Thrift stores sell clothes, furniture and household items.
Some offer discounts and promotions.
Thrift houses sell appliances, furniture, electronics and other household goods.
Here are a few things to keep in mind before you visit a thrift store or thrift house.1.
Are you eligible for a discount?
Some thrift shops and thrifty houses offer a 15 percent cash-back bonus.
Check with the store or house before you make your purchase.2.
Are they open on Saturday and Sunday?
Thrift shops typically are open on Saturdays and Sundays.
They may have a special sale on Friday or Saturday nights, so check with the thrift shop.3.
Are there any restrictions?
Some stores may limit the number of people you can bring in to purchase items.4.
Is there a fee for each item purchased?
Some grocery stores charge a fee of about $2.50 to bring in items that are less than $20.
For more information on buying and selling household items, see How to buy and sell household items with Home Depot and other thrift sites.