Junk Removal Albany
Fast, eco-friendly junk removal in Albany
Who knew junk removal could help save the planet?
Junk King Albany is locally, owned and operated and wants to help keep the Albany community clean and GREEN! We help you reclaim your space and declutter your home all while helping out the environment by recycling or repurposing up to 60% of every pick up.
At Junk King, we collect and sort your items at our recycling warehouse, and works to find the perfect solution to help our community keep items out of the growing landfills. After we haul your unwanted items away, we sort through to repurpose and donate as much as we can. For items that are too far gone, we make sure to take the items to the proper recycling facilities for you!
Meet the King of Junk Removal in Albany
Junk King Albany’s owner, Carl Breitenstein, took control of the business and quickly becoming the fastest growing junk removal service in the Capital District. Don’t believe us? Just ask Google! We have over 500 verified reviews and a 4.9 Star rating, which is the highest among any of our competition.
Why is Junk King Albany simply the BEST to clean up your residential or commercial space? Because we are passionate about what we do and we built our business on a simple 4-pillar philosophy:
- Provide the best customer service, ANYWHERE.
- Lowest prices and best value vs. our competitors.
- Commitment to recycling and protecting our environment.
- Giving back to our community.
As our owner Carl said, “My favorite part about this job is seeing the joy and relief on a customer’s face after we clean out their space. There’s nothing like organizing your environment to de-clutter your mind. It’s almost like we are giving them a fresh start.”
There’s nothing quite like a full-service junk removal clean out. You simply tell us what you need removed and it’s gone! No hassle, no mess and no WORK.
We know our customers are busy so we do our absolute best to honor your 2-hour window, but if we cannot, we will call you with plenty of notice to let you know. And our employees with ALWAYS call 15-30 minutes prior to arriving at your home or business.
Value and Pricing
We offer the BEST service at the LOWEST prices, how can you say no to that?! We offer the most competitive pricing of any licensed, bonded, junk removal company, and we guarantee to beat any written estimate.
Also, our trucks are 20% bigger than our competitors and our employees are experts at packing the truck as tightly as possible. Since we charge by volume, that means more value for our customers.
In fact, when you factor in time and labor, we are usually the cheapest possible option to get rid of your junk, even compared to doing it yourself! Why would you go anywhere else?
Junk King Albany also the GREENEST junk removal company in the area. Our disposal practices are second to none as we recycle, reuse, resell or donate up to 60% of the items we collect! We are huge supporter of the environment and we very hard to keep waste out of our landfills.
Our owner, Carl is a successful entrepreneur having built several successful businesses in the past. “My father taught me at a young age success in business is not always measured by dollars and cents. One of the most important things you can do in business in life is give back to your community and help those in need.”
Junk King Albany is a proud sponsor of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the ASPCA, and Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of NY, donating 50% of recycling, scrap metal and resale proceeds to these amazing foundations.
“I believe in fighting for those who can’t fight for themselves,” Carl said, “sick children and homeless and abused animals are at the top of my list.”
Is junk piling up in your home or office in the Albany area? Let our courteous and efficient staff at Junk King Albany solve your junk hauling needs for you. We are local to the Capital District and provide junk pickup services throughout the area. When you are ready to book your next appointment book online to save $20 or call 1-888-888-JUNK (5865).
Residential Junk Removal
Items We Take – Residential Items
Getting rid of junk from your home can be a challenge. Basements, attics, tough to reach spaces, dirty spaces, large, heavy and difficult to move items.
Homeowners and renters all over the Capital District find themselves with unwanted items they need to dispose of and no way to do it… Especially without some heavy lifting!
But there are few things more satisfying than cleaning up your home or apartment… Not only will you improve and increase the usable area of your home, but de-clutter your space is also proven to reduce stress and improve your mood! Clean house, clear mind!
But what’s the best way to do that?
That’s the good news because Junk King Albany takes just about every type of residential junk item you can think of – including the junk you have right now!
We take just about everything and anything you need to dispose of (except for hazardous waste.). And the best part is, you don’t have to lift a finger! Well, that’s not exactly true, all you have to do is point to what you want gone and it’s done! All with exceptional customer service and guaranteed lowest prices as we guarantee to beat any written estimate.
