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Remove Old Furniture From Your Home The Right Way

Have you ever “thrown out your back” lifting a piece of furniture? Even if you had someone helping you moving a sofa you could still end up with a back strain simply because you are not used to moving heavy objects like that. This is often why when a heavy piece of furniture is put into position in a room it doesn’t get rearranged. If you have come to the point in the life of your furniture that it needs replacing, then you are ready to hire Junk King Houston. These are the professional junk haulers who can clear the way for that new furniture by removing the old furniture from your home in no time at all.

Two Appointments

When you are bringing in new furniture to the house you are actually setting up two appointments. The first appointment will be for the delivery of those new items. Any furniture store provides delivery service. Hopefully, that service is included in the price!  After you schedule the delivery you will make your second appointment. That would be the one with Junk King for the removal of the old furniture. Both of those appointments can happen in the same day.

The crew from Junk King can show up first thing in the morning and get that old furniture taken away. That leaves plenty of time in the afternoon for the arrival of your new furniture. It will also give you time for good sweeping or vacuuming! The sooner you can book your session with Junk King, the sooner they will be able to lockdown that time and make your old furniture removal priority.

Load Up

There will be plenty of room on the back of the Junk King truck for all the furniture pieces that you want to get rid of. How the Junk King crew will pack up that truck will determine what your final fee will be. These crews will be able to look over and the amount of furniture and determine the best course of action with regard to that packing. It could involve a lot of stacking and that means they’ll be utilizing a small amount of space for your furniture on the truck. That is actually a good goal because it will mean you will be paying the low end of the price scale.

When you want your old furniture removal handled the right way you want to bring in Junk King Houston. Book your session today.

Watch Junk King Houston’s team of junk removal specialist haul away mattresses

Not too long ago, Junk King was a small business with two co-owners, dedicated to building a brand with a unique focus on superior customer service, eco-consciousness, and high safety standards. Now, Junk King serves the local Houston area along with countless other cities across North America. We are proud to proclaim our ranking as the top junk removal business on the continent.

Junk King Houston removes furniture, hot tubs, pianos, and mattresses, among other assorted clutter. And we do it without compromising our values. We recycle 60% of items and reuse as much as we can, in order to do our part for the environment. We aspire to leave a greener Houston for our future generations, and we are committed to safety regulations.

Mattress Removal

If an old mattress is showing its boxsprings, giving you back pain, or simply getting a little too old to sleep comfortably on anymore, it might be time to get rid of it. Even for the strongest individual, removing a mattress can be a frustrating and potentially dangerous task ending in bruised extremities—and pride.

The good news is that Junk King Houston can wrangle mattresses like no other, with a team of highly trained professionals ready to remove the offending object out of your bedroom without hassle. If it’s possible to recycle its part, we will do so, and we’ll always check to make sure the work space is clear, well-lit, and slip-resistant before we start working to remove your mattress.

Mattress Hauling

If you’re preparing for a move, you’re probably dreading the tedious task of removing your mattress and hauling it into its new home. Mattresses are large, bulky objects that can be difficult to fit through doorways, much less pack into a hauling van. Junk King Houston’s team of manual laborers are more than equipped to handle the heaviest lifting jobs.

A move should be an exciting new experience in your life, rather than a stress-inducing nightmare. You’ll sleep more easily knowing that mattress hauling can be left to the professionals, while you can work on figuring out other arrangements. We won’t waste your time, either—we are quick, efficient, and easy to get in touch with during the hauling process. We’re never more than a phone call away and will work hard to ensure your concerns are dealt with promptly.

Houston Couch Disposal

get rid of couchesFor most of us, our two favorite spots are on our sofa and in our bed. Supposed you had to give up both of those and live in a dumpster? One college instructor aptly called Professor Dumpster is doing just that. He’s going to move into a dumpster to promote sustainability issues. He first sold everything he had for a $1. That would have been a great deal! He then moved into his campus office as part of the downsizing and took up residence in the dumpster. He’s not contending with no bathroom, no kitchen, no shower and no Wi-Fi.

