Sales & Hot Items

Save 50% on Doors

Posted by on Dec 3, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Billboard, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

This Wednesday through Sunday,

Doors are half off!

December 4 – 8, 2019, take 50% 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.

Note: this flash sale does not include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass. Flash 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. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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December Sale: 25% Off Tile

Throughout the month of December, take 25% off the marked prices on wall and floor tile, including ceramic, porcelain, stone, terracotta, vinyl, and glass tile. If you’re planning a bathroom or kitchen project, it’s a good time to visit!

Note: sale applies only to bundles and boxes of tile, not loose pieces. Sale does not include other types of flooring or furniture, roof tile, wood tile, select specialty items, items listed 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.

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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. 

Cyber-Monday Sale: Save 15% on eBay and Marketplace items

Posted by on Dec 1, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Save 15% Online

Tomorrow, December 2, is Cyber-Monday! Take 15% off items in our award-winning eBay store and Community Forklift Marketplace. You’ll find new and vintage tools, stunning light fixtures, mid-century and decorative vintage tile, new commercial items, replacement appliance parts, new and vintage hardware, vintage bath fixtures, commercial and home appliances, and MUCH more!

Note: sale does not apply to shipping costs or items listed on Chairish. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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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. 

December Sale: 25% Off Tile

Posted by on Nov 30, 2019 in Billboard, Blog, Flash Sale, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

You may think of Community Forklift as a place to get vintage furniture, reclaimed lumber, and supplies for restoring old houses. That’s true – but we also receive a lot of brand-new surplus materials too. We have many pallets of tile right now, including some cool modern styles. Even better: they’re on sale!

TILE IS 25% OFF

December 2019

Throughout the month of December, take 25% off the marked prices on wall and floor tile, including ceramic, porcelain, stone, terracotta, vinyl, and glass tile. If you’re planning a bathroom or kitchen project, it’s a good time to visit!

Note: sale applies only to bundles and boxes of tile, not loose pieces. Sale does not include other types of flooring or furniture, roof tile, wood tile, select specialty items, items listed 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.

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Other Sales

Save 15% on Items Listed Online

Through Cyber Monday, December 2, take 15% off items in our award-winning eBay store and Community Forklift Marketplace! You’ll find new and vintage tools, stunning light fixtures, mid-century and decorative vintage tile, new commercial items, replacement appliance parts, new and vintage hardware, vintage bath fixtures, commercial and home appliances, and MUCH more!

Note: sale does not apply to shipping costs or items listed on Chairish. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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One Day Left: Save 40% Storewide

Through tomorrow, December 1, take 40% off modern AND vintage items. This includes tools, tile, furniture, appliances, cabinets, windows, shutters, doors, mantels, sinks, light fixtures, architectural salvage, hardware, tools, and much more.

Please note: sale does not include select specialty items, lumber, bricks and masonry, items listed online, or items from our consignment partners such as Treinarncation raw-edge slabs, Amazon Paint, or Alco Appliances. 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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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. 

Save 40% Storewide and 15% Online and Join Us for Some Holiday Fun!

Posted by on Nov 28, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Events, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, Parties at Community Forklift, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Join us from 11 am – 2 pm tomorrow, November 29, and Saturday, November 30, for Green Friday and Small Business Saturday!

Instead of fighting crowds to buy presents after Thanksgiving, come by our warehouse to relax with friends and make presents. We’ll have live entertainment, local artists, delicious food, hot drinks, free photos with Santa for all ages, and more!  It’s FREE for the whole family.  (Of course, you are welcome to bring cash so you can patronize the locally-owned businesses, tip the entertainers, and support your favorite reuse nonprofit!)

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Plus, join us for these awesome sales!

Save 40% Storewide

Now through this Sunday, December 1, take 40% off modern AND vintage items. This includes tools, tile, furniture, appliances, cabinets, windows, shutters, doors, mantels, sinks, light fixtures, architectural salvage, hardware, tools, and much more.

Please note: sale does not include select specialty items, lumber, bricks and masonry, items listed online, or items from our consignment partners such as Treinarncation raw-edge slabs, Amazon Paint, or Alco Appliances. 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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Save 15% Online

Now through Cyber-Monday, December 2, save 15% on items in our award-winning eBay store and Community Forklift Marketplace. You’ll find new and vintage tools, stunning light fixtures, mid-century and decorative vintage tile, new commercial items, replacement appliance parts, new and vintage hardware, vintage bath fixtures, commercial and home appliances, and MUCH more!

