There are several non-profit organizations that accept donations of building materials (and a number of other items) and then re-sell those items to fund the programs of the non-profit agency. Materials are usually donated by contractors, builders, other remodelers or manufacturers. When you buy from these organizations, you not only get a great price, you also help a worthy cause. It is possible to find everything from hardware to lumber to tile and flooring material to appliances. You can check the internet or call a few non-profit agencies to find out when and where there is a sale in your area.

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