Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cincinnati Yard Waste Removal

No one likes to think of their home as being surrounded by waste. However, certain conditions create an avoidable piles of waste. Some of these conditions can be attributed to Mother Nature while others can be attributed to a procrastinator. No matter what the cause is, the solution to removing yard waste is actually quite simple especially when you can tap into the services of the top Cincinnati Junk Removal team:  Junk King Cincinnati.
In the category of yard waste that is a byproduct of Mother Nature would be all the debris that is dumped in your backyard following any kind of storm. This could be fallen branches, piles of leaves and all manner of other types of debris. You certainly didn’t ask for this to be “delivered” into your backyard but now it’s your problem to deal with. A professional yard waste removal company like Junk King will have the means to not only haul away this kind of debris but also break it down so that it will fit on their truck.
With regard to yard waste that is the result of a “procrastinator” this could mean all the leftovers from many projects. For instance, it’s not uncommon to find scraps of wood or drywall stacked up in the backyard that are leftovers from a remodeling project. Naturally this trash should have been tossed out long ago but they procrastinator has delayed the disposal. There could be many factors why it takes so long to get rid of yard waste. Most common is the amount of time it takes to load up the waste into a truck and drive it to a proper dumpsite. If you don’t have room in your SUV then you need to rent a truck which adds to the time and cost of this removal project.
Then there is an issue where to take all this yard waste. This is not something that can just be dumped by the side of the road. In fact if you are ever caught dumping by the side of the road you could be severely fined. Yard waste, like any other trash, has to make its way to either a recycling center or a landfill. You could certainly conduct a complete Internet search to find the closest landfill to your home but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be a short drive. There’s a reason why landfills are on the outskirts of towns: nobody wants them in their backyard! As a result you might find yourself driving for several hours to and from a landfill. Is it any wonder the procrastinator in your life has put off this project?
With Junk King Cincinnati’s professional disposal crew working on your behalf the only time you need to dedicate to this project is to supervise the removal.  You’ll be relieved once you can reclaim your yard at least until the next storm or remodel project!

Cincinnati Hot Tub Guide – How to Buy, Use & Get Rid of One

For many Cincinnati homeowners an old hot tub is an eyesore. This could be something that came with the house and you had no control over. Even though there might have been a promise that this was a working hot tub, it often turns out that it’s not functioning at all. So now what was once a selling point has now become just a pile of junk. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider replacing that old hot tub with a new one. They are just so many great things about having easy access to a hot tub.
If you’re going to buy a hot tub you should have an understanding of how the basics work. Obtaining this kind of knowledge will let you handle the simple maintenance for the hot tub as opposed to having to call in a plumber anytime something might go wrong. Depending on the type of new hot tub you purchase, you should have many years of unencumbered use. The operational basics of a hot tub are rather simple. It’s a tub that’s filled with water and that water is heated. Often it’s the heating mechanism that need special attention in terms of making sure it is weatherproof. This is especially true if you hot tub is going to be outdoors during the winter.
The water heater for your hot tub is not something you want to scrimp on. A good heater will make all the difference between how precisely you can regulate the temperature of your water. Although early forms of hot tubs were just the water in the tub, today you can get a hot tub with power jets that pump massaging water throughout the tub. This takes the soothing effects of the hot tub up to the next level as those powerful jets massage your aching muscles. Once again, if you’re buying a new hot tub why not go for all the bells and whistles otherwise it would just be a big tub of water.
Then there is a question of the optimal hot tub temperature. Here is where the Goldilocks principle might come into play: you want water that is not too hot or not too cold but just right. Cranking up the heat on your hot tub could actually be dangerous. You might think this is the best way to get to the temperature to rise quickly but it’s better to take the slow approach and let the temperature gradually rise to the degree that you desire. For comfort the water temperature of a hot tub shouldn’t go any higher than 104°. It might feel great getting into water that’s hotter than that but it could lead to some serious complications. You specially want to be aware of temperature controls if you have children around. This also holds true for pregnant women. Basically if you are pregnant you should not be getting into a hot tub.
Last but not least, before that new hot tub arrives at your Cincinnati home you want to make sure you’ve gotten rid of the old one. This can be accomplished if you hire a professional crew like Junk King Cincinnati that is well versed in hot tub disposal. Getting rid of a hot tub will definitely require a professional multiple man crew and a very large truck – both of which Junk King’s Cincinnati Junk Removal team have in stock.