For many people, there comes a time in life when they feel they need to simplify. Downsizing is an option many choose and this often requires junk removal.
Along with possibly moving to a smaller home, many people also divest themselves of as many of their personal belongings as possible.
Less Stuff Can Mean More Life
Things and possessions can be enriching, useful, and add to the enjoyment of life. They can also become weights.
Being weighed down with the concerns of your property, your belongings, your valuables can be wearisome. So can the perpetual stress of ownership and all the responsibilities that come with it. There's payments, maintenance, cleaning, repairing, storing, and on and on.
All of this, combined with the multitude of social and personal commitments, activities, financial and career goals, and everything else we busy ourselves with and fill our lives with can become overwhelming.
And life killing.
Which is why so many people, at some point, mentally take a step back to survey the landscape of their life and decide they must simplify. And, for many, this includes downsizing their lifestyle and possessions.
The thinking is - and is backed up by research - that fewer possessions and less "activity" can lead to a healthier, freer, and more fulfilling life that leaves time for the things that matter most.
Downsize and Simplify? Easier Said Than Done.
Downsizing and simplifying isn't that simple.
There are decisions to make beforehand, goals to establish, and timelines to settle on. Do you sell your home and get a smaller one? Or do you just get rid of as much stuff as you can and simplify your lifestyle? What do you keep and what do you let go of?
Downsizing and simplifying runs across a spectrum of degrees. And the more extreme your goals the more pressing the questions and issues will be.
If you've been contemplating some form of downsizing and simplifying your lifestyle, you could probably use some input. So, we've put together this infographic to provide some tips and guidance along the way:
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There are multitudes of great resources both online and in print to help you plan and navigate the ups and downs of downsizing. The important thing to keep in mind, however, is that there is no "one size fits all" when it comes to downsizing.
For some, it means getting rid of almost everything and moving into a 'tiny home' or an RV. For most others, it simply means simplifying their lifestyle while reducing their consumption and being more selective in their pursuits and activities.
Regardless of the degree or type of downsizing you choose to engage in, there will be many occasions for getting rid of junk. And that means finding the best resource for making that happen.
Junk King Does Downsizing Junk Removal
At Junk King, being green is part of our company mission.
We back that up by recycling, donating, or re-purposing everything we possibly can. When it comes to furniture removal, we take the environmentally-friendly route by making sure the metal, wood, and other materials are recycled properly. And our trained and licensed crews even operate a fleet of bio-diesel trucks for many of our jobs.
If the item can be reused, Junk King will transfer it to a local donation center where it can find a new home.
Downsizing gets a whole lot easier when you have quick and affordable junk removal services ready to help you out. Consider Junk King your go-to partner for cleaning up homes, apartments and rental properties while simplifying your lifestyle!
You’ll love your experience with Junk King:
- Easy scheduling and on-time arrivals.
- A courtesy call about 15 minutes before we show up.
- Uniformed crews made up of trained, insured professionals.
- In-and-out with fast and thorough service.
- Straightforward estimates with no hidden fees
Book online or call us today at 1.888.888.JUNK (5865) to get started with a free estimate.