Appliances

Refrigerators, Ovens, Washing Machines, Dryers, Microwaves, Range Hoods, Small Appliances (e.g., toasters, blenders), Water Heaters, Air Conditioners

Must be in complete working order and cannot be older than 15 years. (Unfortunately, ReStore no longer accepts TVs more than 5 years old or dysfunctional TVs – Milwaukee residents can recycle TVs for free at Milwaukee Sanitation’s Self Help Centers)

Furniture

Sofas, Chairs (e.g., living room, recliner), Tables, Dressers, Bed Frames, Coffee / End Tables, Small House Desks, Benches, Outdoor Furniture, Bookshelves, Chests, Trunks, Antique Furniture

Upholstered furniture cannot have any stains, tears excessive wear, pet damage or odors.

Building Materials

Full Sheets of Plywood, New Insulation(in packaging), Lumber (6′ minimum, no nails or screws), Trim, Fencing, Exotic Hardwoods, new roofing materials, new siding, moldings (6’ minimum, no nails or screws).

Architectural Items

Columns, Beams, Mantels, Antique Doors, Stained Glass Windows, Leaded Glass Panels, Wrought Iron Gates, Vintage Industrial Equipment, shiplap

No items with lead paint.

Home Decor

Art, Statues, Antiques, Memorabilia, Knickknacks, Decorative Glassware, Framed Mirrors, Artificial Greenery and Kitchenware

Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinets, Bathroom Cabinets

Cabinets must be complete with all doors and drawers attached and void of major stains, defects and water damage.

Doors

Interior Panel Doors, Exterior Doors, Pre-Hung Doors, French Doors, Patio Doors

Doors cannot have any holes, water damage or lead paint.

Lawn and Garden

Grills, Fountains, Yard Tools, Power Yard Tools (must be functional), Outside Décor Item

All in working condition, no mold, or no hard rust.

Lighting (Fully Functional)

Hanging Chandeliers, Floor / Table Lamps, Lamp Shades (in good condition), Ceiling Fans (complete with all parts)

Hardware & Tools

Hinges, Cabinet Knobs, Door Knobs / Deadbolts, Electrical Hardware(please no outdated electrical hardware), Hand & Power Tools, ladders, antique tools

Plumbing Supplies

Toilets (Must be 1.6 GPF or less), Pedestal, Vessel, Stainless Steel sinks, Faucets, New Plumbing Hardware, New Tubs, New Shower Surrounds, Whirlpool Tubs.  Claw Foot Tubs (please call before donating)

We cannot accept anything with chips, cracks or stains. No individual used cultured marble sinks.

Paint Supplies

Paint Sprayers, Unused Brushes, Rollers

Flooring

Tile (Full boxes only), Linoleum (new), Carpet (new), Wood (nails removed), Area Rugs (new or gently used) Carpet Tile (new or gently used) Laminate (new)

Windows

Vinyl Windows, Stained Glass, Wood Shutters

No broken glass, water damage or lead paint.

Electronics (Fully Functional)

Stereo Equipment, Blu-ray/CD/DVD Players, Cameras, Music Equipment, Vacuum Cleaners, High Definition TVs

ReStore no longer accepts TVs more than 5 years old or non-functional TVs.

Housewares

Dishes, Glasses, Bowls, Platters, Silverware, Pots, Pans, Small Appliances.

Items must be boxed up.

Miscellaneous Items

Game tables (no large pool tables), Boats, Jet Ski’s, RVs

Please contact 414-316-5651 or email restoredonation@milwaukeehabitat.org if you are unsure about an item you are looking to donate.

We Do NOT Accept

  • Sleeper Sofas
  • Large Entertainment Centers or Armoires.
  • Hospital Beds
  • Pool Tables
  • Pianos
  • Used cultured marble vanity tops
  • Mattresses or Box Springs
  • Hazardous Materials/Chemicals
  • Paint/Stain
  • Window Treatments
  • Guns, Ammunition or other Weapons
  • Tires
  • Infant and toddler items or products
  • Children and adult safety equipment
  • Unframed glass or mirrors
  • Used Light Bulbs
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Fixtures
  • Storm Windows and Sashes
  • Items in Poor Condition
  • Broken, Damaged, Stained or Dirty, Missing Pieces
  • Broken Electronics