Winter construction, while typical in the sunnier parts of the country, is a bit harder in other regions. But they all require construction debris removal.
Because of the cold and the weather, that part of the job can be just as challenging as the actual work of building. junk hauling becomes a challenge. And it's not a job anyone on your crew really wants to do anyway.
Working in a Winter Wonderland? Maybe Not So Much
It's winter in the United States, but in places like California, the construction work continues.
Whether it’s large commercial projects or smaller residential jobs, the industry still manages to carry on through most of the winter months. Which means that construction debris removal is still required for all the trash that has to be hauled off site and disposed of.
Trash from material packaging, cutoffs of material, scrap, demolition debris, are the normal by-products of a building project. But cleaning all this up, hauling it out, and disposing of it is not really a job anyone wants to do. Except that someone’s got to do it!
The good news, however, is that much of the waste materials from housing (and even commercial) construction can be reused, refurbished, or recycled into usable and resalable products. This is important for contractors since landfill space in the U.S. is diminishing rapidly.
And this is why debris and junk disposal alternatives such as reusing and recycling waste materials are better options.
In addition, C&D (construction and demolition) waste recycling allows contractors and builders an opportunity to contribute to environmental sustainability. However, too many contractors simply delegate this job to their crew and let them haul everything to the nearest dump, if possible.
Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall - All You Gotta Do Is Call Junk King
Junk King specializes in construction debris and waste pickup and removal. And we know a thing or two about what it takes and what's involved since we've been doing it for more than one and half decades!
Construction waste and removal is not a topic many give much thought to. Not even contractors, except for how much it's costing them.
So, how much do you really know about construction junk removal?
Well, we've put together this infographic for you that provides some useful facts and statistics on the world of construction waste removal:
How To Improve Your Winter Construction Debris Removal
Although larger construction companies often have the resources and manpower to clean and haul away their debris, it is still an undesirable chore. And not every contractor can or wants to be tasked with their own construction debris removal.
It is time-consuming and takes resources away from the production side of their job. That's because the people who are engaged in cleaning up the job site are not engaged in building on the job site!
One common option is to hire a local trash-hauling service, often someone with an available truck and is ready to make a few bucks. But this can be risky for you and often inefficient. Outsourcing really is the beast option, and the best and most cost-effective approach is to outsource your construction debris removal tasks to a professional firm.
In addition, it can be both cost-effective and possible profitable to practice recycling and repurposing your waste materials and construction debris, whenever possible.
Recycle and Repurpose Waste Materials and Debris Whenever Possible
As a contractor you know that probably the easiest way to get rid of your construction site waste and debris is to simply haul it off and dump it somewhere. Dumping it in a landfill, of course, but dumping it is still the most straightforward approach to pursue.
But, fortunately, that's not the only approach.
Another option for contractors and job site managers is to reuse as much of the waste material as possible through deconstruction. No matter whether you re-use it, or it's processed to be sold or used elsewhere, repurposing your construction debris can be highly practical.
Your local agencies, as well as the Federal and State agencies, have specific requirements for the proper handling and disposal of various materials and substances. This means that whoever is ultimately removes and disposes of construction debris must be knowledgeable in this area.
One advantage of using professional firms is that they will make use of the proper disposal sites and methods, while recycling as much of your materials as possible.
3 Benefits of Outsourcing Construction Junk Removal
There are some of the many benefits that come from outsourcing your construction debris removal:
Less Time Lost with Clean Up and Removal
Stop having your crew leave the job to dump debris when they can stay on site working on actual production tasks. It's far better than having them cleaning and then going off site to the dump or recycling center.
Lower Costs for Disposal
Every labor hour spent cleaning up, fuel, vehicle wear and tear, dumping fees and so on, can all add up to much more than the cost of outsourcing the task. It can be more cost-effective to outsource that work to a competent and professional specialists.
No Time Spent Arranging for Debris Removal
Getting rid of your construction trash is not just a simple matter of “throwing it away.” You have to know where to dispose of it, what can be recycled, who you can spare to do the work and which vehicle you can use, etc.
Junk King: Your Best Choice for Construction Waste Removal
Site clean-up and junk hauling doesn't have to be “part of your job” as a contractor if you have an expert team doing it for you. If you're current construction project requires waste, debris, and junk clean-up and removal, call Junk King!
Our team specializes in construction junk removal. We can be at your job site in mere minutes, so call us today! Our crew is fully insured and well-trained, so you can trust them to take care of your construction waste in a professional and courteous fashion.
And one of the best things about hiring Junk King is that we recycle a much of the material we pick-up. This is proof of our commitment to being an eco-friendly removal service. If you have questions about what we do or what we believe, give us a call at 1-888-888-JUNK (5865).