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An Affordable Dumpster For Your Hauling Service Needs

Posted by Junk King on Mar 14, 2017 8:37:41 AM

Finding an affordable dumpster option depends on finding the right hauling service. The problem is there a many places to choose from and making the wrong choice can be costly.

Many projects that involve junk removal and disposal can benefit from having a dumpster on site. And having an affordable dumpster is a key need for many projects. Finding a reliable hauling service can be a challenge, as well.

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Topics: dumpster rental, junk hauling, MINI Dumpster, affordable dumpster, hauling service

Dumpster Rental Near Me

Posted by Junk King on Mar 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When renting a dumpster, it makes sense to find a local company. Junk King has locally owned and operated franchises throughout the country, so you can put a name to a face and meet the people you are renting from. With local dumpster rental, you also avoid the high costs of a far-flung business that has to travel to your location.

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Topics: dumpster rental, MINI Dumpster

Spring Means More Construction Debris Removal

Posted by Junk King on Mar 9, 2017 8:28:49 AM

In many places, the arrival of spring means great weather and increased construction. But that also means more construction debris removal to take care of.

One of the never-ending and non-revenue generating tasks in every construction job is getting rid of the trash. Construction debris removal is a job that has to be done, takes time to get it done, and costs money without adding any profit. Contractors don't look forward to it and crews would rather do other things, but it is a job that must be done. 

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Topics: dumpster rental, Construction Waste Disposal, outsourcing construction waste hauling, construction debris removal, construction recycling, MINI Dumpster

A New Option For Residential Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Feb 1, 2017 6:00:00 AM

If you find yourself having to dispose of a large amount of junk, trash, furniture or yard debris you know it can be difficult to work with. Now there's an option.

The problem with having a large amount of trash or debris is where to put it all until you can haul it away. It's usually not very efficient or cost-effective to make multiple runs to the county dump or landfill. And simply piling it all in the driveway or the front yard is not only unsightly, but could be a hazard.

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Topics: dumpster rental, Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, home remodeling, furniture removal, house cleanouts

Debris Removal And Dumpster Rentals

Posted by Junk King on Jan 11, 2017 7:13:43 AM

Homeowners, contractors, real estate agents and even small business owners sometimes need major debris removal. Waiting for a truck is one option, but renting a dumpster can be better.

Everyone eventually needs to get rid of junk. Whether it's debris from a building project, a DIY renovation or re-model, moving offices, or simply a real estate house cleanout, debris removal happens. The challenge for many is finding a safe and efficient method for disposing of all the junk. 

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Topics: dumpster rental, junk hauling, Real Estate Junk Removal, construction debris, office junk removal, MINI Dumpster, debris removal

A New Approach To Dumpster Rentals For Winter Projects

Posted by Junk King on Dec 20, 2016 7:04:29 AM

Dumpster rentals can be a great solution to a large junk removal project. But those massive, ugly metal boxes can be a bear to work with.

If you are a contractor looking to quickly and easily stage and remove your construction debris, or a homeowner clearing out yard debris and junk before the rains start, a dumpster is the perfect solution. Everything can be tossed into one container and it is out of sight and off of your lawn or driveway .

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Topics: dumpster rental, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, construction debris, MINI Dumpster

Five reasons why you need a dumpster service for your next cleanout

Posted by Junk King on Nov 20, 2016 11:29:43 PM

Whether you’re moving out, spring cleaning, or renovating – home improvement projects usually generate a lot of waste. A dumpster service might come in handy in cases like these. Few homeowners are equipped with the proper knowledge and equipment to safely and effectively dispose of waste; that’s why more and more people are making use of dumpster services. Here are a few reasons why you need a dumpster service for your next cleanout:

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Topics: dumpster rental

7 Tips For Your Next Home Remodeling Project

Posted by Junk King on Nov 10, 2016 8:24:55 PM

Almost every homeowner embarks on a home remodeling project of some kind. And if it's a DIY project, there is a lot to consider before grabbing your tools!

 

Any  home remodeling project can seem overwhelming, no matter how small. But it's guaranteed to go more smoothly if you know a couple of insider tricks. And you can help your home renovation go smoothly - and stay on budget - with good advice from the pros.

Expert Advice Can Make All the Difference for a DIY Project

Here is a collection of tried-and-true tips from home remodeling experts and professionals.

Don't work without a plan. And not just a design plan. Have a plan of action that is scheduled, detailed, and as complete as you can make it in advance. Whatever you do, don’t start a remodel without a detailed floor plan.  While you may be able to complete a project  without a plan, if you want to do avoid major issues you should consider hiring a designer. In fact, some projects require an architect to help you come up with a good plan.


Making product selections early  in the process can prevent delays later on. If you want your remodel to go well, the best thing to do is make all the necessary decisions before work starts. A good builder can advise you of the situations that might come up on your job. Most of the issues, however, are related to things like paint, trim and faucet selection. Delays in getting materials can escalate into bigger delays and rescheduling of vendors and contractors. Advance planning can also help keep you on budget.


