Sales & Hot Items

Weekend sale: Countertops, cabinets, and items in our courtyard

Posted by on Sep 21, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Events, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Courtyard Clearance:

40% off

this Saturday & Sunday

We’ve got a LOT of granite countertops right now – and during our weekend flash sale, you can save big! On September 21 & 22, 2019, take 40% off granite & marble counters, cast iron sinks, vintage tubs, wrought iron, security doors, window bars, and other items in our courtyard.

Granite and marble counter pieces are great for kitchen counters, bathroom vanities, tops of furniture, and garden walkways!

Remember, we offer 5 days of free storage on most bulk items, so if you buy something heavy during the sale, you have a little time to figure out how to get it home.

Please note: The sale does not include bricks or masonry, items inside the warehouse, select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.

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25% off Kitchen Cabinets

Until 7pm on Sunday, September 22nd, take 25% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors. Visit our blog for details!

Christian and the rest of the donations team have picked up some beautiful cabinet sets recently!

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September Sale on Amazon Paint

This month, all colors and sizes of Amazon select paint and primer are 10% off!

Amazon Select Paints are premium quality, eco-friendly latex paints.  Using patented technology, the manufacturer recycles surplus paint collected from local businesses, consumers, and governments. Available in 20 beautiful and consistent colors, Amazon Select Paint can be used for interior or exterior applications, and can be used on drywall, wood, stucco, or masonry.

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Forklift First Friday

October 4th, 6pm – 8pm

Featuring a pop-up fabric shop!

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to host a party with live music, craft beer & wine, local artisans, a food truck dinner, and activities for kids. This month, we’ll also be offering a special selection of upholstery fabric for your shopping pleasure.

This one is the last concert of the 2019 season, so don’t miss it! Visit our Facebook event page to get more details and invite your friends.

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Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

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Save on Kitchen Cabinets this week!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Kitchen Cabinets are 25% off

This Wednesday through Sunday

From September 18th – 22nd, 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.

Christian and the rest of the donations team have picked up some beautiful cabinet sets recently!

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.

The sale includes single “orphan” cabinets too.

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More sales & news

September Sale on Amazon Paint

This month, all colors and sizes of Amazon select paint and primer are 10% off!

Amazon Select Paints are premium quality, eco-friendly latex paints.  Using patented technology, the manufacturer recycles surplus paint collected from local businesses, consumers, and governments. Available in 20 beautiful and consistent colors, Amazon Select Paint can be used for interior or exterior applications, and can be used on drywall, wood, stucco, or masonry.

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Forklift First Friday

October 4th, 6pm – 8pm

Featuring a pop-up fabric shop!

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to host a party with live music, craft beer & wine, local artisans, a food truck dinner, and activities for kids. This month, we’ll also be offering a special selection of upholstery fabric for your shopping pleasure.

This one is the last concert of the 2019 season, so don’t miss it! Visit our Facebook event page to get more details and invite your friends.

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Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

Weekend Sale: 40% off Lighting

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

This Saturday & Sunday

Lights are 40% off

This weekend, September 14 & 15, take 40% 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.

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. 



3 Day Sale: 25% off Appliances!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

This week, save 25% off appliances

From 9am – 7pm on Tuesday, September 10 through Thursday, September 12th, 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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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. 



Weekend Sale: 40% off Furniture, Housewares, & Art

Posted by on Sep 7, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

This Saturday & Sunday

Furniture, Housewares, & Art are 40% off!

On September 7th & 8th, take 40% off the marked price on furniture, housewares & art from every era.

Save big on sofas, chairs, tables, dressers, shelves, wardrobes, desks, file cabinets, dishes & kitchenware, vases, mirrors, paintings, prints, and more! 

Please note: This flash sale does not include built-in cabinetry like bathroom vanities, medicine cabinets, 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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But wait, there’s more!

September Sale on Amazon Paint

This month, all colors and sizes of Amazon select paint and primer are 10% off!

Amazon Select Paints are premium quality, eco-friendly latex paints.  Using patented technology, the manufacturer recycles surplus paint collected from local businesses, consumers, and governments. Available in 20 beautiful and consistent colors, Amazon Select Paint can be used for interior or exterior applications, and can be used on drywall, wood, stucco, or masonry.

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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. 

Tonight during the party: 50% off Hardware & Tools!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

We’re going to have live music, yummy food, local artists, and free family fun at tonight’s Forklift First Friday party from 6-8 pm.

