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Thanksgiving Junk & Clutter Cleanup in LA

We might not get snow on the ground but we still know how to throw a great holiday here in Los Angeles. In fact, because of our warm weather and sights to see, LA becomes a favorite spot for out of town visitors to come out and see what it’s like to spend Thanksgiving and Christmas in short and T-shirts down on the beach! To be ready for those guests you’ll want to give your home a mini-make-over. We’re not talking about repainting or remodeling. But a little de-cluttering will go a long way towards making your home inviting to a weekend guest.

First up, getting that spare room ready for an overnight visitor. Even though we have warm days, the nights can get downright chilly here in LA. Make sure your guest room has a spare blanket or two. For that matter, you should also make sure there is a decent reading lamp. An overhead lamp might be bright but you don’t want your guest stumbling around in the dark after they turn off the light from across the room. A little nightstand lamp will do the trick. To freshen up the room, you could bring in a vase of fresh flowers or scented candles. And a couple of magazines or coffee table photo books would be a welcome addition for anyone needing some reading material at the end of a day.

If you can clear out space in the closet, make sure you’ve got spare hangers for your guests to hang their clothes. Even something simple as a spare ottoman in the corner for their suitcase is a nice touch. That’s much better than having the suitcase on the floor.

Just because you don’t have a designated guest room doesn’t mean you can’t make your overnight guest comfortable. It might be that a firm air mattress in a den or living room can do the trick. These are surprisingly affordable and durable. Of course, you’ll need the room to inflate the mattress. That might call for tossing out some of the clutter that’s been gathering dust in your home. To do that, you should be calling Junk King Los Angeles.

Junk King is the Los Angeles based business that spares folks a trip to the landfill or recycling center and does the dumping for them. Instead of surrendering your entire weekend to cleaning up, a Junk King LA crew can come into your home and carry off all the stuff you want to get rid of without you lifting a finger. They also have the right sized truck for any size removal. That’s another hassle you won’t have to deal with. What you should focus on is bringing in those cozy touches which will make your guest feel welcome. Let Junk King Los Angeles handle the clutter removal.

Los Angeles Grill Disposal and Recycling

This blog was recently updated in May 2022 and was originally published on October 18, 2012.

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you have probably found that you have spent significantly more time cooking for yourself and your family at home. Restaurant closures, stay-at-home orders, and the fear of spending time in shared spaces are just a few of the reasons why many people have been spending more time in their kitchens. Instead of simply eating boxed macaroni and cheese and frozen pizzas, more and more people are taking the time and effort to learn how to refine their cooking skills. As the summer months come into swing, learning how to grill out is a skill that everyone should master.

For residents of sunny Los Angeles, one of the biggest advantages is the weather. Though we do tend to have a few rainy days here and there, most of the year its blue skies and balmy nights here in southern California. This beautiful weather makes grilling out possible throughout the year. Though there is nothing more delicious than a home grilled meal, it can be difficult to try and get rid of those old grills once they no longer function correctly.

The average American replaces their grill every three years. Though you can extend the lifespan of your grill with proper maintenance and timely repairs, regular cookouts with friends and family will certainly take a toll on your backyard grill. So how exactly can you get rid of an old, unused grill that is taking up space on your back porch? Below, we briefly explain how Junk King Los Angeles can help you with your grill disposal and recycling needs.


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Some Statistics on Old Grills and Smokers

According to Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association (HPBA), “Seven in 10 U.S. adults own a grill or smoker, and in Canada, ownership is 8 in 10. Gas is the most popular grill type (64%), followed by charcoal (44%), then electric (9%).” Furthermore, the NPD group reports that “more than 14 million grills and smokers have been sold between April 2020 and February 2021, amounting to a 39% increase in dollar sales during the pandemic, compared to the same period a year ago.”

In dollars and cents, gas barbecue grill sales in the United States amounted to about 1.32 billion U.S. dollars in 2018 alone. That year, the total barbecue grill market in the United States was valued at approximately 2.44 billion U.S. dollars.

What Happens to Old and Discarded Grills and Smokers?

Though the statistics above are certainly good news for the companies that make and manufacture grills and smokers, what exactly happens to those old grills and smokers that get replaced on an average of every three years? With some grills and smokers weighing well over 100 pounds, getting rid of an old grill is not as easy as simply taking it out to the curb for regular trash pickup.

In fact, many grills many contain certain components that are simply not accepted at the local landfill. In the specific case of gas grills, old propane tanks are generally accepted at landfill sites. Furthermore, electric grills will most likely contain several electronic elements, which may classify them as electronic waste (e-waste). E-waste is a growing problem around the country, as the heavy metals and other elements can be classified as toxic waste when not properly disposed of.

Simply taking your own grill or smoker out to the curb in hopes that the garbage truck will pick it up will usually not be successful. In the worst case scenario, you may even be the recipient of a fine for “illegal dumping practices.” In order to properly and legally get rid of your old grill or smoker you´ll need to follow the ensuing steps:

  • For gas grills, you´ll need to empty the propane tank and find a place to recycle that tank. The local dealership where you purchased the gas may be able to take the tank. For older models, however, you may even have to take the tank to your local fire department for safe disposal.
  • Once you´ve gotten rid of the propane tank, you will then most likely have to take your old grill to a local recycler or drop-off station. Because most grills are made of large amounts of metal, scrap metal recyclers will generally accept these items for recycling.
  • If you have an electric grill, the electrical components such as ignition wires, thermometers, electric controllers, batteries, and other forms of e-waste will require special handling and may need to be dropped off at a local e-waste disposal station.


