Monthly Archives: September 2011

Choosing the Right Appliances to Improve Your Home

What year was your washer manufactured? How about your dryer or your refrigerator? Do you know that appliances made today are far more efficient than those made even as little as five years ago? The electric, gas, or water bill you’re paying to run those old appliances could be cut in half if you upgrade to newer equipment. If you do it now, you might even be able to take advantage of subsidies and rebates being offered by manufacturers and state and federal government. Act fast though, that free money is running out quickly.
You’ll soon realize that improving your home with new appliances is an investment, not an expense. However, before you start shopping for the new appliance, make sure you have someone ready to take away the old items for you. Junk King will be able to effortlessly get rid of that old washer, dryer, fridge, or any other type of appliance.
Let’s get onto the buying.  When you are selecting new appliances, ask lots of questions. The “Energy Star” rating is a good indicator that the appliance uses less electricity, gas, or water, but it’s not a guarantee of quality. If you have online resources, research brand names and pay attention to any warning signs about models that have had problems in the past. Going with an established brand name like Whirlpool or General Electric is a safe bet, but that doesn’t mean that some of the newer companies don’t have quality equipment. Shop around and compare. It’s a big investment, so don’t rush.
One of the things you’ll notice while shopping for new appliances is the difference in size. This is particularly true for kitchen appliances. The dishwasher or microwave you used to own took up a lot of space. The new ones not only do a better job, they’re smaller. You’ll have more counter and floor space after you upgrade, making your kitchen bigger and easier to move around in. You might actually start to spend more time there again and enjoy making meals for your family.
One of the great things about hiring Junk King for your appliance disposal needs is their ability to responsibly dispose of the junk items.  Most appliances don’t belong in the regular trash (or subsequently in a landfill). There are enough dead appliances in our landfills already, polluting the soil and taking up space that can never be used for anything else again. Beautifying your home with new appliances is a wonderful thing. Destroying the earth by not recycling the old appliances is not.  Junk King will know how to get rid of these items by taking them to the proper facilities.
Need some appliance disposal services today?  Simply call 1-888-888-JUNK or book a free on site estimate online.