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Time for Spring Cleaning!

As the spring breezes bring warmer temperatures, homeowners often start to think about shaking off the winter with a good deep cleaning. There is nothing like a clean, fresh home to welcome the spring!

As you are scrubbing floors and baseboards and getting rid of accumulated clutter, please consider donating what you can to the various charity organizations around the DC, MD, and NoVA areas. Many household goods can find new life when recycled for a good cause. If remodeling is part of your spring plan, there are even organizations that will take home appliances, kitchen cabinets, sinks and faucets, and other things you no longer need.

A side benefit of donating things you no longer need is that it keeps recyclable and usable items out of local landfills.

The objective of cleaning is not just to clean, but to feel happiness living within that environment.
Marie Kondo


See below for a list of local services that would welcome your donations!

A Wider Circle – A Wider Circle is a Bethesda-based organization that collects gently used household goods, such as furniture, lamps, TVs, bedding, etc., and distributes them to families in need.

Community Forklift – This Prince George’s County organization recycles surplus and gently used building and landscape materials, and will even arrange pick-up of large items upon request. They accept donations of doors, windows, appliances, cabinets and counter tops, flooring, and more.

DonationTown – Don’t know where to take your stuff? DonationTown will help match you with a local charity most in need of what you have to offer!

Goodwill Industries – Drop off or arrange pick up of household furniture, kitchen supplies (dishes, glasses, small appliances, cookware), clothing, and other general household goods.

Habitat ReStore – Run by Habitat for Humanity, the Habitat ReStore is open to the public and offers surplus and gently used home improvement items at a fraction of retail cost. Habitat ReStore accepts donations of building materials, appliances, furniture, tools, and many other items. Proceeds from sales fund the local efforts of the Habitat for Humanity organization.

Salvation Army – The Salvation Army accepts donations of clothing and household goods for resale. You can arrange for pick-up of large items or drop off at a local donation center.

Depending on your needs, there are other companies that will come to your home and haul away all your old junk for a small fee, and take it to a charity for you.

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College Hunks Hauling Junk

Junk in the Trunk

Don’t forget to keep your receipts for tax purposes, if you plan to claim any deductions for your contributions.

ADMC Realty Group is pleased to serve the communities in and around the Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia areas. If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, we stand ready to assist you every step of the way. Give us a call at (202)596-8101 or email us at [email protected].





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