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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 renovation, DIY projects, residential contractor, Hazardous Waste, home remodeling

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

5 Top Kitchen Home Remodeling Trends For 2018

Posted by Junk King on Jan 30, 2018 6:35:00 AM

If you are thinking of remodeling your kitchen you probably want to do be at the forefront of design trends. What are the top trends experts see for 2018? 

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Topics: home renovation, home remodeling, get rid of old appliances, residential contractor, junk haulling

7 Tips For Hiring The Right Home Remodeling Contractor

Posted by Junk King on Jan 25, 2018 10:25:01 AM

With the anticipation of spring weather and the start of a new year, many homeowners dream of remodeling their living spaces. But choosing the right contractor can be difficult.

[This is an updated version of an earlier post from 2017]

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Topics: home remodeling, home cleanout, Residential Junk Removal, home renovation, residential contractor

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

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

Time To Invest In A Kitchen Upgrade?

Posted by Junk King on Jun 15, 2017 7:42:42 AM

With the housing market still hot and looking to stay that way, many homeowners are considering selling. And that means making the right upgrades to maximize their home's market value.

There are a number of investments a homeowner can - and should - make to improve the curb appeal and actual resale value of their home. According to most realty and home improvement experts, home remodeling can be a great choice and the kitchen is one of the top priorities.

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Topics: home remodeling, appliance recycling, get rid of old appliances, Residential Junk Removal, scrap metal

Dumpster Rental For Your Summer Projects

Posted by Junk King on Jun 13, 2017 9:43:35 AM

Summer is traditionally a great time for taking on those indoor or outdoor projects around the house. But what do you do with all the trash and debris that you'll end up with?

One of the inevitable result of most projects - remodels, landscaping, or new add-ons - is trash and debris. And, depending on how long the project takes, or how extensive it is, there may the need for multiple junk hauling runs. But the real question is how are you going to get it done.

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Topics: MINI Dumpster, dumpster rental, affordable dumpster, Residential Junk Removal, landscaping debris, home remodeling

A Stone Patio Can Be A DIY Home Remodeling Project

Posted by Junk King on Jun 6, 2017 7:04:00 AM

Many homeowners enjoy the challenge and pleasure of doing their own landscaping or home improvement projects. But can a stone patio be a DIY project?

When you find that your formerly lush backyard is becoming less than lush these days, or the upkeep is just too much, perhaps a patio is in order. The good news is that a professional looking stone patio is a home remodeling project within the grasp of even the least talented DIY enthusiast.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, DIY projects, Construction Waste Disposal, Residential Junk Removal, dumpster rental, home remodeling

Your Home Remodeling Project Could Be Hazardous

Posted by Junk King on May 25, 2017 6:00:00 AM

So you've made the decision to do that big home remodeling project. You've got the plans, bought the materials, and have the tools. But could you be working with hazardous waste?

The sobering reality is that construction projects are known for the presence of "hazardous materials." Seemingly innocuous products actually contain elements and chemicals that are labeled as hazardous. Consequently, when the cut-offs, scrap pieces and debris from these materials are hauled off and disposed of, they then become "hazardous waste."

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Topics: Hazardous Waste, toxic waste, C&D waste, Residential Junk Removal, home remodeling, Landfills, construction debris

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