stuff

Accepted Items

Items We Accept

  • Antiques

  • Appliances

  • Books

  • Building Materials (except drywall, greenwall, sheet rock, cement board)

  • Cabinets and Vanities

  • Dishware and Glasses

  • Doors (Solid Core)

  • Electrical Items

  • Flooring (quantity must be large enough to complete a bathroom floor)

  • Furniture

  • Hardware

  • Home Décor Items

  • Housewares

  • Lawn & Garden Mowers, Tools and Decorations

  • Light Fixtures

  • Plumbing Materials

  • Small Appliances

  • Tools

  • Windows (Double Paned, not to exceed 4′ x 6′)

Non-Acceptable Items

Anything with missing or broken pieces, in non-working condition, with rips, spots or tears, as well as:

  • Automotive Parts

  • Beds/Bedframes, Mattresses, Box Springs, Bedding, Linens

  • Board Games

  • Cast Iron Tub

  • Christmas Trees

  • Clothing and Shoes

  • Computers and Computer Equipment (Scanners, Keyboards, Monitors, Printers, etc.)

  • Custom and L Shaped Countertops

  • Desks that are Oversized, L-shaped or made of metal

  • Drywall, Sheet Rock, Cement Board, etc.

  • Doors with a Hollow Core

  • Drapes, Curtains and Curtain Rods

  • Electric Typewriters

  • Electric Wheelchairs

  • Exercise Equipment

  • Florescent Bulbs (CFL and LED are accepted)

  • Glass that is unframed

  • Hospital Beds

  • Jacuzzi and Jacuzzi Tubs

  • Luggage

  • Mirrors that are unframed

  • Paint, Paint Thinner, Toxic or Hazardous Chemicals

  • Pianos and Organs

  • Personal Care and Spa Items

  • Pool Tables

  • Sewing Machines

  • Shower Doors, used

  • Sliding Glass Doors

  • Sports Equipment

  • Televisions except Flat-Screens

  • Tile that has been used

  • Toys

  • Vacuum Bags

  • Wallpaper

  • Water Heater, used

  • Water Softener, used

  • Windows (Bay, Single Pane and larger than 4′ x 6′)

  • Window Treatments

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