Monthly Archives: April 2012

Alternatives to Chico California Dumpster Rentals

A quick Google search will reveal that there are plenty of businesses that will rent you a dumpster it Chico, CA. The real question is whether or not this is the smartest choice for your needs. Exactly why do you need to rent a dumpster in the first place? Most often it’s about planning ahead when you know you’re going to have an accumulation of garbage. For instance, if you are engage in a remodeling project for your home it might be recommended by your contractor that you will need a dumpster so that they can get rid of all the construction waste they will be creating. While that makes it convenient for those workers it doesn’t necessarily make it convenient for you because of all the hassles associated with renting a dumpster.

First of all, you have to make room for that dumpster on your property. This could mean clearing out your driveway and forcing you to park on the street (if you can find parking!). The other alternative would be to put the dumpster out of the curb in front of your house. The problem with that is you might need a permit. Also you’re basically inviting everyone in your neighborhood to fill up your dumpster. Haven’t you dumped some trash into dumpster that wasn’t yours at one point in your life?

That dumpster rental will also be sitting on your property for the duration of the rental. It’ll be very difficult to find a company that will drop off a dumpster in the morning and then pick it up at the end of the day. You’ll probably have to keep it for a minimum of three days. If you have a dumpster sitting overnight in your driveway it’s going to act like a magnet for all kinds of undesirable elements both of the two-legged and four-legged variety.

So what is the alternative? That would be hiring professional junk haulers like Junk King Gold Country to accomplish the very same task that you would need a dumpster for: getting rid of your trash. The difference with the professional junk haulers is the fact that they’ll accomplish the job in an hour or so and there won’t be any need for having a dumpster on your property. These professional haulers can handle whatever amount of remodeling construction waste is created or any other junk you would be feeling of a dumpster with.

If you are planning to rent a dumpster because you’re cleaning out your garage don’t bother. Just pile that junk in the driveway and on the same day Junk King’s pro hauling team will back their truck up and fill it with your garbage. Bottom line: when it comes to removing junk you want it out of sight and out of mind; that can’t be accomplished you’ve got a dumpster sitting in your driveway!

Hot Tub Disposal in Gold County, CA

After a long hard day at the office nothing could be better than taking a soothing soak in a backyard hot tub. The warm waters of a hot tub are going to loosen up your cramped muscles and help your blood circulation as all those tiny bubbles tickle your epidermis. Even the vapors rising off the water can seep into your nose and help with your congestion. A decent 15 minute session in a hot tub will relax you so completely that you’ll easily drift off to a good night sleep. All of this adds up the long list of benefits you’ll get from hot tub use. However, before you dive in you should be aware of some important warnings.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends that your hot tub water should never go over 104°. Even 6° higher at 110° has been known to cause severe injury to some hot tub users. Higher water temperature can increase blood pressure and lead to other complications. It’s advised that pregnant women avoid using the hot tub as well as young children. Most hot tub manufacturers also suggest that mixing alcohol with a soak in a hot tub might not be a good idea. As for timing, that 15 minute session is just about right and you should take a break in between sessions to cool down.

None of these warnings should put you off from having a great hot tub experience. Of course, you need to start by having a great hot tub itself. If you’ve got an older model of hot tub left behind in your backyard from a previous owner then maybe it’s time to get rid of that and bring in a new model. Even if that old hot tub was once pristine and in proper working order, it might have seen better days. The best approach would be to hire a team of professional junk haulers like Junk King Gold Country who can handle the tear down and hauling off.

Breaking down an old hot tub is not a one man operation. There are a lot of components to that tub. Not only is there the heating unit and pumps to take apart but the entire structure itself needs to be properly disassembled. You can devote several hours of your free time to breaking down an old hot tub but then what? You would still be left with all those pieces and no viable away of hauling them off. The best bet is to hire Junk King to handle the task. They’ll be able to work fast and load up all the broken down hot tub parts into the back of their truck. You’ll also be able to take full advantage of them by having them remove any other bulky item from your home. The sooner you get that old hot tub out, the sooner the new model can come in. Total relaxation is right around the corner.