So I wanted few free used furniture and stuff such as book shelf , music system and other cool stuff but didn’t find wanted to pay for it , Even if I wanted to pay for it from craigslist there are 2 challenges which makes craigslist inconvenient and expensive .
1)Renting a van or guys with trunk to get stuff from sellers place to mine is costly and inconvenient
2) You will have to pay for it
Solution to both problems , find something in your own building. I live in high rise so carrying stuff from one floor is yes little bit inconvenient but still manageable , Now stuff is not going to just fly in from space thru your balcony .So I went to freight elevator and found this list ..
So now all you have to do is go to each apartment and ask if they are moving in or moving out , I visited all apartments and 2 of them didn’t open the door , they were probably not home , but third one opened and I asked him if he is considering throwing out some of his stuff and I found this free used furniture and much more
After this there was no looking back , I have got everything I need from the my building . Its that easy , You don’t have to pay for good stuff , Its all ready out there and you know whats the best part , You are doing a favor to the guy who is giving out , Imagine how you feel if you give something out to poor and deserving . I tell them that I am currently trying to save money for my family and that’s why I can’t go out and buy new stuff. Most people feel really good about helping others.
Oh by the way if your apartment community don’t print out list like ours , You can try calling them and asking them what apartments are getting vacant this month because your friend is trying to move in , They will gladly give you the list and you can repeat my steps.
Have fun ..and remember most stuff in life can be done free or little cost only if you are ready to hustle little bit.
HERE ARE WAYS I BET YOU DONT KNOW YOU CAN GET FREE USED FURNITURE
There is section for Free furniture Pick up . Here is the link http://newyork.craigslist.org/search/zip .
Best way to find free used furniture for pick up is craigslist .Try kijiji if you are in Canada.
GARAGE SALE or NEIBOURHOOD SALE
-I got brand new Nike shoes for 2$ . There was a phase in my life where my favorite pastime was to go to Garage Sale every saturday morning.I got used furniture so cheap , I would buy not because I need it but because its so cheap
GOODWILL OR SALVATION ARMY
I have found seriously good stuff at throw away prices .
PAWN STORE OR SHOPS
I have a friend who owns a a pawn shop and he makes a good living from people that keep their furniture as collateral just to get few bucks. They never return. Try pawn shops around .There are also thrifty or thrift stores
There are several Non Profit in your city , Call City hall or ask someone working in welfare department, There are always organizations such as furniturebank.org donationtown.org , www.furnituredonationnetwork.org ,housingworks.org ,Habitatforhumanity Restore Stores . Just google used free furniture in your city
FURNITURE PICK UP COMPANIES
You all heard about it, 2 men and a truck , there are guys who will pick up your furniture for free . They generally are tied with some furniture liquidators who have huge warehouses generally outside the city, They will give you furniture for very cheap.
PROFESSIONAL JUNK REMOVAL COMPANIES
There are many professional large companies that will pick up your used furniture for free
Just google junk pick up stores in your area , There are lot near universities.
LOADING DOCKS ON SAT AND SUN
And Lastly if you really have time on hand and desperately need furniture , Your best best is going to loading docks of big residential buildings on Saturday and Sunday. There is more stuff that is thrown out on Weekends in America than rest of world combined .
HERE IS HOW YOU CAN GET FREE USED FURNITURE AND GET PAID FOR IT TOO:: what.. ??? Get out man .
Yes just call furniture moving companies and help them out with their moves for few weekends, You will have shiny new furniture and rugs and some money in your pocket plus you health will improve too 🙂 .
MOVELOOT.COM ( IF YOU ARE IN CALIFORNIA , NC OR ATLANTA)
Not free but extremely cheap, They collect furniture from owners and sells it at very reasonable price.
Just google , Furniture liquidators ( your city name ) . Furniture liquidators are companies which buy your furniture for super cheap, For example company X is moving to another city or state or going bankrupt , these liquidators will take everything away for one very low price and then sell individual pieces for higher prices . They have some very good sales , They themselves sometimes go out of business which then becomes a gold rush.
I have provided the means and ways , Its up to you if you move your butt from that couch and make it happen or just read this and close the window. Hustle Man .
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