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ReStore Donation Guidelines

ReStore Donation Guidelines

Questions? Call the ReStore at 406-388-2851


Cooktops, Stoves, Ovens, Dishwashers, Dryers, Microwaves, Refrigerators, Washers

* Must be in full working order and clean

* Non-working and older appliances may be dropped off for recycling


Cabinets/Cabinet Door Faces/Cabinet Hardware

Sets, Singles, Vanities

* Must be complete with all doors, drawers and backs attached. No nails or screws sticking out.

* No painted cabinets

* We accept door knobs, pulls, drawer slides, drawer parts, hinges, shelf dividers, shelf brackets, etc. 



Marble, Granite, Laminates

* Only full pieces with no cut outs will be accepted 


Doors/Door Hardware

Exterior, Interior, Storm, Screen, Bifold

* Functional exterior, interior, bifold, screen and storm doors accepted 

* Screen doors must have all parts attached

* Removal of bifold hardware is a huge help to us as it reduced damage in transit. Complete & functioning hardware must be attached. 

* No patio/sliding glass doors

* No used shower doors

* No mirrored closet doors

* Door knobs, hinges, pulls, etc. accepted (with no paint on them)



Rugs, Hardwood, Laminate, Vinyl are accepted

* Hardwood/Laminate (new, undamaged, unopened boxes, minimum 3 boxes or 100 sq ft)

* Rugs (gently used, no hair, no smells, no stains)

*No tile

*No carpet at this time

** Due to space restraints, we can’t accept any tile or carpeting at this time**



* Gently used, in good, re-sellable condition (no rips, stains, outdated patterns, pet hair, pet damage, or in need of a cover)

* Outdoor furniture accepted (including wicker in good shape)

* Kitchen tables are accepted with and without chairs

* Desks can only be accepted if solid wood or metal, one piece, household size (not larger than 4’ across). No office, L-shaped or particle board desks

* No cubicles

* Filing cabinets and bookcases are accepted

* No baby furniture

* No incomplete bedframes and no waterbed frames

* No pianos or organs

* No mattresses nor box springs


Heating and Cooling

AC, Furnaces, Hot Water Heaters, Swamp Coolers, Water Softeners, & Fans are accepted

* Must be in very good working order

* Ceiling fans and hot water heaters will be recycled unless new (in box)



* Pots, pans, cookie sheets, cutting boards, silverware, dining sets, cooking bowls, measuring spoons & cups (complete sets please), etc are all welcome

* Small appliances must be in good working order and be clean (toasters, coffee pots, etc)

* Canning Equipment is welcome including canning jars. Canning lids must be new in boxes

* Throw pillows, Afghans, and Quilts are accepted

* Towels, sheets, blankets – must be new (in packaging)

* Artwork

* Home decorations welcomed

* Antiques – please call ahead to discuss (406-388-2851)



Must be new and bagged



Brick, Stone, Cinderblock, Slate, Cultured Stone, Lawn-care Tools, Landscaping Fabric

* Bricks, stone, cinderblock, slate, cultured stone (all must be mortar free and unbroken) – must be palletized for pickup

* Lawn mowers, garden tillers, edgers, axes and shovels must be in good working order

* Landscaping fabric must be in at least 4’ long rolls

* Pots, planters, dirt, compost, vermiculite, peat moss, etc. are welcome


Lighting & Electrical

Lamps, Chandeliers, Breakers, Conduits, Connectors, Fuses, Junction Boxes etc.

* No fluorescent bulbs or fixtures and no track lighting

* Ceiling fans will be recycled unless new (in box)


Lumber/Trim/Building Supplies/Tools

* Tools (power and hand), must be in good working order and complete

* Ladders must be safe, fully functional, and sturdy

* Ceiling tiles (new, unopened boxes)

* Lumber and trim must be nail, screw and paint free. Minimum 4’ in length.

* Nails and screws are accepted, if separated & contained (by type & size) in containers or bags



Must be framed or beveled



Must be new, unopened.



Bathtubs, Sinks, Faucets, Toilets, Bathroom Accessories, Shower Pans

* Toilets must be 1.6 gallons per flush or less. Must be complete and assembled, unless new. Must be clean with wax ring fully removed.

* No toilet seats

* Bathtubs must be standard size (30”x60”)

* No jacuzzi tubs or jetted tubs

* Claw foot and cast-iron tubs must be on a pallet in order for us to accept



Only new, unused bundles.

*No cement roof tiles


Sheet Goods (Plywood, OSB, etc.)

Must be in good condition.

* Minimum half sheets (4’x4’) – no pieces or weird, unusable sections


TV’s & Electronics

TV’s must be lightweight, flat screens, & functioning.

* Remotes, power cords and stands must be attached to them.

* All electronics must be clean and in good working order

* No exercise equipment



* Blinds must be new with hardware attached in box

* Windows must be vinyl, double pane and under 5’x5’ (25 sq ft) in size

* Windows must be clean and intact (inserts in frame, etc.)

* Shutters accepted, must be clean


Some Items We Can’t Take

* Clothing

* Exercise Equipment

* Hazardous Materials (Chemicals, Grout, Mortar, Caulk, etc.)

* Mattresses & Box springs

* Tires

* Basketball Hoops / Toys / Playsets (unless metal, we will recycle)


Revised: May 4, 2022

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