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Time For Decluttering And Cleaning Your Office

Posted by Junk King on Dec 6, 2017 12:38:33 PM

December is typically when we finalize business, update financials, and prepare for the new year. This can include cleaning your offices. 

December can be a great time for cleaning and decluttering your offices or place of business. Getting ready for the end of the year may mean catching up on the books, but there are few activities that add a sense of organization and efficiency than getting rid of old junk, office furniture disposal and removing unwanted equipment.

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Topics: junk hauling, Recycling, Business Junk Removal, office junk removal, furniture disposal

Yes, You Can Work On Your Yard Clean Up In The Winter!

Posted by Junk King on Nov 28, 2017 6:04:00 AM

Most of us think of spring or summer when it comes to pruning. But winter is a great time for pruning many of the plants in your yard.

[Because some topics are both popular and unchanging, we've revised and re-published this December 2016 post]

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, winterizing, landscaping debris

Business Junk Removal And E-Waste Solutions

Posted by Junk King on Oct 31, 2017 6:04:00 AM

The end of the year is coming up soon and it's a good time to start preparing your offices for the New Year. And that often means cleaning out junk, some of which is e-waste.

Because electronic equipment typically improves and is upgraded almost annually, if not sooner, most of us end up replacing our electronics with new models regularly. This is especially true in many businesses and office and the old devices end up unused, often collecting dust in some basement or office.

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Topics: junk hauling, Business Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling

It's Not Too Early To Start Winterizing Your Home

Posted by Junk King on Oct 17, 2017 11:30:00 AM

With fall weather starting it makes sense to get ready for winter. Along with junk hauling you should properly winterize your home.

Getting your home and property ready for the rigors of winter weather is one of the chores that many homeowners find challenging. In many parts of the country, this means preparing for rain and an occasional freeze. But other locales must prepare for some harsh weather including heavy snow and long freezes. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, junk hauling, house clean out services, winterizing, landscaping debris, lawn debris

What You Should Know About Recycling Old Lawn Mowers and Landscaping Equipment

Posted by Junk King on Sep 21, 2017 2:51:33 PM

Garages and tool sheds across the country fill up with old lawn care equipment year after year. So what do you do with tools that are too large for the garbage bin?

Does your garage have an old lawn mower, edger or other unwanted landscaping tools just taking up space? When you have a broken or obsolete lawn mower and other landscaping appliances, you know that getting rid of them can be difficult, uncomfortable, and dirty.

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Topics: junk hauling, Old Appliances, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, scrap metal, appliance recycling, landscaping

Recycling Scrap Metal Can Benefit Everyone

Posted by Junk King on Sep 14, 2017 10:10:16 AM

Summer is coming to an end and you still have some junk to get rid of. But what about the scrap metal items?

[This post has been revised and updated from a previous post published in 2016]

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

Home Organization And Decluttering [Tips]

Posted by Junk King on Jul 11, 2017 6:31:00 AM

One of the great things about living in the U.S. is that we have an abundance of material goods. The downside to that is the all-too-common clutter and disorganization it creates.

[This is an updated version of a post published in late 2016. Some topics need regular revisiting!]

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, junk hauling, organization tips, clear clutter, self-storage, declutter

Office Relocation Tips For Your Business

Posted by Junk King on Jul 6, 2017 6:29:00 AM

Anytime is a good time to relocate to a bigger and better office or shop, but summer is the best. However, a smooth relocation can be a challenge for businesses.

 

No matter how much you plan, organize, and prepare, office relocation is still stressful. Aside from the phone and Internet changeover, there’s all the furniture removal for the old and broken furniture that has to be hauled off and moved. And no one really wants to deal with the heavy pieces.

The fact is that office relocation – or even simply replacing existing furniture and equipment – is a challenge.

There will be days when your employees are largely unproductive because of disorganization, the clutter and misplaced documents, the missing pieces of office equipment and supplies, and other mishaps that come with office relocation.

Getting Ready For Your Office Relocation

In order to help make this process smoother for you, here are some fundamental tips for preparing for your office relocation:

Sort out your office equipment

The first step in reducing the stress created by office relocation is sorting. Sorting helps you determine which items need priority to be productive during office relocation. Sort the items into three categories such as “must have”, “need soon”, and junk. By getting rid of the junk first, you can optimize office relocation and get back to work faster.

Once you have sorted everything you should evaluate your office equipment and furniture. For example:

  • Do you need to keep the old sofa?
  • Will you need to replace the printers and computers?
  • Should you need to replace the tables?

Oftentimes, it is best to get rid of much the office supplies and equipment that are old becoming obsolete. Office relocation is usually a great time to update and upgrade!

Re-Organize your office layout and workflow

Office relocation is also the ideal time to start implementing office reorganization. In addition to sorting and determining which furniture and equipment stays or goes, you should also determine where each item is placed and how you want to lay out the cubicles and furniture for a more efficient and comfortable office layout.

Label boxes that contain smaller office items

Anything that you plan on getting rid of or donating should be set to one side and labeled accordingly. Any items that you plan on storing for future use should also be labeled as such and put in another location. This staging of boxes will streamline the moving process later. Keep your necessary office supplies in one place, update the filing system of your documents, and create a separate bin for documents that need an immediate decision.

Hire a professional junk hauling firm

To facilitate and expedite your office relocation it can be a strategic move to hire a professional junk removal firm. Because you are probably losing productivity during an office move or relocation it pays to have a company to handle the office furniture removal and large office equipment removal.

Have  a Relocation Plan

The details and needs of your office move can vary widely from those of other businesses. For example, if you are a manufacturer with stocks of  inventory, machinery and raw materials, you will have a far different set of priorities and needs than, say, a real estate brokerage with little in the way of equipment to move.

But, regardless of the business type,  every business has some common considerations. The following is a suggested checklist for relocating businesses or planning a move: 

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Topics: junk hauling, Furniture Pick Up, Business Junk Removal, office junk removal, office relocation, equipment disposal

"Spring Cleaning" In Summer With Junk Hauling

Posted by Junk King on Jul 4, 2017 7:51:22 AM

Spring is over and the summer weather is here. This can be a great time for "Spring cleaning" projects you weren't able to get to earlier.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, summer cleaning, junk hauling, Spring Cleaning, Business Junk Removal

Junk Removal That Let's You Support Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 22, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Junk hauling and recycling go hand-in-hand. And by choosing the right junk removal company you can help the planet.

The United States has made huge strides in the past decade or so in terms of reducing carbon emissions, so-called "greenhouse" gases, and unprocessed solid waste. However, as much as we promote recycling and the pressing need to "be green" there is still much room for improvement in America.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, junk hauling, Recycling, junk removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, infographic

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