Dispose Of An Old AC The Right Way

You probably know that New York has a ban on e-waste being put out in the trash. Anything that you want to get rid of that is powered by electricity now has to be disposed of at a certified recycling center. On the list of things like an old computer, monitor, DVD player or printer would also be an old AC. That might be a bit of a challenge to dispose of the right way unless you bring Junk King Hudson Valley in on the job from the jump.

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Junk King has a strong reputation for their recycling work. They don’t actually handle the dismantling and sorting of e-waste and old AC units but they make every effort to get those items to the right place. Some of that work is done locally while other companies become a conduit for shipping out e-waste. Either way, once you turn it over to Junk King you can count on it being disposed of in a responsible manner.

You should also keep in mind that Junk King provides the necessary manpower to get an old AC unit safely out of your home. Carrying an item like that down flights of stairs can be tricky if you don’t have the experience and that is exactly what Junk King is bring to every session. You’ll be assigned two movers who will do the heavy lifting and loading onto the truck. Could you carry out an old AC on your own? Of course not! That’s what Junk King is for.

Once of the truck, that AC unit might look rather small. Fortunately, you can continue to use the crew from Junk King to haul away any other unwanted item from your home. There will be room for a sectional sofa, table, chairs, book shelves and baby furniture. What would happen to your home if all of that stuff was finally hauled away? It could make a big different from your basement to your attic. Let Junk King Hudson Valley start by removing your old AC and end with your home totally clear of rubbish. Make it happen today.

Hire Junk King For Old Appliance Removal

Can you add up the amount of meals your stove has cooked over the years? What about the number of laundry loads that have gone through your washer and dryer? And there is no end to the amount of food that has come and gone from your fridge. Kitchen appliances certainly get a work out through the years and it’s a wonder they last as long as they do. When it is time to replace them, you’ll want to schedule it so that the new appliances show up within hours of the old appliances being carted away. Junk King Hudson Valley can help with the removal phase of this mission.

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On any given week, the teams from Junk King will be asked to cart off all manner of kitchen appliances from the big refrigerators to the small microwaves. They know how to unhook dryers and dishwashers. They also know how to get those bulky items out of the house without scratching up the floors. All of this experience will be brought into your home for your old appliance removal request. That is experience that matters.

Regardless of how much it weighs, a single kitchen appliance won’t take up a lot of room on the Junk King truck. You could just have that single piece carted off by Junk King and leave it at that. You could also take full advantage of having two movers at your disposal to get at the rest of your unwanted items that might not be in the kitchen. The Junk King team won’t have a problem going down into the basement to bring up old furniture. They’ll be happy to go upstairs to bring down the clutter from the closet. You can see what a difference this kind of help can be but they don’t have to stop at the inside of the house.

If you’re looking to get your yards ready for fall by clearing out some objects like a crusty grill or rusty patio furniture, then you can count on Junk King to handle that removal, too. Call Junk King Hudson Valley today for old appliance removal and end up with a home that is totally junk free. Perfection!

Get Back Into the School Routine Again

Soon all across the Hudson Valley you’ll be hearing parents call out early in the morning, “It’s time for school!” It is an accepted rule of parenting that the older a child gets, the harder it is to wake them up in the morning. Just think of all those times they woke you up before dawn! Practicing the “early to bed and early to rise” routine a week before school officially starts is a good way to get everyone on the same time schedules… at least when it comes to the morning. Here are some other ways to help get back into the school routine again:

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Get the Right Gear

Preschoolers have a lot of cute options for backpacks but they’re not always practical. They need to hold a sweater, hat, gloves and the lunch box. Make sure there is room. As for the older kids, they might seem uninterested in school supplies but if you pick out the wrong color folder it will be “drama.” Get them involved with a trip to the office supply store. You should also plan ahead to make sure everyone’s rain and winter gear still fits. Don’t wait for the first storm to realize there are no boots or umbrellas in the house.

Do Your Homework

You’ll be telling that to your kids but there is some level of the homework that you need to do as well. The more you can familiarize yourself with the course and text book, the better off you’ll be in a position to help your kids with their assignments. It also helps to set up a consistent time for homework and a dedicated “zone” to get the work done. If you start off with good study habits early on, then those habits will carry through up to college. That means not letting the kids be distracted or procrastinate. They have to expect their work is going to be checked. That will keep them focused.

