social

Buying Used Items for Remodeling?

0
Share
6
Save
Follow
Print
Flag

I'm in the process of remodeling and rather than going and buying new stuff, I'd like to see what's available used (and less expensive!). Does anyone know where I can look?

Advertisement



Meari

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By erica (Guest Post)
June 27, 20050 found this helpful

join your county's freecycle group and put up a wanted post.

erica

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Grandma Margie (Guest Post)
June 27, 20050 found this helpful

Go to the website for Habitat for Humanity. On that site.....find your state........and then your county. They have "stores" full of donated, used items ranging from building materials, bathroom fixtures, kitchen cabinets, kitchen appliances, paint, furniture, light fixtures.......you name it ......it's probably there! The stores are called "Re Store". All items are donated. The staff is volunteer. All proceeds go to the Habitat for Humanity program to build homes. Just be sure to check your location's operating hours. The one in our city is open three days a week. Anyone can shop there. Also, if you have items to donate they are a good place to consider. They do so much good for communities and low-income folks who'd appreciate a "hand-up" rather than a "hand-out".

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By (Guest Post)
June 29, 20050 found this helpful

I agree with freecycle.com. It's a great place to give and get things for free. You might also try craigslist.org and click on the city nearest you.

Advertisement

It is world wide now. There you can post things to sell, trade and give or get for free.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
June 30, 20050 found this helpful

If your town or one near by has a salvage yard, I would look there. Goodwill or the Salvation Army stores in our area sometimes have items too.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Becki in Indiana (Guest Post)
July 8, 20050 found this helpful

Is there an expensive furniture store in your area that offers "free removal of your old furniture" when you purchase new? If so, chances are very good that they take that old furniture that they remove free, spiff it up and resell it in their "bargain basement" or a back room.

Advertisement

Call and ask if they sell any "reconditioned" furniture -- they don't usually advertise it, because they want you to buy the more expensive, new stuff! This also applies to appliances -- I bought a "reconditioned" refrigerator for $50 that lasted for years!!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Rose (Guest Post)
May 10, 20060 found this helpful

interested in used security bars for windows

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Advertisement

In This Page
Categories
Home and Garden Home Improvement RemodelingJune 27, 2005
Pages
More
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
🎆
Fourth of July Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-06-15 14:32:21 in 893 msecs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/tf462231.tip.html