Sometimes the temptation of a great deal can be overwhelming, but seriously, you should avoid these items at yard sales in Maine this summer.

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Listen, we all love yard sales. They bring back memories of summer, which is especially precious after the long winters that we generally get in Maine.

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One thing in particular that we love about yard sales is that they’re a win-win for everyone involved.

Buyers get to find treasures at affordable prices, while sellers declutter their homes and make some extra cash. Additionally, it's a great feeling to find something you love at a yard sale, knowing it has a story and a history.

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These sales are like little community events, where neighbors come together, chat, and share stories. So, whether you're buying or selling, yard sales in Maine are always a delightful time; one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, right?

Well, all of this being said, not everything should be bought or sold second-hand, let alone at yard sales.

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As we’ve covered previously, Goodwill stores in Maine won’t accept just anything for donations nowadays; they have strict guidelines as to what is acceptable to, well, accept. And for similar reasons, there are certain things that you should avoid when 'yard sailing' moving forward.

If you want a full, comprehensive list of what Goodwill stores in Maine won’t accept this spring for spring cleaning, you can click here, or keep scrolling!

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The reasons to avoid may vary from health to safety, but the message stays the same: do not buy these items at yard sales in Maine.

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