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Habitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk Seeking Donations for Upcoming Simcoe ReStore

Brantford, ON - Habitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk today announced (May 16th, 2017) that a ReStore will be coming soon to Simcoe. The 12,000+ SQ. ft. ReStore, will be located at 29 Park Road, Simcoe, Ontario. (Previously known as the Chances Bingo Hall) It will be Habitat For Humanity Brant-Norfolk’s second ReStore location.

"We've seen tremendous growth in donations traffic and sales at our Brantford ReStore location over the past ten years. And after much research, input from volunteers, the Board, the Norfolk community as a whole, It was determined it's time to open an additional ReStore location here in Simcoe," said Steve Roorda, Board Chair – Habitat For Humanity Brant-Norfolk.

The ReStore sells new and recycled building materials, furniture, appliances and home goods at 50 to 70 percent off retail prices. All of the items that stock a Habitat for Humanity ReStore are donations. Habitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk is asking the community to help stock the Simcoe ReStore. Retailers, distributors and manufacturers closing out year-end or discontinued product, scratch n dent or returned product — please consider donating your products to Simcoe ReStore. Residents of Norfolk County are also welcome to donate their gently used items.

The ReStore will open its doors for accepting donations from May 23rd, and will be open on the following schedule each week; Tuesday- Saturday 9:00-5:00. Free Pick-up of donations can be scheduled by calling the Simcoe ReStore at 519-426-8686.

We will have a further announcement regarding the ReStore Grand opening in coming weeks.
For more information please contact Tracey Langley, Habitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk ReStore Manager at 519-426-8686.

ABOUT Habitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk:
Habitat for Humanity Brant-Norfolk, founded in 1998, brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership. Habitat For Humanity Brant- Norfolk has built over 20 homes to date. Visit www.habitatbn.org

Yes, Please - stoves, cook tops, ovens, ranges, microwaves, refrigerators and small upright freezers, dishwashers, washing machines and clothes dryers.
No, Thank You - anything more than 5 years old (exceptions may be made for designer or high-end brands.) Anything with rust, corrosion or non-manufacturer paint. Gas appliances (we are unable to test). Chest Freezers.

Yes, Please - Solid wood furniture: tables, side boards, bookcases, chairs etc. Sofas and chairs in good condition. Antiques in good condition. Home office furniture (case-by-case basis). Small writing desks or roll-top desks. Patio and outdoor furniture in good condition.
No, Thank You - Furniture with tears, stains, pet marks, discoloration, smells. Particle boar or press board furniture. Entertainment centers and TV armoires. Commercial office furniture. Home office furniture (case by case basis). Mattressess and box springs. Futon sofas. Bunk beds. No partial or broken pieces of furniture. Cribs or other baby items.

Yes, Please - Antinques and collectibles. Sets of china, glasses and/or stemware. Framed art and picture frames.
No, Thank You - Wall decor larger than 5' x 5'. Used kitchen supplies. Bedding, linens and drapes. Books and magazines.

Yes, Please - Mirrors & glass must be framed. Must be smaller than 5' x 5'.
No, Thank You - Chipped glass or mirrors. Mirrors or glass without frames.

Yes, Please - New or gently used ceiling, pendant, wall mount, and exterior lights. Table and floor lamps. New or gently used glass shades and globes. New pot lights by the case. Doorbells. Sizeable amount of wire, cable & conduit. New or used switch plates.
No, Thank You - Commercial light fixtures and electrical supplies. Used ceiling fans over 2 yrs old. Track lighting. Fixtures without mounting hardware. Used switches, breakers, outlets and plugs. Light bulbs. Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors.

Yes, Please - New or gentley used area rugs (case by case basis). Never installed vinyl and ceramic floor tile of matching color and style in original boxes. (minimum 3 boxes). Laminate flooring (minimum 4 boxes). Hardwood flooring (minimum 2 boxes).
No, Thank You - Carpet must come from a smoke free, pet free environment. Used carpet rolls or pieces. Area rugs with rips, stains, odors or excessive wear. Any flooring with nails, mortar, grout, chips or any damage. Used or previously installed flooring (case by case basis).

Yes, Please - Power tools and hand tools in working order. Decorative gate hardware. New or gently-used cabinet pulls, doorknobs, deadbolts, hinges. Used doorknobs or deadbolts WITH keys.
No, Thank You - Cans/boxes with mixed nuts, bolts, nails, etc. Used doorknobs/deadbolts without keys. Hand tools that aren't working or are mising parts. Ladders.

Yes, Please - New bathtubs and claw foot tubs in excellent condition. Over-mount, Under-mount and pedestal sinks in good condition without faucets. Kitchen sinks in excellent condition without faucets. Low-flow toilets that are 6-litres per flush. New shower stalls, shower bases & pans. Faucets/taps.
No, Thank You - Non-low flow toilets using more than 13 L/flush. Corner bathtubs & jacuzzis. Pipes, fittings and valves. Anything with rust, corrosion or non-manufacturer paint. Anything with chips, cracks, scratches, caulking, rust, glue or large stains. Custom colours will only be accepted upon inspection.

Yes, Please - Complete modern and modular kitchen cabinet sets in excellent condition. Countertops without holes or water damage. Bathroom vanities and medicine cabinets in excellent condition.
No, Thank You - Cabinets without doors or drawers. Cabinet faces and misc. drawers. Kitchen sets that are older/dated or custom built. Countertops with holes or water damage. Anything with rot or damage. Particle board or press board cabinets (unless new or designer brand)

Yes, Please - Exterior doors in good condition. Sliding patio doors with frame intact and no broken seals, vinyl only.
No, Thank You - Doors that have rot, broken glass, splintering or protruding nails, water damage or damage holes. Painted doors.

Yes, Please - Like-new residential double pane vinyl complete with jamb. Decorative curtain rods. California shutters. Windows no larger than 30 sq ft.
No, Thank You - Used, single pane, oversized, custom or aluminum windows. Curtains. Only sashes. Blinds of any kind. Nails that protrude from frame. Windows with fogging or broken seals. Oversized windows over 35 sq ft.

Yes, Please - Outdoor furniture. Gates and full rolls of fencing material in good condition. Lawn and garden tools. Outdoor fireplaces and grills 3 years old or newer. Decking, bricks, pavers, stones and cinder blocks in large amounts and on pallets (drop off only). Power equipment in working condition only.
No, Thank You - Anything with debris, rot, rust or other damage. Rolled chain link fencing less than 15 feet.

- Commercial building materials - Paint, chemicals, cleaning products, hazardous waste - Baseboard heaters and wall heaters - Roll-up garage doors - Lumber, moulding or trim smaller than 4 ft - Exercise equipment - Baby items - Clothing - Bed linens - Bath linens - Food Products
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