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: 608.663.1191
Schedule Your Pick-up Online
Drop Off or Schedule a Pick-Up
Habitat ReStore Locations
Drop-Off Hours
Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pick Up
Schedule online or call 608.663.1191 for more information. Our on-site removal experts are only a phone call away at 1-608.661.2813 x 7.
Donation Guidelines
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.

Unfortunately, we are not accepting paint or stain, used toilets, storm windows or screens, used window shades or blinds, used carpet, vinyl or tile, hollow core slab doors, used shower doors, used trim, wallpaper, electronics, TVs or CRT monitors, dehumidifiers, siding, solid surface vanity tops, futons, recliners or sleeper sofas, clothing or household items, used garage doors, fireplace inserts, unframed windows or mirrors, electric organs or pianos, hazardous materials or chemicals, mercury thermostats, or laminate flooring made in China (as it may contain formaldehyde).
Materials Accepted and Sold at Habitat ReStore

Appliances
Washing machines, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, cooktops/ovens, AC units
Appliances 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.

Cabinets
Kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets, bathroom vanities, medicine cabinets
Cabinets 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 solid surface vanity tops or granite countertops at this time.

Flooring & Finishes
Hardwood flooring, carpeting, vinyl, tile, laminate
Must be new – we are NOT accepting these materials used. With the exception of tile and laminate, all donated materials must be a minimum of 36 square feet,

Furniture
Dressers, tables, chairs, sofas, shelving, framed mirrors, bed frames (frames only)
We are NOT accepting pressboard furniture, office items, 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 decking
Lumber 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 material
Items must be in original packaging.

Plumbing & Electrical
Kitchen sinks, pedestal and drop-in bathroom sinks, utility sinks, bathtubs, Corian countertops, toilets (new), plumbing hardware
We are NOT accepting solid surface vanity tops or granite countertops at this time.
Electrical, Lighting, Ceiling Fans
Must 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 equipment
All tools must be clean, in 100 percent working order and have all safety guards, batteries, cords, etc.
Bricks, block, pavers
These are accepted seasonally.

Windows & Doors
New windows or gently used widows 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 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.
Schedule a FREE Residential or Commercial Pick-Up Today

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

Learn More and Connect With Habitat

Habitat for Humanity of Dane County works to provide safe, decent and affordable housing to low-income families in our community. If you would like to get in touch with our team or learn more about our different programs, follow the links below.
FAQ