Your Donated Materials Help Support Affordable Housing
At Habitat ReStore, your quality donations keep us in business. Clean out your garage or basement and help build affordable housing in the process. You’ll receive a receipt for your tax-deductible donations each time you donate.
Download the List of Materials Accepted. If we cannot accept your item, please see our comprehensive List of Community Resources to donate, recycle or dispose.
Call Our Donation Hotline: 608.663.1191Request Pick-up Online
Drop Off or Request a Pick-Up
Habitat ReStore Locations
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
All donated materials must be in 100 percent working condition, free of mold, water damage and to the best of your knowledge, free of lead paint, chemicals and hazardous materials.
Unfortunately, we are not accepting:
- paint or stain, wallpaper
- used toilets, used shower doors, solid surface vanity tops
- storm windows or screens, window shades or blinds, unframed windows or mirrors
- used carpet, vinyl or tile, new or used laminate flooring made in China (as it may contain formaldehyde)
- hollow core slab doors
- used trim
- used garage doors
- file cabinets
- electronics, TVs or CRT monitors
- fireplace inserts
- mercury thermostats
- futons, recliners or sleeper sofas
- electric organs or pianos
- clothing or household items
Materials Accepted and Sold at Habitat ReStore
Washing machines, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, cooktops/ovens, AC unitsAppliances should be 10 years old or newer, clean and in 100 percent working order.
Range hoods, microwaves, dishwashers, water heaters (new only)Appliances should be five years old or newer, clean and in 100 percent working order.
Kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets, bathroom vanities, medicine cabinetsCabinets should be 20 years old or newer and have all doors and drawers. Must be free of mold, water damage and structural damage. All vanity tops must have accompanying cabinet. We are NOT accepting file cabinets, solid surface vanity tops or granite countertops at this time.
Flooring & Finishes
Hardwood flooring, carpeting, vinyl, tile, laminateMust be new - we are NOT accepting these materials used. With the exception of tile and laminate, all donated materials must be a minimum of 100 square feet,
Dressers, tables, chairs, sofas, shelving, framed mirrors, bed frames (frames only)We are NOT accepting pressboard furniture, recliners, office items, file cabinets, entertainment centers or futons at this time. Antiques (typically pre-1960s) need to be in good condition and cannot require repairs.
Lumber, Trim & Building Materials
Plywood, paneling, trim (new only), dimensional and framing lumber, particle board, composite deckingLumber and trim must be a minimum of 6 feet in length and sheet goods must be a minimum of a 1/2 sheet or 4 feet by 4 feet in size. All wood products must be free of water damage, mold and cutouts.
New insulation, new roofing materialItems must be in original packaging.
Plumbing & Electrical
Kitchen sinks, pedestal and drop-in bathroom sinks, utility sinks, bathtubs, Corian countertops, toilets (new), plumbing hardwareWe are NOT accepting solid surface vanity tops or granite countertops at this time.
Electrical, Lighting, Ceiling FansMust be modern (not obsolete) and residential (not commercial). We do NOT accept electronics, computers, monitors or TVs.
Tools & Outdoor
Power tools, hand tools, toolboxes, storage, lawn tools and yard equipmentAll tools must be clean, in 100 percent working order and have all safety guards, batteries, cords, etc.
Bricks, block, paversThese are accepted seasonally.
Windows & Doors
New windows or gently used windows less than a year old (on a case by case basis)Must have all sashes and frames and must be free of broken glass and fogged glass. For large windows, please call for pre-approval. We are NOT accepting blinds, storm windows or screens.
Interior/exterior doors, storm doors, patio doors (with frame only), shower doors (new)Must be free of damage, fogged glass, lead paint, etc. We are NOT accepting hollow core doors or broken door jambs.
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On-Site Removal Experts
Habitat ReStore provides an easy and free way for donors to have materials professionally removed by our staff-led volunteer team. Habitat ReStore will carefully remove kitchen cabinets, appliances, bathroom vanities, fixtures, doors and other acceptable items before a home or business remodel. All work is done by our contractor support services manager and a small, skilled team of volunteers.
Donors receive a tax receipt for each donation, and all sales from donated items support building affordable housing right here in Dane County.Contact Us for On-Site Removal
Commercial Donations Made Simple
Our ReStores depend on your donations. If you have overstock inventory, used items or just need to clear out your warehouse, please consider us. Your donations will be sold locally and help residents improve their current homes with affordable, high-quality materials. All ReStore profits help Habitat for Humanity of Dane County build long-lasting housing solutions while keeping your materials out of Dane County landfills.
Drop off your donations at either ReStore location or schedule a FREE pick-up. Please review our complete Habitat ReStore accepted materials list or contact us with questions about acceptable donations.Learn More About the ReStore