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: Roll-top baths, basins, shower trays, faucets
These items may need lots of restoration, so think carefully before purchase. Faucets will almost certainly need new washers and a general overhaul to restore to good working order.
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