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Winter Means Pruning And Hauling Yard Waste

Posted by Junk King on Dec 15, 2016 6:00:00 AM

When most people think of pruning they think spring - or summer! But winter is an ideal time for pruning a wide variety of plants in your yard.

 

Late winter is a good time for pruning in many regions. In fact, one of the safest times to prune non-Spring blooming plants is in the dead of winter, when the plants are dormant. Pruning during this dormant season benefits many trees and shrubs because it provides them with extra root and energy reserves to support new growth on the remaining branches.

Well-pruned plants will produce more flowers or fruit. Careful winter pruning also helps trees and shrubs ward off pests and diseases, so they will require less care in the spring and summer. Pruning will also produce piles of yard waste and debris that will need to be removed before any rains come, as well. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, winterizing

Selling A Home? House Clean Out And Staging [Tips]

Posted by Junk King on Nov 30, 2016 11:21:14 PM

With the housing market looking better and better, many homeowners are taking the plunge and putting their homes on the market. And that means showing them off!

Very few buyers want to buy a house sight unseen. This is why real estate professionals hold an open house: it’s a great way to get large numbers of potential buyers through the door and into the home. But in order for that home to be properly appealing, you must make sure it is ready to be seen.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, Real Estate, Old Furniture Pick Up, Real Estate Junk Removal

Fall Lawn Care And Debris Removal

Posted by Junk King on Nov 17, 2016 6:34:11 AM

Now that it’s autumn, you're probably not spending much time thinking about your lawn. But autumn is the ideal time to prepare your lawn for next spring.

This is the time of year when you spend the least amount of time thinking of your lawn. Chances are you’ve put the lawn mower away and are ready for a few months of holiday fun before having to start on your lawn maintenance again. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, trash removal, house cleanouts, winterizing

Quick and easy yard cleanup ideas

Posted by Junk King on Nov 8, 2016 11:35:26 PM

Even the most patient homeowners can agree that cleaning up a backyard can be a time-consuming and frustrating task. However, with the right cleaning strategy you can tackle the job with confidence. If you can no longer stand the mess and want a beautiful yard again, here are some yard cleanup tips to get you started:

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal

Junk Hauling And Winterizing Your Home [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Oct 25, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Fall is here and the weather is starting to get cold. In addition to taking care your junk hauling tasks, it can pay to properly winterize your home.

One of the more challenging tasks for homeowners - depending on where you live - is getting your home and property ready for the rigors of winter weather. While many folks in more temperate regions have to worry more about rain than freezes, the season takes it toll nonetheless.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, junk removal, Landfills, house cleanouts, winterizing

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

6 Tips To Prepare Your Home For Winter And Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Oct 4, 2016 8:24:17 AM

Winter is coming and, as a homeowner, it's also time to get your house ready for the cold weather and rain.  And this could include junk removal.

It may be only October, but Northern California has already had its first autumn rainfall. Fall is upon us and the weather will be taking a toll on homes and energy bills. There are a number of things that should be done around the house to get ready before the cold (and wet!) weather settles in.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, home remodeling, Old Appliances, winterizing

3 Reasons For Residential Junk Hauling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 14, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Too many times, homeowners get caught up in the spirit of "doing it yourself" and think that this must include residential junk hauling. But the truth is that hauling and disposing of residential debris and junk can be costly, time consuming and labor intensive. In other words, it doesn't always pay to "do it yourself."

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Topics: large trash pick up, Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, construction debris

It's Time For Yard Waste And Junk Hauling

Posted by Junk King on Apr 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Yard waste isn't just all those leaves you still need to rake up! It can also mean junk hauling.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, storm cleanup, junk hauling, Spring Cleaning

5 Fun Projects for Your Backyard

Posted by Junk King on Jul 8, 2011 7:56:03 AM

The weather is nice and everyone needs a little exercise, right? How about creating a few projects to get work done in the backyard? You can gather up family and friends and have some fun with it. You’d be amazed at what you can accomplish when you have the manpower – and a junk removal company – at your disposal. Here are a few suggestions for fun projects you can do in your yard this summer.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, Construction Waste Disposal, junk removal

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