The Tool Lending Library, located at the E. Euclid ReStore, provides an opportunity for homeowners to become a member and borrow the tools necessary to repair or beautify their own homes.

Interested in borrowing a tool?

We have over 400 to choose from for you to maintain, repair, and improve your home. Our selection ranges from saws, drills, and mowers to paint sprayers, ladders, and even concrete mixers. Scroll down to read our policies and then download the application or pick up a copy at our E. Euclid ReStore. You will then need to bring your completed application to our E. Euclid ReStore, located at 2200 E. Euclid Ave. in Des Moines. Membership will allow you to check out any of the tools we have in stock, so apply today!

 

Tool Questions? Shoot us an email at tools@gdmhabitat.org or give us a call at (515) 309-0224
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Once you have downloaded and filled out your application, you will need to bring a photo ID when you submit your application in person at the East Euclid ReStore (2200 E. Euclid Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50317).

Download application (English)
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More Information

  • Tools are loaned for 3 days at a time.
  • A deposit of up to $100 is required at the time the tool is loaned. Your deposit will be refunded when the tool is returned in clean working condition.
  • Tools are loaned based on an annual membership fee rather than a per-tool rental.
  • We operate on a sliding-scale based on income. The membership fee is $200/year. Discounted memberships can be as low as $25 based on income qualifications.
  • Memberships are currently available to individual homeowners. Homeownership will be verified using the County Assessor’s website. Memberships cannot be issued to landlords, renters, contractors, or individuals for trade.
  • There is a $10 fee per day for tools returned late.
  • There is a $20 fee if the tool is not cleaned properly.
  • Tools are loaned on a first-come-first-served-basis.
  • You may call ahead to see if a tool is available, but unfortunately, we cannot reserve it for you.

GDM Habitat for Humanity

2200 E. Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50317

515-471-8686

Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 6:00pm

By Appointment Only (due to COVID-19 precautions)

East Euclid ReStore

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