Hardware & Building Materials

All hardware should be sorted, sacked or boxed, clean and have no rust.

Hardware:

  • nails
  • screws
  • hangers & brackets
  • door locks and knobs
  • hinges
  • hand tools (for garden & construction)
  • power tools
    • less than 10 years old
    • must have all parts
    • if battery operated, battery must be able to hold a charge

Building Materials:

  • Lumber
    • no nails, rot or excessive weathered
    • Dimensional lumber
      • 4 feet or longer
    • Sheets
      • 1/4 sheet & longer, no irregular shapes
  • Shingles
    • preferably in bundles
    • not ‘stuck together’
    • no scraps
    • no asbestos
    • Tar paper
      • particle rolls ok
    • Roll roofing
    • Rubber
      • dry
      • folded/rolled
      • no holes
  • Insulation
    • Backed & unbacked
      • new or like-new
      • rolled and clean
      • never damp
    • Blown
      • new only, in original packaging
    • Sheet
      • new or like-new
      • 1/4 sheet or larger
      • clean
      • no damage
  • Paint
    • We are currently NOT accepting donations of Paint/Stains
  • Caulk
    • new and unopened
    • not professional or industrial use only
  • Adhesives
    • not expired and still useable
    • in original packaging
    • resealable
    • no professional or industrial use only.
  • Siding
    • Vinyl
      • full, undamaged pieces or accessories only
    • Wooden/hardboard
      • for lengths: five feet or longer
      • for sheets/panels: at least 1/4 sheet
      • for shake-type: full pieces
    • Concrete-based
      • in original packaging with manufacture date OR labeled no asbestos
      • must be manufactured after 1980
  • Trim
    • 4 feet or longer
    • good cosmetic condition
    • door trim sets accepted as full sets
  • Handrail
    • 5 feet or longer
    • no damage or rot
    • no excessive peeling paint
  • Landing posts & spindles
    • good cosmetic condition

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