When you first moved into your current home, you probably loved it. It was likely an empty space, filled with nothing but possibility and hope. How come when you look at it now, you see nothing but wasted space and junk you no longer use? That’s easy. When you live in a place for a while, you accumulate clutter and clutter reduces the living space in your home.
Almost everyone has some furniture, appliances and knick knacks that do nothing but take up space in their home. They haven’t used them in years and they make their home feel cluttered, unorganized and messy. Removing these unwanted items can definitely make your home feel more spacious.
The first step is to determine what you no longer need. If something is worn or damaged and cannot be repaired, it’s probably best to get rid of it. The same can be said for items you haven’t touched in more than a year. For some people tossing these items into the garbage can be a painful experience, but it is one that will make you feel much better about yourself and your home. Would you rather have a pile of old clothes or room to relax in your new spacious den?
Furniture removal and appliance removal are two big steps that can help open up your home. Maybe you’re keeping an old couch with a few holes in it in your basement. Maybe you have a spare refrigerator in the garage that doesn’t work anymore. These things are junk! Get rid of them.
Junk removal services are the easiest way to dispose of unwanted items. You can arrange for a garbage removal company to come to your home and help you with the clean up, or you can rent dumpsters or garbage bins and start filling them yourself. Either way, garbage removal is a great process that will make you love your home once again.
Another great way to clean up your home is to remove the junk from your basement. Many basements are filled with items that can only be classified as garbage. You probably have boxes of old clothes that you can donate and several old newspapers, carpets and small appliances that you can throw away. A good basement clean out can open up all kinds of new spaces within your home. You can finally build the home bar, den or game room you’ve always wanted.
You may also want to look into carpet removal. If you’ve lived in your home for a long time, your carpet may be worn, faded and dirty. Replacing the carpet or installing new floors instead will make your living space feel brand new.
There’s just something satisfying about watching your home reveal its true self while dumpsters and garbage bins fill up. You’ll wish you’d done it years ago!Questions About Junk Removal
How Much Does Junk It Charge?
Junk It offers two different options for junk removal.
Our self service offering is perfect for the do-it-yourselfer. You can rent a disposal bin or dumpster and remove the junk yourself. Costs are based on the size of the bin and the amount of time it is rented.
Our full service junk removal option is the simple way to get rid of your clutter.
You only pay for the space you use on the truck. Costs are based on the type of materials being removed, the volume of the material and the time it takes to load the truck.
To determine pricing for your area, click to receive a free quote.
Junk It has no hidden fees and there are no fuel surcharges at all.
What kind of materials does JuNKiT remove?
JuNKiT removes a variety of household items and construction material. For example:
Furniture Removal: JuNKiT can remove couches, desks, chairs, tables, cabinets, beds and many other furniture items.
Carpet Removal: JuNKiT will dispose of your old carpets, rugs or any other floor coverings.
Appliance Removal: From fridges and stoves to dishwashers, washers and dryers, JuNKiT will dispose of your old, damaged or broken appliances.
Construction Waste Removal: Old drywall, tiling, flooring, concrete and glass will gladly be taken away by the JuNKiT team.
JuNKiT is licensed by the Ministry of Environment and thus cannot dispose of any hazardous materials.
What do you do with the items you remove?
On average, JuNKiT reuses or recycles up to 60% of the materials we pick up. Any usable items are donated to local charities, such as the Salvation Army, Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity and others. We take whatever we can to a recycling facility to avoid it going to a landfill.
The remaining items are taken to a waste removal facility that is approved by the Ontario Ministry of Environment.
What is the JuNKiT garbage removal process?
The JuNKiT process varies based on the waste removal service that is chosen. For full details, check out our Junk Removal Process page.
What size are your trucks?
The storage space in JuNKiT trucks is 11 feet long, 8 feet wide and 5 feet high. Each truck has a 16.5 cubic yard bin. With JuNKiT you only pay for the space in the truck that you use so you are never paying more than you need to.
What size are your bins?
JuNKiT self service disposal bins, mini bins and dumpsters are available in many sizes. We offer 5, 10, 15 and 20 cubic yard bins that are ideal for projects of all sizes. Our bins have low walls and walk-in access to make loading easy.
What areas do you work in?
JuNKiT offers high-quality, affordable junk removal services across Southern Ontario. Contact us to find out if we service your area.
How do I get a quote or book an appointment?
JuNKiT offers affordable junk removal services. To receive a quote or book junk removal services, please complete our online form or give us a call at 1-866-586-5486.. We always offer no obligation, free estimates.
What forms of payment does JuNKit accept?
JuNKiT accepts payment through Visa, MasterCard or Interac direct payment.Moving and Junk Removal Go Hand in Hand
Moving to a new home is a time of change. You’ll have a new address, a new backyard and you’ll have to find a new route to work. You may need to register your children in a new school. There is definitely a lot of change going on. In the spirit of change, moving is also a great time to get rid of a lot of the old clutter from your home. There’s no sense in moving it with you and having it clutter up your new home, right?
Calling a junk removal company when you are moving just makes sense. You will be able to move into your new home with less clutter and make a clean break from your old home. It makes the process of moving in easier once you’ve gotten rid of your junk.
A good way to go about junk removal when you are moving is to move everything else out of the house. Move as you normally would, just make a point to leave the items you no longer need behind. Once everything else is gone, it’s time for junk removal. You may want to place all of the unwanted items in one room, as this will make it easier for a junk removal company to dispose of them.
How do you decide what you no longer need? Well, it starts off by looking at your new home. If you have furniture that simply will not fit into your new space, it’s best to leave it behind. Otherwise you will find yourself with another basement full of unwanted furniture and appliances at the new house.
Then you should start planning how you will position everything in your new home. This can easily be done on paper or on a computer. There will probably be items that you have chosen not to include in the layout of your new place. These items can usually be thrown away.
The best part of using a junk removal service when you’re moving is that it’s easy. Your old home will have nothing else in it so you don’t have to worry about accidentally throwing out the wrong things. Plus, with less stuff in the old house, the junk removal company will be able to move around easier and finish their job faster.
You’ll then be left with an old, empty house and a new house that only has the items you actually need and want. Once the moving truck leaves, pulling a dumpster up to your house is perhaps the best thing you could do. Junk removal and moving just go together!
Contact us to find out more!