Sales & Hot Items

Weekend Cabinet Sale

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Kitchen Cabinets are 25% off

July 20 – 21, 2019

From 9am – 7pm this Saturday & Sunday, take 25% 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 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.

The sale includes single “orphan” cabinets too.

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Other Sales & Events

Half off Doors & Windows

It’s your last chance to take advantage of our week-long sale! From now through 7pm Sunday, save 50% off doors and windows, from modern surplus items still in the package to cool old barn doors and vintage window sashes.  Visit our blog for details

July Lighting Sale

All month long, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. Visit our blog for details.

Forklift First Friday

Join us on August 2nd for Forklift First Friday!  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 delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month will feature delicious Asian food from the Healthy Fool; free face-painting; live rock from The Vico Cycle, a magician, and more!

August’s First Friday will include entertaining card, coin, & production magic and mind-reading!

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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.

50% off Windows & Doors

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

This Tuesday through Sunday,

Doors & Windows

are half off!

From July 16th – 21st, 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.

Also, take 50% off the marked prices on windows and window sashes!

We’ve got hundreds of windows to choose from. Some are new and still in the packaging!
A vintage sash can become a beautiful sign, picture frame, or menu for a wedding or special event.

Please note:  this flash sale does NOT include doors or windows 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.

We’ve got a bunch of sturdy steel doors right now – they just need a final coat of paint!

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Other Sales & News…

July Lighting Sale

All month long, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. Visit our blog for details.

Forklift First Friday

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, live music, craft beer & wine, local artisans, and activities for kids. Our next one is on August 2nd – invite your friends & neighbors!

August’s First Friday will include entertaining card, coin, & production magic and mind-reading!

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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 storewide

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

This Saturday & Sunday,

almost everything in the warehouse is on sale!

On July 13th & 14th, 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 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 Saturdays & Sundays. 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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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.

This week, tile is 40% off

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, 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 receive a lot of brand-new surplus materials too.

Photo of honeycomb marble tile

We’ve got many boxes and bundles of surplus tile right now, including some cool modern styles. Even better: they’re on sale this week!

TILE IS 40% OFF

July 9th – 14th, 2019

This Tuesday through Sunday, from 9am – 7pm, take 40% off the marked prices on wall and floor tile. This includes ceramic, porcelain, stone, terracotta, vinyl, and glass tile!

Photo of light wood grain tile

The tile sale only applies to bundles and boxes of tile, not loose pieces. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.

Photo of mosaic glass tile

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. May not be combined with other sales. 

Photo of long cross-hatched and wood-grain tile

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Other Sales & News…

July Lighting Sale

All month long, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. Visit our blog for details.

Forklift First Friday

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, live music, craft beer & wine, local artisans, and activities for kids. Our next one is on August 2nd – more details are coming soon!

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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 Furniture Sale

Posted by on Jul 6, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

40% off furniture from every era

From 9am – 7pm this Saturday & Sunday, June 6th & 7th, take 40% 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.

Planning a wedding or special event? Many chairs are only $3.75 each during the sale, so pick up a few dozen for mix-and-match seating!

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But wait! There’s more…

25% off Appliances

It’s your last chance to save with our weeklong appliance sale! Until 7pm on Sunday, July 7th, save on dishwashers, ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, stove hoods, wall ovens, wash machines, and dryers. Visit our blog for more details.

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.

July Lighting Sale

All month long, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. 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. 

Storewide Sale on July 4th & 5th

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

This Thursday and Friday, almost everything in the warehouse is on sale. Take 25% off modern AND vintage items, including tile, furniture, appliances, cabinets, windows, shutters, doors, mantels, sinks, light fixtures, architectural salvage, and much, much more!

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.

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Other Sales & News:

Rock the ‘Lift

Join us this Friday, July 5th from 6pm – 8pm for Forklift First Friday!  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 delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month, we’ll have locally-sourced ice cream, burgers, and vegetarian options; free face-painting; rock & Americana from the Janine Wilson Band, magic tricks, and more! The mystery sale will be revealed right before the party starts.

July Lighting Sale

This month, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. Visit our blog for details.

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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.

Hardware Pop-Up Shop

Posted by on Jul 3, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Things for Sale | 0 comments

Right now at the ‘Lift, we’ve got all sorts of surplus goodies, still in the package!

A locally-owned hardware store recently donated tons of useful surplus items to us, so you’ll find cleaning and household supplies, DIY necessities, kitchen supplies like canning jars and grilling tools, and much more at bargain prices.

We’ve also got some fun vintage items, from cool old gardening equipment to antique hardware and sturdy hand tools.

Keep scrolling down for more photos of the hardware pop-up!

Remember, your purchases support our work to lift up communities in the DC metro region by reducing waste, creating jobs, providing free supplies to neighbors in need, and making repairs affordable.

This week, appliances are 25% off!

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

This Tuesday – Sunday,

Appliances are 25% off

From 9am – 7pm on July 2nd through July 7th, 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.

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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Other sales & news:

Rock the ‘Lift

Join us on this Friday, July 5th from 6pm – 8pm for Forklift First Friday!  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 delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month, we’ll have locally-sourced ice cream, burgers, and vegetarian options; free face-painting; rock & Americana from the Janine Wilson Band, magic tricks, and more! The mystery sale will be revealed at the start of the party.

July Lighting Sale

This month, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. Visit our blog for details.

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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.

July Sale: 40% off Lighting

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Lights are 40% off

all month long

This month, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers.

Sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps.

Please note:  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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Other sales & news:

Rock the ‘Lift

Join us on this Friday, July 5th for Forklift First Friday!  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 delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month, we’ll have locally-sourced ice cream, burgers, and vegetarian options; free face-painting; rock & Americana from the Janine Wilson Band, magic tricks, and more! The mystery sale will be revealed at the start of the party.

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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 Cabinet Sale

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Kitchen Cabinets are 40% off

June 29th & 30th, 2019

From 9am – 7pm this Saturday & Sunday, 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 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; select vintage cabinets or 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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Other sales & events

Courtyard Clearance

This weekend, items in our courtyard are HALF OFF! This flash sale includes granite & marble counters, cast iron sinks, modern and vintage tubs, wrought iron, security doors, window bars, and more! Visit our blog for details.

June Tile Sale

This weekend is your last chance! Boxes and pallets of tile are 25% off through 7pm Sunday. We’ve got a nice selection of modern textured, metallic, and glass tile! Visit our blog for details.

ROCK THE ‘LIFT

Join us on July 5th for Forklift First Friday!  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 delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month will feature locally-sourced ice cream, burgers, and vegetarian options; free face-painting; rock & Americana from the Janine Wilson Band, magic tricks, and more!

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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.