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Professional Junk Hauling Can Ease Estate Cleanouts

Posted by Junk King on Jul 7, 2016 8:13:06 AM

Estate sales are usually difficult tasks to carry out. And estate cleanouts of unwanted or unsold goods can become an additional burden.

 

The property, or estate, liquidation business is usually supported by one of four unfortunate events in life. They are downsizing due to major lifestyle changes, death of a parent or other family member, divorce, and crippling debt.

These events also often require estate cleanout services. And since the American population is quickly aging with almost 10,000 Americans turning 65 each day, there are greater numbers of folks experiencing a downsizing in lifestyle or – unfortunately – are passing away.

Using Estate Cleanout Services to Make Your Job Easier

In addition to this significant segment of the population there are many others who need help cleaning out their property. These are the ones who find themselves liquidating assets as part of a divorce settlement, or simply moving to take on a new job.

Regardless of the reasons the task of cleaning out furniture, appliances, household goods and other items can be especially challenging. In the U.S. the average home is about 2,500 square feet. And most of that space is typically full of belongings of one type or another.

This is especially significant when the reason for removing and cleaning out a property is the death of a loved one. More often than not, an elderly parent or grandparent will have accumulated years of belongings and quite possibly filling both the house and the garage.

And this doesn’t even take into account rented storage units, or storage sheds on their own property. Separating and cleaning out all of this can be overwhelming.

Advice for a Less Stressful Estate Sale and Cleanup

When an estate sale is needed, the individual usually approached is an estate liquidator. It’s estimated that in the U.S. there are approximately 14,000 estate liquidators. But not all liquidators are professionally trained.

According to the American Society of Estate Liquidators, members must meet certain education or experience requirements, and abide by a code of ethics. But it is estimated that most liquidators have no formal training. Essentially anyone can set themselves up as an estate seller.

If you are facing a situation where you are needing to conduct an estate sale, there are a number of key points you should know. Here are some tips to help you manage this stressful task:

 

Find and set aside all key financial documents.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Stress Relief, furniture removal, Real Estate Junk Removal, house clean out services, estate clean out

MOVING WITH YOUR PETS

Posted by frankc on Oct 31, 2013 12:34:24 PM

There are lots of important things to remember when moving—including the health and welfare of your pets.

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Topics: junk king, Clutter, junk, hauling, Construction Waste Disposal, junk hauler, junk hauling, get rid of junk, Stress Relief, junk hauling business, junk recycling, junk removal, clear clutter, trash removal

Junk Removal Can Clear Your Mind

Posted by Junk King on Feb 28, 2012 11:19:08 AM
Make a list. That’s the recommended first act in a course of action designed to change your life for the better. Every year around New Years, most of us make a mental or written list of some kind outlining what we want to do differently in the upcoming year. 2012 is no different, though some believe it might be the last year we’re able to do any of this stuff. Didn’t you know that aliens abducted Elvis and are bringing him back? Or is it that whole Mayan calendar thing? Either way, it’s still the beginning of the year and you need to put junk removal at the top of your to-do list.
Why junk removal? First, let’s define what we mean by the term. Junk Removal is getting rid of those items that you aren't using anymore, and are just taking up room in your house. You can start off by taking stock of all the junk in the basement, attic and garage - those are the places that people often accumulate the most junk. That’s actually a positive chore at the beginning of the year. Pack up all those old toys, get rid of the exercise equipment that’s gathering dust, and throw out those clothes that will never fit you again. There’s no use lying to yourself. The kids won’t ever wear them.
Once you’ve gotten rid of all that material clutter and Junk King has driven away after the job, think about how the lack of junk in your home has made a difference in your life. You'll probably feel less stressed, more creative, more open. Take a deep breath and embrace the change. That’s what junk removal is all about - it’s about change for the better.
The same concept of junk removal can apply to your life in 2012. How are you going to live your life better this year? If you really think the end of the world is coming , how do you want to spend your last year? How can you work on clearing all the clutter in your head and concentrating on what's important in your life?
Junk removal of character and emotional baggage is critical if you’re going to be happier and more productive this year than you were last. A wise man once said, “Live every day as if it’s your last and you’ll find you become a better person.” It doesn’t work for everyone, but it might work for you. Get rid of your old junk and make a fresh start, literally and figuratively. Clean out the basement, garage and attic so you aren't holding onto the past and so that you're ready to move forward.
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Topics: junk king, hauling, get rid of junk, Stress Relief, junk removal, organization tips, clear clutter

Holiday Christmas Tree Disposal and Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Dec 9, 2011 12:34:17 PM
The holiday season is a time of friends, food, and family. Celebrations are imminent, and your home may soon be playing host to everyone from coworkers to distant cousins. The season of giving is here, and getting your home ready for the flood of visitors, gifts, and parties is an inevitable challenge. It’s important to be able to enjoy your holidays, instead of being overworked by them. Keeping your house clean, tidy and clutter-free through it all is a challenge for anybody: try taking the stress out of the equation by letting someone else take care of all that post-party junk removal - Junk King.
While you dearly love the annual fruit basket from your great-aunt in Duluth, and are genuinely attached to the excitement with which small children tear into their gifts, the mess afterwards can turn holiday cheer into seasonal panic. Waking up the day after your holiday party to deal with a forlorn looking Christmas tree, piles of cardboard boxes, wrapping paper, plastic toy packaging and the mysterious “extra parts” from assembly-required toys can ruin a perfectly good vacation day. All that extra garbage is unsightly and frustrating at the very least, and leaving it all piled up next to your house doesn’t exactly compliment the seasonal lighting on your porch.
To keep the stress at bay, there are a few ways to keep your house looking its best. First and foremost, try cleaning as you go along. Nobody will object to a quick run-through of your living room while they’re having pre-dinner cocktails, to pick up napkins, wine corks, used paper plates or dirty glassware. Asking the kids to pick up their own wrapping paper as they open, or keeping a plastic bag on hand for the bits of cardboard and toy packaging, keeps them from leaving a mess when they insist on playing with their new toys immediately.
If you’re the kind of person who saves wrapping paper and likes to recycle empty bottles, make sure you have a place for them to go ahead of time. Request an extra recycling bin from your trash provider, and have a box ready for folded, leftover gift bags or paper. For things you can’t save, keep trash bags on hand: and when the parties are over, the guests have gone home, and you’re ready for some well-earned relaxation, call Junk King's top notch junk removal service to have it all carted away. This means you don’t have to deal with backlogs of garbage bags or watching your Christmas tree disintegrate slowly on the curb while you wait for regular trash pickup, and gets the post-party chaos out from under your feet. Junk King will make sure to provide you with efficient Christmas Tree Disposal and more.
The holiday season is a great time to enjoy the people you love, from close friends to distant family. Hosting parties and having out-of-town guests is a wonderful way to enjoy the season. To keep your house tidy and keep you stress-free, planning for the holiday excess in advance will make a world of difference. By tidying up as you go, reusing what you can, and hiring Junk King to deal with the piles of garbage you inevitably find yourself with, you can make sure your holiday, and the days that follow, are stress-free.
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Topics: christmas tree disposal, junk king, junk hauling, Stress Relief, junk removal, Old Furniture Pick Up

Stress Relief with Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Apr 30, 2010 3:54:42 PM

Over the years, medical professionals have revealed the debilitating effects that stress can have on a person’s life. Stress can put strain on a person’s immune system and make them more susceptible to disease and sickness. Stress can potentially lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic addictions and a number of other health problems.

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Topics: junk hauling, Stress Relief, junk removal

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