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You can save 40% on modern and vintage doors!

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

You can save 40% on modern and vintage doors!

Thursday, September 17 – Sunday, September 20

Community Forklift is a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. Thursday, September 17, through Sunday, September 20, take 40% off the marked prices on modern and vintage doors. This includes interior and exterior doors, antique wood panel doors, french doors, oversized doors, bifold doors, louvered doors, security doors, storm doors, screen doors, and doors in frames. We offer five days of free storage for most bulky items to give you time to arrange for transportation, if needed!

Community Forklift is committed to staying open as a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to warehouse conditions. Please stay home if you are sick or at a higher risk of getting very sick. Learn what to do if you are sick here.

Under Maryland Executive Order, everyone over the age of five is required to wear a face covering in the public spaces of all Maryland businesses, including Community Forklift. Help keep our community safe by wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose and maintaining a six-foot distance from other people. Thank you!

Please note our warehouse hours: Monday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm. You can also shop online and choose low-contact pickup through the Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies and other essentials to households with limited resources through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs doors or other supplies but will have difficulty paying for them, please take a look!


Please note: discount does not include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass, specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed on eBay or Chairish. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Discount may not be combined with other offers.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn 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. 

Calling all cooks! Save 25% on Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items, Things for Sale | 0 comments

Calling all cooks! Save 25% on Kitchen Cabinets

Thursday, September 10 – Sunday, September 13

Community Forklift is a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. Thursday, September 10, through Sunday, September 13, take 25% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors. We offer 5 days of free storage for most bulky items to give you time to arrange for transportation, if needed!

Community Forklift is committed to staying open as a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to warehouse conditions. Please stay home if you are sick or at a higher risk of getting very sick. Learn what to do if you are sick here.

Under Maryland Executive Order, everyone over the age of five is required to wear a face covering in the public spaces of all Maryland businesses, including Community Forklift. Help keep our community safe by wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose and maintaining a six-foot distance from other people. Thank you!

Please note our warehouse hours: Monday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm. You can also shop online and choose low-contact pickup through the Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies and other essentials to households with limited resources through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs kitchen cabinets or other supplies but will have difficulty paying for them, please take a look!


Please note: discount does not include bathroom cabinets, living room cabinets, work benches, tool stands, vintage hutches, select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed on eBay or Chairish. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Discount may not be combined with other discounts or promotions.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn 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. 

Essentials for Less: Save 25% Storewide this Labor Day weekend

Posted by on Sep 4, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, Sales, Sales & Hot Items, Things for Sale | 0 comments

Essentials for Less: Save 25% Storewide this Labor Day weekend

We are open on Labor Day!

25% off Storewide

Saturday, September 5 – Monday, September 7

Community Forklift will be open 12 – 5 pm every day over the holiday weekend. Stop in and save on modern & vintage furniture, architectural salvage, tile, appliances, kitchen cabinets, lighting, granite counters, tools, hardware, doors, windows, flooring, bathroom fixtures, items in our courtyard, and more!

Community Forklift is committed to staying open as a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to warehouse conditions. Please stay home if you are sick or at a higher risk of getting very sick. Learn what to do if you are sick here.

Under Maryland Executive Order, everyone over the age of five is required to wear a face covering in the public spaces of all Maryland businesses, including Community Forklift. Help keep our community safe by wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose and maintaining a six-foot distance from other people. Thank you!

Please note our warehouse hours: Monday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm. You can also shop online and choose low-contact pickup through the Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies and other essentials to households with limited resources through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs items but will have difficulty paying for them, please take a look!


Please note: discount does not include lumber, bricks and masonry, select specialty items, items listed in our eBay or Chairish stores, or items from our consignment partners such as Treinarncation raw-edge slabs or Alco Appliances. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Discount may not be combined with other offers.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. We turn 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.

On a treasure hunt for new or vintage Bathroom Fixtures? Save 40% in September!

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

On a treasure hunt for new or vintage Bathroom Fixtures? Save 40% in September!

If your idea of treasure is a 1940’s mid-century sink or a sleet Toto toilet, hunt no farther than Community Forklift! For the entire month of September, save 40% on modern and vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, tubs, medicine cabinets, and more. And if you find the perfect clawfoot tub for your vintage bathroom but it just won’t fit on your bike, we offer 5 days of free storage for most bulky items to give you time to arrange for transportation!

Community Forklift is committed to staying open as a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to warehouse conditions. Please stay home if you are sick or at a higher risk of getting very sick. Learn what to do if you are sick here.

Under Maryland Executive Order, everyone over the age of five is required to wear a face covering in the public spaces of all Maryland businesses, including Community Forklift. Help keep our community safe by wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose and maintaining a six-foot distance from other people. Thank you!

