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Midweek Flash Sale: 40% off Appliances & Cabinets

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Billboard, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, online sales, Sales | 0 comments

Midweek Flash Sale:  40% off Appliances & Cabinets

This Tuesday – Thursday,

it’s a great time to upgrade your kitchen!

Appliances are 40% off

From December 11th – 13th, 2018, save on ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers, wall ovens, wash machines, and dryers.

(If you’ll need time to rent a truck or hire help, remember that you may store bulky items for free for up to 5 days after purchase.  Also, we offer a 3-week return policy on Forklift appliances)

Kitchen Cabinets are 40% off

We’ve got a nice variety of kitchen cabinet sets, and the midweek flash sale also includes single “orphan” cabinets, and cabinet doors.

Please note: The midweek flash sale does not include bathroom cabinets; countertops, work benches or tool stands; appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment; select specialty items; or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

Have you visited our online marketplace?

Perhaps you don’t need cabinets, but you’re looking for vintage cabinet hardware?  Or maybe you need a great gift?  Check out our Marketplace and eBay store, or purchase a Forklift gift card for a loved one.

(Although flash sales do not apply to items listed online, you’ll find a nice variety of unique and specialty items, as well as great deals on commercial items, new-in-box faucets, high-end appliances, and more) .

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Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. Every dollar you spend in our warehouse helps us lift up local communities through reuse.

 

 

Get your donations in before the end of the year!

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Blog, Donation Development, general, Holidays and Long Weekends, News | 0 comments

2019 is rapidly approaching, so don’t forget to get your donations in before the tax year ends!

If you would like to drop off a donation, we recommend that you come now and avoid the long drop-off line that often occurs on the last weekend of the year. We accept donations 7 days a week from 9am to 6:30pm.  

And don’t forget that we offer a free pickup service for larger donations! If you want to schedule a pickup appointment before the new year, contact us as soon as possible to make sure we can accommodate you.

Every item you donate supports our mission of lifting up communities through reuse – and it’s tax-deductible! You can refresh your memory of our Donation Guidelines here.

Weekend Flash Sale: Tile and Carpet

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Weekend Flash Sale:  Tile and Carpet

This weekend, December 8th & 9th, 

Tile & carpet are 40% off

Save on boxes and bundles of ceramic, porcelain, terracotta, stone, vinyl, and glass tile, including pallets of brand-new surplus tile!  The sale also applies to rolls of vinyl and marmoleum.

You can also save on carpet and rugs, including carpet tile and rolls of beautiful surplus carpet.

Sale does not include single tiles or loose (un-bundled) tile; boxes and bundles that have been ripped open; roof tile; wood flooring; trim. lumber, paneling, or beadboard; or items with missing or damaged price tags. Flash sales also do not include white tag items, items from our consignment partners, or online items.  May not be combined with other sales.

 

Can’t make it to the warehouse? 

Shop with us online!

You can still do some holiday shopping online in our Marketplace and eBay store, or purchase a Forklift gift card for a loved one.  (Although flash sales do not apply to items listed online, you’ll find a nice variety of unique and specialty items, as well as great deals on new-in-box faucets, appliances, and more)

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Community Forklift aims to turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by diverting landfill waste, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies and creating green jobs. Every dollar you spend in our warehouse helps us lift up local communities through reuse.

Upcoming Workshops

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in Blog, Green Living, Workshops | 0 comments

As we wind down for the year, we wanted to make sure you knew about the final few workshops we have scheduled in 2018!

Handcrafted Chairs: A Hybrid Approach of Traditional and Modern Techniques
Presented by Chris Desautels
December 8 | 3pm-4pm

Chris Desautels is a University Park resident whose day job is building and maintaining web applications for the Federal Government. But when he’s not pushing electrons around he likes to work with his hands, building furniture in his small but well-equipped workshop. As of late, he has been focusing on building chairs, using a combination of traditional and modern techniques. Join him for a discussion and presentation of the various skills, techniques and tools involved, and his thoughts on traditional versus modern techniques. He will also be showing a few of his recent creations.

Click here for details and registration information!

Make Your Own Winter Sign from Reclaimed Wood
Presented by Jen of Reclaimed By You
December 15 | 1pm-3pm

Join us for a fun, gift-making workshop! Using chalk paint, stencils, and reclaimed wood, you will be able to make one of three adorable holiday signs. Bring your own surface to craft on for $10, or purchase one from Jen for $20.

Click here for details and registration information!

 

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And we are always searching for new workshop presenters! If you are a tradesperson or creative DIYer and would like to lead a workshop on practical how-to’s or creative reuse, please propose your workshop idea with us here. And please spread the word to your handy friends, too!

Half off Housewares & Furniture

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Half off Housewares & Furniture

This Wednesday and Thursday,

furniture, art, & housewares are 50% off

On Dec. 5th & 6th, 2018, save on modern AND vintage chairs, tables, dressers, shelves, desks, cookware, lamps, mirrors, wall art, and more!

Please note: This flash sale does not include built-in shelving or cabinetry like bathroom vanities, kitchen cabinets, or lockers; work benches or tool stands; mantels; appliances; select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

Yes, Christmas decor is half off too!

Wreaths, boxes of surplus lights, ornaments, and other items in our holiday pop-up shop are part of the two-day sale.

Can’t make it to the warehouse?  Shop with us online! 

You can still do some holiday shopping online in our Marketplace and eBay store, or purchase a Forklift gift card for a loved one.  (Although flash sales do not apply to items listed online, you’ll find a nice variety of unique and specialty items, as well as great deals on new-in-box faucets, appliances, and more)

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Community Forklift aims to turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by diverting landfill waste, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies and creating green jobs. Every dollar you spend in our warehouse helps us lift up local communities through reuse.

