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Monthly Archives: December 2022

Expert Hauling Services For All Your Junk Removal Needs

Most of us understand that clutter and excess junk can be a major burden, both physically and mentally. That is why I offer reliable and efficient hauling services to help you declutter your space and get rid of unwanted items. 

My team of haulers is dedicated to providing top-notch services and making sure your space is left clean and organized. I offer eco-friendly solutions and can handle all types of junk, from old furniture and appliances to construction debris. 

In this article, I’ll be going through some of the things you need to know about expert junk hauling services in Marin, CA, including some tips that guarantee stress-free junk removal and hauling. 

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What We Take and What We Don’t

Most cities don’t provide used furniture pick up and also don’t allow the items to be left on the curb, meaning municipal disposal services is not always the best way to solve the issue. At Junk King, I accept a wide variety of household items and not just junk. Depending on the condition of the items, I might also decide to donate them to charity. Some of the things we accept as part of junk removal include:

One of the main issues I see among clients is expecting our team to haul everything. Unfortunately, there are some items that I don’t accept, especially hazardous or toxic waste. You should also keep in mind that I might not be able to remove items that are too heavy or are located in an unsafe neighborhood: Here are some items that I likely will not take:

  • Medical waste
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Ammunition
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Fireworks
  • Pressurized containers
  • Fuel
  • Paint and oil
  • Asbestos

Where Do We Take The Junk and How Much We Charge

I understand that most of my clients want the junk removed from their sight as soon as possible, but for conscious customers, we recycle or donate as many items as possible. We might decide to donate shoes that are in good condition to the homeless, toys to children in need, and couches to veterans. Items that we cannot recycle and are in poor condition are sent to the landfill. 

But how much do I charge for junk hauling services? The cost of junk removal services depends on the total amount of space the items will take in a truck. However, the standard pricing is based on one-quarter of a truckload, half a truckload, three-quarters of a truckload, or a full truckload. We usually charge between $99 and $125 for starters and up to $599 for a full load.

For most junk hauling businesses, you need an in-person appointment before quoting a price, but we wanted to make the process smoother than our competitors. My clients can leverage our estimator tool on our website, which will give you a quote after sending us a photo with the items you want to be hauled.   

Why You Should Hire Professional Junk Hauling Services

A common misconception I have noticed among people looking for junk hauling services is they think they could handle the work on their own. This is especially the case if they own a truck or have a friend who owns one. 

However, many things could go wrong when hauling junk on your own. For example, you or your friend might get injured during the job, and you will most likely be sued without insurance. Additionally, the job might be too big than you thought, leaving you with stress on how to dispose of the junk properly. 

All these factors are some of the reasons I recommend people to hire professionals, especially for major junk hauling jobs. Here are some benefits you can enjoy by hiring a professional junk-hauling company:

  • Safety: The chances of getting injured while hauling junk on your own are much higher because you lack the right equipment and experience to perform such tasks. Getting injured will add extra costs you would have avoided if you hired professionals. It is important to note that we are specially trained to perform our job safely and correctly. 
  • Convenience: In my personal experience, junk hauling is a time-consuming job that can take hours or even days to finish. By hiring me, you can be doing something else with the saved time as we tackle the job in less time since we do this every day. 
  • It requires heavy lifting: One thing I am certain about junk removal is that it requires some heavy lifting. This requires the right equipment to avoid personal injuries. I have the right tools to help lift heavy items pretty easily, which saves you time and money that would be used to buy or rent more equipment. 
  • It saves you money: Even though you will be paying me a fee, hiring a professional junk removal will save you money in the long run. If you decide to remove the junk, you’ll have to buy or rent the proper tools, a truck, gas, and other people to help finish the job. But by working with me, all you have to pay is a flat fee that covers everything. 
  • Disposal: What most people don’t understand is that there are laws that regulate the disposal of trash. You can’t dispose of junk anywhere, especially hazardous waste, which cannot be disposed of at your local garbage landfill. I understand dumping laws and regulations in Marin, CA, which prevents us from getting fined. 

Tips to Guarantee Stress-Free Junk Removal and Hauling

I understand that sunk removal and hauling can be stressful in and of themselves, and thanks to the years I have been in the junk hauling industry, I have some tips that will guarantee you stress-free junk removal and hauling.

  1. Get a quote beforehand – My pricing will differ from other junk hauling service providers because of the amount of junk to be hauled, the project’s timeline, and other factors such as hazardous waste removal. You don’t require an in-person appointment to receive a quote; you only need to upload a picture on our estimator tool to get a quote. 
  2. Hire a company you trust – Another common issue I see is clients working with sketchy junk removers who mess up the entire process. As a trustworthy service provider, I have lots of positive reviews from community members and I will get the job done without any issues. 
  3. Determine a timeline – If you are on a tight schedule, it’s important to let me know so that we can determine the best timeline. Depending on availability, I can offer same-day junk removal or weekly removal. 
  4. Ask what isn’t accepted – As explained earlier, I have come across clients who request junk removal for items that are too heavy or hazardous. To have a smooth process, give me a call to confirm what I can and can’t haul away. 
  5. Prepare your space – To make the process as seamless as possible, you need to prepare your junk space by clearing a path in and around the junk to the door. You can also place the junk in different sections and move other large objects that might obstruct smooth hauling. 


We’re Junk-King Hauling, a local junk removal service based in Marin, CA. If you’re tired of dealing with excess clutter and junk, we’re here to help. Our team of expert haulers is committed to providing efficient and reliable services to eliminate unwanted items and declutter your space. We handle all types of junk, from old furniture and appliances to construction debris, and offer eco-friendly solutions to minimize our environmental impact. 

Contact us today to schedule your junk removal service and take the first step towards a clean and organized space. 

Junk King Marin
851 Irwin St. #214
San Rafael, CA 94901
Hours: M-Sa: 8A-4P

Providing junk removal services to the Marin area, including:

Amer Cyn
Corte Madera
Mill Valley
Monte Rio
Rohnert Park
San Anselmo
San Quentin
San Rafael
Santa Rosa
and these nearby zip codes:
94503, 94508, 94558, 94559, 94581, 94589, 94590, 94591, 94592, 94901, 94903, 94904, 94912, 94913, 94914, 94915, 94925, 94926, 94927, 94928, 94930, 94939, 94941, 94942, 94945, 94947, 94948, 94949, 94952, 94953, 94954, 94955, 94960, 94964, 94965, 94966, 94974, 94975, 94976, 94977, 94978, 94979, 94998, 94999, 95401, 95402, 95403, 95404, 95405, 95406, 95407, 95409, 95462, 95486