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5 Ways to Cool Down During This Summer's Heatwave

Posted by Junk King on Aug 2, 2021 5:00:00 AM
 

[This article was originally published in August 2011 during a previous heatwave. It has been revised and updated for August 2021.]

 

It’s hot! Climate change or just a normal cycle of nature, it's hotter than ever and staying cool has become a priority.
 
But it's not just because we don't like the heat. Drought conditions and record-breaking heat can be dangerous for many people. So knowing how to cool down can be a vital health hack.
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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, junk removal, health and safety, summer fun, safety tips

It's Fire Season: Home Hardening And Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Jul 12, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Across the US fire season has arrived and, with drought hitting hard, many owners need home hardening and junk removal to protect their homes and property.

High winds and ultra-dry conditions means that anything flammable near a home can become fuel. This is not the time of year to leave excess junk piled outside and near structures.

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Topics: junk removal, safety, disaster cleanup, health and safety, safety tips, home hardening

Staying Safe For More Summer Fun

Posted by Junk King on Jun 7, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Now that we're past Memorial Day, it appears we can have a summer of outdoor fun and relaxation without masks once again. But we still need to be safe.

While not every area is completely out from under restrictions, it seems that we will be able to pursue our favorite summer activities this year with little or no health mandates.  However, just being outdoors carries risks for people.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, safety, health and safety, summer fun, safety tips

COVID-19: Staying Safe After A Vaccine

Posted by Junk King on Mar 8, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Finally, the vaccines the world's been waiting for are here. But do you know how to stay safe after your COVID-19 vaccination?

There are many myths and misconceptions about post-vaccination practices. Stay informed.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, COVID-19, health and safety, coronavirus, safety tips

COVID-19 In Winter: Staying Safe And Sane Inside

Posted by Junk King on Feb 5, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Even if you live where stay-at-home orders have been lifted, COVID-19 is still here and so is the winter weather. So, staying indoors is still warranted.

Unfortunately.

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Topics: COVID-19, health and safety, sanitation practices, coronavirus, preparing for winter, helpful tips

A New Year - Staying Safe, Sane, And Sanitary

Posted by Junk King on Jan 8, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

No one needs to remind you that we're still reeling from the ongoing coronavirus wave. But staying safe can be harder in winter with everyone home more.

With so many kids having to do distance learning and so many parents having to work from home - or look for new work - maintaining healthy precautions can be a burden. Add to this the winter weather that forces many to remain indoors for longer periods of time, you have the makings of a stressful next few months.

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Topics: household waste, COVID-19, health and safety, coronavirus, safety tips

Wishing You A Safe And Healthy Holiday Season

Posted by Junk King on Dec 25, 2020 5:00:00 AM

 

Christmas means many things to many people, but we can probably all agree that it's a wonderful time of the year, and this is a good year to appreciate it.

With all of the unrest, uncertainty, and unease caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the tensions of the political campaigns, and the economic distress, Christmas can provide a brief season of normalcy.

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Topics: safety, COVID-19, health and safety, coronavirus, holiday tips, safety tips

Have A Merry (And Safe) Christmas Holiday

Posted by Junk King on Dec 23, 2020 4:30:00 PM

 

For most people, the holidays stretch from Halloween till the morning of New Year's Day. That's nine wonderful weeks. And staying safe makes them even better.

No one wants to be a victim of a theft, of an avoidable illness or injury, or simply an inconvenient accident, especially during the holidays. 

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Topics: trash removal, residential trash, checklist, health and safety, holiday tips, safety tips

Thanksgiving, Turkey, And Time With Family And Friends

Posted by Junk King on Nov 24, 2020 5:00:00 AM

 

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful and to give thanks. But it's also a time to enjoy family and friends. 

Whether you make it an intimate affair with just a few guests, something that many people are likely to do this year, or something more grand, it is a time to enjoy good company and to reflect.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, junk removal, residential trash, household waste, health and safety, Thanksgiving

Labor Day Weekend 2020 [Tips]

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

 

One of the most anticipated holidays of the year, Labor Day Weekend is upon us and it's going to be different for many of us, thanks to the coronavirus.

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Topics: organization tips, safety, health and safety, coronavirus, labor day, holiday tips

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