Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Junk Removal Glossary: Junk Donation in Columbus, Ohio

Junk Donationnoun – providing a contribution to a local charity in the form of a useable piece of furniture, appliance or household good to a worthy charitable organization.

This is the time of year when charities and donations are at the forefront. Just as a retail store depends on holiday shoppers to make up the bulk of their sales, a charity depends on the kindness of strangers who want to share their blessings. A charity can benefit from many types of donations. There is the donation of money and of time. Both are valuable. There is also the donation of goods that can truly benefit a charitable organization. Here is where a company like Junk King can make a difference. Every junk removal appointment with Junk King has the potential to become a junk donation. That’s good news for everyone.

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Junk King has identified those reputable charities who can utilize things like old furniture, appliances and other household goods. Keep in mind that a junk donation doesn’t have to be in mint condition. Those same charities will often employs a staff who has been trained to fix up and refurbish all kinds of items. Once a junk donation is ready, it can be sold at a charity run thrift store or donated directly to a family in need. That’s all up to the charity. All that really matters is that Junk King will make sure your unwanted item becomes a junk donation.

The other thing to remember about a junk donation is that it also benefits the environment. Anytime something is kept out of a landfill, the environment is better off. When you schedule your junk removal appointment with Junk King, you don’t have to decide which items you think would make a good junk donation. The Junk King crew will handle that for you. Often, they might find something that you might not even considered could be a junk donation.

Along with those charity drop offs, Junk King will often provide recycling centers with items to reuse. Again, you don’t have to ask; it will be handled by Junk King automatically.

With regard to pricing, you’re only going to pay a flat fee based on how much space your junk is going to take up on the back of the Junk King truck. If you want to see your stuff turned into a junk donation, then Junk King is the only way to go for junk removal.

Getting Ready For Your Columbus Ohio Guests – Clear the Clutter

Admit it; you like to snoop. We all do. Parents need to snoop on their kids to make sure they stay out of trouble. If given the chance, you would probably like to snoop through a friend’s fridge to see what kind of snack you can snatch. Extreme snoopers have been known to peak into medicine cabinet and closets all while their host is in the next room. Not flip that story. Imagine if your holiday guests when on a snooping spree around your home. What would they find if they went out into the garage or up in the attic? Yes, they shouldn’t be there but these are snoopers! They might not be able to resist. Instead of being potentially embarrassed by a mess, why not clear out the clutter before the guests show up? That can happen with a single call to Junk King.

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As we head into the holiday season, time is at a premium. You’re sure to be doing a lot of running around. That is why Junk King will schedule your junk removal appointment without wasting your time. Junk King asks for a two-hour window for the pickup. Often, they will arrive long before those two hours are up. Once they are on site, they’ll make a quick tour of the places where you’re keeping your junk. They’ll be removing those items from those spots and that means you don’t have to lift anything. After that tour, they’ll provide you with an estimate based on how much space your junk will take up on the truck. If you agree to that estimate, then the crew will get to work. In a matter of minutes, they will clear the clutter.

The only time things take a bit longer is if there is a lot of stuff to remove or something needs to be taken apart. In either case, you’re not going to be charged for any extra labor. Junk King wants to get in and get out as quickly as possible. You’ll go back to your day while Junk King will continue with their pickups. At the end of their schedule, Junk King will sort through all their collections to see what items can be donated or recycled. It’s all part of the Junk King package.

Clear the clutter with no hassle. That’s the Junk King way.