What do we take?
Furniture Removal and Disposal
Here is are some examples of the furniture we can pick up from you:
- Sofa Beds
- File Cabinets
We understand that it can be difficult to get rid of furniture when moving, for example. Most furniture pieces are heavy, bulky, and generally awkward to work with. And when you finally get them out of the house you still have to figure out what to do with them. Our team are experts at removing large items from your home… getting them down difficult stairs or around tight angles, WITHOUT damage to walls or doorways.
But when you have Junk King Albany haul off your old furniture, you’ll also be helping the environment as we work hard to recycle your old furniture. This is a good choice for reducing overall waste and landfill use. We also resell and donate items in good condition AND donate 50% of proceeds to charity.
Television Disposal & Recycling
With the advent of large flat-screen TVs, millions of Americans buy newer, bigger screens every year. This means that there are potentially millions of “old” screens. The problem is how to dispose of televisions that either don’t work or no one wants? And you’ll quickly remember just how HEAVY those old TV’s are!
One easy option is to call Junk King for your broken television disposal or old tv recycling. This is true whether we’re talking about old computer monitors, old CRT televisions, or large flat screen units. Junk King provides an efficient, safe, and eco-friendly old TV disposal service to make the whole process easy for you.
What types of appliances can we remove for you? Here’s a short list of items we can take:
- Air Conditioners
- Dishwashers/Trash Compactors
- Water Heaters
- Washing Machines/Dryers
Have you ever found yourself wondering how to get rid of an old appliance? Most likely, you were trying to arrange a trip to the landfill. But that fact is most large junk items that you might think need to be disposed of in a landfill can actually be recycled.
Your old household appliances, for example, are usually made of recyclable materials like steel, aluminum, glass, and plastics. In fact, almost all appliances can be recycled. When you call Junk King Albany, we can see to it that as much of your junk as possible is recycled, including refrigerators, ovens, and even air conditioning units!
Yard Waste Removal
Yard waste clean sometimes involves far more than just grass and leaf removal. It can also include everything you’ve cut, pruned, trimmed, or dug up out of your yard. Additionally, it might mean old fencing, gardening equipment, and other “non-organic” items.
And, when your yard makeover or clean up becomes a big project, you may pile up far more waste and debris than your green residential waste bin can manage.
Yard waste removal can be a seasonal process such as a spring clean up after a winter of general neglect and getting rid of things left outdoors. If you’re a gardener, spring and summer will likely leave you dealing with piles of empty bags, old planters, and even broken lawn furniture.
Taking all of this to the dump can be time-consuming and burdensome – and that’s even if you have a suitable vehicle for the job.
Residential cleanouts can be required for a variety of reasons such as a family member passing away or to prepare for a long-distance move. However, occasionally the need is due to an excessive accumulation of, well, everything!
Hoarding can be a problem for some people for a few reasons. Sometimes it is simply the result of habitually holding on to everything and this eventually results in a home that is so crowded with junk that it is not only hard to live with, it can be dangerous. And there are unfortunate individuals for whom hoarding is the result of a disorder.
Regardless of the reason, hoarding can become a real problem for occupants and, sometimes, even their neighbors.
Junk King uses teams of two professional junk removal experts for residential jobs, including hoarder cleanouts. While this makes for a perfect team to lift and load old furniture, appliances, and other large junk items, for hoarder cleanouts, a two-person crew might not be enough.
Not to worry! Junk King can make hoarder cleanouts a priority and divert additional resources to make it happen for you.
Of course, you don’t have to wait for things to get out of control in your home. You can call on Junk King to remove a little – or a lot – whenever you need it.
In addition to all these items, we also offer other residential junk removal services such as:
- Estate Cleanouts
- Hot Tub Disposal
- E-Waste Disposal
- Trash Removal
- Mattress Disposal
- Refrigerator Disposal & Recycling
- Residential Construction Debris Removal
- Garbage Removal
Where does it go?