“The idea here is to ultimately show one can have a pretty good life in a dumpster,” Professor Dumpster told Fast Company Magazine.

Maybe you don’t have to be that drastic to prove a point but is there something in your home that you could give up for a year? Perhaps it’s not something to give up as much as replace. We could be talking about your couch. If you’ve been using the same sofa for several years it might be time to upgrade. Think about how you’ll be spending your holidays. Will you be inviting friends and family over for some celebrations? If so, do you want them all sitting on that same saggy sofa? Not only can you improve your seating arrangements but you could transform your entire living room with a single piece of new furniture.

Before that can’t happen you need to make arrangements to get rid of the old sofa. That can easily be accomplished with a call to Junk King Houston. These are the junk removal pros that will provide you with a strong two-man moving crew and huge truck. In other words, everything you need to properly get rid of your couch. That sure beats trying to drag it down to the curb and hope it will just disappear.

As long as you’re getting rid of that old sofa you might as well let the Junk King crew take away the rest of your unwanted stuff. Use that crew to help you de-clutter your basement, garage and closets. Won’t it be nice to get rid of all the stuff you keep tripping over? How great will it be to take back your garage from debris? Junk King can make that happen. When you call to set up your removal appointment you could be pleasantly surprised by how fast it can all happen. Many customers have experienced same day service with Junk King Houston. No matter how long it took you to collect that stuff, it can all be gone in a flash thanks to Junk King.

Furniture Pick Up in Houston

Houston Furniture PickupIf you’re concerned about the environment the best thing you could do is never throw anything away. Of course, that is impossible. But there is a lot to be said for reusing items. This is especially true when it comes to furniture. If you can find a way to give your tables, chairs and sofas a “new lease on life” then you’ll be taking a big chunk out of your carbon footprint. That’s what one local Houston business owner is all about.

“The greenest thing to do is to not buy something new and instead to find new ways to use what you have,” says Jeff Kaplan. He is the founder of the housewares stores New Living and the Green Painter and they’re all about making something old new again. They’ve even begun to offer classes calls Finishing School which teachers folks how to refinish furniture.

“Instead of building furniture, we’re buying vintage pieces off garage sales and Craigslist and have community of artisans refinishing them in-house with nontoxic finishes. Instead of a custom table for $3,000, we can offer a refurbished model for $800,” Kaplan says. “The Finishing School classes are a really cool way to bring it home. Instead of making it about chemicals, we want to make it about making cool things as well as making spaces that are healthier and improve quality of life.”

That actually sounds like it could be a fun DIY project. Then again, do you really want to spend your free time on a weekend fixing up a sofa? Perhaps not but you still need a new sofa. Enter Junk King Houston. Once you’ve gone shopping and found a new couch to your liking you’ll need to get rid of the old one. Leave that job to Junk King. They’ll have that old sofa picked up and carted off in no time. Here’s the added bonus with Junk King: You could end up having your sofa refurbished anyway. That’s because Junk King makes it a point to recycle or donate the vast majority of everything they collect. With furniture that usually means dropping off those pieces to a local Houston charity that specializes in refurbishing. They’ll fix up that sofa or loveseat then make sure it’s donated to a family in need. Even if you think nobody would want your old couch, it might just need a little TLC to be like new again.

Junk King Houston  can also take away all the other oversized items that have been cluttering up your home. Add it all up and you could fill up the entire Junk King truck! Think of how great your home would look then! Give Junk King a call today to put that plan into action.

Houston Junk Removal Reviews

Today every business knows the value of social media networks like Twitter and Facebook. That’s where customers can post opinions of a business’ various services or products. A quick search for “Houston Junk King reviews” will turn up a long list of happy customers who are happy to share their own Junk King stories.

