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ReStore

When you donate to the ReStore, you are helping Habitat build decent, affordable homes in Pitt County.

Habitat for Humanity of Pitt County Restore accepts donations of gently worn, usable, structurally-sound building materials, appliances, and furniture.  In order to better serve our customers, we do have specific criteria for acceptable goods. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the law.  Please follow the general guidelines below. If you are unsure if your donation meets the criteria or to schedule a large donation pickup, please call 252-329-8364.

Please note: some donations may be declined due to safety concern or marketablitly

Items we Accept

Appliances

Must be working, with all knobs

  • Electric ovens (no Gas)
  • Range hoods
  • Range tops
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Washers/Dryers (no gas dryers)
  • HVAC units, 5 years old or newer

Please note due to new EPA regulations, we cannot accept dishwashers or certain refrigerators unless they are certified lead free. See http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/lead/upload/epa815s13001.pdf  for more information.

Doors

  • Entryway units
  • Exterior or interior – no rot, cracks, or missing panes
  • Pre-hung or door slabs, no taller than 84”

Flooring

  • Hardwood/Parquet flooring
  • Carpet and Rugs 10’x10’ or larger
  • New padding
  • Vinyl tiles or vinyl sheets
  • Slate, marble and ceramic tile

Hardware

  • Complete sets of door hardware
  • Any quantity of hinges, nails, screws, hangers, etc.

Lumber

  • Dimensional, 6’ or longer
  • Trim and molding, 6’ or longer
  • Sheetrock and plywood, 4’ x 8’ or larger
  • No scrap lumber, no materials with nails, no concrete on wood

Paint and Wall Coverings

  • Latex paint only, full, unopened and non-rusted
  • Wallpaper, borders, tools, and glue

Architectural Items

  • Antique items
  • Columns
  • Mantels
  • Porch posts

Cabintery

  • Full kitchen and bathroom sets
  • Individual pieces
  • Counter tops

Furniture

  • Bedroom furniture 
  • Book shelves, case goods
  • Tables, chairs, coffee tables, entertainment centers
  • Couches, love seats and ottomans- GENTLY USED
  • Patio furniture
  • Pianos  may be picked up if volunteer staff avalialbe

Lightning

  • Fixtures and ceiling fans in good condition, complete and in working order
  • No fluorescent lights or can lights

Tools

  • Garden tools in working order
  • Hand tools and power tools, in working order
  • Working lawnmowers

Plumbing

  • Bathtubs and shower enclosures – fiberglass, claw-foot, steel, space permitting
  • Sinks – kitchen and bath, without rust or cracks
  • Toilets – residential only, must be less than 1.6 gpf
  • Miscellaneous plumbing hardware, fittings, pipes

Windows

  • Shutters and blinds
  • Windows – double-hung, picture, or bay – complete, without rot, cracks, or foggy glass
  • No sashes, single pane or storm windows
  • No commercial items

Items we DO NOT Accept

  • Anti-freeze or motor oil
  • Can lights
  • Cast iron tubs or sinks
  • Clothing or Linens
  • Dishwashers
  • Double ovens
  • Hard-wired fluorescent lights
  • Hazardous materials
  • Moldy materials
  • Oil-based products
  • Opened cans of paint
  • Shower doors
  • Sliding glass doors
  • Solvents or strippers
  • Thermostats
  • Mattresses
  • Box Springs
  • TV