Note: sale does not apply to shipping costs or items listed on Chairish. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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#GivingTuesday is December 3! Community Forklift is proud to be a part of this global celebration of giving. Join Community Forklift on December 3 by pledging your dollars to support our mission to lift local communities by making home repairs affordable, reducing waste, promoting reuse, and creating green jobs. Your generous contribution can also be eligible for the MD Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC). Donations are welcome here: communityforklift.org/contribute. Learn more about us at communityforklift.org

Save 40% Storewide and 15% Online and Join Us for Some Holiday Fun!

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Events, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, Parties at Community Forklift, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Happy Thanksgiving! The reuse center is closed tomorrow, November 28, but we’ll return to normal hours (9 am – 7 pm) on Friday.

Join us from 11 am – 2 pm on Friday and Saturday for Green Friday and Small Business Saturday!

Instead of fighting crowds to buy presents after Thanksgiving, come by our warehouse to relax with friends and make presents. We’ll have live entertainment, local artists, delicious food, hot drinks, free photos with Santa for all ages, and more!  It’s FREE for the whole family.  (Of course, you are welcome to bring cash so you can patronize the locally-owned businesses, tip the entertainers, and support your favorite reuse nonprofit!)

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Plus, join us for these awesome sales!

Save 40% Storewide

Through this Sunday, December 1, take 40% off modern AND vintage items. This includes tools, tile, furniture, appliances, cabinets, windows, shutters, doors, mantels, sinks, light fixtures, architectural salvage, hardware, tools, and much more.

Please note: sale does not include select specialty items, lumber, bricks and masonry, items listed online, or items from our consignment partners such as Treinarncation raw-edge slabs, Amazon Paint, or Alco Appliances. 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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Save 15% Online

Tomorrow, November 28, through Cyber-Monday, December 2, save 15% on items in our award-winning eBay store and Community Forklift Marketplace. You’ll find new and vintage tools, stunning light fixtures, mid-century and decorative vintage tile, new commercial items, replacement appliance parts, new and vintage hardware, vintage bath fixtures, commercial and home appliances, and MUCH more!

Note: sale does not apply to shipping costs or items listed on Chairish. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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#GivingTuesday is December 3! Community Forklift is proud to be a part of this global celebration of giving. Join Community Forklift on December 3 by pledging your dollars to support our mission to lift local communities by making home repairs affordable, reducing waste, promoting reuse, and creating green jobs. Your generous contribution can also be eligible for the MD Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC). Donations are welcome here: communityforklift.org/contribute. Learn more about us at communityforklift.org

Weekend Sale: Save 25% on Appliances

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

This weekend:

25% Off Appliances

This Saturday, November 23, and Sunday, November 24, take 25% off appliances with orange and blue tags, including dishwashers, ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, stove hoods, wall ovens, wash machines, and dryers. The sale includes both modern and vintage appliances.

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 most Forklift appliances.

Please note: This sale does NOT include appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed online, or select specialty items. 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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Can’t make it into the warehouse? Shop with us online!

Although flash sales do not apply to items listed online, you’ll find good bargains on high-end appliances and parts, bathroom fixtures, commercial items and more in our eBay store; and vintage hardware and decor in our Marketplace.

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What are you doing after Thanksgiving?

Instead of fighting crowds to buy presents, come by our warehouse to relax with friends and make some gifts. From 11am-2pm on November 29 & 30, we’ll have gift-making activities for adults and kids, a special salvage sale, a local artists market, delicious food, free face-painting, and free photos with Santa! Get more details on our website.

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Final Week of our November Sale:

25% off Lighting

During the month of November, take 25% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps. Visit our blog for details.

Please note:  This sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash 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. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales 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.

Green Friday & Small Business Saturday 2019

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Blog, Community Happenings, Community Happenings, Events, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, News, Parties at Community Forklift, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

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We hate Black Friday – the commercialism, the cost, and the unhappy crowds.

Let’s Celebrate Community Instead!

Shop green, shop small, or don’t shop at all –
Community Forklift gives you an excuse to stay away from the mall!