Know what you’re getting into with a project. Although remodeling can be exciting there's also a great deal of frustration when you encounter unexpected problems and delays. Also, there are inconveniences that come from living in a construction zone. In fact, it can be quite difficult living without a kitchen, for example. You can minimize inconveniences by setting up a temporary place away from the construction area.


Don't start work without a contingency fund. You will most likely find that the work you want to do costs more than you expected or budgeted. Don't feel bad - almost no one manages to set a realistic budget for a project, especially homeowners. The key is to not use your contingency fund to "stretch the budget" on your project. If you follow rule number one and make every decision ahead of time, you can probably manage with a 5 to 10 percent contingency fund if all goes well.


Don't spend time and money on a home that needs far more than cosmetic fixes. Although it's not likely, there are times when a house should be torn down rather than put money into trying to fix it up. For example, installing new kitchen cabinets in a house with a sagging foundation, or a high-efficiency HVAC system in a house with no insulation. If in doubt, have a trusted builder give you an assessment.


Don't make a lot of changes. Even though it's likely that you'll change your mind about something on your project, keep in mind that each change costs more money. Although the change itself may seem minor, there are always added costs and often the scheduling will be impacted, as well. This is not to say that you are shackled to your original plan, but know that changes cost time and money, so consider them carefully.


Larger renovations and remodels - even a DIY project - will involve contractors. Whether it's an electrician, plumber, or a painter, you may have professionals in your home working for you at some point. A few things to keep in mind:

  • Don't buy your own materials. While it seems like a way to save money because the contractor will mark up the cost of materials, he or she may get a better price than you to begin with and, even after their markup, you'll pay about the same price.
  • Secondly, don't be a distraction. Every minute a contractor spends talking to you is a minute not spent working on your house. Keep the conversations to a minimum and focused on the work.

 Getting Help With All the Clean Up

One of the inevitable realities of any remodel or renovation is the need for continual clean up.  One option is to rent a dumpster for collecting an disposing of any and all your project debris. And now you have the option of using mini-dumpster drop-off services from Junk King.

Homeowners can now rent and load these revolutionary Mimi dumpster boxes. Equipped with special polycarbonate wheels, these driveway-friendly boxes will arrive on-site without causing damage to a driveway or property.

These rental boxes are great self-service dumpsters for work projects, home renovations and other types of cleanups. And the small size offers a dumpster that is compact, affordable and easy to use.

The dumpster services feature an online booking system. Junk King will drop off the dumpster and arrange for it to be picked-up once filled. The materials will be sorted so the items can be reused, repurposed and recycled.

In addition to redirecting materials away from landfills, the services are insured to make certain nothing is lost or damaged. In terms of pricing, customers only pay for the space used.

No matter what size the project is, or how long it might take, having the convenience and flexibility of a MINI Dumpster for your junk hauling needs is a great option. 

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Topics: dumpster rental, Residential Junk Removal, junk hauling, home remodeling, construction debris, construction waste removal

Dumpster rentals 101 – what you need to know

Posted by Junk King on Oct 26, 2016 12:45:26 AM

Whether you’re renovating, spring cleaning, or moving – many home improvement projects produce large amounts of waste. Few homeowners know where to start when it comes to junk removal – they’re not equipped with the proper tools and knowledge to safely dispose of the waste on their own. To make the process of junk removal easier, they can either hire a professional junk removal company or make use of dumpster rentals. In this blog, we give you the lowdown on dumpster rentals:

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Topics: dumpster rental

5 Reasons To Use A MINI Dumpster [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Oct 19, 2016 7:43:15 AM

There are times when hauling junk yourself is not an option. And renting a commercial-sized dumpster can be a problem. But there is a solution!

 

Sometimes a dumpster is the perfect solution, but the typical dumpster can be too large to work with and unsightly. There are  often concerns about the size and placement of these commercial-sized dumpsters, as well as possible damage to the driveway.

But that doesn't have to be the only option any longer. There is an alternative to the massive industrial-type dumpsters most people envision when they think of dumpster rentals.

MINI Dumpsters from Junk-King Can Really "Save the Day"

Our unique MINI dumpster system is a great solution for residential dumpster rental. Size really does matter when it comes to dumpsters and our MINI dumpsters are about the same footprint size of a small truck. This is especially important for residential customers and contractors since these dumpsters can be used in your driveway.

And they look good, too. Our MINI dumpsters are clean and brightly painted.  You can spare your neighbors and yourself of looking at the rusting hulk of a commercial container taking up 75 percent of your driveway!

One other important aspect to consider is that the do not cause abrasive damage to your driveway. Our special polycarbonate wheels prevent any damage to your hard surfaces.

These rental boxes are great self-service dumpsters for work projects, home renovations and other types of cleanups. The small size offers a dumpster that is compact, affordable and easy to use. 

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Topics: dumpster rental, Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, home remodeling, house cleanouts, MINI Dumpster

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