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Asbestos: What you should know - and when to leave it alone!

Most of the time we encourage DIYers to dig in and get the job done, but when it comes to dealing with asbestos, it's often best left to the professionals. Before you pull on your DIY gloves, take some time to educate yourself on both DEQ and Metro guidelines regarding asbestos and asbestos disposal.  WHY AND WHERE Prior to the 1970s asbestos was widely favored for its durability...

TNT's "The Librarians" track ReStore gem

They don’t start shooting the third season of “The Librarians” for another month, but the show’s set decorator, Benjamin Hayden, knows a good thing when he sees it and snatched up a terrific buy this month at the Washington County ReStore. It’s an unusual item, but finding that weird and wonderful gem is part of the adventure of shopping at The ReStore. In this case, the find was six large...

ReStore egg hunt: Scramble for eggs-tra savings!

The ReStore is holding an Easter egg hunt for DIYers Saturday, March 26- but only for those who love saving money! Special discount cards will be enclosed in colorful eggs hidden throughout our ReStores in Portland, Beaverton and Vancouver. Discover the egg and the discount is yours, but the egg-stra special savings are only good on Saturday, March 26, so hippity-hop on in posthaste! READ MORE...

Clark County HFH Store to close early for St. Paddy's Day Thirsty Third Thursday

If you want to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with gusto, consider heading to our Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store for Thirsty Third Thursday, from 4pm - 6pm on Thursday, March 17. We're hosting the free event and inviting you along with event sponsor  Southwest Washington Contractors Association. To prepare for the event, the Clark County HFH Store will be...

HopeBuilder Breakfast April 27 - It's FREE!

Are you a hope-builder? The Habitat for Humanity Portland Metro East is hosting the 16th annual HopeBuilder Breakfast Wednesday, April 27, 2016. In only one hour you'll be inspired by stories of hope and determination. Sign up to host a table. It's easy and fun! Register or RSVP to attend online. Breakfast is on us!

First of its kind: Deconstruction Resolution Approved

"We should capture another 100 homes per year," Joe Connell said of the new deconstruction resolution passed in February. The resolution, approved by unanimous City Council vote, stipulates that houses and duplexes built in Portland before 1916, as well as those that have historical designation, must be completely deconstructed instead of demolished. This ensures that valuable materials are...

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