Instead of fighting crowds to buy presents after Thanksgiving, come by our warehouse to relax with friends and make presents. We’ll have live entertainment, a salvage sale, local artists, delicious food, and free photos with Santa for all ages.  It’s FREE for the whole family.  (Of course, you are welcome to bring cash so you can patronize the locally-owned businesses, tip the entertainers, and support your favorite reuse nonprofit!)

November 29th & 30th
11am – 2pm each day

at the Community Forklift warehouse
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston, MD 20781 (5 minutes outside DC in the Hyattsville area)

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 Featuring…

Community Crafting

Join us at our crafting stations on both days to make your own presents from green materials!

Adults can make a coat rack for a materials fee of $12 (while supplies last). We also have a free craft – kids and adults can make custom coaster sets out of surplus tile!

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Free Pictures With Santa (for all ages)

Santa loves DIY projects, and he’ll be here from 11am-2pm on Friday & Saturday to say hello to all the Forklift Fans!

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Green Gifts!

For your favorite Forklift Fan

Do you know someone who would love a Community Forklift gift card?  You can order one online or pick up one in the store.

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Salvage Sale!

We’ll be announcing the details of the sale just before Green Friday, so subscribe to our blog to get the details.

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Face Painting

Rachel of Signs Wonders and Gifts will be here both days to turn your face into a work of art.

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Gift Market

Get a head start on your holiday shopping by browsing unique items handmade by local artisans.  We’re still finalizing the vendor schedule, so check back soon for more info!

Locally-made candles from TV’s Bees

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Live Music

Saturday, November 30

11am: Ron Hicks Project

Ron Hicks Project is a Forklift favorite, and one of the best blues/jazz bands in the metro area. The varied vocal talents of their many members give the band its distinctive and aggressive flavor. Their music is spiced in the south, cooked in Chicago, and served in the DMV!

1pm: Roxanne Jarrett

Fusions? Standards? You never know what to expect from Roxanne Jarrett, a Jamaican-American singer raised in New York City. Trained in Opera, Broadway, Folk and Jazz, she sings in 5 languages and performs in the infectious language of joy.

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Holiday Treats

Pink Confetti (Saturday, November 30)

Pink Confetti is a home-based business which offers uniquely designed cakes for all occasions. Their elegant wedding cakes, customized cakes, cupcakes, cookies, dairy-free treats, and desserts are made from scratch by the owner and chef Nicole Williams, who passionately turns creative visions into a velvety-sweet reality. “We love to share our flair, creating the most delicious and visually appealing sweets.”

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 Out of town for the holiday and can’t make it?

Don’t worry- You can still do some holiday shopping online in our Marketplace and eBay store, or purchase a Forklift gift card for a loved one!

Week-long Sale: 25% Off Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Save 25% on Kitchen Cabinets

November 16 – 22, 2019

Saturday, November 16, through Friday, November 22, 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 – so if you buy a set during the sale, you’ll have time to rent a truck and round up friends to load your cabinets.

Please note: Sale does not include bathroom or living room cabinets; work benches or tool stands; vintage hutches or 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.

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November Sale

25% off Lighting

During the month of November, take 25% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps. Visit our blog for details.

Please note:  This sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash 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. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales 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.

Mid-week Flash Sale: 25% off Furniture

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Two-day Flash Sale

Save 25% on modern and vintage furniture

From 9am to 7pm this Wednesday and Thursday (November 13 & 14), take 25% off modern and vintage furniture. Save on tables, dressers, shelves, wardrobes, desks, file cabinets, and more! 

Please note: This flash sale does not include built-in cabinetry like bathroom vanities or kitchen cabinets; 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.  May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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November Sale

25% off Lighting

During the month of November, take 25% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps. Visit our blog for details.

Please note:  This sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash 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. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales 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.

We are Open on Monday! 25% Off Storewide

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Save 25% Storewide

Monday, November 11

Community Forklift will be open 9 am – 7 pm on Monday. 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!

We expect to be busy, so please be patient with staff, volunteers, and your fellow Forklift Fans.  If it has been a while since you last visited, check out our Policies and Shopping Tips for info about what to expect, what to bring, and what to wear. If you are dropping off a donation or picking up a bulky item, please arrive before 6:30pm.

Please note: This flash sale does not include lumber, bricks and masonry, select specialty items, items listed online, 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. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.