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DIY Projects Made Easier This Summer with our Online Marketplaces

Liquidity Services- June 11, 2014

With summer just around the corner, many people are opening up their tool boxes and starting their “do-it-yourself” (DIY) projects for the year. The promise of warmer weather and sunny days might be perfect for building a shed for the backyard, re-doing an indoor and outdoor staircase, or updating a patio area. While working on these projects, many people find useful and affordable supplies using our online marketplaces to buy materials and surplus items at a reduced price.

Advantages of buying through our online marketplaces for items such as scrap metal, wood, and more can help to save money while providing buyers with a chance to be sustainable in the process. Repurposing already existing materials is a great way to be friendly to the environment.

There are also other benefits to DIY projects.  A recent article on WiseBread.com discusses the advantages of DIY activities, including a feeling of fulfillment gained by learning something new, the chance to meet new people, and even the potential opportunity to bring in additional income or save money on a necessary home project.

One of our many unique surplus stories is about a buyer who built an entirely new staircase out of military surplus oak bunk beds discovered on our marketplaces. While perusing our Government Liquidation site, Adam Westphal noticed a stack of 96 bunk beds. Looking past their intended purpose, he noticed the wood material and the possibilities for his home. His summer project ended up saving him at least $30,000! 

So whether you’re in the mood to create something large for the house or a smaller gift for a loved one, keep an eye out for our auction items that could make your next DIY project something truly extraordinary and create a memorable experience in the process.

Liquidity Services

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT) employs innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value, and sell inventory and equipment for business and government clients. We operate a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment offering over 500 product categories. Our superior service, unmatched scale, and ability to deliver results enable us to forge trusted, long-term relationships with over 10,000 clients worldwide. With nearly $7 billion in completed transactions, and 3 million buyers in almost 200 countries and territories, we are the proven leader in delivering smart commerce solutions. Visit us at LiquidityServices.com.