4 July 2012
What is clutter? For starters, clutter is just the general accumulation of junk, items that you have chosen to stow away or place in a general area. Some people may consider this storage, however, it becomes clutter when that room or area has no other purpose than for allowing your stuff to collect dust. If you are running out of walking room in your house, garage or basement, then you may have a problem with clutter. It isn’t always your fault and its nothing to be ashamed of because we are all guilty of it in some way, the issue becomes what do you do about it?
An operation that has been around for a long time, but only recently has it become a legitimate service, is that of your local hauling and junk removal operations. These companies in the past have been those operations that are run out of a pick up truck and operate under the motto that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” However, that assumption is false because there is a lot of work that goes into removing clutter and disposing of the contents responsibly. If you have a basement full of items, some heavy and some still useful, wouldn’t you want to be ensured those items are removed professionally and with respect to your home? Also, wouldn’t you like to know that those items are going to go somewhere other than the dump or your local junk man’s garage sale? Enter a professional junk removal company.
Companies that list themselves in the junk removal category, but are also revered as legitimate operations, will charge a fee to do all the heavy lifting associated with getting rid of your junk, while also finding responsible disposal solutions for your trash and waste. For example, if you had a garage that was mixed full of trash, construction debris with a few items that may still be of use, then you could call a junk removal operation. That company would then load all of those items into their dump truck and separate those items into piles of things that could be recycled, donated, reused and lastly, dumped. This service should cost a fee, but that fee should include the cost of the labor involved, taking the items to appropriate facilities, transfer stations and provide customer with a receipt. This is the typical ebb and flow of legitimate businesses and is now the standard for junk removal businesses.
So, now that we’ve addressed clutter and how to take care of the problem, let’s talk about how to choose the company to do it. In the technological age we live in, contractors are being held to a higher standard due to the variety of outlets that provide reviews. Always seek out a company that appears and presents itself as a legitimate operation and then go look for reviews and testimonials about that company. If you do that, you will be assured to have a smooth and pleasing experience the next time you need to get rid of clutter!