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Community Forklift - Updated Feb 19, 2016 Back

Open every day from 9 am to 6 pm, and open until 7 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays!

www.CommunityForklift.org/

(301) 985-5180

4671 Tanglewood Drive

Edmonston, MD 20781

The DC area's largest thrift store for home improvement! Our nonprofit program accepts new and used building materials for the home & garden. You can drop off during business hours. Pickup service available for large donations (schedule a pickup at http://communityforklift.com/donation.cfm).

Donors receive a tax deduction, and proceeds are used to reduce waste, create jobs, and make repairs affordable for homeowners, small businesses, and nonprofits that repair substandard housing.

Materials Accepted

Services:

Dropoff

Pickup

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Material Residential Business Note
Air Conditioners

both

both

All appliances must be clean, mold and odor free, and fully functioning with ALL hardware, parts, knobs and shelves. Door gaskets and seals must be in good working order.

Brick

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Please call ahead 301-985-5180 if you are bringing pallets of masonry.

Carpet

both

both

Rolls of unused carpet accepted. Must have size marked on the outside of the roll. New and used carpet tiles and area rugs accepted, but must be clean and free of stains or odors.

Carpet Padding

both

both

Rolls of carpet padding accepted. Must have size marked on the outside of the roll. Must be clean and free of stains or odors.

Ceramic Tile

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Please bring your leftover tile in sturdy boxes or containers.

Doors

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. If you have the keys, please securely attach to door. May not be able to accept some doors with flaking paint, or hollow-core doors with any damage.

Fertilizers

both

both

All home improvement and garden items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Bags of soil, fertilizer, or sand must be sealed shut, with readable labels.

Freezers

both

both

All appliances must be clean, mold and odor free, and fully functioning with ALL hardware, parts, knobs and shelves. Door gaskets and seals must be in good working order.

Gypsum Drywall

dropoff

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. We accept full sheets of drywall, and cannot accept used drywall.

Hardware

both

both

Please securely attach matching hardware to keep it together (affix keys to doorknobs, put a set of cabinet knobs into a plastic bag, etc.)

Heaters

both

both

All appliances must be clean, mold and odor free, and fully functioning with ALL hardware, parts, knobs and shelves.

Household Furniture

both

both

Kitchen cabinets are very much appreciated. Some antique and solid wood bookcases, hutches, and other furniture accepted.

Latex Paint

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. All paint should be in sealed cans with readable labels.

Lawnmowers

both

both

All home improvement items, tools, and gardening materials must be clean, usable, and in good working order.

Light Fixtures

both

both

All plumbing fixtures, electrical fixtures, and home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Ceiling fans must have mounting brackets securely attached.

Linoleum

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Please mark sizes on the outside of rolls of flooring. Unable to accept used linoleum.

Lumber

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Lumber and trim must be at least 5' long. Nails should be removed.

Microwaves

dropoff

both

All appliances must be clean, mold and odor free, and fully functioning with ALL hardware, parts, knobs and shelves. Door gaskets and seals must be in good working order.

Paper Bags

dropoff

dropoff

Accepting clean paper grocery bags to use for check-out.

Pipe

both

both

All building materials, plumbing supplies, water heaters, and appliances must be clean, reusable, and in good working order.

Porcelain Products

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. May not accept some plumbing fixtures with chips. Toilets must be cleaned, please! We cannot accept most cultured marble sinks.

Radiators

both

both

We accept cast iron and baseboard radiators in good working condition.

Refrigerators

both

both

All appliances must be clean, mold and odor free, and fully functioning with ALL hardware, parts, knobs and shelves. Door gaskets and seals must be in good working order.

Roofing Materials

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Containers of chemicals or paint must have clean, readable, complete labels.

Shingles

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Please call ahead if you are bringing pallets of stone or masonry.

Stone

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Usable granite counter scraps are accepted. Please call ahead if you are bringing pallets of stone or masonry.

Stoves

both

both

All appliances must be clean, mold and odor free, and fully functioning with ALL hardware, parts, knobs and shelves. Door gaskets and seals must be in good working order.

Tile

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Tile must be in sturdy boxes or containers.

Tools

both

both

Modern tools must be usable and in good working order. Commercial tools and vintage tools accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Washer/Dryers

both

both

All appliances must be clean, mold and odor free, and fully functioning with ALL hardware, parts, knobs and shelves. Door gaskets and seals must be in good working order.

Windows

dropoff

both

Accept new or used insulated glass windows in good condition. Vinyl sashes MUST be in window frames, not loose. Able to accept most transoms, sidelights, and unusual vintage sashes. Unable to accept some single-pane old windows or some windows with flaking paint. Please call 301-985-5180 if you have questions.

Wood

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order. Lumber and trim must be at least 5' long. Nails should be removed. May not be able to accept some wood with flaking paint.

Wood Furnishings

both

both

All home improvement items must be clean, usable, and in good working order.

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