A big issue for a lot of customers is flexibility. Junk King knows how valuable your time is. Because of the type of service they provide, Junk King will offer you a small window to schedule your removal. The small window is for your benefit. Instead of having to give up several hours like you would with the phone or cable company, Junk King will usually show up within a two hour designated appointment. And if you’ve got conflicts on your end, Junk King understands. In fact, this is an area that Junk King Houston excels at:

“I changed my appointment with no difficulty; arrived a job and were done in 20 minutes; crew personable and friendly,” writes a satisfied Junk King Facebook friend.

Sometimes things happen out of control of the Junk King crew. They could be heading out to a pick up only to be snarled in traffic. Imagine traffic jams in Houston! But that doesn’t mean you’ll be kept in the dark. Another Junk King Facebook friend has this to say, “Even though down to one truck and had to reschedule the pick-up time, always kept me informed of arrival time. Professional, courteous, personable, polite and good people!”

The best review Junk King of Houston can get is when a customer is so happy that they promise to share the good news. That’s what this Facebook friend has declared:

“Professional n FAST! The three guys that came to my home were great. I will most definitely use your services again! Also will recommend this services to my family and friends!”

What are your junk removal needs? Do you have an old mattress and box spring that you want gone? Are you looking to clean out your basement of boxes of junk? Is it time to toss out the BBQ grill to make way for a new model? Junk King can handle all of those simple tasks plus a whole lot more. There are some folks who hire Junk King to remove just one bulky item like an old hot tub or set of worn out tires. Other folks utilize Junk King when they have to clear out an entire home worth of stuff. You’ll get the same prompt and considerate service no matter what you’re throwing out. When it comes to getting rid of your junk, Junk King can do no wrong!

Houston Carpet Disposal and Recycling

Is it time for new carpet? With spring just around the corner, it’s going to be time for that floor to ceiling cleaning project. If you have carpeting that is several years old no amount of steam cleaning might be able to get at those deep stains. Perhaps you’re just tired of looking at the same floor for all these years. There has never been a better time to buy carpet because many dealers are slashing prices to move inventory.

As you get ready to head out to the carpet store the first thing you’ll want to do is take some measurements. Don’t rely on walking across the floor and guessing at the square feet; bust out the tape measure. What you want to be on the lookout for is the potential for seams. The widths of the average carpet roll are either 12 feet or 15 feet. If you’re room doesn’t fit in that measurement you’re going to find yourself with seams. That might not be a big deal depending on where you’re going to place furniture.

Knowing how long you’ve had your carpet will give you a good indication as to how long you’ll be walking on the new carpet. Bottom line: this is no time to cut costs by getting a “cheaply” constructed blend. You’re going to be looking for a great pile density and tighter twist construction. Those are the words your carpet salesman will be using! The higher the quality the more the cost but it’s an investment that will pay off over time.

Then there is the issue of color and stains. Keep in mind that the carpet which will be installed in your home will actually look a bit lighter than the sample you were viewing at the store. It’s just one of those quirks of the business. Two good rules of thumb to follow: a lighter carpet makes a room look bigger and a darker colors makes it look more intimate. As for stains, the only way to truly avoid them is to never walk on the carpet. That’s impractical. Fortunately, modern technology has improved the design of carpet over the years allowing for many durable stain resistant blends.

All of those tips will help you make the best choice for picking a new carpet. As for the old carpet, the only choice you need to make is when to call Junk King Houston. They are the junk removal specialists based here in Houston who will have no problem getting rid of your old carpet. Once it is removed, the Junk King crew will swoop in and toss it onto the back of their truck along with any other bulk items you want to get rid of. Get started with you carpeting makeover with a call to Junk King.

Furniture Donations Pickup in Houston

There are a lot of great folks living in Houston who will do whatever they can to help out a neighbor even if that neighbor is a total strange. When a 93-year-old WWII vet recently had his home vandalized some local Marines got together to form a special “Band of Brothers” to help out the Purple Heart recipient. Within three days the marines had raised over $5,000 to donate to the WWII vet. They also pitched in with the clean-up effort. This is a shining example of how a little charity can go a long way to improve someone’s life.