We’re also having a special sale:

Half off Hardware & Tools

From 6pm to 8pm today (Friday, September 6th), take 50% off hardware & tools. This department rarely goes on sale, but tonight while you enjoy the food, music, and craft beer & wine, you can save big on modern & vintage door hardware, hand tools, power tools, nuts, nails, stables, bolts, screws, drawer pulls, and more!

Please Note:  Some exclusions apply.   This sale does not include appliances; HVAC, plumbing, hardware, or electrical parts; or bathroom hardware.

Flash sales do not include select specialty items, consignment items, or items sold online. Items with missing or damaged tags will not be sold. May not be combined with other sales and promotions.

So come on over for the party tonight!

For more details about the delicious food, great band, and fun activities for kids, visit our Facebook page.

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Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

3 Day Sale: 25% off Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on Sep 3, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Kitchen Cabinets are 25% off

September 4th – 6th, 2019

This Wednesday through Friday, 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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The sale includes single “orphan” cabinets too.

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But wait, there’s more!

September Sale on Amazon Paint

This month, all colors and sizes of Amazon select paint and primer are 10% off!

Amazon Select Paints are premium quality, eco-friendly latex paints.  Using patented technology, the manufacturer recycles surplus paint collected from local businesses, consumers, and governments. Available in 20 beautiful and consistent colors, Amazon Select Paint can be used for interior or exterior applications, and can be used on drywall, wood, stucco, or masonry.

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And come by this Friday:

Forklift First Friday on September 6th

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local artists, craft beer & wine, a food truck, and activities for kids. The next one, on September 6th, will feature a pop-up art market, classic rock from Moments of Brilliance; free face-painting from Signs, Wonders, & Gifts; balloon art & magic; and a yummy dinner from Metro Crab Fry Guy.

Visit our Facebook page for more details, and please invite your friends!

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Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.


September Sale: 10% off Amazon Paint

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019 in Blog, Events, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales | 0 comments

Available in 20 beautiful and consistent colors, Amazon Select Paint can be used for interior or exterior applications, and can be used on drywall, wood, stucco, or masonry.

This month, all colors and sizes of Amazon Select Paint are 10% off – including primer!  

Amazon Select Paints are premium quality, eco-friendly latex paints.  Using patented technology, the manufacturer recycles surplus paint collected from local businesses, consumers, and governments. Amazon’s reprocessing system guarantees that every gallon sold meets strict specifications for color, gloss, viscosity and coverage.

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Plus, we’re having a big sale for the long weekend:

40% Off Storewide

Through 7pm Monday,

almost everything in the warehouse is on sale!

On August 31st – September 2nd, 2019, 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.

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Then come back next weekend:

Forklift First Friday on Sept. 6th

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local artists, craft beer & wine, a food truck, and activities for kids. The next one, on September 6th, will feature classic rock from Moments of Brilliance; free face-painting from Signs, Wonders, & Gifts; balloon art & magic; and a yummy dinner from Metro Crab Fry Guy.

Visit our Facebook page for more details, and please invite your friends!

***

Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

Storewide Sale – Saturday through Monday

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

40% Off Storewide

Saturday, Sunday, & Monday!

Almost everything in the warehouse is on sale!

On August 31st – September 2nd, 2019, 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: This flash 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.

Community Forklift is open 9am – 7pm on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. 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.

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Then come back next weekend:

Forklift First Friday on Sept. 6th

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a food truck, and activities for kids. The next one, on September 6th, will feature classic rock from Moments of Brilliance; free face-painting from Signs, Wonders, & Gifts; and a yummy dinner from Metro Crab Fry Guy.

Visit our Facebook page for more details, and please invite your friends!

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Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.





25% off Appliances

Posted by on Aug 27, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items, Things for Sale | 0 comments

This week, save 25% off appliances

From 9am – 7pm on Tuesday, August 27th through Friday, August 30th, 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.

We’ve recently received dozens of apartment-size fridges and other black appliances. They came from a hotel renovation, they’re in great shape, and they’re on sale this week!

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.

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.

***

But wait! There’s more:

Forklift First Friday on Sept. 6th

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a food truck, and activities for kids. The next one, on September 6th, will feature classic rock from Moments of Brilliance; free face-painting from Signs, Wonders, & Gifts; and a yummy dinner from Metro Crab Fry Guy.

Visit our Facebook page for more details, and please invite your friends!

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August Bathroom Sale

This month, save on modern AND vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, bathtubs, and medicine cabinets. Visit our blog for details.

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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.