Sales & Hot Items

Midweek Flash Sale – 50% Off Windows!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Billboard, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales | 0 comments

This Wednesday and Thursday, September 20 and 21, 2017, take 50% off windows and window sashes! 

This includes modern and vintage salvaged and surplus windows and window sashes, including windows with wavy glass.

This flash sale does not include certain select specialty items, window trim, items with missing or damaged price tags, or items from our consignment partner, Salvage Arts.

Cliff Wright, of Wright Way Construction, often finds great deals on windows at the ‘Lift.

If you can’t make it out to see us, visit our eBay and Etsy stores for some great finds!

Weekend Flash Sale – 40% Off Appliances!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales | 0 comments

This Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 16 & 17, 2017,

kitchen and laundry

appliances are 40% off

The sale includes modern AND vintage appliances including washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, stoves, ovens, fridges, and microwaves with blue or orange tags.  We usually have a variety of basic, high-end, and even some commercial appliances.

This sale does NOT include water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed on eBay, appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, select specialty items, or items with missing or damaged price tags. May not be combined with other sales.

Although most items in our warehouse are sold as-is, we do offer a 3-week return policy on our appliances (just hang on to your receipt).

Please note:  you must load your own purchases

Community Forklift staffers and volunteers are not able to help load items into your vehicle.  However, after you have purchased your item(s), we do offer one week of free storage for appliances. This will give you time to round up friends or hire folks to help you, to borrow or rent a truck, etc.

Row of Appliances by Lilia - compressed

Remember, if you can’t make it out to see us, you can also visit our eBay and Etsy stores for some great finds. Proceeds support our work to lift up DC-area communities through reuse.

Midweek Flash Sale – 50% Off Furniture!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales | 0 comments

This Wednesday and Thursday, September 13 and 14, take 50% off furniture (both vintage and modern)!

We have lots in stock including tables, chairs, dressers, desks, bookshelves, and much more.  Sale does not include built-in shelving or cabinetry, kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, mantels, wall art or other home decor, items from our consignment partners, select specialty items such as clawfoot tub couches, or items with missing or damaged price tags.

Check out this GORGEOUS brass, Lucite and glass dining table! There is some minor damage to the corners that can be repaired for about $150. It’s a steal at the sale price of $225!

If you can’t make it out to see us, visit our eBay and Etsy stores for some great finds!

Weekend Tile Sale!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in Blog, Community Happenings, Community Happenings, Events, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Gardening, general, Green Living, News, Non-profit partners, Our Partners, Sales, Workshops | 0 comments

On September 9th & 10th, 

tile is 25% off

Sale includes ceramic, porcelain, & terra cotta tile. 

Please note: Some exclusions apply. Sale does not include loose (unbundled) tile; boxes and bundles that have been ripped open; stone or glass tile; select specialty items; carpet, wood, or other types of flooring. Flash sales do not include white tag items, items from our consignment partners, or online items.  Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.  May not be combined with other sales.

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If you visit us on Saturday,

you should also see the Green Expo & Electric Car Show, just a few minutes away!

 

 

Stop by the Forklift’s display to say hi to our Community Builders, then check out all the other cool exhibitors!  The Hyattsville Horticultural Society will be selling gardening pamphlets as well as gently-used gardening and nature books, tools, flower pots, planters, flower frogs, and more from their members.  Here’s your chance to ask local garden celebrity Miss Floribunda and others for horticultural advice.

Other vendors include Arrow Bicycle, Big Bad Woof, Calvert Brewing, Capital Area Native Plants Group (offering native plants for fall planting), Chesapeake Natives (pollinator info), local children’s book author & song writer Richard Morris, Robert Harper Books, Sierra Club, Tanglewood Works, Vigilante Coffee, Yasmin’s Jewelry, yogis, the Honey’s Empanadas and Healthy Fool food trucks, Prince George’s County Department of the Environment, and more than a dozen electric vehicle owners (all showing off their rides and the advantages of going gas-free).  Local talent will perform throughout the day.

Get all the details at;  https://sites.google.com/site/hyattsvilleenvironment/green-expo-9-9-2017.

Midweek Flash Sale – Sinks!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales | 0 comments

40% OFF SINKS AND VANITIES

This Wednesday and Thursday, September 6 and 7, 2017, take 40% off the orange and blue tags on bathroom vanities and bathroom, kitchen and utility sinks, both modern and vintage.

Sale does not include farmhouse-style sinks, sink sets with matching toilets, kitchen sinks that are part of cabinet sets, other plumbing parts, or other types of furniture, certain specialty items, items with missing or damaged price tags, or items from our Salvage Arts consignment partner.

