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New Year's Decluttering Should Include Your Storage Unit

Posted by Junk King on Jan 4, 2018 4:39:51 PM

Many people like to kick of the New Year by decluttering, organizing and getting rid of junk. But they often forget their storage units.


If you are like most people, the new year is a time for renewal, resolutions, and getting a fresh start. And nothing symbolizes a fresh start better than decluttering your life and your living space. But in the rush to get rid of junk in our homes we can easily forget the junk in our rented self-storage units.

In fact, if you are one of the roughly 10% of Americans renting a storage unit, odds are your's is full of un-wanted or un-needed junk.

Most people who rent storage units find that they eventually get pretty full. More often than not, when that happens it is difficult to find what they're looking for. And organizing the mess becomes next to impossible with the small space they must work in.

So, if you're taking the time to declutter now, then it's a good time to clean out and haul away the junk in your storage unit, too!

Self-Storage in the USA

Have you ever wondered how many storage units are there in America?

According to Union Realtime, there were over 43,000 storage units in the United States back in 2015. However, self-storage construction topped out at $124 million at the end of 2015. In the last two years, an additional $548 million worth of self-storage facility construction has been completed. That's more than a 400 percent increase!

These units combined are bring in about $37.5 billion in revenue for the self-storage industry. 


Typically, if the renter or owner of a unit defaults on payments or abandons it, the storage facility is allowed to auction off the contents of a unit to the highest bidder. This usually means that the bidder buys whatever is behind the metal door "sight unseen."

And even if they have an auction like those showcased on "Storage Wars" and other shows, there is often a great deal still left to be disposed of.

When these events occur, the storage facility owner or manager is often left with the job of clearing out the abandoned units so that they can be rented out again. Unfortunately, occupied, but abandoned, storage units represent a loss of revenue for the facility owners.

In fact, when storage these owners or managers are left with a unit full of junk abandoned by old tenants, the job of getting it unloaded and hauled away falls on them. They are the ones who must deal with defaulted leases, discarded junk, and any items that went unsold at an auction.

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Junk Removal for Your Self-Storage Unit

The good news is that you don't have to haul all that junk from your self-storage unit yourself. And if you're a storage facility owner or manager, you don't need to be missing out on rental fees because an abandoned unit is full of leftover junk.

Let a professional junk hauling firm quickly haul away the unclaimed items so you can rent to ;a new tenant immediately.

A professional junk removal company can be a huge asset in times like these.

It’s important to find an experienced junk removal company that you can depend on. Because timing is such a critical aspect of the rental process, especially when it comes to self-storage rental situations, dependability and timeliness are important qualities to look for in the company you choose to outsource this work to.

Junk King sends professional experts who know how to safely and carefully remove even the biggest, bulkiest, heaviest items. The only thing we don’t take is hazardous waste — and hopefully your tenants didn’t leave any hazardous waste behind, anyway!

We have the staff and resources to handle all varieties of storage facility junk removal — even large furniture, kitchen appliances, and extreme volumes of junk and debris. Our crew will haul away refrigerators, beds, sofas, and other awkward or large items. We charge based on how much space the junk takes up in our trucks, so don’t worry about heavy loads.

A Professional Team for Your Junk Hauling

When storage facilities find junk left behind by old tenants, Junk King makes it easy to get everything loaded up and hauled away. Our storage facility junk removal service is perfect for defaulted leases, discarded junk, and items that went unsold at auction. Take back your unit by having the junk removal experts haul away those unwanted items!

Partner with Junk King and you will always have a fast and easy solution to clearing out your units. Make an appointment, sit back, and we’ll show up on time with expert staff and trucks to take care of trash, debris, furniture, boxes, and everything else cluttering up your storage units.

Fast and On-Time Storage Facility Junk Removal

Missing out on rental fees because a storage unit has leftover junk? Don’t wait another day! You’ve been missing out on re-leasing the unit for long enough. Let us swiftly haul away the unclaimed items so you can help a new tenant immediately.

Schedule a storage facility junk removal appointment with Junk King and we show up on-time and prepared for the job. We also call you 15 minutes before we arrive so you can unlock the unit. Just point the way and our crew will load up our vehicles with every last bit of junk.

Junk King makes it easy, fast, and affordable to empty out your unit — so you can start collecting rent again!

One of the best things about hiring Junk King is that we recycle much of the material we pick-up. Recycling is proof of our commitment to being an eco-friendly removal service. If you have questions about what we do or what we believe, give us a call at(707) 744-4254.

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