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: Radiators, towel rails
Bear in mind that valves may require changing. There will often be size-compatibility issues with new fittings. Radiators will require thorough flushing out and possibly sand-blasting.
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