Junk King recycles and reuses up to 60% of the items we take, keeping garbage out of the landfill and helps to keep our environment healthy. We also proudly donate 50% of reuse and resale proceeds to charity.
Commercial Junk Removal
Items We Take – Commercial Items
If you’re working in a commercial building and have tried to get rid of old office desks or an unwanted credenza, you’ve probably experienced the frustration of discovering that the waste management company won’t take them.
While some waste management providers can arrange for a special pick up, this usually comes with additional fees and making an appointment for the pickup. However, if you have large commercial junk removal needs frequently, this arrangement isn’t practical.
You need to find another way to get it done.
For most commercial junk disposal, there are just two options for getting rid of large junk or debris:
- You do it “in house”.
- You hire someone to do it.
But keep in mind that “doing it yourself” may not save you money. Even though you’re not paying an outside vendor to do it, your employee’s time is required for the job and time is money.
Every trip for junk disposal requires your or your employees to haul out the debris and junk, load it onto a truck or van, and then take it to a suitable facility for disposal. Once there, you have to unload it, and then return to your workplace.
In reality, the real cost is doubled because all that time spent loading, hauling, and dumping is time taken away from doing the work you or your employees are paid to do. So, every “dump run” includes loss of productivity and is costing you money.
The good news is that Junk King Albany specializes in providing efficient and cost-effective commercial junk removal services. And our junk removal specialist are training to break down large and bulking items. Since we charge by truck volume, not weight, this means even greater savings to you.
Commercial Equipment Removal
Every business owner knows that every decision involving expenditures needs to be carefully considered. And the choice for old equipment removal is no exception since hauling unwanted equipment and junk will involve some costs.
However, as is often the case, it is usually more cost-effective to outsource the job to a local junk hauling firm than taking it in-house. And the size or volume of most business junk makes hauling and removing it a challenge for many smaller businesses. Most commercial equipment is large, unwieldy, and heavy.
This is why the best approach is outsourcing the work to a professional firm like Junk King.
Office Furniture Removal
If your old office furniture pieces are too damaged to sell or donate, you may decide to simply dispose of it all. However, removing them can be much more work and trouble than most people want to do by themselves.
If you hire a professional firm like Junk King, our team will do all the heavy lifting and haul it all away for you. Choosing a professional and reliable office furniture removal service is the smart option.
Hiring Junk King to pick up your old office furniture is also smart because there’s no easy way to get rid of it yourself. We provide efficient, safe, and eco-friendly office furniture removal so you don’t need to worry about the disposal of your old furniture items.
The best part is that with Junk King, we also ensure that your old furniture items are either donated if the pieces are in good condition, or sent to a recycling facility so that your old furniture is disposed of in an eco-friendly way. AND we donate all resale and recycling proceeds to charity.
Construction Debris Removal
Construction contractors and project managers must closely manage every phase of a project. This can mean that all their processes are streamlined, and resources optimized. However, one task that is often overlooked is construction debris removal.
But debris removal is a function that should be managed and planned for, as well, if they want to maintain their goal of cost-effectiveness.
A great solution is to simply outsource the job to a reputable, professional hauling company like Junk King Albany. Like other commercial junk or debris removal tasks, there are tangible benefits of this approach that far outweigh those of doing it yourself.
These benefits include the convenience and the peace of mind that comes with knowing your vendor will do the job right and efficiently. And the costs are typically far less than using your own crew and having to take them off the job site to haul debris.
In addition to these services, Junk King San Diego also offers the following services:
Property Management Cleanouts
People are constantly moving in the U.S. For example, the Census Bureau tells us that almost 13 percent of renters move annually. What does this mean for property managers? That these vacated properties must have all the junk removed and the property cleaned before it can be rented again.
There’s nothing more frustrating than cleaning up someone else’s mess, and this is especially true when it’s an apartment, a house, or an office that is full of junk. And this can often be a DIRTY JOB! In fact, before a janitorial company can come to clean the building, all the abandoned junk has to be gotten rid of.
We can make property management a whole lot easier by providing you with quick and affordable junk removal services. Make Junk King your go-to partner for cleaning out homes, apartments, and other rental properties in-between tenants.
