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Items We Cannot Accept

The following is a list of items that we cannot accept for various reasons. This list is not all-inclusive.

  • Mattresses/Box Springs
  • Cribs
  • Anything that doesn't work/needs a replacement part
  • Appliances over 10 years old
  • Tube/CRT Televisions
  • Single pane windows
  • Pianos/Organs
  • Dishwashers
  • Unframed glass or mirrors
  • Hazardous materials

Our driver always has the final right of refusal for any donated items, and can decline to accept an item at the pickup location.

Items We Accept

Items must be completely cleaned out and uninstalled (when applicable) before we are able to pick them up.  If you are uncertain about acceptance of your donation of surplus or reusable items, please call the ReStore at 704-966-4300 (Denver) or 704-736-9490 (Lincolnton). Please note this list is not all-inclusive.  

Appliances 
Less than 10 years old
Clean & in working condition
Large appliances - refrigerators, stoves, ranges, ovens, range hoods, washing machines, dryers, furnaces
Slight dent/scratch okay
Must have all parts/accessories
Small kitchen appliances - current colors

Cabinets
Only complete cabinets with all doors & drawers
Doors attached
Standard sizes - no abnormal sized countertops
Removed from kitchen in advance of pickup
No built-ins

Furniture
Home, Antique
No pet destruction of any kind
Overall excellent condition
Upholstery must be clean, free of stains, not worn, torn or damaged
Upholstered furniture: 5 years and newer

Household Goods
Please place in boxes for pickup
Kitchen items, house decor, brick-a-brack, art, dishes, etc.

Air Conditioning & Heating Units
Less than 10 years old
Whole House or Window model  

Brick & Block
Minimun 25 blocks

Electrical
Fixtures, parts, supplies  

Lighting
Floor & Table Lamps (no torchiere lamps)
Ceiling Fans
Light Fixtures
In working condition with complete parts  

Lumber
Dimensional – must be 6’ or longer
Sheets – must be ½ sheet or more
Free of rot, nails, screws
No scraps accepted  

Plumbing
Toilets, vanities, shower enclosures (no glass shower doors or tub enclosures)
Clean and in usable condition
We are not able to accept bathroom sinks at this time

Carpet
Room size (8’x10’) pieces and greater
Only brand new  

Roofing
Un-open bundles
Non-damaged
No scraps
Non-expired adhesives
Gutters (unused)  

Doors
Interior, Exterior, Screen, Security
Solid doors preferred
Pre-hung
Standard sizes only - we cannot accept extremely large doors
No broken glass or damaged wood
Prefer doorknobs removed & bagged to sell separately 

Tile/Hard-Wood Flooring
Floor & Wall
Must be in boxes (easy to carry)
Minimum quantity – 20 sq ft.

Hardware
Door & Cabinet knobs, hinges, locks, nails, screws, nuts & bolts, all fasteners
Please keep separated (bagged or boxed)  

Windows
Wood or Vinyl
New-construction or retro-fit
No metal, single pane
No broken glass or damaged wood
Assembled in frames  

Tools
Hand or power
In good condition
Power tools must be working
Cords and batteries must be included

Electronics
DVD, CD & VCR players
Record players
All in good, working condition

Paint
One or five gallon pails, new and unopened
Latext paint only - no oil based paint

Donate to ReStore

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Corporate Donors

If you are a corporation or small business, please consider donating your used office furniture when you decide to remodel your various business locations. You can either drop off your donations during our store hours or schedule a pick-up and we'll come pick up your large items.

Individual Donors

If you are a generous individual who wants to donate, you can either drop off your donations during our store hours or schedule a pick-up and we'll come pick up your large items.

We are only able to pick up from the first floor and garage level. 

Although our pick-up service is free, consider making an optional donation to assist us with transportation costs. Donations of any amount are appreciated and enable Habitat to do more for the community!

Click the button above or call us at 704-966-4300 (Denver) or 704-736-9490 (Lincolnton) to schedule a date and time that works for you.
 

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ReStore Volunteer Safety

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Items We Carry

restore couchDonations Accepted:

  • Flooring
  • Building Materials
  • Lighting
  • Plumbing
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Home Decor
  • Books, Toys
  • Other (Holiday Items, Bicycles, Etc.)

Donations Not Accepted:

  • Mattresses
  • Car Seats
  • Dirty, Torn, or Pet-Stained Furniture
  • Fax/Copy Machines
  • Old Computers/Monitors
  • Used Paint or Stain
  • Rusting or Broken Items
  • Flotation Devices
  • Unframed Mirrors/Glass

MATTRESSES

CAR SEATS

DIRTY, TORN or PET STAINED FURNITURE

FAX/COPY MACHINES

OLD COMPUTER/ MONITOR

USED PAINT OR STAIN

RUSTING or BROKEN ITEMS

FLOTATION DEVICES

UNFRAMED MIRRORS/GLASS