Learn what types of materials you can expect to find in reclamation yards and how to inspect the items before you buy.
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Example Items: Bricks, natural stone, beams, joists
Condition and grade of stone or bricks is important—are there enough and are they suitable for your needs? Wooden items must be checked for condition, such as rot or insect infestation.
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