Home renovations have never been more popular – or profitable. The two main reasons why people renovate their homes are to improve their lifestyle and to increase the market value/market appeal of their home. Whatever the reason, a lot of people are taking on new projects, both hiring contractors and trying things on a DIY basis. There are a lot of renovation projects going on out there, and there is a lot of junk that needs to be cleaned up.
To that end, people have various strategies. It all depends on the circumstances, and the amount of junk there is to get rid of. In some cases, perhaps materials can be stored for future use, or repurposed immediately for something else. But often times, there’s a whole lot of stuff that just has to go. How should you get rid of it? Here are three ways to consider:
1. Siphon it into your weekly trash
It sounds ridiculous, but you’d be surprised how many people actually use this method to get rid of junk from significant home renovation sites. It’s usually because people don’t want to spend extra cash on junk removal services, or perhaps they don’t have a truck that they can use to transport the junk to a waste management facility. Whatever the reasons, siphoning your renovation cleanup into your ordinary trash bin can be a very long and messy process indeed.
2. Rent a dumpster
This is simply a much better prospect than trying to clean up your renovation site bit by bit. Based on how much junk you have to get rid of, a dumpster of adequate size is dropped off on your property using professional unloading equipment, and positioned where you want it. You agree on a pickup time, often several days later, and you go about filling the dumpster with everything you need to get rid of. The contractor returns and takes the whole thing away; problem solved. Dumpster rentals are surprisingly easy and affordable too, provided you get them from a reputable company.
3. Hire a junk removal contractor
If you really want the process to be as easy and efficient as it possibly can be, simply hire a junk removal contractor to come out and get rid of all the trash and recycling from your job site. There’s no need to keep the dumpster overnight, or worry about the safety or stress involved in throwing the junk away yourself. Junk removal services can usually take place in matter of hours, so everything is gone before you know it.
So who should I hire?
Just like there are different home renovators, there are different junk removal contractors. It may not seem as important as the trim work in your kitchen, but junk removal services involve a professional skill set. You’ll see a big difference between real professionals and “moonlighters” who don’t have the proper equipment or training. Follow the trail of reviews, quality information, and proven years of experience in the trade – that’s the best way to find a junk removal contractor who gets the job done right.