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When Your Backyard Deck Can No Longer Hold Up

Posted by Junk King on May 17, 2023 5:00:00 AM


No matter where you live in North America, having a beautiful deck behind your home is often a desired amenity. However, maintaining a deck can be a chore.

And you may have had your deck for a number of years now, so the maintenance becomes more expensive and labor intensive every year. 

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Topics: hauling debris, demolition, deconstruction, wood debris removal, old deck removal

5 Deck Building Options For Your Next Home Improvement Project

Posted by Junk King on Mar 6, 2023 5:00:00 AM


[This article was originally published in June 2018 and has been updated and revised.]

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 might be built with treated wood of some type. For those with a bigger budget, a redwood deck was often considered 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 decking materials.

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Topics: construction waste removal, landscaping, DIY projects, home renovation, residential contractor, old deck removal, old lumber disposal

When You Need To Get Rid Of Your Old Deck

Posted by Junk King on Feb 10, 2023 5:00:00 AM


[This article was first published in May 2021 and has been updated, revised, and expanded.]

One of the most attractive features of many homes is an outdoor deck. Until it's not. Age, weather, and neglect can all add up to a old deck that is unappealing and unsafe. 

Fortunately, there are many options for replacing your old deck including composite and engineered wood products.  However, whether you do it yourself or hire a contractor to build it, the old deck debris still has to be gotten rid of.

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Topics: dumpster rental, Yard Waste Removal, backyard, bulk trash pickup, wood debris removal, old deck removal, old lumber disposal

Junk Removal For Wood, Lumber, And Timber

Posted by Junk King on Mar 11, 2022 5:00:00 AM


If you’re going to replace your fence, deck, or wooden railing this spring, odds are you’ll need to get rid of the old materials. But how do you dispose of old wood debris properly?

Not all wood products are the same and knowing what you’re working with and how it can - or cannot - be disposed of is critical, especially if you’re planning to use a landfill.

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Topics: home remodeling, deconstruction, wood debris removal, old fencing removal, old deck removal

When Your Junk Removal Is Too Big To Take On Yourself

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

Sometimes you know that the junk removal chore before you is going to be much bigger than you can manage by yourself. But it still has to be done.

Large, unwieldly, junk removal and disposal projects like getting rid of old sheds or wooden decks can be a challenge for most homeowners. So, what can you do?

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, old deck removal, shed removal, bulk junk removal

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