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Top 10 Strange Things Found in Haul Away Dumpsters

Posted by Junk King on May 31, 2018 4:38:00 PM

Ah, dumpsters: gross bins full of fetid refuse, or mysterious and exotic treasure troves for those with curious minds and strong stomachs? Honestly, it depends on the day--and the people with access to the container in question. However, those in the dumpster rental business always end up with a front row seat to the weirdness, and our team is no exception. Our team has seen all kinds of weird things in haul away dumpsters over the years. Some of them have been simply mystifying, while others have run the gamut from inspiring to disgusting. Readers be warned: the descriptions that follow could be a little graphic.

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Topics: roll off dumpster, rented dumpster

7 Tips For A Great Summer Lawn [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on May 31, 2018 6:04:00 AM

Unless you prefer an English Garden or a Southwest Desert look, you want your lawn to look green, lush, and healthy. It's not too late to get a jump on prepping a great summer lawn with these handy tips.

 

Homeowners in the U.S. have traditionally prided themselves on a great looking lawn. Of course, it seems there's always the one neighbor who stirs up envy with his golf course-quality front yard. But the truth is that almost every lawn can look greener, thicker and healthier if treated right and prepped well.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, summer cleaning, landscaping debris, DIY projects, lawn debris

5 Reasons Small is Better than Big Dumpster Rentals

Posted by Junk King on May 29, 2018 4:02:00 PM

Have you ever found yourself struggling to deal with a large amount of unwanted material on your property? If so, you’re not alone. Many people throughout the United States and elsewhere in the world find themselves challenged when it comes time to dispose of clutter, leftover building materials, and other forms of waste that cannot simply be thrown into the regular trash. Sometimes, there’s too much material to deal with effectively; other times you might find yourself tasked with disposing of items that your local garbage collectors will not handle. In such cases, many people turn to dumpster rental as a solution. There is often a temptation to choose the largest container you can find when you decide to rent a dumpster but wait! Big dumpster rentals could actually be making your cleanup efforts harder than they need to be. Why? Just keep reading, and you’ll find out.

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Topics: dumpsters

Junk Hauling And Relocating Your Business

Posted by Junk King on May 29, 2018 9:01:57 AM

There are any number of reasons for wanting to relocate your business. The current lease expires or you find a better deal elsewhere. Regardless of the reason, the task is still challenging for business owners and their staff. But proper planning can ease the transition.

Sometimes an office relocation is necessary. But moving all the equipment, files, and office furniture can be a daunting task. In fact, many businesses hire moving firms to take of everything. And no wonder! 

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Topics: Business Junk Removal, outsourcing junk hauling, office junk removal, office relocation, e-waste disposal

Your Renovation Debris Can Be Hazardous

Posted by Junk King on May 25, 2018 8:11:37 AM

Homeowners who enjoy DIY projects like renovating or remodeling should be aware of the potential hazards in the debris they accumulate. Aside from nails and shards, it could even contain hazardous materials.

Your average DIY home improvement projects can actually require using materials that are considered "hazardous." In fact, many of the common building materials you work with in a remodeling project can have potentially dangerous components in them.

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Topics: home remodeling, Hazardous Waste, DIY projects, home renovation, residential contractor

Don't Toss Your Scrap Metal - Recycle It

Posted by Junk King on May 22, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Too many people think old equipment and used appliances have no value and should simply go to the dump. But scrap metal recycling is a large and growing option that should be your first choice.

Many homeowners and business owners find that getting rid of metal items can be difficult. This is especially true if those items are too large to throw into your curbside trash bin. If the material is simply scrap metal, or a hopelessly broken appliance, selling it is not an option.

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Topics: Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, scrap metal, appliance recycling, metal recycling

DIY Tips For Getting Rid Of Old Furniture

Posted by Junk King on May 18, 2018 11:03:44 AM

So you've finished your spring cleaning project, gotten rid of clothes and other stuff, and you're ready to redecorate. But what do you get rid of old furniture?

[This post was previously published in July 2016 and has been updated]

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Topics: Old Furniture, Spring Cleaning, furniture disposal, DIY projects, junk haulling

Being Green With Construction Debris Recycling

Posted by Junk King on May 15, 2018 11:03:03 AM

Most people do make an effort to recycle when and where possible, especially household and residential waste. However, construction sites aren't usually considered a source of recycling practices. But they can be!

So, how much construction debris and waste is produced on a typical job site? And how much of that material can really be reused in some way? The actual amount and overall composition of construction debris varies depending on the type of project and size.

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Topics: construction debris removal, construction recycling, construction waste removal, concrete debris, residential contractor

5 Reasons Mini Dumpsters Trump the Green Bag Dumpster

Posted by Junk King on May 10, 2018 12:43:00 PM

You’ve probably seen them around once or twice, or read about them online. Green bag dumpsters are a new trend in junk removal that a lot of homeowners and business owners are embracing. It’s not so difficult to see why they are popular. These “dumpster in a bag” products are cheaper than actual dumpsters and a lot more portable. You can put them just about anywhere and fill them up with junk or debris. Once they are full, you can call the associated trash service for on-demand waste removal service. From renovations and building jobs to spring cleaning projects, green bag dumpsters seem like a convenient option.

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Topics: dumpsters

Garage Storage Ideas And Tips

Posted by Junk King on May 10, 2018 9:52:13 AM

If you've ever looked at your garage and wondered where did all that stuff come from, you're not alone. The majority of Americans have garages filled with everything except their cars. So how do you get it organized?

For most Americans, the garage is the household storage space unit. Depending on whose figures you go by,  it's estimated that only 20 to 30 percent of people with garages in the United States use them to park their cars in.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, DIY projects, storage, home cleanout

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