Donation hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. Donations must meet our criteria. Please see general criteria  information below. Please call the ReStore donation line 916-797-8674 or email us at restore@surewest.net with questions about your donation.   Please note – We are unable to provide residential pick-ups at this time.

It can be difficult to find us from Industrial Ave, look for ReStore on the monument signs to know where to turn into the building complex.   We are located at the east end of the large warehouse-style building.  The donation receiving area is separate from the store entrance and is marked by a large banner.   Please see the contact page for good driving directions and map.

ReStore Donation Criteria:

Please note: Criteria is subject to change so please give us a call at 916- 797-8674 or email at restore@surewest.net. Donated items must be clean, have all parts and components and be in a usable and sellable condition.

Below is a general list of items we accept but aren’t limited to. Please keep in mind this information is subject to change without notice:

Materials:  quarter-sheets or larger unused lumber and drywall, unused molding, electrical and plumbing supplies, hardware, hardwood, laminate flooring and tile must be in unopened original boxes with a minimum of 50 sq ft per type and style, unused carpet and pad, full cans only of newer (3 years old or less) unused latex paint, white-only tubs and white-only, low-flow toilets that are complete, clean and in good working conditions (see items we don’t accept below).

Tools: We accept many tools that are complete and in good working condition. Rechargeable tools must be complete and donated with good batteries and a good charger. We do not accept large, heavy tools like some radial arm saws but do accept smaller versions that are complete and in good working condition. We do not accept any non-working tools, tools that are leaking or tools with gasoline or oil in them.

Cabinets:  cabinets and cabinet doors must be in good condition and common sizes. Vanity bases without sinks are acceptable but vanity one-piece sink and counter combos, such as culture-marble product, without a base are not accepted. Countertop products such as Formica and laminate in great condition and no longer than 6 feet are generally accepted. Due to the weight, granite and marble slabs must be no larger than 4 by 4 feet.

Landscape:  clean, whole bricks and pavers, pvc pipe, sprinkler stuff clean and in good condition, lawn decor, patio and lawn furniture in good condition.

Windows and Doors:  Windows must be dual pane and vinyl frame only. Exterior shutters in good condition. Exterior and interior doors in good condition.  We are unable to accept 8-foot wide or high (or taller) windows or doors. No brown single slab interior doors, glass shower doors or mirror wardrobe doors.

Furniture and : Furniture must be clean and in good condition, structurally sound, no rips or tears or stains or damage. We no longer accept entertainment centers. We accept bed frames with headboards and/or foot boards and hardware. We do not accept hide-a-beds or bedframes without headboards and rails. We do accept sofas, love seats, recliners, chairs, dining room tables and chairs, bookcases, armoires, dressers, chest of drawers, nightstands, small desks, office chairs, end tables, coffee tables, and more.

Household items: Rugs, clean, in good condition and no larger than 10 by 12 feet. We accept small appliances such as counter-top microwaves, coffee pots, toaster ovens, etc. We love books, CDs, DVDs, art, décor items, collectibles, antiques, small framed mirrors, general household items. Lamps and light fixtures – complete with hardware. We do not accept light bulbs.

Not Accepted:  Christmas trees. Linens. Clothes. Children’s items except for books. Major appliances (refrigerators, freezers, above range/built-in microwaves, cook tops, dishwashers, built in ovens, ranges or range hoods). Large heavy radial arm saws (we accept small versions). Gas or wood-burning fireplaces. Water heaters. Televisions or computer monitors. Large exercise equipment like ski-machines, exercise bikes, and treadmills. Unframed mirrors other than on medicine cabinets. Tubs, sinks and toilets that aren’t white, culture-marble vanity sinks without the base cabinet, cast-iron tubs or sinks, whirlpool or Jacuzzi tubs.  Interior window coverings such as shades, blinds and valances, and curtain rods.  Sliding patio doors. No brown single slab interior doors, glass shower doors or mirror wardrobe doors. Entertainment centers. Large, heavy tools such as large radial arm saws.