The ReStore accepts donations of quality reusable building materials. All accepted* donations are tax-deductible. Whether you plan to drop-off your donation at our retail location or would like to schedule to have items picked up, we recommend that you review the list of items we accept (see below) to save you time and energy.
Due to high demand we must limit pick-ups to large items (cabinet sets, table saws, windows, etc.) or large quantities.
Need to get items picked up?
Please fill out the form on the right. You will be put into our scheduling system and you will receive a call with the date and time we will have a truck in your area. We ask your patience in this scheduling process. We have a high volume of requests and our pick-up area covers the entire 7 county metro. Thanks!
*The ReStore reserves the right to turn away material based on quantities of items currently in stock and the general condition and completeness of the donation.
Items We Do Not Accept
Upholstered residential furniture, mattresses, futons, electronics (TV, computer, printer), clothing, exercise equipment.
Items Accepted for Donation
Appliances: Must be clean and in working condition with all parts present. No more than 10 years old. Exceptions made for antique or vintage items that are in good working condition.
Bricks or Block: New or used, free of dirt or mortar.
Cabinets: New or used*; cabinets must be intact and clean with doors attached, accepted with or without countertops. No metal cabinets. No water damage or mold present. No older than 30 years.
Countertops: Full pieces only. No sections with sink cutouts or corners. 20 years old or newer. Must be clean.
Carpet: New carpet only, no used carpet or padding.
Doors: New or used* Exterior, interior, wood, steel, patio, French, and sliding glass doors. No used hollow core doors.
Electrical: Rust free, new or like new components. Switch plates, switches, fuses, breakers, conduit and etc.
Fireplace Inserts: Working condition with no dents or cracks in the firewall.
Flooring: New Hardwoods (used* if in good condition with nails removed), Ceramic tile, granite, marble and vinyl. Minimum quantities: one box quantities on tile, hardwoods, and laminates, 6 ft x 6 ft on new vinyl remnants.
Hardware: New, full boxes of nails, bolts, screws, and various other items. New or like new doorknobs. Entry locksets must have keys present.
HVAC: Electric or gas furnaces and air conditioning units in excellent condition, not more than 5 years old. No rust or excessive dust build up. Ducts, fitting, and outlets.
Insulation: Various types. R-13 and up.
Lighting: All types of working lighting. No rust
or old wiring. Light bulbs must be removed. No used light bulbs. (Due to the quantity of brass light fixtures we receive, we may or may not take in these fixtures.)
Lumber: Minimum 4’ lengths. No scrap lumber or lumber with nails or concrete stuck to boards.
Mirrors: No cracks, chips or scratches. No unframed mirrors or plates of glass.
Office Furniture: Clean and in good condition. No more than 7 years old. No particle board tables or desks.
Paint: Only new, unused, premixed latex paints. No oil based paints or unmixed bases. All paint will be opened and thoroughly checked before it is accepted.
Plumbing: PVC, copper, ABS, galvanized and black fittings and lengths of pipe more than 3 ft.
Plywood: Minimum 2x4 sheets in any thickness.
Siding: New only, all types. One square (100 sq. ft.) or more preferred.
Sinks: Kitchen, bathroom, bar and laundry. No rust marks, stains or chips.
Toilets: Must be sparkling clean. No chips, rust marks or water stains; fully drained. Only new toilet seats.
Tools: Power tools and hand tools. Must be clean and in good working condition. All parts must be present (batteries, and chuck keys, etc.).
Tubs: Clean with no chips, rust stains or water marks.
Water Heaters: Electric or gas. Not more than 5 years old. No rust. Must be working and not leaking.
Windows: New or slightly used in any size or configuration. No single pane windows. No more than 15 years old. No mold, mildew or rot. No broken glass. No hail damage.
Window Covering: New blinds only. No drapes or shades.