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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

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

Staying Safe After A Disaster

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

 

2021 has turned out to be as bad as last year when it comes to distress, disease, and disasters. But it's just as important to stay safe in the aftermath.

Whether it's smoke, water, fire, flood, storms, or some other event, staying safe after something has happened is just as critical as staying safe when it's happening.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, storm cleanup, safety tips, smoke damage, flood damage, wildfire

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

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

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