Remove Clutter

Up in the kid’s room, there are probably a lot of things that can be gotten rid of. How many articles of clothing did they outgrow this year? They might have even outgrown their bed. One kid can generate a whole pile of things to toss. More kids and you can imagine how big things will get. When that happens, it is time to bring in Junk King Hudson Valley. It will only take one fast session with the team from Junk King to get all that clutter gone from the house. Turn to Junk King Hudson Valley for a decluttering appointment to help you get back into the school routine.

Smart Advice For First-time Homebuyers

We’re heading into the peak homebuying season of the fall. This is the time when a lot of first-time homebuyers “test the waters” to see if they can actually buy their first property. If you’re in that category, then good luck! You might be aided on your journey by applying some of these tips:

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Be Patient

The most important quality for first-time homebuyers to embrace is patience. If you have a target date of when you’d like to move, then you should start looking three to four months before that date. Unless you’re headed out with an all-cash offer, you’re going to find yourself looking at a lot of homes, making offers, having offers passed on and starting the process all over. Even after an offer is accepted, there is the waiting period of escrow while all the paperwork is sorted through. Anxious times to be sure and that’s what a little patience can go a long way.

Trust Your Instincts

Even though this might be your first home, you still can trust your instincts with regard to the selection and offers you make. If you feel that a home is out of your price-range budget, then it probably is. On the other hand, if you find a home that ticks off all the items on your “must have” list, then move on it. Buying a home is not a time for second guessing.

Don’t Fall Into “Missing Out” Traps

This is a harsh truth: The moment you close on a home, you’ll probably see another home for sell that you like even more. Guess what? It doesn’t matter. You have your home now and you can make it into whatever you want it to be. Smart advice: Once you’ve made an offer and it has been accepted, stop looking.

Don’t Move with Junk

A new home is all about new beginnings. You have the chance to make new friends and decorate your home from top to bottom. Just don’t bring your old junk into your new home. When packing, tag all those things you can live without and then give Junk King Hudson Valley a call. These are the junk hauling pros who can help you clear out all the stuff you don’t want to bring with you. They’ll even see that it gets donated or recycled. First-time homebuyers should work with Junk Hudson Valley to haul away old clutter and start fresh in a new home.

Superior Junk Haulers In The Hudson Valley

Gold is often associated with “the best.” You get a gold statue from the Oscars and a gold medal from the Olympics. If something is deemed “golden,” then you know it is superior to all the rest. In the junk removal arena, there are a few so-called professionals who would like to consider themselves the gold-standard but when you break it all down, there’s only one junk hauling company that can be considered superior to all the rest. That would be Junk King Hudson Valley.

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It isn’t a prideful boast to call yourself superior if indeed you can live up to that title. A quick glance at some of the recent reviews posting by Junk King customers will show that this isn’t a boast. These junk haulers are given high marks for their promptness and friendly attitude. This is something that Junk King takes great pride in. The strength of a positive word of mouth from customers is what allows a business to thrive, even a niche business like junk hauling.

The pair of movers who will be assigned to your appointment are going to be doing all the work for you. Even if you’re capable of moving a sofa with a little help, you don’t have to with Junk King on the scene.

The other way that Junk King is superior is how they handle the disposal of all the things they collect. Junk King is dedicated to keeping the Hudson Valley as green as possible. That requires diverting junk away from landfills. Instead of dumping, Junk King looks for ways to recycle or donate. They’ve made partnerships with many organizations throughout the area that are equipped to handle this type of action. Even if it means driving out of their way to make these drop offs, Junk King wants to be a friend of the environment.

Are you ready to put these junk haulers to the test? Call up today to book an appointment. You might even be able to score a same day pickup. You don’t have to look far for superior junk haulers in the Hudson Valley. You’ve found them with Junk King Hudson Valley.