40% off holiday decorations, appliances, and hundreds of doors!

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

40% off holiday decorations, appliances, and hundreds of doors!

Hi Forklift Fans – we’ve got several sales to announce!  Save on appliances and holiday decor this weekend, and save on doors all month long.

Weekend Flash Sales:

Appliances are 40% off

On December 1st & 2nd, save on ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers, wall ovens, washers, and dryers.

Please note:  This sale does NOT include water heaters, air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, select specialty items, items listed online, or consignment items from ALCO Appliances. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

Holiday Decor is 40% off

This weekend, save on items in our Christmas pop-up shop, including wreaths, new-in-box strings of lights, LED projectors, vintage ornaments, and more.  Get everything you need to deck your halls this holiday season.

 

December Sale:

40% off Doors

We have over 1,200 modern and vintage doors in stock right now – and this month, save 40% off almost all of them – including barn doors, antique wood panel doors, french doors, oversized doors, bifold doors, louvered doors, iron security doors, storm doors, screen doors, and modern doors in frames.

Please note:  this sale does NOT include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass. Monthly sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

Funky Gifts for the Holidays

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, online sales, Sales & Hot Items, Things for Sale | 0 comments

Funky Gifts for the Holidays

Shop Community Forklift for
Funky Holiday Gifts!

Is the stress of finding just the right holiday gift setting in? We’ve got you covered! Community Forklift has hundreds of unique and vintage gifts in our warehouse and online stores. Find something for even the pickiest person among our interior decor, ephemera, unique local items, new and vintage tools, beautiful lamps, historic items, what-nots, and so much more!

Shop online at the Community Forklift Marketplace
and our eBay stores.

Vintage items listed online from the top clockwise:* Goose andirons; US Capital tie rack; silver and gold plated menorah made in Israel; 78rpm records and players; several antique scoreboard sign numbers; Jean-François Batellier print; French country brass coat and hat hook; several 1940’s Child-Craft books.

 


Shop our warehouse store for holiday items,
and fantastic gift ideas!

From the top clockwise:* 13 drawer Craftsman rolling tool cabinet; antique rocking chair; 1955 Singer 99K made in Kilbowie, Scotland; large carpenter’s tool box with copper handle; custom Corinthian capital table base; 16″ disk harrow blades; folk birdhouse; Art-Deco lighting; star impression mold;

 


We also still have many holiday items available in our pop-up Christmas Shop!
Find lights, ornaments, tree stands, and more. Don’t wait ’til the best stuff is gone!

 

*All pictured items are currently for sale and may no longer be available

Midweek sale on flooring

Posted by on Nov 27, 2018 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales | 0 comments

Midweek sale on flooring

This Wednesday & Thursday,

select flooring is 25% off

On November 28-29, 2018, save on rolls of brand-new carpet and bundles of reclaimed wood flooring.  Sale also includes rugs, carpet tiles, and remnant rolls of vinyl & marmoleum flooring.

 

Please note:  Sale does not include ceramic, stone, porcelain, or glass tile.  Flash sales do not include specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Did you know we offer a free pickup service?

Like all nonprofits on #GivingTuesday, we’re supremely grateful for financial support.  But donations of stuff are just as important!  If you’re planning a renovation project or thinking about decluttering, please start with a visit to our donations page to learn more about our pickup service.

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Every donation and purchase helps us lift up local communities through reuse.  Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

The greenest give is not giving your money, but your stuff!

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Billboard, Blog, Donation Development | 0 comments

The greenest give is not giving your money, but your stuff!

Everyone else is asking for money right now, but we can turn your stuff into green gold!

We will PICK UP your vintage furniture, housewares, appliances, doors, fixtures, tools, and more FOR FREE.

We help people, community, and the environment in the local DC area, and you can support our work at no cost to you! We give YOU our time, our truck, and our crew, and you give us the stuff you want to get rid of that helps us to lift up local communities.

Your donated stuff is the gift that keeps on giving to local neighbors in need. Every year we redistribute your donated materials to those who can’t afford them – air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, chairs, tables, doors, tile, and so many more items that help achieve safer and more comfortable living environments for our neighbors.

Make this year’s Giving Tuesday gift the one that will do the most: Support reuse and redistribution of material goods in the DMV by donating your stuff today!

No stuff to donate? No Problem!

Community Forklift also welcomes financial contributions. Every financial gift, large or small, helps us fulfill our mission to promote reuse and to lift up communities.

If you are a Marylander considering a donation this season, remember that we are participating in the Maryland Community Investment Tax Credit Program; a program that rewards Maryland taxpayers who donate to nonprofits that serve local communities.

If you make a donation to Community Forklift of $500 or more, you can earn a Maryland tax credit of 50% of the value of your donation. This tax credit is in addition to Federal and State charitable tax deductions! Reduce your tax liability while helping us lift up local communities! The more you donate, the more you save on your Maryland state taxes. For complete details, please visit our website.

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Community Forklift is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. Donations are tax-deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law.

Thank you for your support!

Our Cyber Monday sale starts on Friday!

Posted by on Nov 22, 2018 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, News, online sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Our Green Friday & Small Business Saturday Extravaganza is going to be fun.  But if you can’t make it into the warehouse, don’t despair – you can still do some holiday shopping with the ‘Lift, because we’re running a Cyber Monday special this week!

From Green Friday (Nov. 23th)

through Cyber Monday (Nov. 26th),

save 20% in our eBay Store

 

We’ve listed a nice variety of modern and vintage items on eBay, including plumbing fixtures, door hardware, lighting, housewares, and commercial items.  You’ll find everything from new-in-box faucets and high-end appliances to old tools and vintage dollhouse furniture!.

Offer runs 11/23/18 to 11/26/18.

Discount does not apply to shipping costs, and is NOT valid on in-store purchases.

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