|Submission from Elizabeth
"Another great place to find cheap building
materials and home improvement items is a place
called Building Material Resources. It is in
Sherwood. The address is 14175 SW Galbreath Dr.
Sherwood, Oregon. 97140. They have new and used
materials in doors, windows, lumber, hardware and
the like. Love that place!"
|Located at 2000 SE Milport
Road, just off McLoughlin Boulevard near Highway
224. Offers carpet, area rugs, wood,
laminate and tile.
3969 NE MLK Boulevard, Portland 97212
Open Thursday – Monday, 10am – 4pm
8380 SW Nyberg Street, Tualatin 97062
Open Friday – Sunday, 10am -4pm
The stores offer a wide variety of antique,
vintage and retro furniture, housewares, and
collectibles. Since it is open every weekend the
stock continually changes. Prices are
purposely kept low to get the items sold and keep
people coming back!
|Check here for used or
sometimes even new doors, windows, lumber,
flooring, tiles, cabinets and a whole lot more.
|The ReStore is a discount
outlet store that sells new and gently used
materials, accessories and other building supplies
that have been donated by businesses, builders and
individuals. It is open to the public. Merchandise
is discounted 25% to 75% off standard retail
prices. All proceeds raised at the ReStore are
used to build affordable homes for low-income
families in the City of Portland. New inventory
Available materials include: windows, interior
doors, bathtubs, toilets, sinks, appliances,
lighting/electrical hardware, cabinets, flooring,
drywall, tile, and assorted hardware, etc.
Locations in Portland, Beaverton, Vancouver and
Forest Grove. Please see web site for
addresses and phone numbers. Open 9:00am -
5:00pm Monday - Saturday.
Submission update 02/14: "Ask about our
Building Material Recovery program. We perform
non-structural deconstruction, removing cabinets,
sinks, doors, appliances and other items for
homeowners starting remodeling projects. Customers
donate the items we remove and receive a tax
deduction for their donation. We sell donated
items in our stores to raise funds that help build
Habitat homes. Details and contact information are
on our website."
|2245 NW Nicolai Street
Portland, OR 97210
"Hardwood Flooring For Less." Open to the
public. Carries pre-finished and unfinished
hardwood floors for residential and commercial
construction, including laminate, bamboo, cork and
|NE Portland Tool
|Must be 18 or older and live
in Northeast Portland west of 82nd Avenue.
Membership is free. Open for borrowing on
Saturdays 9am – 2pm and Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm.
Located in the basement at Redeemer Lutheran
Church at NE 20th Avenue and Killingsworth Street
(entrance is on Killingsworth). Tool library
includes home-repair, gardening, cleaning and some
|Must be a resident of North
Portland! The North Portland Tool Library
(NPTL) is a community resource dedicated to
building community and fostering sustainability by
providing residents with tools and the power to
use them. They loan a wide variety of tools to
community members FREE of charge. Please see
web site for details.
construction goods reclaimed from demolition
projects. Inventory includes vinyl windows
(72x36, 36x36, 72x48, 96x48, 72x48, 48x48),
Broan range hoods, Cadet wall heaters, and Broan
Air Purifying Systems. Save a bunch on your
project by purchasing reclaimed materials. Email
email@example.com or call 503.235.6392 for
information, Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm.
Located in Milwaukie."
|SE Portland Tool
From web site:
"The SE Portland Tool Library is an
all-volunteer library of home and garden tools
which may be borrowed free of charge by SE
We are just like a library that lends books, we
just happen to deal in saws, hammers, rakes,
ladders, and seeds! Membership is
FREE! You just have to be over 18 and a
resident of SE Portland within SE Uplift’s
We are a community resource that provides home
owners and tenants with the tools they need to
perform simple home maintenance, tend their
yards and gardens, build furniture and projects
– while along the way meeting and sharing with
neighbors in this community sustainability
Located at 2800 SE Harrison St, at the corner of
SE 28th Avenue and Harrison. Open 9am – 2pm
on Saturdays and 5:30pm-7pm Tuesdays.
||The ReBuilding Center is the
region's largest non-profit reuse center for
salvaged construction and remodeling materials.
Inventory includes sinks, tubs, tile, lumber,
doors, windows, trim and much, much more.
The ReBuilding Center’s inventory is priced at 50
to 90% off the rates you would find for similar
items in regular retail outlets. Please see
web site for current inventory.
In addition to the reuse warehouse, The ReBuilding
Center includes DeConstruction Services, a
sustainable alternative to conventional
demolition, and ReFind Furniture, which offers a
diverse line of green furniture and home
accessories. We also offer a free-pick up service,
numerous volunteer opportunities, donations of
used building materials for community projects, as
well as workshops and classes on how to safely and
creatively work with used building materials.
|Know of any other places to
score building and construction materials for
cheap? Please let us know!
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