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April 10, 2005

Where to get cheap, great windows

Built_with_pride_using_habitat_for_human Where can you get 3 large kick-butt double-hung windows for under $600?  At a Habitat for Humanity ReStore, where they sell great used building supplies at a fraction of their worth.   

You can find a ReStore near you by looking in the Yellow Pages under 'Building Materials - Used'.  If you're in the Toronto area, check out both ReStores and load up on paint, fixtures, tiles, tubs, toilets, appliances and entire kitchen cabinet systems.   If the ReStore doesn't have what you're looking for, you can put your name on a list and they'll call you when they get an item that matches your description.

And if you happen to be renovating and pulling out old windows, doors, panelling, sinks, bathtubs, cabinets or doors, call your local ReStore and ask them to pick up your recyclable stuff.   They'll take it away for you, sell it in the ReStore, and use the proceeds to help eliminate poverty housing.   How cool is that?

ReStore Locations - (if you need to see maps)


29 Bermondsey Road, Toronto, On M4B 1Z7
416-755-7353 Ext. 33

Hours of operation:
10 - 6 Mon.- Sat., Thurs. 'til 9, Closed Sunday

Via TTC:
Woodbine Subway Station
Take the 91 or 91F bus only
Ask the driver to signal Bermondsey and Sunrise
We are right across the street from the stop.


1120 Caledonia Road, Toronto, On M6A 2W5

Hours of operation:
10 - 6 Mon.- Sat., Thurs. 'til 9, Closed Sunday

Via TTC:
Lawrence West Subway Station
Take the 52 West, 58 West or 59 West buses
Ask the driver to signal Caledonia Road
Walk north two minutes to the Plaza on the west side


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