Give New Life to Old Windows and Doors

Here at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, we always have old windows and doors waiting to find a new home. Other than using them for their original purpose, there are still countless ways that old windows and doors can become the centerpiece of a room, or a furniture piece your family will use for generations.

Windows & Shutters

Use windows to create a collage of family memories.

picture windows

Or create a beautiful work of art using fabric or decorative paper.

wallpaper windows

These windows at Habitat for Humanity ReStore would be the perfect candidates to showcase your family photos or your favorite patterns!


Window shutters can be transformed into coat racks or key rack by simply adding a few hooks.

hooks from shutters

Shutters can also be transformed into a space-saving magazine rack to hang on your wall.

magazine rack shutters

Come in to Habitat for Humanity ReStore to browse our large selection of shutters and find the perfect rack for your coats, keys, and magazines!



Old doors and be used to create gorgeous sliding doors for added privacy.

sliding doors

Re-purpose a couple doors into a unique coffee table your guest will adore.

table door

Or create a wonderful conversation piece by hanging several old doors to make a stunning accent wall.

walls of doors

Select from a wide variety of doors to build your next one of a kind addition to your home.


In addition to using windows and doors for their intended purpose, you now have ideas for transforming them in new ways that will add years to their lives and keep them out of the landfill. Stop into Habitat for Humanity Restore for windows and doors that will become the centerpiece of your home. We are open Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm and are located on 9100 Gaither Road, near Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg, Maryland.


These ideas were inspired by the Inspiration Green, Architecture Art Design, and My Repurposed Life blogs. There are several other ideas for how to use old windows and doors so please check out the below links.

Inspiration Green – Recycling Old Doors

Architecture Art Design – 30 Creative Way to Reuse Old Windows

My Repurposed Life – Repurposed Shutter Magazine Rack

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