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Great Backyard Games For Summer Fun

Posted by Junk King on May 16, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

A spring home cleanup can also mean cleaning your backyard so you can have a great place for summer fun, feasting, and family get-togethers with friends.

And once everything's clean and cleared out, you can add some great backyard games to add to your summer fun.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, summer cleaning, home cleanout, backyard, health and safety, summer fun

Summer Is Coming And That Means Vacation Road Trips

Posted by Junk King on Apr 25, 2022 5:00:00 AM

There are few things that say 'family vacation' than a road trip in the summer. No chores, no work, and the promise of new adventures. So, it pays to be safe.

Everyone loves a fun road trip and there's much to be anticipated with new sights, new things to experience, and new memories to make. Which is why being prepared to be safe is the smart way to go.

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Topics: safety, health and safety, summer fun, holiday tips, safety tips

5 Tips For A Happy, Healthy Holiday

Posted by Junk King on Dec 6, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The holiday season is a time for family and friends, food and fun. But there are a few things that can spoil your holiday festivities, like getting sick.

Don't let your holiday spirit to get in the way of being safe, taking precautions, and avoiding a bout of something you don't want for Christmas!

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Topics: COVID-19, health and safety, sanitation practices, coronavirus, safety tips

7 Common Safety Risks During The Holidays

Posted by Junk King on Dec 1, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The holiday season is typically considered to be the three months from Halloween though New Year's Day. And it can be a wonderful time, but also dangerous!

No one wants to end up in the hospital or emergency ward because of an inconvenient accident - especially not during the holidays. 

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Topics: large trash, health and safety, holiday tips, safety tips, household waste removal

When Flooding Turns Belongings Into Junk

Posted by Junk King on Oct 22, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

2020 was a tough year on a number of levels. But 2021 has seen ongoing COVID-19, wildfires, and often unprecedented flooding. And it's not over yet.

Unlike wildfires, flooding usually doesn't consume a structure and everything in it. Instead, it tends to simply destroy everything in place.

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Topics: disaster cleanup, health and safety, flood damage, bulk junk removal, water damage

Flu, Colds, And COVID - Getting Vaccinated

Posted by Junk King on Oct 20, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

It's that time of year when many of us need to get our flu shots. Yes, the flu is still a thing, and so are colds. And don't forget your COVID-19 vaccination!

With all of the media attention given to the coronavirus, we can forget the need to guard against other health concerns.

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

Severe Drought: When The Water Runs Out

Posted by Junk King on Oct 6, 2021 5:00:00 AM

(Credit: Jeffrey Lovich, USGS. Public domain.)

Vast regions of the American West are in a drought and water has become a critical concern. And California, the hardest hit, also has the largest demand.

For California residents, as well as other states in the West, conserving water is far more than a smart thing to do. It has become a survival issue for many. 

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Topics: health and safety, safety tips, drought resistant, low water lawn, conservation

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

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