Please note our warehouse hours: Monday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm. You can also shop online and choose low-contact pickup through the Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies and other essentials to households with limited resources through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs bathroom fixtures or other items but will have difficulty paying for them, please visit our website to learn more and apply!


Please note: discount does not include appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed in our eBay or Chairish stores, or select specialty items. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Discount may not be combined with other offers.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. We turn 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.

Essentials for Less: Save 25% on Appliances

Posted by on Aug 26, 2020 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Essentials for Less: Save 25% on Appliances

Thursday – Sunday, August 27 – 30

This Thursday through Sunday, August 27 – 30, take 25% off appliances with orange and blue tags, including dishwashers, ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, stove hoods, wall ovens, washing machines, and dryers.  The discount includes both modern and vintage items and we offer a 3-week return policy on most Forklift appliances. We also offer 5 days of free storage for most bulky items to give you time to arrange for transportation, if needed.

Community Forklift is committed to staying open as a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to the situation. Please stay home if you are sick or at a high risk of getting very sick (learn what to do if you are sick here). Please maintain a six-foot distance from other people when shopping in the warehouse. Under MD Executive Order, all Marylanders over the age of five are required to wear face coverings in the public spaces of all businesses across the state, including Community Forklift. Help keep our community safe by wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose.

Please note our warehouse hours: Monday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm. You can also shop online and choose low-contact pickup through the Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies and other household essentials to people with low incomes through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs appliances or other items but will have difficulty paying for them, please take a look!


Please note: discount does not include appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed in our eBay or Chairish stores, or select specialty items. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Discount may not be combined with other offers.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. We turn 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.

$10 Treasures in the Community Forklift eBay store!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, online sales, Sales | 0 comments

$10 Treasures in the Community Forklift eBay store!

The Community Forklift eBay store has always been a great place to find modern and vintage tools, housewares, lighting, art, and more all at below-market prices. This week it’s even easier to get a great deal because there are now over 250 listings with a minimum bid of only $10!

Check out a few of the items below and visit the Community Forklift eBay store to see all of the listings. Many of the auctions end on Saturday, so don’t wait!

ABOVE LEFT: Chinese Yellow Porcelain Bud Vase
ABOVE RIGHT: Vintage Meissner FM Tuner Tube Radio

ABOVE LEFT: Vintage Elkington & Co. Silver Plate Cherub Candle Holders
ABOVE RIGHT: Vintage Somaca 650 Chicago Suction Grip

ABOVE LEFT: Steel and Plastic Tip Darts
ABOVE RIGHT: Vintage Wall Spotlights

ABOVE LEFT: Vintage 1971 Aerolux Four Leaf Clover Light Bulb
ABOVE RIGHT: Korean War Department Of The Army Soldier’s Guide

ABOVE LEFT: Vintage Union Hardware Double Pulley
ABOVE RIGHT: Lot of Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Items

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn 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. 

Essentials for Less: Save 40% on Light Fixtures

Posted by on Aug 19, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Essentials for Less: Save 40% on Light Fixtures

Thursday, August 20 – Sunday, August 23

Community Forklift is a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. This Thursday, August 20, through Sunday, August 23, take 40% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. The discount includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps.

At Community Forklift, your well-being is our first priority. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to the situation. Please stay home if you are sick or at a high risk of getting very sick (learn what to do if you are sick here). Please wear a face mask that covers your mouth and nose and maintain a six-foot distance from other people when shopping in the warehouse.

Please note our warehouse hours: 12 – 5 pm, Monday through Sunday. You can also shop for lighting online in our new Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies to people with low incomes through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs lighting or other household essentials but will have difficulty paying for them, please take a look!


Please note: discount does not include light parts, electrical supplies, select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online in our eBay or Chairish shops. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. May not be combined with other discounts or promotions.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn 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. 

Helping Neighbors in Need

Posted by on Aug 13, 2020 in Blog, Community Giving Programs | 0 comments

Helping Neighbors in Need

Part of Community Forklift’s mission is to provide free and low-cost essential home repair supplies and home furnishings to the community. Through the Home Essentials Program (HELP), we distribute free building materials, fixtures, appliances, and furniture to neighbors with low incomes. We are proud to announce that we’ve provided $26,489.01 in materials in the first half of this year!

The HELP program is a low-barrier service, meaning we try to keep our grants as accessible and flexible as possible. We assist seniors, families, people with disabilities, veterans, people going through crisis or transitioning from homelessness, people who are struggling to afford repairs on the family home, and people who are working to make their homes safer and more comfortable.

“I appreciate you! I don’t have to be stressed out anymore when washing clothes by hand or going to the Laundromat. Thank you for the washer and dryer.”

