The Ultimate Garage Sale Salvaging Quiz
by Staff
If you love recycling used items that nobody else wants or just love a good bargain, garage sales can yield some real treasures. For some great tips on how to make the most of your garage sale finds, take our fun quiz.

Which of the following are important when searching out bargains at garage sales?

  • a credit card
  • a discriminating eye
  • a bad attitude

To get the most out of a garage sale outing, make sure you bring:

  • water and snacks
  • comfortable shoes
  • both of the above

Which of the following will help you determine if a garage sale find will actually fit into your home?

  • a tape measure
  • paint samples
  • both of the above

How can you tell if a price is fair when shopping at garage sales?

  • See if the seller looks honest.
  • Ask other buyers at the sale what they think.
  • Do some research on the Internet in advance.

Which of the following types of wood furniture is the most easily salvageable when damaged?

  • wood veneer
  • pressed wood
  • solid wood

Which popular retro design style loves the type of used furnishings that you might find at a garage sale?

  • contemporary
  • shabby chic
  • modern

What is the most important thing to check for when thinking about buying a used appliance at a garage sale?

  • that it works
  • that it has an instruction manual
  • that it looks good

What's the best way to get the most out of a broken small appliance that you find at a garage sale?

  • Be creative.
  • Forget about it.
  • Use it as a planter.

A major concern with buying used toys is:

  • cleanliness
  • price
  • age

How can you safely clean used stuffed animals?

  • Wash them in the washing machine.
  • Dry clean them.
  • Scrub them with a scrub brush.