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5 Deck Building Options For Your Next Home Improvement Project

Posted by Junk King on Jun 13, 2018 11:05:49 AM

The days of the traditional wood deck built with sixteen penny nails and swinging hammers haven't disappeared completely. But the options for building materials has grown tremendously and offer exciting possibilities.

It used to be that an affordable deck was built with treated wood of some type. For those with a bigger budget, a redwood deck was the way to go. However, once the movement towards an "outdoor living" lifestyle began to become more popular, deck designs evolved as did the need for more versatile, longer-lasting materials.

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Topics: construction waste removal, landscaping, DIY projects, home renovation, residential contractor

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

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

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

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

Top 5 Home Renovations That Offer Resale ROI

Posted by Junk King on Mar 29, 2018 2:55:54 PM

When homeowners are looking to put their houses on the market, it can often pay to do more than simply spruce up the place. Upgrades and renovations can be costly, but certain projects will bring back all or most of that cost in increased resale value.

Whether you hire a residential contractor or decide to go the do-it-yourself route, minor renovation projects to your home can be worthwhile investments. The prospects for your home improvements run the gamut from new front doors to landscape makeovers. The key is determine not only which projects  are most needed for your house, but which ones will bring the maximum return on investment.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, home remodeling, construction waste removal, DIY projects, home renovation

Spring Cleaning Should Include Your Yard And Landscaping

Posted by Junk King on Mar 20, 2018 6:07:00 AM

When the rain (and snow) lets up, your spring cleaning projects start beckoning. While most people tend to think of cleaning their indoors, your home's outdoors can use sprucing up, as well.

There is often much more to revitalizing your property than simply mowing and trimming the grass and taking care of all the leaves you still need to rake up. It may include pruning tress, shrubs, roses and other flowers. In addition, it may involve clearing out overgrown areas and even replacing some plants and yard decor.

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Topics: large trash pick up, Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, DIY projects, lawn debris

DIY Landscaping For Your Home: Doing It Right [Tips]

Posted by Junk King on Mar 8, 2018 8:47:18 AM

Spring is in the air and the winter weather is coming to an end. Now is a good time to think about your home landscaping projects and doing it right.

Americans have always been a "do it yourself" society and with all the DIY television programs, books, and websites, doing it yourself has never been easier. But some things we tend to take for granted and we end up making mistakes. Like lawn maintenance and landscaping around our homes.

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Topics: MINI Dumpster, landscaping debris, landscaping, DIY projects, lawn debris

Expert Advice And Tips For DIY Home Remodeling Projects

Posted by Junk King on Jan 9, 2018 6:05:00 AM

It's a great time to start planning a spring DIY home remodeling project. But it helps to have some expert advice before jumping in.

Homeowners inevitably find themselves dreaming of how they can improve their existing spaces. Whether it's a kitchen, a bathroom or even a full remodel, these projects fall into the "do-it-yourself" category.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, home remodeling, construction debris removal, MINI Dumpster, DIY projects, rented dumpster

Selling Your Home? 5 Home Remodeling Projects To Invest In.

Posted by Junk King on Aug 24, 2017 8:39:05 AM

If you've decided to take advantage of the booming real estate market, you'll be glad to know that Autumn is the second best time to sell your home.

According to a study by HomeLight.com, in much of California, for example, after Spring, Autumn - and November in particular - is a good time to sell. This is really good news if you've just recently made the decision to sell and need to do some renovations first.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Real Estate, home remodeling, Real Estate Junk Removal, MINI Dumpster, DIY projects

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