Renovate With Homebuilders' Leftovers
From the August issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Habitat for Humanityâ€™s ReStores sell donated building materials and home goods and decor, new and gently used, for 50% to 90% off retail prices.
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A recent trip to one of the 550 ReStores, in Alexandria, Va., turned up 4-by-4-inch Italian ceramic tile for 10 cents apiece; a pine fireplace mantel for $150; and Andersen and Pella ProLine windows.