Hire Junk King For A Midsummer Cleaning

Somewhere in the country, you can bet that there is a production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” being performed. We’re are in the midsummer zone and that means just a few more weeks to get done all the things you want to get done this summer. Do you still have a trip planned? Maybe you’re throwing a big backyard BBQ. Whatever your big plans are you should try to squeeze in a midsummer cleaning that includes a junk removal session with Junk King Hudson Valley.

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Anytime you involve Junk King in a cleaning session, you’re going to end up with a home that has a lot less clutter. Junk King can happily take away stacks of newspapers and magazines but to really take advantage of their services you’ll want to consider all the heavy objects you’ve been eager to get rid of. This is your chance to finally get rid of all the old furniture down in the basement and those boxes of junk up in the attic. Perhaps you want to just focus on clearing the clutter out of your garage. In that case, the Junk King team can literally back the truck up to the garage doors. And you can just point to the things you want taken away and they’ll handle the rest.

Junk King’s help with your midsummer cleaning can also extend to the backyard. You can toss out all those old planters and lawn furniture that has seen better days. What will you do with all that space?

As for the cost, Junk King has a flat fee price structure that covers all the labor, transportation and disposal. Think about how much it would cost if you had to hire your own crew, rent your own truck and give up your day off. Junk King’s price will come in under that total.

Where to dispose of your junk is something that Junk King will handle in an environmentally friendly way. They don’t want to make a trip to a landfill if they can avoid it. Donating to charities and recycling centers are the preferred way that Junk King handles disposal. With Junk King Hudson Valley helping out, your midsummer cleaning can transform your home inside and out.

Relax On Your Junk Free Porch

Porches were made for rockers. It doesn’t matter how old you are; there is nothing more relaxing than rocking on your front porch as you watch the day turn to night. If you’re lucky, you’ll have some neighbors stop by to share that porch. This is what makes summers around Hudson Valley to special. Of course, it helps if your porch isn’t overrun with clutter. If you’ve been using your porch as a storage area, then it’s time to put an end to the rubbish. One call to Junk King Hudson Valley can take care of that.

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Taking rubbish off a porch is an easy job for Junk King. They’ll roll up in your truck. You point to what you want taken away and it is swiftly removed. There are not narrow halls to navigate or steep stairs to climb. Of course, hallways and stairs aren’t a problem for Junk King either. The crews are equally adept at clearing a porch as they are bringing stuff down from the attic. The few items you want to get off of your porch could turn into getting your entire home clear of unwanted furniture and appliances. There’s nothing wrong with that.

Cost is always a concern whenever you’re bringing in outside help. The cost for Junk King will be determined once the crews have had a chance to look over everything in person. This is the only way they’ll be able to tell how much room your stuff is going to fill on the back of the truck. That is where your price will come from and it’s one cost that covers all the manpower and transportation.

Not only can the Junk King crews lift and load any heavy object, they can also spot those things that can be recycled. It’s not just something made out of metal or plastic that can be repurposed but all your old furniture, clothing, books and toys. All of that can be dropped off at a charity and that counts as recycling too. If your goal is to relax on your porch without being surrounded by rubbish, then Junk King Hudson Valley can make that happen.

Where To Find Fast Junk Removal In Haverstraw

Each year, squads of volunteers fan out across Rockland County to participate in the Great American Cleanup. This is a month long effort where teams target trash zones in parks, schools and waterways. Last year, there were 3,000 volunteers who together picked up 1,633 bags of trash and 776 bags of recyclables. That translates to around 32 tons of trash. Among some of the items were a big plastic duck head, a racing bicycle, a lawn mower, a grill and a toilet. Crazy!

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If you were to add up all the things you wanted to get hauled away from your Haverstraw house do you think you could get close to a ton? A sofa, recliner and mattress would come close to around 250 pounds. How would you get rid of that stuff without putting your back at risk? The answer is simple: Hire Junk King Hudson Valley.

Junk King is a professional junk hauling service that isn’t concerned about how much an item weighs. Yes, the crew will size it up to see what will be the best approach for getting that heavy item out of your home safely. But as far as pricing is concerned, weight isn’t a factor. It is how your items will be packed onto the truck that matters. The Junk King team can look over any amount of stuff and know right away how it will fit onto the truck. They’ll present you with that estimate before the work begins. If you were to add up the cost of a rental truck, labor, transportation to disposal sites and your time, then you’ll see that Junk King approach is extremely fair.