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Why you Should Junk King Los Angeles for your Grill Disposal and Recycling Needs

If all of these seems like too much of a hassle to get rid of an old grill or smoker, Junk King Los Angeles is here to offer some help. We are proud to be the junk removal specialists who offer the safest and most affordable way to get rid of bulky items, such as old grills and smokers.

Our professional and top-rated junk removal company offers the most efficient and affordable way to deal with large and bulky trash pickup, including e-waste items such as electric grills. Whereas some junk removal company choose the easy route of simply hauling the old grills and smokers they pick up directly to the local dump, we are proud to say that we recycle, donate, or otherwise repurpose at least 60 percent of the junk items that we pick up.

In the specific case of grills and smokers, we first make an effort to donate items that are in usable condition. We know that there are thousands of families in Los Angeles who love grilling out, but who may not be able to afford a $1,000 new grill. Over several years of working in the junk removal industry, we have developed a huge network of relationships with thrift stores, charities, and other organizations that allow us to give your junk another “life.”

Furthermore, we know that California is facing a severe landfill crisis, and we want to do our part to ensure that your junk stays out of our already-crowded landfills. For grills and smokers that are no longer functional or “fixable,” we also work with several scrap metal recyclers to help keep those items out of the landfill.

For environmentally conscious homeowners, individuals, and business owners in the Los Angeles area, hiring Junk King is your best strategy to do your part to reduce your waste footprint. We offer our green junk removal services to the following Los Angeles areas: Arcadia, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Carson, Compton, Covina, Downey, Glendale, Inglewood, Lakewood, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Norwalk, Pasadena, Rancho Cucamonga, San Pedro, and Whittier.


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How to Hire Junk King Los Angeles

We firmly believe that every client has the right to know exactly how much you can expect to pay for any type of junk removal service. To that end, we offer all of our clients a fair and transparent pricing estimate for any junk removal job. We understand that getting rid of heavy and bulky grills and smokers can be a hectic job, and we believe that our customers shouldn’t have to worry about hidden prices and other concealed costs. Thus, we offer all of our customers four convenient ways to get a free estimate on any size junk removal service you many need.

For larger jobs, we offer an on-site pricing, which will allow us to give you an accurate and exact price estimate for the job. We may even be able to haul away your junk the same day we give you the on-site price estimate. You can also call us at 1-888-888-JUNK to live chat with our highly trained customer service representatives. For smaller junk removal services, you can take a photo of the items you need removed and text us at 737-888-5865. We will text you back an estimate. Lastly, for a pricing estimate online, simply click the “Pricing” tab in the navigation above, scroll to pricing estimator, enter your zip code, and choose estimate “By List Item” or “By Truckload.”

For whatever large junk removal service you need, consider hiring Junk King Los Angeles by calling 1-888-888-JUNK (5865) or (909) 332-3964 or booking online today!


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Los Angeles Furniture Removal

Once a month, the Pasadena Rose Bowl surrenders its parking lot to hundreds of flea market vendors. This is one of the largest flea markets in the country that occurs on a regular basis and attracts thousands of bargain hunters in search of their next collectible. The vendors at the Rose Bowl flea market run the gambit between sellers of toys to vintage clothing to statues to antique furniture. You’ll also find all sorts of artisans and craftsmen proudly displaying their wares. And of course you’ll have that group of flea market vendors that are just dumping the contents of their attic into their square selling space hoping they won’t have to pack it up and take it home at the end of the day.

You might set out for the Rose Bowl flea market for a kind of “holy Grail” type of object that you’re looking for. Chances are you won’t come away empty-handed. The real savvy shoppers know that the best way to prepare a Rose Bowl flea market is to make room in their home for the arrival of some new treasures. This could mean calling in a professional hauling crew like Junk King Los Angeles to get rid of all your old furniture.

Quite often our first apartments resemble our dorm rooms in that they are kind of a hodgepodge of decorations and furnishings. There might be a Salvation Army coffee-table matched with a Goodwill sofa and chair found on the side of the road. Being young also means being forgiven for such “diverse” decorating styles. The older we get the more mature our tastes evolve. This will mean tossing out all that old run down furniture to replace it with some distinct pieces that show off our personality and tastes. It’s not a stretch to imagine that you could furnish entire rooms with a trip to the Pasadena Rose Bowl flea market but it can get very crowded with your old furniture.

As you go through your home in Los Angeles, make a survey of those items you’d like to get rid of. You might be holding onto them simply because you don’t have the means to get rid of them in the first place. How many of us can fit a sofa in the back of our car? Or have a dining room table tied to the back of the SUV? Even if you can borrow someone’s pickup truck to haul away your old furniture would you have the muscle to accomplish such a task? More importantly, would you even know where you’re supposed to take big pieces of garbage like that? Driving along the highways and byways of Los Angeles you’ve probably seen where some people have decided to just dump their big pieces of garbage on the side of the road. You don’t want any part of that crowd!

When you hire a professional furniture disposal team like Junk King to show up they will be bringing plenty of muscle and plenty of space in the back of their truck. Not only can they get it rid of your old furniture but you might as well toss out all that other junk you’ve been hanging onto at the same time. Just imagine all the great stuff you going to bring home from the flea market!

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