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Why Salvage? Why VINTAGE?

Integrating salvaged pieces into your home is more than just bringing historic character and charm; with each purchase you are preventing usable architectural materials from going into the landfill while investing your money into quality, well-constructed pieces that will outlast lower-quality pieces available from big-box home improvement stores. QUALITY + SUSTAINABILITY = VINTAGE House Parts and Radiators We have all been told to reduce, reuse, and recycle, but architectural salvage takes it to the next level.  Construction waste is one of the largest contributors to waste across the country- particularly in the DC Metro region. Approximately 8,000 pounds of waste...

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Secondhand News: Getting ‘familiar’ feels at Vintage House Parts & Radiators’ new locale

Secondhand News: Getting ‘familiar’ feels at Vintage House Parts & Radiators’ new locale Posted on September 16, 2019 in Cheverly, Columns, Most Recent Print Edition, Print Edition, Secondhand News By LAUREN FLYNN KELLY — If you’re a regular reader of this column, you know that I support reducing waste, reusing old items and maintaining original components of the home. Saul Navidad, owner of Vintage House Parts & Radiators in nearby Cheverly, shares this philosophy.  About five years ago, I featured Vintage House Parts’ former location in North Brentwood, known to many as “that old radiator place on Rhode Island Avenue,” and was charmed by its vast inventory of beautiful, hard-to-find items salvaged...

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