Monthly Archives: October 2012

Junk and Debris Removal – Help for Asthma Sufferers

You may be one of the 57 million Americans who suffer from severe allergies and asthma. Then beware the microscopic dust mite.

40,000 per dust particle!House dust mites are the most common trigger of asthma. In addition, they can cause mild skin and allergic reactions,  including eczema.
Dust mites live in house dust. The feces of the dust mite is the actual allergen that causes breathing problems. You get about 40,000 dust mites per speck of dust, and each of the buggers produce feces 20 times per day. That’s a lot of dust mite poo that you’re inhaling.
Here are three tips that can help you battle dust mites:

1. Get rid of the junk and debris. All that extra stuff attracts dust, traps moisture, and become a breeding ground for dust mites. Junk King can help you with this important first step.

2. Vacuum rugs and carpets regularly.  Occasionally, steam clean carpets and other furniture with heavy fabrics such as couches.

3. Keep the air dry with air-conditioning or a dehumidifier. Dust mites like humidity.

4. Use a HEPA filter to 3 microns. Or you may prefer a negative ion and ozone generator. If your house doesn’t have an air filter, then your lungs are the air filter.

Junk King Earns 100th Angie’s List A Rating

Junk King Fairfax reached a milestone today: the 100th A Report from Angies List.  Last year Angies List gave us thier superior service award for 2011 for our A-rated performance

Junk King’s General Manager, Alex Powers, commented on his customer care: “We are building a junk remvoal service on relationships: consumer and business.  We bonus our crews based on thier customer reviews—not by their sales volume.  We give free advice, free estimates, fair prices, and almost flawless performance.  And on those rare occasions when we do make a mistake, we always make it right with the customer.”

Now Alex has 100 A ratings from Angies List customers to back his words.  Congratulations!