Yes, you read that right.
These are tips from an actual pro dumpster diver!
I’ll bet you didn’t know they existed but they do and Karen from Redoux is the CEO of dumpster diving divas (she’s even been known to do it while wearing heels).
She’s sharing her tips on how to score amazing finds for free!
I’m taking notes!
Take it away Karen.
Le Comprehensive Guide to Dumpster Diving, Part “Un”
I love to restore and refurbish furniture.
If I am lucky enough, I even use pieces I find on the side of the road, Craig’s list Free, or my favorite….DUMPSTERS!
In order to yield the best results from a dumpster dive, you need to keep these rules in mind.
1. Bring work gloves and a flashlight. You might have to dig around a bit for something good, and you don’t know what you might encounter in the process. (sidebar, I have NEVER encountered a live animal, i.e. mouse or rat)
Did I mention Karen turns her finds into fabulousness …
like this privacy screen made from old garage doors.