Los Angeles, CA — This week Deconstruction & ReUse Network (DRN) began building material salvage efforts on a home in Pasadena with McLoud Demolition. The 2,500 square foot home is filled with beautiful oak hardwood flooring; solid core raised panel doors; French doors; kitchen and bath cabinetry with granite counter tops and premium plumbing and lighting fixtures.
All these items have been carefully removed from the home and will arrive at the Habitat for Humanity Home Improvement Store in Gardena where they will be resold at half of retail, just in time for Christmas. As with all DRN projects, the rough lumber from this home will be delivered to Corazon, a community development and home building organization operating in northern Baja.
Property owners that choose a Deconstruction Solution with DRN (rather than traditional demolition) help save environmental resources and support humanitarian non-profits such as Habitat for Humanity and Corazon. Additionally, donors may achieve significant tax savings resulting from their donations. As a qualified non-profit organization, DRN receives and distributes all donated materials and coordinates all project activities, while providing all necessary third-party diversion-documentation for its program participants.
DRN strives to educate and empower property owners, industry professionals and civic leaders to make deconstruction and reuse a priority in the building process. DRN continues to develop solutions that are easy to implement and beneficial for all parties involved in the building process. DRN currently serves the state of California, with representatives located in the Bay Area, Santa Barbara and Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.