Monthly Archives: March 2015

Get Ready for Your Columbus OH Garden Planting

As you think about garden planting this spring, will you be going for beauty or taste? A flower garden is the perfect kind of addition to your front yard that can greatly improve your curb appeal. You’ll get to show off your pride for your home with rows of colorful flowers. As for “taste,” maybe this is the year that you’re considering planting a vegetable garden in the backyard. Both types of gardens take about the same level of work. You need good soil, water and sunlight for nature to do its thing. Before you get started with your garden planting, you might need to do a little clearing. That is where a company like Junk King is going to be a huge plus.

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When you set up any type of appointment with Junk King, you’ll be sent a two-man crew who will be doing all the work for you. In most cases, that will mean some basic lifting and loading. You point to whatever you want taken away and the Junk King crew will see to it that it is removed safely from your home. You don’t even have to take anything from where it is currently situated. Let the crew pick it up from there!

There are also Junk King jobs where the crew is asked to perform unique tasks. For instance, you might have some serious weed overgrowth happening in your backyard. Obviously, no garden planting can begin until those vines, roots and weeds are pulled up. The Junk King team will happily perform that task. They could also be called upon to take apart a child’s play area that they’ve outgrown. That can open up a lot of area for garden planting. You can even ask Junk King to remove an old shed or take away a hot tub that is no longer working. As far as Junk King is concerned, it is all fair game.

On that same appointment for your yard cleanup, Junk King can also haul away all the stuff you’re holding onto in your garage, attic or basement. If you don’t want something or it’s broken beyond repair, then give it to Junk King. They’ll know what do to with that stuff! Get your garden planting and junk hauling off to a fast start with the help of Junk King.

Get Green For St. Patrick’s Day in Columbus – Recycle Junk!

As with many other cities in the country, Columbus has a proud Irish-American community. These folks will be taking center stage on St. Patrick’s Day as they share their heritage with the city. It’s a time for everyone to be a little bit Irish and green is certainly the collar of the day. You’ll find green cookies, bagels and cakes lining the shelves at your grocery store. At your favorite bar, you might even be served a cool green beer. Wearing green and eating green isn’t the only way to go green for St. Patrick’s Day. You can also hire Junk King to help you recycle junk. That’s the kind of green that helps everybody!

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Junk King’s green policies are something that has been part of the company since they started doing business back in 2005. Each Junk King franchise is required to adhere to those polices or they can’t call themselves Junk King. This means training the crewmembers to sort through all the collected items and find those objects that can be recycled, repurposed and reused. As you can imagine, that is a pretty long list.

The most important thing you can recycle would be your e-waste. This would be all the old computers, televisions, printers, fax machines and monitors you have in storage around your home. You’re probably keeping these things because you know you can’t throw them away. The last place they should end up is in a landfill where some hazardous materials can be released. Instead, you can turn all your e-waste over to Junk King. They’ll make sure it is disposed of the right way.

The other way to recycle junk is to have it dropped off at a charity. Junk King has establish some terrific working relationships with many reputable charities in the Columbus area. They know just what each organization is looking for. One might be in the need for sofas, chairs and tables while others would benefit from clothing and household goods. You can be assured that Junk King will find a great home for your junk.

Keep in mind that you don’t have to worry about extra charges to recycle junk. Junk King only charges a single flat rate that includes everything. You’ll know the price before the work gets started. Recycle junk with Junk King and you’ll be “green” for sure.