HELP program client Ms. B, a 65-year-old senior that relies on oxygen.

Home Essentials grant recipients hear about our program through neighbors, government agencies, and caseworkers, among other ways. A social worker from Children’s National Hospital referred a 28-year-old mother of four living in Prince George’s County. Ms. M was in urgent need of a mini-fridge to store medical supplies for her baby with special care needs. Community Forklift was able to provide one before the baby was discharged. The social worker shared that she has stayed closely in touch with Ms. M and the appliance is working great!

“With the generous help from the Home Essentials Program, my client was able to receive a free mini-fridge. This is an appliance that is not covered by health insurance, but is necessary to safely store the special medical supplies her daughter needs at home. Accessing this assistance from the Home Essentials Program was an important part of facilitating the very first discharge home after my client’s daughter had spent months in the hospital. We are both grateful! Again and as always, thank you!!”

A licensed independent clinical social worker at Iona Senior Services referred Ms. W, an 87-year-old senior suffering from advanced dementia and Parkinson’s. Community Forklift was able to provide Ms. W with a working refrigerator when hers failed.

“It is so helpful to have a refrigerator again,” said Ms. W’s daughter, who is also her caretaker. “Thanks to [Community Forklift] for making it happen. There are so many challenges in each week. It is greatly appreciated that refrigeration is no longer one of them. God bless each of you!”

We also worked with a case manager from Friendship Place who put in a referral for The W family. The father of this family of seven is a veteran and he and several of his children suffer from asthma. Their home was not air conditioned and was so unbearably hot this summer that the children were sent to live with other family members.

Fortunately, Community Forklift was able to provide them with a window AC unit. Their case manager said, “they’re so happy to finally have some relief from the heat. I can’t tell you how appreciative that I am for all of your help!”

These are just a few of the people that Community Forklift has been able to assist during this time of economic instability. We look forward to helping more neighbors in need during the pandemic and beyond. You can help us with that goal by making a tax-deductible donation to Community Forklift today. Thank you for the support!

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn 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. 

Essentials for Less: 25% off Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on Aug 12, 2020 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items, Things for Sale | 0 comments

Essentials for Less: 25% off Kitchen Cabinets

Thursday, August 13 – Sunday, August 16

Community Forklift is a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. Thursday, August 13, through Sunday, August 16, take 25% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors. We offer 5 days of free storage for most bulky items to give you time to arrange for transportation, if needed!

At Community Forklift, your well-being is our first priority. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to the situation. Please stay home if you are sick or at a high risk of getting very sick (learn what to do if you are sick here). Please wear a face mask that covers your mouth and nose and maintain a six-foot distance from other people when shopping in the warehouse.

Please note our new warehouse hours: 12 – 5 pm, Monday through Sunday. You can also shop online in our new Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies and other household essentials to people with low incomes through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs kitchen cabinets or other supplies but will have difficulty paying for them, please take a look!


Please note: discount does not include bathroom cabinets, living room cabinets, work benches, tool stands, vintage hutches, select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed on eBay or Chairish. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Discount may not be combined with other discounts or promotions.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn 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. 

Essentials for Less: 25% off Appliances

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items, Things for Sale | 0 comments

Essentials for Less: 25% off Appliances

Thursday – Sunday, August 6 – 9

Did you miss out on July’s appliance discount? Don’t worry, because you have another chance! This Thursday through Sunday, August 6 – 9, take 25% off appliances with orange and blue tags, including dishwashers, ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, stove hoods, wall ovens, washing machines, and dryers.  The discount includes both modern and vintage items and we offer a 3-week return policy on most Forklift appliances. We also offer 5 days of free storage for most bulky items to give you time to arrange for transportation, if needed.

Community Forklift is committed to staying open as a resource providing free and low-cost essential home repair materials to the community. We are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and are paying close attention to the situation. Please stay home if you are sick or at a high risk of getting very sick (learn what to do if you are sick here). Please maintain a six-foot distance from other people when shopping in the warehouse. Under MD Executive Order No. 20-07-29-01, which took effect Friday, July 31 at 5 p.m., all Marylanders over the age of five are required to wear face coverings in the public spaces of all businesses across the state, including Community Forklift. Help keep our community safe by wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose.

Please note our warehouse hours: Monday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm. You can also shop online and choose low-contact pickup through the Community Forklift Marketplace!


Community Forklift provides free home repair supplies and other household essentials to people with low incomes through our Home Essentials Program. If you or someone you know needs appliances or other items but will have difficulty paying for them, please take a look!


Please note: discount does not include appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed in our eBay or Chairish stores, or select specialty items. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Discount may not be combined with other offers.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. We turn 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.