Monthly Archives: September 2010

Columbus Construction Waste Removal

Going green isn’t just a slogan for feeling good about the environment. It’s also a practical matter of converting old, drafty buildings into energy efficient buildings. Columbus Ohio business owners are getting into the act of going green by tapping into government grants for window replacements, installation of solar panels and an overhaul of all those antiquated water heaters. The result means huge savings in energy across the board.

However, going green requires planning and hard work. The first phase is the demolition phase which means tearing down and getting rid of all those old windows, roofs, pipes and flooring. This kind of work has the potential to generate mounds of garbage. Where is all that waste going to go? Leave it to your local Columbus construction waste company to handle the removal.

A major construction project actually begins with the end of the project. You get to see what the finished project is going to look like when you are presented with the artist renderings of a new building or home. Architects are well versed in making detailed paintings and drawings of your new building. You might even get to see a 3D model. But have you ever seen drawings of construction waste? Or what about a 3D model of the leftover junk? No need to draw that but can you really grasp the size and scope of the construction waste for any given project? That’s why you need to bring in a professional Columbus construction waste removal team.

With a simple tour of your property, a Columbus construction waste removal crew will be able to determine what your hauling needs are. This is not something you want to guess, especially when you have a crew being paid by the hour. After the demolition, the actual construction of your project will begin. With this second phase, there is going to be an entirely new level of generated waste that needs to be hauled away. All of the packaging materials, left over scraps of wood, chunks of dry wall and cement will all begin to pile up if they aren’t hauled away in a timely manner.

There’s another issue to think about with construction site waste removal. Having a site crammed with junk is just an invitation for trouble. Vandals could see this garbage and think you don’t care enough about your project so why not slip in and have some fun? A Columbus construction waste removal company can schedule ongoing pick-ups and removals throughout the entire life of your project. This way, your site can stay reasonably clean and secure.

In the construction waste removal arena, size does matter.  The size of the trucks or dumpsters used to cart away all that garbage can make a big difference. When you hire a qualified crew you can depend on their experience to know how big or small your job will be. You’ll have plenty to think about in terms of your project – let the pros handle the waste.

Junk King Columbus can handle any construction waste removal project in an efficient, affordable and eco-friendly manner.  Simply give us a call at 1-800-995-JUNK or book a free on site estimate online.

Columbus Junk Hauling: Hire the Pros to Get the Job Done Right

Are you a hoarder? Thanks to the new popular reality series,  the issuse of hoarders and their lifestyles are front and center. The folks depicted on that series are in need of some serious help both mentally and in cleaning up their trash. You know you’re in trouble when the cleaning service hired to clear out your garbage is wearing hazmat suits.

Clearly, not everyone has a home that is in such dire condition. But that doesn’t mean we don’t having hoarding tendencies. Maybe it’s a drawer in a desk that is overflowing with expired coupons. Or perhaps it’s an upstairs closet crammed with old skis or backpacks. Maybe it’s some worn out holiday decorations that will never see the light of day again. Whatever you call your junk, isn’t it time to clear it out before it takes over your life? When you’re ready you have the option to call a professional Columbus junk hauling company to get all that trash out of your life once and for all.

There’s also all those “big ticket” items to consider when calling in the pros of a Columbus junk hauling company. These are the things in your home that are basically still there long after they’ve served their purpose but can’t be moved. Why? Too heavy, too bulky and no transportation. So the result is that old washer/dryer is sitting in the garage taking up space. The sink torn out during a remodel is rusting away in the backyard. And let’s not forget all that old furniture shoved down into the basement or attic. On the one hand, that was a much better option that merely putting it out on the curb. But now is the time to bring in a professional group of junk haulers to get rid of it all.

One of the big benefits of hiring a professional Columbus junk hauling company is that you’re going to know who is coming onto you property and into your home. Of course this doesn’t mean you’ll become friends with the haulers, but hiring a professional team means they should be licensed to do business in Columbus Ohio and insured. The work crews should be trained in moving all kinds of objects. Do you really want to trust your fresh painted walls to inexperienced movers? Of course not!

There is also the dependability factor that comes into play when hiring a professional junk hauling company. First of all, they should be able to supply you with a free estimate for the cost of the job. Any company who says “we’ll have to see how the job is going to go” before giving you an estimate is a company you shouldn’t be working with. There shouldn’t be any “surprises” with that estimate. Dependability should also mean showing up on time to do the job. We’ve all been kept in “cable company limbo” waiting from 8-4 for the installer to show up. Even though you might have waited a long time to get rid of your junk, that doesn’t mean the junk haulers should keep you waiting. Hire the pros in Columbus and get the job done right.