Sales & Hot Items

50% off Windows and more

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Windows & Window Treatments are Half Off!

On January 30th & 31st, 2019, take 50% off the marked price on windows and sashes – including some stained glass windows. The sale also includes shutters, blinds, curtain rods, and window weights.

We have an unusually large selection of interior and exterior shutters right now.
Many old sashes with wavy glass are only $5 during the sale. A vintage sash can become a beautiful sign, picture frame, or event menu.
Did you know that if a renovator messes up their measurements when ordering windows, they often can’t return them? Most windows are made to order. This means that we get a lot of donations of brand-new windows!

Please note: This sale does not apply to security bars or window trim, select specialty items, stained glass windows from Larkin Glass, 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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Can’t make it to the warehouse? Shop with us online!

Did you know that we also sell items online? Check out our Marketplace and eBay store, and browse designer furniture & decor on our Chairish page. Note that flash sales DO NOT apply to items listed online. But you’ll find a nice variety of exciting vintage pieces, as well as great deals on commercial items, new-in-box faucets, and more!

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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. 

A hot deal for the cold days ahead

Posted by on Jan 28, 2019 in Blog, Just arrived, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Batten down the hatches and get ready for the next cold snap. This week’s weather doesn’t look so great, but we can help!

Brr!

Community Forklift just received two truckloads of rigid insulation panels! That’s right: double the trucks and double the warmth, just in time for the upcoming cold.

All panels are 4’x4′ (3″ thick) or 4’x8′ (2″ and 3″ thick), and priced at $12.80 per panel. If you’re in need of some winter weather support, don’t miss this hot deal!

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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. 

This weekend, Carpet & Doors are Half Off!

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

50% off Doors

This Saturday & Sunday, January 26th & 27th, take 50% off the marked prices on modern AND vintage doors at the Forklift.

Sale includes vintage doors like this front door – check out the carved detail!

Sale includes interior and exterior doors, barn doors, antique wood panel doors, french doors, oversized doors, bifold doors, louvered doors, security doors, storm doors, screen doors, and doors in frames (Does not include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass.)

It’s a great time to save on oversize doors and sliding doors.

50% off Carpet & Rugs

During the weekend flash sale, take half off the market price on rolls of brand-new carpet, vintage rugs, and carpet tiles.  (Sale does not include other types of flooring).

We’ve got plenty of rolls of surplus carpet in stock.

Please note:  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.

Do you know we have a free pickup service?

Are you getting ready to do some spring cleaning, or planning a renovation project in 2019?  Please start with a visit to our donations page to learn more about our pickup service – and spread the word to your friends and neighbors, too!

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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. 

Midweek Flash Sale: Tile

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

Many people think of Community Forklift as a place to get vintage decor, reclaimed lumber, and supplies for restoring old houses. That’s true, of course, but we receive a lot of brand-new surplus materials too.

For example, we have boxes and pallets of tile right now, including some cool modern styles. Even better: they’re on sale right now!

This light tile would be peaceful in a bathroom or entryway

Tile is 40% off

January 22 – 24, 2019

From now through Thursday, take 40% off the marked prices on boxes and bundles of 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!

Yup, the sale includes glass and mosaic tile!

The midweek flash sale only applies to bundles and boxes of tile, not loose pieces. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Sale does not include other types of flooring or furniture; select specialty items, items listed online, or items from our consignment partners. May not be combined with other sales.

Check out these starburst silver tiles – they’d be great for a modern room

Have you visited our online marketplace?

Perhaps you don’t need a whole pallet of modern tile, but you’d love to find a few vintage tiles to repair an old bathroom. Did you know that we sell certain unusual items online, including vintage bathroom tiles? Check out our Marketplace and eBay store, and browse designer furniture & decor on our Chairish page.

(Please note: flash sales DO NOT apply to items listed online. But you’ll find a nice variety of exciting vintage pieces, as well as great deals on commercial items, new-in-box faucets, and more) .

With colorful bathrooms starting to come back in style, it might be smart to repair your old tile instead of redoing it all.  Check out all the vintage colors we have online!

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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 historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs.

40% Off Storewide Sale

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in Blog, Community Giving Programs, Community Happenings, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, News, Non-profit partners, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

During our MLK Celebration Sale,

save on almost everything in the warehouse!

In support of our customers and community:
From this Friday, January 18th through Monday, January 21st, take 40% off the marked prices on modern AND vintage items storewide, including appliances, tile, granite, furniture, cabinets, lighting, doors, windows, shutters, mantels, sinks, architectural salvage, and much, much more.

Sale does not include 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.

Let’s not forget the reason for the holiday weekend:

There are lots of celebrations of Dr. King and the civil rights movement over the next few days. On Monday, there a ton of local sites where you can take part in the national Day of Service honoring his legacy.
In fact, the Central Kenilworth Avenue Revitalization Community Development Corporation is bringing a large service group to Community Forklift, and we’re excited to have their help!

And all year long, please remember: if you belong to a nonprofit, school, community, or faith group that serves the community, Community Forklift would like to help you out. Just visit our programs page for more information, and to apply for free supplies and materials through our Community Building Blocks program.

Are you cleaning out your garage or basement over
the long weekend?

We’d love to take gently-used furniture and renovation supplies off your hands! Bring them along when you come shop the sale (we accept donations from 9am-6:30pm every day of the week), or if you have a bunch of bulky items to donate, you can request a free pickup. You can review our donations guidelines here.