Junk King of Houston is a business that understands the concept of giving all too well. That’s why they make sure that many collected items they pickup from a resident that might have some “life” left in it can go to a charity. Often this will mean old pieces of furniture that need a little TLC to be family ready once again. There are many charitable organizations around the Houston area which welcome these types of donations. They’ve got complete workshops set up where skilled craftsmen can take a busted table or worn out sofa and make it seem as new. That item is then donated to families in need. What could be better that that? Working with Junk King can make it all happen. The best thing of all is you won’t have to exert any extra effort.

We all have busy lives and sometimes it’s hard to carve out the time to volunteer. That doesn’t mean that your unwanted items can’t go a long way towards helping others. That in and of itself is a wonderful way to give back to your community. You don’t have to wonder whether or not the furniture you want to get rid of is worthy of refurbishing. The Junk King crew who will be assigned to your removal project will know how to sort those items. They’ll also be the ones doing all the work of lifting and loading those items onto a truck.

Now there are some things you’ll be throwing out that simply can’t find a new purpose. Does that mean you should be holding onto them? Absolutely not! Let Junk King Houston sweep through your home and property to clear out any type of bulky item you want to toss out. This also includes debris from the backyard such as sod, dirt, leaves, shrubs and/or tree limbs. It can all go on the back of a Junk King truck for responsible disposal. Call Junk King today to find out how you can get rid of your stuff and help others at the same time.

Houston Appliance Disposal

When we pay good money for a piece of equipment we want it to last. That holds true for something as small as an iPod and as big as an SUV. While it is true that we live in a disposable society, that doesn’t mean we have to throw something out the minute it breaks. With a little upkeep and repair know how you can get the most out of your kitchen appliances. Houston Authorized Repair recently offered up some very helpful hints for keeping your kitchen equipment humming.

For instance, if you have an oven with a self-cleaning cycle you might want to avoid pushing that button before a big deal. The most common time for ovens to break down is when that cycle is activated. This would apply to older models. You’re probably better off going “old school” with some Easy Off or other type of oven cleaner to make sure you’re not putting too much strain on that old stove.

Over with the dishwasher, you should occasionally consider running an empty cycle with a cup of white vinegar instead of detergent. This will remove odors and buildup in the machine. And if you have something that might not be “dishwasher safe” don’t risk it; wash it by hand. To keep your garbage disposal smelling fresh, toss in some ice cubes and citrus peels then run it with cold water for 30 seconds. After that keep running the cold water for a few moments.

Your refrigerator could stand with a little vacuuming. First, unplug the unit. Then use your vacuum to remove any dust bunnies from the coils in the back. Not only will this improve the chances of your fridge running longer, it will also help with your electric bills because it will improve the energy output.

Of course, even with all this TLC there are some appliances that just won’t make the grade anymore. These are those items that you’ve cleaned, patched and fixed up as best as you can but they’re simply out of steam. When that happens, it’s time to buy new. Fortunately, you’ll be in for a treat when you go shopping for a new dishwasher, stove or fridge. That’s because the new design models have come with a lot of special features such as touch-pad programmable cycles. Yes, computers have taken over the kitchen but that’s a good thing!

After you’ve picked out your new big gadget, you’ll need to make arrangements to get rid of those older dinosaurs. That can be taken care of when you hire a team of professional junk haulers like Junk King Houston. A crew like that will be able to unhook and unplug any major appliance and move it out of your kitchen in a blink. While they are at it they can also take away any other bulky item you’re ready to toss out. It might just be time for a good ol’ fashioned “out with the old and in with the new” routine!

Houston Water Heater Disposal Services

Much like the electricity that comes into our homes, most of us don’t even think about how our water heater works; that is until it breaks down! The water heater is something we depend on every time we turn on the faucet, take a shower or do a load of laundry. Given those daily events is it any wonder that a water heater is put through a lot of stress? Depending upon how old your current water heater is you might find that it’s time for replacement. As you go shopping for a new water heater you’ll be presented with several different options in terms of design and functionality.