Foreclosed residential properties often require that Realtors® and real estate professionals remove the junk abandoned by former homeowners. For a variety of reasons, many prior occupants feel little need to leave their foreclosed home completely empty when they leave the property.
What this means is that foreclosed properties are often left with trash, abandoned furniture, and other property sitting in them that the previous homeowners didn’t take with them. What is even more frustrating, especially for the real estate professionals, is that this task then falls on them or a representative of the bank or finance company that now holds the property. This is why we say that Junk King is your best choice when taking on a foreclosure cleanout.
As the leading business-to-business junk removal service in North America, Junk King provides expert real estate junk removal services to take care of the cleanout process for you. When you call Junk King for your foreclosure cleanout, that is one big task off your to-do list and it’s a big step toward having your property ready to sell or rent.
Commercial Scrap Metal Pick Up
Getting rid of large junk items can be difficult. This is especially true businesses that routinely dispose of items that are too large to throw into their commercial trash bin. If the items are hopelessly broken pieces of equipment, then reselling them is not an option.
This is especially true for commercial scrap metal.
Although many businesses may consider recycling metal junk, this can be challenging without knowing how to go about it or where to take it. Recycling scrap metal is a much more difficult and even a bit more dangerous task than recycling common commercial trash.
The good news is that Junk King can pick up and remove your scrap metal for you. We then take it to a local recycling facility so that your metal debris will become new raw materials for manufacturing, and by using the most environmentally friendly methods.
Junk King recycles more materials than other junk removal companies and our scrap metal recycling is available for any need, including:
- Iron, steel, copper, aluminum, and brass scrap items
- Building beams, wire, and most other metal construction debris
- Appliances, plumbing fixtures, and other office renovation debris
- Most other unwanted metal junk
AND we donate 50% of proceeds from scrap metal recycling to charity!
Storage Facility Cleanouts
It is an undeniable fact that in America on average, we have more personal belongings than citizens of any other nation. And, because we need to have a place for all our stuff, we’ve turned storage unit rentals into an almost 40-million-dollar industry in the U.S.
As many people know from watching reality TV programs, storage facility managers often discover large amounts of junk left behind by old tenants. Unfortunately, the task of getting rid of it all usually falls on them, as well.
One option is to stage an auction. However, after an auction, not everything is always sold and the property manager must still dispose of any items that went unsold at an auction, The reality is that self-storage facility owners or their managers must routinely deal with defaulted leases and abandoned junk.
The storage facility manager is left with the task of clearing out the abandoned units in order to put them back on the market. Junk King Albany can be your answer when you need storage facility junk removal. And we haul it away for one simple price while making everything fast and stress-free for you.
Large Trash Removal
If your trash removal company is not servicing your business often enough, or there are certain types of bulk trash items they won’t pick up, what do you do?
You could pay your employees to leave off from their normal jobs and haul trash, or do it yourself, but these are not cost-effective options. And this is why we offer our valet bulk trash removal service to help you out.
Junk King provides an efficient, safe, and eco-friendly trash removal service to make the entire process simple for you. Our experienced teams have the manpower to haul out your heavy trash items without damaging your facility on the way out. And we do all the heavy lifting – no need to carry items out to the curb or parking lot. Additionally, we’ll make sure that as many of your large trash items as possible are disposed of at a proper recycling facility.
Our professional and insured trash removal team will call 15 minutes before we show up at your shop or office. Once there we will give you a free estimate based on how much room your items take up in our truck. You just point and we haul your items into our junk removal trucks, with no hidden fees.
Event Waste Removal
Large outdoor (or even indoor) events such as company picnics, concerts, community fairs, and street markets can generate a great deal of waste. While renting commercial dumpsters can be a solution, they can also be costly and are usually quite unsightly. For most events, simply having numerous trash containers can suffice.
However, someone must still pick up and dispose of it all.
But, if you are not equipped with a suitable vehicle and available manpower, this can be a problem. So, the best way to manage event waste removal is to call in an expert.
