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Who Can You Call For Mattress Removal And Disposal?

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

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Unless you're one of these rare individuals who sleeps on the floor with a thin pad, you have a mattress. And you'll need mattress removal service one day.

But removing a mattress from your home and disposing of it someplace is a big job. So, who can you call to take of that for you?

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When It's Time to Say "Good Bye" to That Once-Comfy Mattress

Mattresses don't last forever.

That being said, many of us keep our mattresses far past the time when they should have been "put out to pasture" so to speak. You know the ones - the mattress that becomes a landscape with valleys and peaks and springs trying to come up. 

In fact, most mattresses shouldn't make it past the fifth grade. 

According to Sleep Foundation,

"Most mattresses should last between 7 and 10 years. However, there are many variables that can influence mattress lifespan. The original build quality of the mattress, the materials used, and even the weight and sleeping styles of the sleepers can all influence a bed's longevity."

Although there are a few exceptions. As The Spruce points out,

"There are no absolute rules when it comes to the longevity of the mattresses, although generally, they last longer than traditional innerspring mattresses. A good memory foam mattress might last anywhere from 10 to 15 years, but the very best ones might last even longer."

The general rule of thumb seems to be that the more you pay for a mattress, the longer it is likely to last. In other words, mattresses tend to be one of those "you get what you pay for" products. 

So, a decade has gone by and your mattress may not have memory foam, but it's once firm and comfy structure is just a memory. Poor sleep, back or neck pain, and an assorted number of other ills can come from sleeping on a mattress that is no longer providing proper support.

Fortunately, there are literally dozens of outlets and types of mattresses today, which makes the shopping - if not the deciding - far easier than it was just a generation ago. And, once you have decided on a new mattress replacement, you'll need to get rid of the old one. 

But how do you go about taking care of mattress removal?

Learn about the importance of recycling.

Making Mattress Removal Easy

One of the things we are quite familiar with at Junk King is used mattresses. And we are also quite familiar with the fact that most old mattresses are largely recyclable. Which is good news since that means less bulky junk items in our landfills. 

Traditional mattresses are built with a certain amount of metal springs, fibers, some plastics, and a variety of other materials, 90 percent of which can usually be recycled. 

Other mattresses not so much. But there are other innovative uses for these waste products.

There are firms that make use of items such as old mattresses as fuel for their waste-to-energy plants. Junk King locations such as Junk King Washington DC regularly dispose of used mattresses at such a facility in Fairfax County, Virginia.

According to their blog,

"Using high-tech furnaces, companies like Covanta produce steam from the combustion process which then generates electricity. And their facilities generate enough electricity right now to power 1,000,000 homes 24 hours a day, seven days a week, while reducing the amount of greenhouse gases by over 20 million tons."

So, for items such as certain types of used mattresses that don't get recycled, these plants offer an eco-friendly alternative and avoids adding to our diminishing landfills.

Another factor that can make mattress removal easy is that Junk King can come and take yours for you quickly and efficiently, and all you need to do is point. We do all the heavy lifting!

We put together this illustrated guide that provides helpful information regarding mattress removal and disposal:

 

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The bottom line? There's no reason to send your old mattress off to a landfill and, probably just as important, there's no reason for you to handle your mattress removal yourself.

Junk King's full service mattress removal and disposal service gives both homeowners and renters  freedom from worrying about loading and transporting old mattresses because Junk King will recycle and dispose of the items for you. You can schedule your old mattress for recycling today by calling or by booking online.

If your old mattress is in good condition, we will donate it to someone in need, if possible. And if your bed springs or bed frame is broken, we can take those to a proper recycling facility to break down and reuse the bedframe parts and pieces.

If you are searching for convenient and easy mattress removal services, contact Junk King to help with all your mattress and furniture disposal needs.

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Quick and Easy Mattress Removal Service

Junk King provides an efficient, safe and eco-friendly mattress disposal service to make the whole process easy for you. Our experienced mattress removal team has the resources to haul off that mattress and even your old bed frame without damaging any of your home on the way out.

Our professional and insured mattress disposal team will call 15 to 30 minutes before we arrive at your home.

And, once we’re there, we’ll give you a free estimate based on how much room your mattress takes up in our truck, along with any other junk items you want to get rid of. You simply point and we haul your items into our junk removal trucks, with no hidden fees.

Ready to get rid of your old mattress? It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3.

You can make an appointment by booking online above or by calling 1.888.888.JUNK (5865).

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, mattress removal, mattress recycling, recycle mattresses, mattress disposal

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