The conventional water heater is referred to as storage water heater. This offers a ready reservoir supply of hot water that will be there the moment you turn on the faucet. A demand water heater heats the water directly without the use of a storage tank. A heat pump water heater moves heat from one place to another instead of generating heat directly for the purpose of hot water. You can also consider going with a solar water heater that uses the sun’s power to provide hot water. Finally, there is a an indirect water heater that uses a home’s space heating system to provide hot water.

Once you’ve settled on a type you’ll also need to consider the size and energy efficiency of the model you picked. Just because you’ve been using one particular design of water heater doesn’t mean you can’t switch over for a new energy efficient model. This is especially true when it comes to solar water heaters. Many homeowners are making that eco-friendly switch and finding themselves saving on their energy bills. As with everything else that is purchased for your home cost is a factor when it comes to buying a new water heater. While it might seem like the more energy efficient models are a greater expensive it could be that those particular water heaters will end up paying for themselves a lot quicker than an older model. In other words, you should just factor in the price tag but also the operating costs for that new water heater.

When you’re ready to make the switch and you have your new water heater delivered and installed you’re obviously going to need to get rid of the old model. Not every plumber who would install your new water heater will have the ability to take away your old device. That’s why you should contract your own professional junk hauler to take away that water heater; the best in the business around Houston is Junk King.  Not only will they have the muscle and truck space to handle such a job but they will also be able to take away any other items that you’d like to permanently remove from your home. This can include any kind of unwanted junk like old furniture, a used mattress, kitchen appliances, rusty auto parts and even yard waste. The bottom line is as long as you’ve got someone picking up your old water heater don’t waste the trip!

Houston Moving and Junk Hauling

For most people in Houston, moving day is something to get through and survive rather than a kind of day you might look forward to like Christmas. A lot of pressure can build up for a moving day. However, if you take an organized and systematic approach to the event, you should be able to come out on the other side reasonable unscathed. The big thing to remember is not to wait until the last minute for packing. Once you’ve settled on a date and have booked your movers, there is no reason why you can’t start packing up right away. Filling up a couple of boxes a day is a great way to knock out all the packing. Just think about all those things you’re not going to be using everyday (books, CDs, DVDS, seasonal clothes, etc.) and begin there.
Another thing to keep in mind when packing is that you shouldn’t reuse a box that has been through several other moves. When boxes start to wear out, you run the risk of them bottoming out. There is also no telling where your packed boxes will be stacked. In other words, you don’t want a “weak”  box holding up all the other boxes. Speaking of boxes; be sure to fill up any box you’re packing to capacity. A box that is under filled is more like to collapse when other boxes are put on top.
The best weight for a single box is around 25 to 30 pounds. It’s important to stay consistent with your box weight especially if you’re calling on friends to help out. A box that weights more than a mover expects it to weigh can lead to strains when picking it up.
You’ll also save a lot of time and stress by making sure your boxes are all labeled properly. These should correspond to the room they will eventually be moved to. Labeling your boxes will also help you find things you might need right away such as “work clothes” or “pots and pans.”
If you are wrapping breakables then you should wrap them all individually in packing material like bubble wrap or newspaper. You can even use your kitchen and bathroom towels to wrap items and end up packing two things at the same time!
As you begin to pack, you’re probably going to be discovering a lot of junk that you really don’t need to take with you to your new Houston home. This would be the perfect opportunity to schedule a pick-up appointment with some professional junk haulers before your move day – Junk King Houston. Being able to get rid of the junk you’ve been hanging onto will allow you to start off in your new home with more space. Since you’ll be sorting through this stuff, it will be easy to form a pile of junk for a pickup. Junk King Houston’s professional junk haulers will be able to cart off any objects large or small. If you don’t like your old sofa than get rid of it the right way!
Junk King Houston
10311 West Airport Blvd. Suite 101
Stafford, TX 77477
Hours: M-F: 8A-6P, Sa: 8A-5P

Providing junk removal services to the Houston area, including:

Bellaire
Fresno
Fulshear
Houston
Katy
Missouri City
Richmond
Rosenberg
Rosharon
Stafford
Sugar Land
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