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Get Organized And Free From Clutter

Posted by Junk King on Jun 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM



Summer is here and, for many, it's a good time for cleaning, organizing, and getting rid of clutter. But successful decluttering requires a plan. 

With so many people having to work from home this year, staying organized is more critical than ever. And, because they are at home, this usually means dealing with clutter.

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Topics: Clutter, Green Junk Removal, organization tips, organization, declutter

Storage Tips For Summer Cleaning

Posted by Junk King on Jun 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM


Storage and self-storage rental is a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. and we still don't seem to have enough storage space for all our stuff.

Americans are notorious for acquiring and collecting personal belongings and "things." We have so many consumer goods that we are often either the envy of other nations, or somewhat of a pariah. And finding room for keeping all of our things - our "stuff" - is what has made the business of self-storage units so lucrative.

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Topics: storage containers, summer cleaning, self-storage, declutter, storage

Yard Cleaning And Hauling Debris

Posted by Junk King on Jun 12, 2020 11:22:00 AM


[This post was originally published in the fall of 2019 and has been updated and revised.]

Yard cleaning and hauling debris is one of the common chores for many people each summer. But just using a green recycling bin often isn't enough. 

Typically, this is because yard waste can end up being far more than leaves and grass. There can be tree limbs, branches, shrubbery cuttings and other organic and large foliage. In addition, with the onset of summer, you may also be landscaping and upgrading your property.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, debris removal, lawn debris, yard waste disposal, hauling debris

The Case For Scrap Metal Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM


Scrap metal recycling and recovery is a massive industry in the United States. But it isn't just for businesses. Homeowners and others contribute with recyclable metals, as well.

In fact, while it's not something that most homeowners find themselves engaging in, junk metal recycling make disposing of more junk items greener!

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

Fourth of July Grilling with COVID

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Jun 8, 2020 7:36:39 PM

Nothing says, “It’s the Fourth of July!” like grilling on a barbeque. While COVID-19 may present new challenges to this time-honored tradition, the pandemic has not eliminated the practice of cooking meat and vegetables on a fire while we celebrate the independence of the country.

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Summer 2020: Don’t Give Up On Fun

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Jun 8, 2020 7:19:51 PM

Summer has arrived, and it's not the summer we expected.

Summer enjoys the reputation of being the season affiliated with freedom; schools are closed, outdoor activities from boating to baseball get encouraged, and Fourth of July celebrations light up the skies. But with safety measures being employed to combat COVID-19, many of those traditional summer activities have either been altered or eliminated.

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Topics: COVID-19, health and safety, summer fun

Downsizing And Estate Clean Outs

Posted by Junk King on Jun 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM


There's a movement in the United States called "minimalism" practiced by so-called "Minimalists." But, for many of us, simply downsizing our lifestyles can be a practical thing. 

And, for some, a necessary thing.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, furniture removal, estate clean out, downsizing, declutter

Backyard Waste Removal: Time For A New Pool

Posted by Junk King on Jun 5, 2020 10:54:00 AM


Sometimes your yard waste removal needs are a bit more extensive than leaf piles and garbage. If your old above ground pool has seen better days and you need to replace it, what do you do with it then?

Old swimming pool parts are certainly not going to fit into your home's recycling bin. And the thought of having dismantled it and then trying to stuff all the pieces into the back of your SUV or truck can be distressing.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, summer cleaning, yard waste disposal, backyard, appliance removal

Decluttering And Downsizing Your Living Space

Posted by Junk King on Jun 3, 2020 9:32:00 AM


With so much time being spent "social distancing" and with sheltering at home this year, decluttering and downsizing your living space might be in order.

For most anyone with a house or apartment, it seems that junk accumulation is fact of life. It's almost guaranteed that if you stay in one place long enough, stuff will collect and pile up. Being at home more than normal has made this obvious for many people. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Spring Cleaning, debris removal, downsizing, declutter

Summer Tips For Your Outdoor Space

Posted by Junk King on Jun 1, 2020 8:45:00 AM


Summer is almost here and it's time to get your backyard and other outdoor spaces ready for barbecues or nighttime get-togethers.  

While not everyone may have an expansive backyard or a spacious deck or patio, everyone with an outdoor space can benefit from making simple changes or additions. In fact, it doesn't have to take much to transform your outdoors from "Meh..." to "Ahhh..." 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, backyard, outdoor cleaning, outdoor entertaining

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