Donation Guidelines

Appliances

All appliances must be clean and in working order, no more than 10 years old with a few exceptions below.

Air Conditioners (not older than 4 years) • Dehumidifiers (not older than 4 years) • Dishwashers (not older than 4 years) • Garbage Disposals (new only) • Microwaves • Ranges & Stoves • Range Hoods • Refrigerators • Trash Compactors • Washers & Dryers • Water Heaters (not older than 2 years)

Bath & Plumbing

Faucets (new only) • Kitchen Sinks (faucets must be removed) • Medicine Cabinets (framed glass doors only) • Pipes (4’ or longer) • Plumbing Fixtures/ Hardware • Shower Enclosures (aluminum only) • Toilets (1.6 gallons only, must be clean, water and seat must be removed) • Tubs • Vanities • Vanity Combo with Sink & Countertop (faucets must be removed)

We do not accept: Cast Iron Tubs or Sinks • Used Toilet Seats • Single Vanity Sinks

Building Materials

Bricks/Masonry (whole and in good condition) • Cement Board • Insulation (new and in original packaging only) • Joint Compound (new only) • Roofing Shingles (full bundles only) • Rolls of Roofing Material (half rolls or more only) • Roofing and Gutter Materials (must be clean) • Shutters • Vinyl siding (full length pieces only)

Cabinets & Countertops  

Cabinets must be in good condition and have all doors attached and drawers intact.  For safety reasons, all protruding nails or screws have to be removed.

Cabinets • Cabinet Sets • Formica Countertops (4’ or longer, newer  designs only) • Granite & Marble Countertops

Doors               

Interior & Exterior Doors • Pre-hung Doors or Door Slabs • Sliding Doors & French Doors (must have all tracking and glass intact) • Storm Doors (exterior doors with glass must be double pane)

Electrical    

Residential Electrical Supplies 

We do not accept: Used Breakers, Fuses, or GFCI Outlets & Fixtures

Electronics

All Electronics must be in working condition.

Flat Screen TV’s •  Stereos & Radios • Speakers • Tube TV’s (only 21” and smaller, not more than 10 years old)

We do not accept: Cameras • Cell Phones • Computers • Computer Monitors • Fax Machines • Laptops • Printers • Printer Ink • Rear Projection TV’s • Telephones

Flooring

Area Rugs (new or used with no stains) • Carpet (new only) • Carpet Padding (new only) • Ceramic Tiles (full boxes only) • Hardwood Flooring • Laminate Flooring (new in boxes only) • Linoleum (new only) • Vinyl Tiles

We do not accept: Carpets or Rugs with Tears or Stains • Used Laminate Flooring

Furniture           

All Furniture must be sturdy and in good condition with no repairs  needed or pieces missing such as knobs, handles etc. Upholstered Furniture must be clean without rips, stains or fading.

Bed (complete sets only: headboard, footboard & side rails) • Bureaus • Book Cases • Chairs • Coffee Tables • Couches & Sofas • Dining and Kitchen Table Sets • Entertainment Centers (solid wood only) • Filing Cabinets • Hutches •  Loveseats  • Office Chairs (5 wheels only) • Recliners • Side Tables • Small Office Desks

We do not accept: Box Springs • Futons • Mattresses • MDF/ Particleboard Furniture • Metal Desks • Single Dining Chairs • Single Dining Tables • Sleeper Sofas • Water or Air Beds

Hardware          

Door Hinges (complete sets only) • Door Knobs (complete sets only, locking sets must have keys) • Knobs & Cabinet Hardware • Nails, Screws, Hooks etc.

We do not accept: Mixed, unsorted or rusted Nails or Screws

Household & Home Décor

Kitchenware (must be clean and usable) • Dishes (complete sets only) • Decorative Items • Blinds (complete only)

We do not accept: Silverware • Curtains & Window Treatments

Lighting            

All items must be in working condition with light bulbs removed.

Ceiling Fans (complete with mounting bracket) • Lamps • Lamp Shades (no discoloration or burn marks) • Lighting Fixtures

We do not accept: Light Bulbs

Lumber & Millwork              

Must be in usable condition with no warping or rotting

Milled Lumber (4’ or longer) • Plywood (half or full sheets only) • Trim/ Molding (4’ or longer) • Siding (full lengths only)

Paint

Acrylic Stain & Latex Paint (must be unused and in original container) • Rollers, Brushes, etc. (new only)

We do not accept: Oil Based Paints, Stains & Polyurethane

Tools        

Hand Tools (good working condition) • Power tools (good working condition) • Portable Power Tools (must include battery and charger)

Windows           

All windows must be clean, complete and in good condition

We do not accept: Single Pane Windows • Storm Windows • Aluminum Windows • Unframed Glass

Recycle That Drop Off Collection Box 

Please use the blue drop off collection boxes outside on the right side of our building at any time for the following items (sorry, no pickup service available)

Backpacks • Bedding • Belts • Books • CD’s • Clothing • DVDs • Jewelry • Linens • Purses • Shoes • Towels

We do not accept: Catalogs • Encyclopedias • Magazines • Newspaper • Toys • VHS Tapes • Items that are broken, contaminated or have missing parts • Items in this category that do not fit in the bins outside the store

The ReStore reserves the right to refuse any items deemed unsuitable, overstocked or prohibited to sell by code or state regulations.

Sorry, but we are unable to accept the following items:

Automotive Supplies & Accessories  •  Baby Gates  •  Car Seats  •  Cribs •  Exercise, Fitness & Sporting Equipment  •  High Chairs  •  Luggage  •  Medical Supplies  •  Pet Supplies  •     Pesticides  •  Pianos & Organs  •  Records & Tapes  •  Strollers  •  Toys  •  Toxic Chemicals & Hazardous Materials  •  Unframed Mirrors

 
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    637 Lancaster Street (Route 117)    |    Leominster, MA 01453    |    978.227.5556