Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pasadena TX Furniture Disposal

When was the last time you bought a piece of furniture? If it has been a while then you might be eager to replace your saggy sofa or worn out loveseat. Shopping for a sofa should have you looking at four components: the frame, the spring system, the cushions and the tailoring. Since you’ll probably be living with this piece of furniture for several years it’s important that you get it right.

If you find a sofa that is constructed with a hardwood frame ask the salesperson if it is kiln-dried. If they don’t know what you’re talking about, go to another store. A kiln-dried piece of wood has the moisture removed from it. As a result, that frame will last longer in humid weather which can warp, weaken or crack wood that isn’t kiln-dried. Could there be any more humid weather than here in Texas? The best type of frame is a five-legged frame. This has a “fifth leg” in the center of the couch for added support. Additionally, the thickness of frame should be at least 1 1/4 inches. Anything less than that will create a lot of squeaks anytime someone sits down.

You want to go with a heavy seat cushion. The heavier the cushion the higher the quality. You should be able to feel the springs in a sofa when you push down on them. Ask about the springs. The tailoring is how the fabric is stitched together. You might find a terrific example of this craftsmanship on the showroom floor. Just make sure the sofa that is delivered to your home has the same level of craftsmanship before you accept delivery.

If you’re buying a leather sofa make sure you’re getting leather. Anything that is a blend or leather-like isn’t leather and you’ll end up being extremely disappointed. Leather should always be top-grain.

Picking out new furniture is going to be a lot of fun. As for getting rid of the old furniture, not so much if you are doing it by yourself. If you’ve ever seen an abandoned sofa by the side of the road or in a back alley then you know how hard it is to get rid of something like that. Some people would rather create an eyesore than deal with the proper disposal of piece of furniture. Luckily, here in Pasadena you have a viable method of getting rid of furniture and that would be hiring Junk King East Houston to take care of the job.

When it comes to getting rid of your junk, Junk King East Houston is truly the best way to go. That’s because they provide you with everything you need such as a two-man crew to do the lifting and a big truck to do the hauling. And when Junk King takes something way it is guaranteed to be disposed of in a way that is good for Pasadena. Give them a call today and find out how Junk King can move out your old furniture to make room for the new!

Pasadena Texas Junk Recycling

There’s a real problem with leaving junk out on your curb for a trash pickup. Take for instance the offer from Pasadena city council to pick up your old computer for recycling. Although that is noble, it’s not very appealing. First of all, you’ll basically be telegraphing to everyone who happens by that you’ve just gotten a new computer because you’re throwing out the old one. The same can be said for those big boxes that flat screen TVs come in. Are you advertising what new gadgets you’ve just bought? Suppose someone other than the city workers pick up your computer? Would your hard drive be wiped away? Anything on there you wouldn’t want someone to see? Even if you think your computer doesn’t boot up your hard drive still has information on it that could fall into the wrong hands.

What about the bigger junk items you want recycled? Sadly, there is no city option for that. The good news is that you’re not alone. Junk King East Houston is standing by to lend a hand and a truck to help you clear out the clutter of your life. Junk King is new to the Pasadena area but they are old hands at junk removal. That’s because this branch of Junk King has to follow the high standards set by the parent company. All across the country there are Junk King franchises who are taking junk removal to a whole new level. They’re providing well-trained crews which are licensed and insured. They’re also making customer satisfaction their number one priority.

Of course, it’s not that hard to be satisfied when you’ve got a two-man crew doing all the work of your junk removal. That’s right you won’t have to pick up anything to get rid of it. The JK crew will go down your basement, up your attic or out to the garage to get the job done. Basically, anywhere you have junk is where this team will be working. That also includes your front and back yards. Junk doesn’t just have to be old sofas and washing machines. It could also mean tires, car parts, air conditioners, pool tables, rowboats, power mowers or anything you can’t squeeze into a garbage can.

After they’ve loaded up all your junk, the crew will then make sure whatever can be recycled will be recycled. This is another thing you won’t have to fret about. Junk King East Houston knows where all the certified recycling centers are in the town. You’ll get to do your part for the environment while getting your home clear of junk. That’s a perfect way to kick off the New Year!