Second Hand Furniture

Although we do take into consideration any item’s that may have a resale value and use them to cover some of the cost of a clearance, we are not a second hand furniture or antique dealer we do not just buy second hand furniture or antiques from a property, we are a business who specialise in property clearance, removal and recycling of all office and household contents, please be aware that it is very rare that the resale value of second hand furniture would cover the cost of a full house clearance.



We are first and foremost a clearance company any item's we use to offset the cost of a clearance are sold on to Second Hand or Antique dealers, the prices we offer as a discount are roughly the same price you would be offered if a Antique or Second Hand dealer came to your property to purchase the item's, but unlike Charities, Second Hand and Antique dealers who will only take the item's with a resale value we clear anything and everything all within a few of hours, for a rough estimate of the second hand value of any item please take a look at our recent projects page, on each project page I have given the price that we charged for the clearance, but I have also listed the discount I have given for the items with a re-sale value below the images, this is a rough guide but might help you estimate the cost of your clearance and maybe give you an idea of what items may or may not have a re-sale value. 


My advice would be to try and sell your item's privately, try e-bay or Gumtree, you will get far more money for them than selling them to a second hand furniture or Antique dealer, if you are not sure of their value check the completed listings on e-bay, this will give you a rough idea of any value your items may have, the reason for this is unfortunately most second hand furniture has a relatively low value in the present economical climate and businesses that only deal in second hand item’s are finding it increasingly more difficult to survive, faced with competition from online markets such as Gumtree, e-bay and hundreds of other internet sites along with an ever increasing number of charity shops, privately run second hand businesses and shops are closing down on a daily basis.


Even charity shops who acquire there stock free of charge, have staff who mostly work for free and usually have reduced rent on their retail premises are finding it hard, they also benefit from being exempt from corporation tax, have zero rated VAT on the sale of donated goods, and have a mandatory 80% reduction on business rates but still find it a struggle to stay in business.


How it Works.

Q: I have a property to clear and don't know where to start. How does it work?

A: It's easy and it can work one of three ways:

 

1. The contents of your property has no resale value: In this case we can give you a quotation for clearance of your property which will include disposal fees at a local Recycling Centre and our time and labour.

2. Some of the contents has a resale value and the remainder has not: In this case we would give a discount for the saleable items or will clear the property without charge depending on the value of the saleable items.

3. Most of the contents have a resale value: In this case we will clear the property without charge or depending on the value of the saleable items make you an agreed payment on the day in cash or by cheque, whichever you prefer.


The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988.

The regulations apply to all furnishings, and furniture, furniture coverings, and seat pads, and furniture used in houses, gardens and caravans, the regulations apply to all landlords, estate agents, letting agents, charities selling furniture, and anyone selling or supplying second-hand furniture as part of a business or trade.


Foam/fillings used must pass the required test. The only way to ensure such compliance is to have an appropriate and permanent display label indicating that the furniture/furnishings are safe. please remember is that these regulations cover charity shops as well, which is why many such shops are unable to take any items which do not have appropriate fixed permanent compliance labels.

If items do not comply with the foam filled furniture regulations then they will have no value, as they cannot be sold second-hand.


The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994

To ensure that all electrical items sold are safe, the regulations state that a certificate of compliance is needed for all second hand electrical items sold, this means an electrical test by an appropriately qualified electrician, the regulations apply to all landlords, estate agents, letting agents, charities, and anyone selling or supplying second-hand  electrical items  as part of a business or trade, these regulations extend to charity shops, and explain why many charity shops are unable to take donations of electrical items.

The valuation of electrical items will need to reflect the fact that they need an electrician’s certificate of compliance test before they can be sold, and in respect to items such as old clock radios, kettles, toasters etc, this test will frequently cost more than any open market value that the items may have.


Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995

To ensure that all gas appliances sold are safe, the regulations state that a certificate of compliance is needed for all second hand gas appliances sold, this means a Gas Safe test by an appropriately qualified plumber, the regulations apply to all landlords, estate agents, letting agents, charities, and anyone selling or supplying second-hand  gas appliances  as part of a business or trade, these regulations extend to charity shops, and explain why many charity shops are unable to take donations of gas appliances.

The valuation of gas appliances will need to reflect the fact that they need a Gas Safe certificate of compliance test before they can be sold, and in respect to items such as cookers, Calor Gas heaters etc, this test will frequently cost more than any open market value that the items may have.


General product (Safety) regulations 2008

Some charity shops now follow the recommended safety regulations regarding Glass in furniture, such as coffee tables and display cabinets, and will not accept them unless they meet the relevant safety standards indicated by a British Standard Kite Mark, to ensure its thickness in terms of the impact it can withstand, and that if it breaks, it does not shatter into long shards of glass that could cause serious injury, particularly to a child.



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We are fully insured through Simply Business and are a Natural Resources Wales Licensed Waste Carrier, we are also a member of the UK House Clearance Association, the first association of its kind set up to promote excellence & customer satisfaction within the UK house clearance industry.





Dear Mark: 

It has been a few months since you conducted the clearing on my deceased parents' property in Margam, but hopefully it's not too long ago to thank you belatedly for your services.   You made such a strong and favourable impression on both Dan and myself, and we can't thank you enough for your integrity, your courteous demeanour, and your abability to make us feel comfortable in what should have been an emotionally difficult process.  

I wish you great success in your future endeavors.
 
Best regards,
 
Stephanie Johnson




Dear Mr Parry.

I wanted to congratulate you and NAC Property Services on such a splendid job you made of clearing my late Fathers Home in Pencoed the other week, your services really surpassed our expectations. I truthfully do not know what we'd of done without your service! the task before us was just too overwhelming everywhere was stuffed to the gunnels with 'stuff', yet you and your team cleared everything away down to the last speck of dust leaving the house immaculate, even going above and beyond the call of duty and mowing the front lawn which was a most thoughtful and kind gesture. I'll certainly be singing your praises from the roof tops and passing on your Company info to anyone I find who's in need of a truly professional 5 star clearance team. May I on behalf of myself and my family, bid you and your business the utmost success in the future. I have no hesitation in highly recommending you and your Company to the whole of South Wales.

Warm Regards, J. Rhys (London)



Recent Projects.

Below are just a few of our recent projects, on each project page I have given the price that we charged for the clearance, I have also listed the discount I have given for the items with a re-sale value below the images, this is a rough guide but might help you estimate the cost of your clearance and maybe give you an idea of what items may or may not have a re-sale value.


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