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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.

Midweek Flash Sale: Carpets & Rugs

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

This Tuesday –  Thursday, January 15 – 17, 2019

TAKE 40% OFF CARPET AND RUGS

We’ve recently filled up our racks with rolls of surplus carpet! Come see our selection of neutral and colorful options, and take 40% off the marked prices on carpet and rugs.

Please note:  Items with missing or damaged tags will not be sold.  This sale does NOT include select specialty rugs, items from our consignment partners, items listed online, tile or other types of flooring. May not be combined with other sales.

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Have you visited our online marketplace?

Did you know that we sell certain unusual or exciting items online? Check out our Marketplace and eBay store, and browse designer furniture & decor on our Chairish page.

(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, and more) .

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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.

A little snow won’t stop us!

Posted by on Jan 13, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, News, Sales | 0 comments

We’re opening at noon today and will stay open until 7pm!

Thanks to mother nature, you can save 10% off storewide during our Snow Sale!

If there is snow on the ground or snow coming down at the time you check out today (1/13), then we’ll give you an extra 10% off. You’ll save on almost everything in the warehouse!

Snow sale will not apply to select specialty items; items from our consignment partners, Amazon Paint, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.   The snow sale may be combined with our shutdown discount for federal employees – but it cannot be combined with any other sales or promotions.

PLUS: Save on kitchen cabinets this weekend

On January 12 & 13, 2019, take 40% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors.

Remember, 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 round up friends and rent a truck to pick your cabinets up.

We’ve got a ton of cabinets sets right now, in a wide variety of popular styles!

Please note: Sale does not include bathroom cabinets; countertops, work benches or tool stands; select specialty items; items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. The cabinet sale may be combined with our shutdown discount for federal employees – but it cannot be combined with any other sales or promotions.

And don’t forget the Shutdown Discount

or the January Lighting & Bathroom Sale!

While the government is shut down, we’re offering an extra 10% discount for federal employees, and bathroom fixtures and lighting are 25% off for the rest of the month. Visit soon for the best selection.

Bree (creator of Capitol Romance) and husband Andy Ryback used a vintage sink from the ‘Lift for their cool little bathroom (Photo from Apartment Therapy)

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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.

40% off Cabinets, and a Storewide Sale if it snows

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

Save on kitchen cabinets this weekend

On January 12 & 13, 2019, take 40% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors.

Remember, 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 round up friends and rent a truck to pick your cabinets up.

We’ve got a ton of cabinets sets right now, in a wide variety of popular styles!

Please note: Sale does not include bathroom cabinets; countertops, work benches or tool stands; select specialty items; items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. The cabinet sale may be combined with our shutdown discount for federal employees – but it cannot be combined with any other sales or promotions.

Plus: We’ll have a storewide sale if it snows!

If there is snow on the ground or snow coming down at the time you check out, then we’ll give you an extra 10% off. You’ll save on almost everything in the warehouse!

Snow sale will not apply to select specialty items; items from our consignment partners, Amazon Paint, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.   The snow sale may be combined with our shutdown discount for federal employees – but it cannot be combined with any other sales or promotions.

Don’t forget the Shutdown Discount

or the January Lighting & Bathroom Sale!

While the government is shut down, we’re offering an extra 10% discount for federal employees, and bathroom fixtures and lighting are 25% off for the rest of the month. Visit soon for the best selection.

Bree (creator of Capitol Romance) and husband Andy Ryback used a vintage sink from the ‘Lift for their cool little bathroom (Photo from Apartment Therapy)

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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.

40% off Wood Floors and Doors

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

Save on doors and wood flooring

this Tuesday – Thursday (January 8-10, 2019)

We have hundreds of modern and vintage doors in stock!  During our mid-week flash sale, take 40% off the marked price on 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.


Save on surplus and reclaimed wood flooring, too! 
Take 40% off the marked prices on boxes and bundles of engineered, parquet, heart pine, vintage oak, and new hardwood flooring.

Some exclusions apply.   This sale does NOT include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass; loose sticks of flooring; other types of flooring; tile; or trim, lumber, paneling, or beadboard.   Flash sale 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.

Have you visited our online Marketplace?

Did you know that we sell select items online? Check out our Marketplace and eBay store, and browse designer furniture & decor on our Chairish page.

(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, and more) .

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Every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you help 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.

Save big on furniture – and holiday clearance

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Holidays and Long Weekends, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

This weekend, January 5th & 6th, 2019

Furniture is 40% off

This is always a great time of year to shop for pre-loved furniture.  We see a big jump in donations when folks start decluttering after the holidays.  So we’re overflowing with modern and vintage furniture right now, and you’re in luck:  this Saturday and Sunday, chairs, tables, dressers, shelves, and desks are 40% off!

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; or appliances.

Holiday Decor is 75% OFF

Our Christmas pop-up shop is on clearance this weekend! We still have stockings, new-in-box lights and ornaments, funky vintage decor, and more.  Take 75% off the orange and blue tags on holiday items.

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

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Do you know we have a free pickup service?

Are you getting ready to do some spring cleaning, or planning a renovation project in 2019?  Please start with a visit to our donations page to learn more about our pickup service – and spread the word to you friends and neighbors, too!

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Every time you donate or shop with at the ‘Lift, you help 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 historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.