Wednesday, March 17, 2010

The renaissance chair



Featured recently in some of interior designs most popular layouts has been the Gilbert chair by Ikea. Presumably, the popularity has to do with the versatility of the chairs. Sleek and uncluttered features make it ideal for a New York apartment... or anywhere else where space is tight. Here they've been painted white to complement a modern space. Retail value for these chairs is around $50. We have 4 available, in a natural wood color. Reasonably priced at $25 a piece.


ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Claw Foot Chic


The Claw Foot tub on the left was posted by ApartmentTherapy.com, one of our favorite websites. We praise these folks because they have great and sensible ideas for decorating spaces of various size, taste, and budget. While restoration projects are fun, to make it really worth the time the cost savings has to be there.

The Claw Foot tub to the right is in stock at our Bronx warehouse. A Claw Foot tub can cost over $1,000 (like the one on the left), but for around $175 you can start your restoration project at Rebuilders Source and finish well under budget.

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

r e b u i l d e r s. a r t




ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Monday, November 30, 2009

ReBuilders Source on CBS

Garbage Going Green: Trash Made Eco-Friendly

(Watch Video)


Frank and his partners pick up the appliances and unwanted building materials homeowners and contractors would normally pay to have taken to a landfill. Then they sort, stock and sell the donated items at a fraction of their original price. This stainless steel refrigerator is brand new but was too big for its intended kitchen and couldn't be returned.

"We're selling this for just over $400 retail. It's like $1,200," he said.


ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

RBS Kids sing the "Recycle Song"

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ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Sunday, October 11, 2009

It's about freedom in design


It's really about being creative and free in your design thought. Does it really make sense to have a park table in your kitchen. Sure it does, it seats 4 comfortably. The toilet facing the kitchen is daring, my mind flexes imagining how that would work when a guest has had too much to drink as dinner is being prepared. "Food smells great, pardon me."

But hey, the design is beautiful and inspiring. The stairs are especially cool. Looks like a few pieces of lumber from ReBuilders Source will get you started nicely...

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

ReBuilders doing design with molding


Molding is a great building material to add depth and design to an empty wall. They can easily be painted to coordinate with existing decor or create a bold display. Our favorite pieces for this project are our 1"x 2"x 8' pieces of wood molding and a bright latex paint for a truly dramatic effect.

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Friday, October 2, 2009

Theatre Seats



About 300 solid wood theatre seats made available from one of our sustainable business partners

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Bronx Is Building features ReBuilders Source

Green Worker Cooperatives and ReBUILDERS Source from Leyla Rosario on Vimeo.


ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

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A very big thanks to our good friends over in Millwood New York. They are a perfect example of folks practicing a sustainable way of living. By donating their appliances the family was able to create the space they needed for new renovations, a whopping 430 lbs of materials were saved from the landfill, no toxins were burned to decompose the plastics, AND several area contractors have already inquired about purchasing the refurbished unit. It's all good.


ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Friday, September 25, 2009

Recycled Paint


Yesterday we brought into inventory 900+ gallons of paint. We received a call from an artist group who wanted to donate the remaining materials from constructing an exhibit. We also agreed to deconstruct the project and responsibly dispose of as much of the waste as possible. Here I am in the cab of a 26 foot truck. Sure it looks empty now, but this is at the end of a long long very long day. But, we have tons of brand name interior and exterior paints now, so come and get it!


ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Crystal is a great friend of ReBuilders Source. She donated the pictured Kitchen Aid Stainless Stell Refrigerator. It was a smooth transaction that created the extra space that Crystal needed, saved 345 lb's of landfill space, avoided toxins emitted in the melting of the plastics, and ultimately will provide a person or business with a great appliance! It's the ReBuilders way...

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

RBS working with Goodwill to teach job skills


Barbara and Janae from Goodwill paid us a visit for some laughs and a bit of business. They are leading an effort by Goodwill Industries to provide practical training for folks registered with NYC's "Back to Work Program". The entire back to work program was designed to provide job development services for over 12000 people. Goodwill is partnering with the state to teach practical and hands-on job training in construction. ReBuilders Source provided paint and tiles as raw materials for their trainees to work with. Another perfect example demonstrating a market for recycled building materials. We we're really proud to be a part of Goodwill's efforts to enhance the lives of the participants. Good luck guys, it was a pleasure working with you.

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

ReBuilders Source Profiled: The Bronx is Building

A huge shout out to Leyla, who stopped by the warehouse last weekend to interview us for "The Bronx is Building Project". The project is a collection of still photography and short videos that showcase the positive transformations happening throughout the Bronx.

Portrait and landscape photography will showcase partcipants in their setting. The goal is to highlight those who are involved in the Bronx transformation process, as well as the people who are affected by the changes. Short videos aka "webisodes" will document interviews, real public opinions, and the importance of community change.

We are really excited to be participating with Leyla in shining some light on the wonderful things people are doing in the Bronx.

Check out her website: http://www.thebronxisbuilding.net/

Thanks Leyla

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Quality ReBuilders Choice

Basically, how this works. There's a beautiful historic brownstone in the Park and Broadway area. The place has been around for over a hundred years, but has been renovated to fit the modern look of the times. The new owner called us and said that she was planning to renovate the entire place and had some great building materials that she would hate to see thrown away. In a situation where allot of these materials were custome made and built into the house, we had to partner with the contractor leading the demo. With the support of the owner, we partnered with the contractor to have certain items from the house carefully removed and stowed away for our guys. A couple days later, the items will be made available in our Bronx warehouse.

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Meet our Interns



We were blessed with a really cool group of interns this summer from local Bronx highschools. They just left earlier this month.. But they were great while they were around. I have to shout out Matt and Quay, those fellas worked really hard. Matter of fact, they were working while this picture was taken... Thanks for your help!

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Our customers



We love our customers. These are two of our favorites. She re-did her entire kitchen cabinet and sink set with ReBuilders Source... A true blue do-it-yourselfer.

ReBuilders Source 461 Timpson Place
Bronx, New York 10455
718.742.1111

Friday, August 28, 2009