Step By Step Guide On How To Find Craigslist Free Stuff

Craiglist is undoubtedly the best place to buy and sell stuff, but also are you aware of the fact that there are tons of free stuff available on Craigslist. It may be true that not everything that is free is of good quality, but there is nothing to lose when you’re getting something free of cost, right? You could find plenty of useful things that come under the Craigslist free stuff category.

If you enter your city name with ‘free stuff’ on the Craigslist search bar, you’re likely to find hundreds of posts every day made by people trying to get rid of stuff that is no use to them.

Expect to find pretty much anything such as electronic items, pianos, CDs, firewoods, mattresses, and so on and so forth. And to get this stuff, all you need to do is start browsing through dozens of listings from the comfort of your couch.

Here’s a step-by-step guide to how you can browse free stuff on craigslist.

Step #1

Select Your Craigslist Location

Open Craigslist on your browser or the app and select the city you live in or nearby. Continents and countries are located at the very top of the page, and then more demonstrated areas are further down below.

Step #2

Search For The Free Stuff Section

In the second step to finding craigslist free stuff, you will be taken to all the Craigslist classified ads for the city you have selected. Subsequently, you will need to select free below the for-sale category.

Step #3

Narrow Down the Listings

If you’re searching for something more specific, you’re provided with few search options on the left side of the page. You can also filter by items that contain the image to have complete surety of what you’re getting, even for free. Also, make sure that the listing was posted on recent dates only. Furthermore, you can also filter down the searches by conditions such as(new, salvage, excellent, etc.).  Lastly, you can also make good use of search tools.

Step #4

Browse Through the Results

After narrow downing the listening, you have to browse through it and look for the items that can come for your use. View its image or description to find more information and get a better understanding of it.

Step #5

Find The Item You Wish To Get 

After reading the description and getting a good understanding of the item, you need to get in touch with the person who has listed it before anyone else. You can contact them through call or email, or a porch or curbside pickup might be preferred, so follow whatever directions they have.

In case you’re unable to find the contact details in the description, simply select reply and then the ‘how email’ button near the top of the page in order to send a message.


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