ReStore Montco Donation Criteria

Everything is sold “AS IS." All donations must include all parts and be resalable, sanitary, and fully functional, as well as free of damage, rust, and lead. Please keep loose items separated in a bag or box. Please note that our donation criteria list is not all inclusive. We reserve the right to say no to a donation. If you are uncertain about the acceptance of your donation, please call ReStore Montco at 610-631-3149 or email We appreciate emailed photos of items you wish to donate. Thank you!

*Note: We are no longer accepting paint or books.*


Items Accepted:

Appliances (Functional):


Ranges and ovens (gas and electric)

Microwave ovens

Range hoods


Garbage disposals

Washers and dryers

Dishwashers manufactured in 2014 or later

Water heaters manufactured in 2014 or later

We are unable to accept:

Dishwashers manufactured before 2014

Water heaters manufactured before 2014

Trash Compactors

Call for information regarding broken appliances that we can take to scrap


Building materials

Bricks, Pavers,                 Cinder blocks (mortar free)                    Glass blocks

Lumber- minimum 4 ft, nail staple, rot mold pest damage free (paint is ok)

Wood, Vinyl or Foam trim in 4ft strips or longer

Plywood/ particle board / drywall peg board minimum 2ft x 2ft-

Wonder board/tile board- minimum 1 ½ by 2 ½

Cement mortar mix-and sand in like new

Spackle- like new

Mold free, un-opened caulk

Construction adhesives- liquid nails- all in like new condition

Concrete and asphalt patching in like new condition

Railings-wood and metal and like components



Good condition with doors and drawers in-tact


Tile: Ceramic /Marble/ Glass

New whole tiles only                          Minimum 1 complete box



Kitchen Household items in nearly new condition

Dishes, Pots and pans, silverware

Small kitchen appliances (toasters, coffee maker, crock pots etc.)

Glass and mirrors must be framed

Wall décor       



Interior, Exterior, Closet, and Pantry

In good condition (complete or unbroken)

Sliding glass doors are to include frames

Metal Garage doors with all track and hardware accepted

No longer able to accept:

Luane interior doors


Electrical/ Lighting

Fully functional household lighting

Electrical cords, surge protectors

Ceiling fans with blades removed

Florescent T8 tubes in a box

Junction boxes, power panels switches receptacles

Conduit wire and coaxial cable, solder

Smoke detectors are no longer needed



Wall to Wall carpet in neutral tones (minimum of 6ft x 8ft)

Carpet and floor padding (minimum of 6ft x 8 ft)

Area rugs that are stain free in good condition

Hard wood and Laminate flooring in reusable condition (minimum of 15 sq ft)

Vinyl/Linoleum sheets and tiles Asbestos free

Carpet and floor cleaner welcomed



Upholstered furniture in solid colors that are:  Free of stains, fading, rips, odors, and pet hair

Dressers, Bedroom sets, head and foot boards

Tables, Chairs, and wooden desks

End, side, and coffee tables

China cabinets/hutch less than 4ft

Vertical filing cabinets only



Cabinet knobs, handles, AND hinges

Door knobs, hinges, and dead bolts (include keys)

Nails and screws, bagged or boxed



Gas or electric fireplaces

Duct and Register components

AC and Heat Portable and installed

Propane and Kerosene heaters (no fuel)

Fireplace screens, tools mantles and components

Thermostats in working order

Cast iron radiators less than 4 ft wide

Electric and Hot Water Baseboard Heaters

Wood burning stoves in new or good condition; fire pits



Insulation Batts in original packaging

Foam and blown insulation in new and unopened bags

Styrofoam sheets

Duct insulation - sealed in box, minimum 8ft long        Smell and stain free



Copper pipe fittings and hangers

PVC piping minimum 4ft in length or 4 inch in diameter

PVC Pecks pipe fittings and hangers


Corrugated Drain piping

Vinyl Metal Gutter drain spout accessories



Toilets - in neutral tones (all pieces included)

Single and Double Sink with vanities included only

Under mount sinks only if attached to a granite or marble countertop

Sinks with pedestals accepted

All sinks must have faucets removed and be free of rust, chips, or cracks

Stainless steel, cast iron, and vinyl kitchen sinks

Framed, rust-free medicine cabinets are needed



Garden tools: lawn mowers (gas, electric, or battery), String Trimmers

Power tools:  hand saws, Functional hand tools in working order

Pneumatic tools: tool storage, larger shop tools accepted

Shop vacuums and Cleaning tools

Generators and Air Compressors

Ladders: Aluminum or Fiberglass expendable ladders 12 ft. maximum                 ( no wooden ladders)

Industrial or specialty tools may not be accepted



Single, double, hung, casement, or fixed in good condition (ability to open and close)

Storm windows                     Window screens and screen kits

Custom size windows welcomed

All glass must be in frames

No longer able to accept:

Window sashes                   Single pane glass


Miscellaneous needs

Wire closet shelving and hardware       

Wheel chairs, walkers, canes         

Seasonal decorations


All accepted donations are tax deductible. A receipt acknowledging your donation will be given to you at the time of your donation. Store restrictions and legal obligations do not allow us to place a value on your donated items. Please consult your tax professional for details.


Items We Cannot Accept:

We do not accept any broken, rusty, non-functioning items nor items with rips, stains, fading, odor, or pet hair. 

Aluminum Sliding Doors


Box Springs

Cartridge Fuses

Circuit Breakers

Clothing & Linen

Computers – Monitors & Printers




Entertainment Centers

Faucets – Kitchen & Bathroom 

Grand Pianos/Organs

Hazardous/Toxic materials

Incandescent Bulbs over 40 Watts

Infant/Toddler Cribs, Stroller, Seats & Furniture

Luan Doors


Medical Equipment and Hospital Beds

Office Furniture

Old Reusable Plastic Kitchenware & Food Storage Containers

Paint or Paint Thinner

Particle Board Furniture

Phone Cables

Platform Beds

Enclosed Showers

Shower Doors

Single Pane Glass

T12 Fluorescent Bulbs (1.5 inch diameter tubes)

Tapes – Cassette & VHS


Toys & Board Games

Trash Compactors


TV Cabinets

Unframed Glass or Mirrors


Water Heaters

Window Sashes