Junk King Albany is standing by to come and take care of all your event waste removal needs with a simple phone call. Or, if you already know when you’ll need us, you can book in advance quickly and easily either online or by text.
How It Works
Working with Junk King is easy. And we work hard to keep it that way.
First, we take just about anything and everything that you need to get rid of except for hazardous materials. And, because of our long-standing and deep-rooted commitment to being “green” and eco-friendly, you can rest assured that we will recycle or repurpose as much of your junk materials as is possible.
Ready to make an appointment? We’ve made that easy, too!
You can call and let us know what you need disposed of or recycled. You can also text us if you prefer. Just send us an image of the junk you got, and we’ve got the rest covered. Or you can simply book online!
Want to know how much it’s going to cost? We have a great online Pricing Estimator that you can use for full-service junk hauling, or you can get an estimate or firm price with an on-site, no-obligation pricing estimate.
You can obtain an estimate by texting us a photo of your items and we will text you back an estimate. And last, but certainly not least, you can easily call or live chat with our customer service representatives.
Once you have an estimate simply pick a date and a two-hour window. Our professional and courteous team will call you 15 minutes before showing up at your home or workplace. Once we arrive you simply point, and we’ll quickly and efficiently take your junk.
- To offer you an estimate in writing
- To beat any written estimate
- The best service in our industry
Why Junk King is Hands Down the BEST Full Service Junk Removal Service in the Capital District?
We Provide the BEST Customer Service Anywhere!
We top the charts in Google Reviews among our competitors with 500+ reviews and a 4.9 Star Rating. Our employees are professional, courteous and excellent at what they do. We show up on time within a 2-hour window, call 15 minutes prior to showing up, give you an accurate estimate and clean up your mess quickly and efficiently without you having to do a thing!
Best Value And Lowest Prices!
Our cost per truck is lower than any of our competitors AND our trucks are 20% larger. Since we charge by volume, not weight, than means significant savings for our customers. If that’s not enough, we promise to beat any written quote or estimate. Lowest prices guaranteed!
We Give Back To Our Community
Junk King works very hard to be the GREENEST junk removal service in the country, recycling or reusing up to 60% of what we collect. That means we are keeping that stuff out of the landfill and helping to keep our environment healthy. Even better, we donate 50% of sales and proceeds to charity.
Our top sponsored foundations are St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the ASPCA, and Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of New York.
Call us at 1-888-888-JUNK (5865) for all your commercial and residential clean out needs. You’ll get the best service, best pricing and you’ll help to find cures for childhood cancer and find forever homes for abandoned and abused animals. How can you go wrong?
Junk King Albany is a proud sponsor of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the ASPCA, and Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of NY, donating 50% of recycling, scrap metal and resale proceeds to these amazing foundations.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay. https://www.stjude.org/
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The ASPCA® was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. The ASPCA’s mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.” https://www.aspca.org/
Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of New York
Homeward Bound rescues dogs that have been turned over to shelters, surrendered to us through our surrender program and rescued from puppy mills. Homeward Bound dogs live in a foster home until they are ready to move into your home. They eat, sleep and live with us and that way we have a better understanding of who they are. This foster arrangement allows the dogs to learn to live in a home, which gives us the opportunity to match families up with their dogs so a home really is forever!
Our “Director of Operations”, Willi was actually rescued from Homeward Bound 3 years ago by our owner, Carl. Read more about his story here.
Director of Operations, Willi
Willi is a senior member of our team at 11 years old. He was rescued by our owner at 8 years old from Homeward Bound Dog Rescue, one of our proudly sponsored charities.
Willi lived in Kentucky and was unfortunately attacked by a neighbor’s dog and lost his left eye. His owners could not pay for his surgery and veterinary expenses so they responsibly gave him up for adoption.
Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of New York stepped in, covered all his medical bills and brought him to New York, a no kill state. Our owner adopted him at his very first adoption clinic, actually the very day he arrived in New York.
Willi is the most loyal, loving and supportive animals you’ll ever meet. The only problem is he hates being alone, unless it is in the car. If Willi is not in the office working hard, you’ll find him riding the Junk King trucks with our crew!
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