Should I donate this to the Habitat ReStore?
When cleaning, remodeling or moving, you often run into household items you no longer use, but that are still in great condition. Whether it be items like the windows you just replaced or an old TV, you may wonder, “Should I donate this?”
While you may not be able to donate certain items like mattresses, Habitat Restores generally accept a variety of items. For instance, used household items and home goods from kitchenware to cabinets are just a few of the types of donations you can offer a Habitat ReStore.
Most gently used items can either be donated, recycled or repurposed. Find out the best way to make the most of your item by following these guidelines in the flowchart below.
DIY tip #98
Keep a box of shims on hand. They’re useful for leveling bookcases or other furniture, keeping windows in old houses from rattling, and holding things in place while you wait for glue or paint to dry.
Get our guide with over 150 household tips from Habitat supporters like you!