donation guidelines

all donation guidelines subject to fluctuating seasonal inventory & retail floor space restrictions

BATHROOM
GENERALLY ACCEPTED:
Complete Vanity Sets
Shower Stalls
Bath Tubs
Toilets (must be clean)
Medicine Cabinets
Lighting
Faucets and Shower Heads
Towel Bars

 

NOT ACCEPTED:
Shower Doors
Towels
Bath Mats
Cast Iron Bathtubs

KITCHEN
GENERALLY ACCEPTED:
Cupboards and Cabinets
Countertops
Appliances (10 years old and newer only)
Small appliances (Coffee Makers, Toasters, Microwaves, etc.)
Garbage Disposals
Range Hoods
Faucet Assemblies

NOT ACCEPTED:
Anything with a cracked rubber seal, mold or mildew, rust, burnt-on or caked-on debris

DOORS
GENERALLY ACCEPTED:
Pre-hung Interior & Exterior Doors
Solid Wood Paneled Doors
Sliding Glass / French pre-hung Patio Doors (complete)
Steel Insulated Doors
Bi-fold Doors
Screen Doors

 

NOT ACCEPTED:
Hollow-core / Flush Slab Doors
Commercial Doors
Doors with rot or damaged in any way

HARDWARE & TOOLS

GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

Door Knobs, locks w/ key Hinges, Clasps, Handles, Fasteners Tools (hand & power)Unopened boxes of nails, screws, bolts etc.

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

Furnaces, Broken Items, Loose Nails, screws, bolts etc.

INSULATION

GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

Fiberglass insulation, Rolls of Full Width Insulation, Boards (if clean)Cellulose (new only)All Loose Insulation must be bagged

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

Wet fiberglass insulation Insulation, board less than 2' X 2'Used Cellulose

 

LUMBER & PLYWOOD

GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

Framing Lumber Finished, 1x and all wood trim 6' or more (free of nails)Plywood, OSB, or particle boards (full / half sheets only)

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

Lumber with nails, screws, staples Trim, with nails, screws, staples cracked, broken, rotted, warped or paint peeling

 

PAINT & PAINT ACCESSORIES

GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

New Paint & Stain new Brushes, Rollers, Naps & Pans New Caulking

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

Used Paint and Stains lead-based paint used paint brushes that have not been cleaned properly

ROOFING MATERIALS
GENERALLY ACCEPTED:
3 Tab & Architectural Shingles (unopened bundles) New Flashing

 

NOT ACCEPTED:
Loose Shingles, Gutters

FLOORING
GENERALLY ACCEPTED:
Ceramic Kitchen & Bath Tiles
Hardwood Flooring
Laminate & Engineered
Rolls of Carpet and padding
Clean Rugs

 

NOT ACCEPTED:
Broken or used tile,Tile with grout or mastic on either face

WINDOWS
GENERALLY ACCEPTED:
Double Paned Windows, Shutters (in good condition)

 

NOT ACCEPTED:
Storm / single pane windows
Wood framed windows with cracked or peeling paint, Windows with cracked or broken glass
 

 

LIGHTING

GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

Interior & Exterior Fixtures, Commercial Fixtures, Table & Floor Lamps, Ceiling Fans

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

Fluorescent fixtures, mismatched light bulbs

APPLIANCES

GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

Refrigerators / Freezers (10 years or newer) Over the Range Microwaves

(10 years or newer)

Electric or Gas Ranges (10 years or newer) Clothes Washer & Dryers (10 years or newer) Small Microwaves (10 years or newer)

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

Dishwashers, broken or malfunctioning appliances of any kind (and cleanliness is a must!)

 

FURNITURE

(note: Furniture should come from smoke-free homes. Items need to be free of pet dander and pet hair for our allergic customers)

 

GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

Couches / Sectionals Sofas / Sleeper Sofas / Loveseats Easy Chairs / Recliners, Rockers / Gliders Foot stools / Ottomans Table and Chairs Bed Frames, Head Boards and Foot Boards Coffee Tables / End Tables Desks and Office Furniture

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

Mattresses and Box Springs Stained, burned, shredded or pet-chewed furniture

 

MISC. GENERALLY ACCEPTED:

Small Home Appliances (Coffee Makers, Blenders, etc.)

 

NOT ACCEPTED:

CLOTHING TELEVISIONS

Books

Dishes/Cookware/Utensils/Knick Knacks

​Previously opened liquids of any kind Computer Components

Childrens'

Cribs/High Chairs/Bassinets/Car Seats/Strollers

Fabrics (Towels, Sheets, etc.)

Mini-Blinds or Vertical Blinds

 

Bangor Habitat ReStore

Intown Plaza

378 Harlow Street

Bangor ME 04401

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