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What to Look For When Shopping For Salvaged Materials (page 8 of 10)

Learn what types of materials you can expect to find in reclamation yards and how to inspect the items before you buy.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Plumbing Accessories

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.

Reclaimed Plumbing Accessories for Restoring Baths

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Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2009

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