The junk removal that Junk King performs isn’t limited to items from inside your home. They can also remove all kinds of debris from around your entire property. Put them to work clearing out everything from a broken lawnmower to a rusty swing set. It can all be gone in a matter of minutes with Junk King on the job.

One junk removal session with Junk King Hudson Valley is all it will take to transform your Haverstraw home into a clutter free house. That’s a call worth making today!

How To Throw A Great Graduation Party

If it is possible, you should get a copy of your child’s graduation diploma. After all, you certainly shared in the effort to achieve that important document. Whether it is for high school or college, that diploma should be put on proud display in the house. Before it gets hung, there might be time for a celebration. If you’re throwing your grad a party, then you’ll want to make sure it will be a time to remember. Here’s how to get it done:

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Pick a Free Weekend

A graduation party probably doesn’t work as a surprise party unless it is just the immediate family. Your graduating student will probably want to invite all their friends. After all, this is as much their celebration as it is your kid’s. That’s why you want to pick a weekend that is free from other parties. Only your kid can provide that information.

Lock Onto a Head Count

You’ll also want to decide if this will be a day party by the pool or a night party in the backyard. Either way, you’ll want to lock onto a head count or get as close as possible to one. Knowing how many people will be coming to the party will determine if you need to rent extra chairs and tables. It will also let you decide on the right amount of food and drinks. Graduation parties tend to grow the closer to the date of the party. Whatever number your kid provides, assume there will probably be 10 to 20 more people who show up at the last minute.

Let the Neighbors Know

Ten people coming over to the house isn’t that big of deal but when you start to get into 30, 40 or 50 people, then you definitely want to alert the neighbors. Things could get a bit congested on the street with parking. If the party is at night, then try to let everyone know they’ll be walking through a neighborhood that doesn’t to join in the party.

Also, with that amount of people you might want to rent a portable toilet for the driveway. Would you want 50 teenagers coming through your house to use the bathroom all night long?

Get Rid of Junk

To make room for the party, you might need to clear away some things that are taking up valuable space. In the backyard, this could be planters, kid’s swing set or piles of lumber or metal. All of that can be cleared away with one session from Junk King Hudson Valley. Junk King will send over pair of movers and a big truck. That’s all you’ll need to get rid of any amount of junk or rubbish. Start your graduation party planning by setting up an appointment with Junk King Hudson Valley today.

Get Rid Of An Old Bike And Other Junk Today

How did you do with your spring cleaning? Did you attack every nook and cranny? You might have been left with a few things that you’re not thinking about getting rid of. A common category would be “things we’ve outgrown.” That would include all kinds of clothes, shoes and jackets but also things like an old bike or swing set. To get rid of that kind of oversized rubbish, you’ll want to bring in the pros from Junk King Hudson Valley.

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How can Junk King help you? They do all the work. That begins with the collection. You don’t have to move your unwanted things around for Junk King. If you have something in the garage, down in the basement or up on the second floor, then that is where they’ll go to remove it. “They” in this case means two experienced movers. You won’t need two movers for an old bike but you probably want to get rid of a lot more. Now is the time to say goodbye to the unwanted sofas, chairs, dressers and futons. It will all swiftly fly out the door thanks to the team from Junk King.

The other part of Junk King’s service is the disposal. Would you even know where to take all those discarded items? Junk King has a long list of potential drop offs. Those would be recycling centers and/or charities. Junk King doesn’t want to see anything go to waste. And the certainly don’t want to see anything just get dumped in a landfill. Will it take extra effort and time to make those drop offs? Yes, but it’s not something you’ll be charged for.

As for that fee, Junk King uses a price scale that is based on how the truck gets packed. The crews need to pack up those trucks tight to make several pickups. They will help you with the final estimate. You’ll know that before the work begins. If they get it wrong and your stuff takes up more room, then you’ll still be paying that original price.

Add it all up and it’s clear to see that the best approach to getting rid of an old bike and other rubbish is to put Junk King Hudson Valley on the job.