Things You Should Never By From A Thrift Store No Matter How Cheap

11Bed mattress

You might be wondering why buys mattresses from thrift stores but you will be surprised to know that there are quite a lot of people who buy them. These mattresses are filled with germs, bugs, fleas, and even mites. These are not safe and some might even have blood absorbed into the mattress.

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12Pillows

If you need them for their inside stuffing or for some project then sure.But, if you need something to rest your head on then no. The pillows found here are infested with germs and mites and even lice. They can seriously harm your scalp and cause hair fall and even skin rashes.

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13Rain gear

You may think that rain gear like waterproof boots and raincoats might be the best to buy from thrift stores but most of them are in bad condition. All waterproof gear wears out after some time and while the boots might still work take a look at the underside. The soles of these boots are often worn out which is why they are put up for donations.

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14Rugs and carpets

Secondhand rugs are great if you want to use it to protect other things while construction but if you want to display them they keep in mind they come fully packed with germs, molds, stains and even a few allergens. You can easily get good looking carpets and rugs from your local supermarket during the sale season.

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15Furniture and fabrics

You will often find good looking furniture for sale in thrift stores but keep in mind these have a lot of years on them. With no idea when they were made and used you could easily be buying furniture that could be over 10 years old and with little life left in it. Not to mention the cleaning you will need to do to use it in your home.

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