what we accept

Based on inventory needs, our list of accepted and not accepted items occasionally changes.

If you have an item you want to donate but you aren't sure if we will take it, just give us a call at 317.344.3033. Our ReStore Staff will gladly answer any questions you have.

Currently Accepting

We accept donations of working items in good quality in the following categories.

Appliances

5 years old or newer; Must be in working condition; Must have all parts

  • Stoves/Ranges

  • Washing machines

  • Dryers

  • Refrigerator

  • Freezers

  • Small appliances

  • Window A/C units – new or unused

 

Bath

Vanities must be complete with doors and drawers; Sinks must be free of chips/cracks and rust/corrosion

  • Bathroom vanities

  • Framed mirrors

  • Medicine cabinets

  • New shower stalls, bases and pan 

 

Building Supplies

All sheets and lumber must be free of rot, water damage, nails, and warping; 4’ minimum length

  • Plywood – at least 4’x4’ in length

  • Unused lumber - at least 4' long

  • Insulaton - new and in original packaging

  • Roofing materials

  • PVC/Copper piping

  • Decking materials – 100 sq ft +

 

Cabinets/Countertops

All cabinets/countertops must be free of water damage and mold

Cabinets need all drawers and doors

  • Cabinet sets

  • Single cabinets

  • Granite/Marble/Quartz countertops

 

Doors and Windows

Doors must be free of water damage, rotten wood, and damage

  • Exterior doors

  • Shower doors – new and in box

  • Storm doors

  • Double pane vinyl windows w/ jamb (new)

 

Home Decor

  • Artificial plants

  • Artwork/Frames

  • Baskets

  • Decorative pillows

  • Framed mirrors

 

Flooring

All carpet and rugs must be clean and free of odors, rips, stains, and tears

  • New or gently used area rugs - no wider than 8 ft

  • Complete boxes of tile - at least 100 sq ft

  • Complete boxes of hardwood flooring – at least 100 sq ft

  • Complete boxes of laminate flooring – at least 100 sq ft

  • Used flooring -at least 100 square feet with no nails

 

Furniture

Must be free of rips, stains, tears and pet dander;  Items must be broken down and ready for transport

  • Sofas

  • Upholstered chairs

  • Recliners

  • Wood or metal furniture: tables, dressers, bookcases, chairs, sideboards, etc

  • Outdoor furniture

Lighting

Light Fixtures and fans must be complete with hanging brackets; 

Light Globes need to be free of cracks or damage

  • Interior and exterior fixtures

  • Lamps

  • Ceiling fans (Must be assembled)

 

Plumbing and Sinks

All plumbing items must complete with all hardware; Sinks must be free of rust/corrosion, chips/cracks, and caulking/glue

  • Faucets

  • Kitchen sinks

  • Under-mount sinks

 

Tools and Hardware

Power Tools must be in working condition without frayed cords.

Battery Tools need to have working batteries and chargers included

  • Cabinet pulls

  • Door hardware (non-brass)

  • Hand tools

  • Lawn and garden tools

  • Power tools

 

Currently Not Accepting*

*List is subject to change.

Some items are not sellable. Due to high handling and disposal costs, we can not accept the following items. This list applies to both truck pickups and drop offs.

Appliances

  • Over 5 years old 

  • Needing repair

  • Cooktops

  • Dehumidifier

  • Dishwashers

  • HVAC systems/equipment

  • Microwaves

  • Water Heaters/Softeners

 

Bath

  • Jacuzzi/Soaking tubs

  • Mirrors (frameless)

  • Pedestal sinks

  • Solid surface vanity sink/top without cabinetry

  • Toilets 

 

Building Supplies

  • Drywall, OSB, Paneling 

  • Lumber/Trim less than 4' long

  • Siding/Fascia/Gutters

 

Cabinets/Countertops

  • Cabinet faces

  • Miscellaneous drawers

  • Cabinets missing doors or drawers

  • Any item with rot or damage

 

Doors and Windows

  • Interior doors

  • Doors over 84” 

  • Used shower doors

  • Doors/Windows with rot, broken glass, broken seals

  • Drapes/Curtains/Window coverings

  • Valances/Blinds

 

Flooring

  • Area rugs with rips, stains, odors or excessive wear

  • Individual/small amount of flooring pieces that is less than 100 sq ft

  • Partial packages or boxes of flooring or tile

 

Furniture

  • Armoires

  • Bed frames (any size)

  • China hutches 

  • Cribs/Playpens

  • Desks (larger than 2’x4’ or executive style)

  • Entertainment centers

  • File cabinets

  • Office furniture

  • Mattresses and box springs

  • Particle board/MDF/pressed wood furniture

  • Rolling desk chairs

  • Sectionals (larger than couch/loveseat equivalent size)

  • Sleeper sofas/pullout couches

 

Lighting

  • Brass light fixtures or ceiling fans

  • Can Lights/Fixtures

  • Fluorescent lightbulbs/CFL’s

  • Fluorescent fixtures

  • Track lighting

 

Plumbing and Sinks

  • Pedestal sinks

  • Solid surface sinks without cabinetry

 

Tools and Hardware

  • Brass door handles and hardware

  • Extension cords

  • Garage door openers

  • Lawn mowers

  • Ladders (wooden, metal or fiberglass)

  • Paint and other liquid/solvents

  • Rusted nails, screws, and other hardware

 

Electronics

  • Flat panel TVs

  • Flat panel monitors

  • Video games

  • Audio equipment

  • CD players

  • Radios and stereos

  • Computers

  • Printers

 

Other Items

  • Books

  • Clothing/Shoes

  • Dish sets

  • Drapes/Curtains

  • Exercise equipment

  • Games

  • Household linens (bedding, blankets, etc)

  • Luggage

  • Medical equipment

  • Pianos/Organs

  • Wallpaper

Our ability to accept specific items can change depending on the following and other conditions:

  • We may have more of a certain item than we need or have room to store/display.

  • If it only fits with certain sizes, brands, or models it may not be resellable.

  • Dirty, damaged, broken items, do not sell well. If it needs just a little cleaning or repair, please do that before donating.

  • Sometimes we just don't have enough room.

  • Some items are too fragile, or potentially dangerous to employees, volunteers and customers.

Mailing address:
PO Box 5015
Zionsville, IN 46077

 

Physical address:

10650 Andrade Drive

Zionsville, IN  46077

ReStore Hours:

Monday             Closed

Tuesday            Closed

Wednesday   10am - 4:30pm
Thursday         10am - 4:30pm
Friday                  10am - 5:30pm
Saturday           10am - 4:30pm
Sunday               Closed

Donation Hours:

Monday             10am - 4pm

Tuesday            10am - 4pm

Wednesday   10am - 4pm
Thursday         10am - 4pm
Friday                  10am - 4pm
Saturday           10am - 4
pm
Sunday               Closed

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