Help Your Home Recover from Winter

Help Your Home Recover from Winter

by Mary Shepherd, HFHSC Family & Volunteer Coordinator Winter weather can be damaging to a home.  Early spring is a good time to inspect your home for damage and plan for home maintenance and repair.  The National Association of Home Builders and Erie Insurance...
Leather Paint

Leather Paint

Next time, don’t pass up that leather chair because of a little wear and tear! Find a beautiful chair or couch a ReStore, but it needs a little TLC? The ReStore is filled with chairs, couches, love seats and so much more. Leather paint is a great way to freshen...
Construction Basics

Construction Basics

by Mary Shepherd, HFHSC Family & Volunteer Coordinator Hammer a nail . . . cut wood with a power saw . . . frame a wall . . . trim a window.  These basic construction skills that Habitat for Humanity  partner families learn in class and on the build site not only...
Saving Energy

Saving Energy

by Mary Shepherd, HFHSC Family & Volunteer Coordinator   I recently attended a presentation on energy-saving programs available to residents in Summit County.  I would like to share the information with you now.  I hope you find the information as valuable as I...
Kick Start Your New Year

Kick Start Your New Year

New Year = New Beginnings.  It’s time to start the New Year feeling refreshed and focused, ready to take on the year ahead.  Consider some of these ideas as you kick-start your New Year.   Make a bucket list of things to try in 2019. Make a list of simple things such...
ReStore FLIP Fall 2018

ReStore FLIP Fall 2018

ReStore FLIP November 7th through the 10th we hosted our second ReStore FLIP event. This event is open for anyone to participate, the only requirement is that we ask each participant to fill out a form with contact information and items selected from ReStore must be...