Remember, if you can’t make it in to see us, visit our eBay and Etsy stores for some great finds.

Weekend Flash Sale – 25% Off Storewide

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales | 0 comments

To celebrate the Labor Day holiday, we’re having a storewide sale!

This weekend, September 2 – 4, 2017, take 25% off all blue and orange tags!

We’re open from 9am- 6pm all weekend (including Monday) and almost everything in the warehouse is on sale…

Take 25% off modern AND vintage items, including tile, furniture, appliances, windows, shutters, doors, mantels, sinks, light fixtures, architectural salvage, and much, much more!

Sale does not include lumber, masonry, select specialty items, items sold online, or items from our consignment partners.  Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.  May not be combined with other sales.  

Mystery Salvage Sale Reveal

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Blog, Community Happenings, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Sales | 0 comments

Each month this summer, we’ve been bringing you special salvage sales during our Forklift First Friday parties.

Tonight is our final one of 2017, so you don’t want to miss out!

From 6pm – 8pm on Friday, September 1st 

SAVE 25% STOREWIDE

Join us for the party and do some shopping, because almost everything in the warehouse is on sale! Take 25% off modern AND vintage items, including tile, furniture, appliances, windows, shutters, doors, mantels, sinks, light fixtures, architectural salvage, and much, much more!

Sale does not include lumber, masonry, select specialty items, items sold online, or items from our consignment partners.  Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.  May not be combined with other sales.  

 

PLUS…OUR SEPTEMBER SALE JUST STARTED!

Save 30% off lighting all month long! Sale includes chandeliers, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, patio lights, lamps, and fluorescent fixtures from every era!

Sale does not include select specialty items, ceiling fans without lights, other light parts or electrical supplies.  

 

And remember: if you can’t make it out to see us, you can also visit our eBay and Etsy stores for some great finds.

September Sale – Lighting!

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Billboard, Blog, Monthly Sales, Sales | 0 comments

LIghting

Through the end of September, take 30% off all modern and vintage lighting, including a large variety of chandeliers, flush mounted lights, wall sconces, patio lights, lamps, and fluorescent fixtures!

Sale does not include select specialty items, other light parts or electrical supplies, items from our Salvage Arts consignment partner, online items, or items with missing or damaged price tags.

lighting aisle with man shopping compressed

Windows are half off during the midweek flash sale! Also… do you wanna be on TV?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Community Happenings, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, general, News, Our Partners, Sales | 0 comments

Hey, Forklift Fans! Are any of you actively working on your home with materials from the Forklift? We would LOVE to include you in a story about building materials reuse on Voice of America.

The reporter is shooting over the next few days, and would like to film you as you work. If you are willing to be part of the story, please contact Alex immediately at Alex(at)CommunityForklift.org.  Send her your name, phone number, location, and a description of what you’re working on this week.  Thanks!

 

Half Off Windows

This Wednesday & Thursday, August 30th & 31st, 2017,

take 50% off salvaged windows & window sashes! 

This includes modern and vintage salvaged windows and window sashes, including windows with wavy glass.

This flash sale does not include surplus windows, select specialty items, window trim, items with missing or damaged price tags, or items from our consignment partner, Salvage Arts.

Remember, if you can’t make it in to see us, visit our eBay and Etsy stores for some great finds.

Weekend Flash Sale – Doors and Mantels!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, general, Green Living, Ideas for Reuse, Ideas for Reuse & Repurposing, Parties at Community Forklift, Sales | 0 comments

THIS WEEKEND, August 26 and 27, 2017, take 

50% off

VINTAGE & MODERN

DOORS & MANTELS

Save on beautiful mantels from every era, as well as every kind of door:  antique wood panel doors, barn/carriage house doors, oversized doors, modern doors, French doors, bifold doors, louvered, storm doors, and screen doors.

Some exclusions apply. Sale does not include other fireplace or HVAC equipment, select specialty items, items with missing or damaged price tags, white tag items, items from our consignment partners, or online items.  May not be combined with other sales. 

Check out our Pinterest page for some great door upcycling ideas like this one from Refresh Restyle:

And take a look at this roundup of DIY headboards made from a vintage mantels on Driven by Decor.

Photo from The Old Painted Cottage

If you can’t make it in to see us, visit our eBay and Etsy stores for some great finds.

Also, remember to mark your calendars:  the last Forkift First Friday of 2017 is coming up next week.  On Sept. 1st, we’ll stay open late for for a pop-up market and party, featuring live music, local artists, craft beer & wine, and fun for all ages.  Hope to see you there!