While junk removal may seem like a straightforward process on the surface, it can quickly become complicated without proper preparation and planning. While almost all household items can be disposed of in some capacity, certain items require different processes. For example, some items can be recycled instead of being thrown away. As leading providers of complete junk removal services and bin rentals, the team at Onestop Disposal knows how difficult junk removal can be for some homes. That is why our team has created a concise junk removal checklist to ensure a smooth and efficient removal process for your home.
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3 Steps for Easy Junk Removal
To streamline your junk removal project, perform the following steps:
1. Divide Your Items into Categories
When multiple types of items are lumped together in one large pile, junk removal experts will need to spend time sorting through this pile to determine what is recyclable, donatable, hazardous, and trash. This additional time can result in increased costs and a less efficient process. To minimize the amount of time required for your junk removal project, it is best to divide your items into distinct categories. These categories can include furniture, electronics, hazardous materials, linens, and metal. Alternatively, you can divide your items based on what is recyclable, donatable, hazardous, and trash, though this may require some knowledge for each category. If you are unsure of where a certain item should go, leave it in a different pile and ask your junk removal expert once they arrive.
2. Label Your Items
In addition to distinct categories and piles, it is often worth labelling your items to ensure that the removal team knows exactly where each item must go. Labelling is especially important for items that you wish to donate, as they will otherwise be recycled or disposed of. Each item can be easily labelled with sticky notes or painters’ tape, making each item instantly identifiable and further expediting the removal process.
3. Place all Items in One Room
For ease of access and optimal efficiency, try to place all items that you wish to remove in one room that is easily accessible from your main entrance. This will minimize the amount of time that a junk removal crew will need to spend in your home, reducing your costs while still ensuring that all junk is removed.
To learn more about our junk removal services or to inquire about one of our bin rentals, get in touch with the experts at Onestop Disposal. We can be reached through our online contact form and will be happy to discuss the details of your junk removal project.