Monthly Archives: July 2018

Put The Junk King Junk Movers To Work Today

September is a big month for moving. Kids are going off to college. Folks are retiring. First time homebuyers are finding bargains. That makes the first weekend in September extremely busy for movers. Ironically, this is also Labor Day weekend when folks aren’t supposed to be working. If you plan on making a move in the coming weeks, then you’ll want to hire Junk King’s junk movers before you hire professional movers. That way you won’t be bringing any rubbish with you to the new place and that’s a very smart move.

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The kinds of things that the Junk King junk movers can haul out of your home is a long one. Think of any type of furniture: Coach, table, recliner, mattress, crib, futon, love seat or desk. They can all be carried out by the junk movers. “Carried” is the key word here because if something took two movers to bring it into the house, then it will take two movers to take it out again. The Junk King junk movers are very skilled at carrying heavy objects down stairs. Yes, they can bring stuff down from the attic or up from the basement. What do you have in those areas that you’d like to get rid of?

You don’t have to wait for your next move to get rid of junk. Junk King is available all the time for whatever removal project you need and it doesn’t have to be limited to the inside of your home. All that moving experience can be applied to the big items you’ve got in your backyard whether those are things that need to be lifted and loaded or taken apart. The Junk King team can handle it all from start to finish.

If you know what you want hauled away, then you can set up your appointment with Junk King today. It might even be taken care of today. Junk King often has room for same-day pick up sessions. This is a team that likes to move fast. How quick do you want to get rid of your stuff? With the Junk King Boston junk movers on the job, it can happen very quickly.

How To Take Care Of Antiques

Some of the antiques in your home might have been passed down through the generations. Others you might have specifically sought out and bought. Whichever way the antique came into your home, it is important that you take care of it in the right way. You don’t want a special piece of furniture ruined just because it was mishandled. Here’s how to take care of your antiques.

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Use Beeswax

Despite how easy it looks on TV, those popular spray polishes might cause more harm than good especially if you’re using them consistently. The best way to clean antique furniture is with good quality natural beeswax. Not only does it protect the original finish but the beeswax also brings out the color and grain of the wood. You just need a small amount of beeswax on a lint free cloth. Try to rub in the direction of the grain. You should only wax every couple of months. In between, frequent dusting with a clean, soft duster can help keep the piece looking great.

Handle Brass with Care

Brass mounts or handles on a piece shouldn’t be cleaned with metal cleaners. Those can damage the surrounding wood. Instead, use a light waxing with fine wire wool (0000 grade). Also, be aware that anytime you touch the brass with your fingertips, you could be transferring acid from your skin that can damage the brass.

Avoid Direct Sunlight

Natural sunlight is nice for a room but an enemy to antiques. If a piece is sitting in direct sunlight then the color could fade from it over time. That is compounded if only half the item is exposed to the sun. Then you’ll have major discoloration. This doesn’t mean you have to be in the dark all the time but just thing of how you’re going to use the room. Roller sun blinds can cut the sunshine while still providing light. If you know you’re going out for the day, then close the curtains. There are also special film covers you can put on windows that block out the UV but let in the light.

If you’re adding to your antique collection, then you’ll want to put those pieces on proud display. That might mean clearing out some other furniture that would never be considered valuable antiques. This is when to call in Junk King Boston. These are the professional junk haulers who can make quick work of hauling away all your unwanted furniture and appliances. You can always count on Junk King Boston to help make more room in your home for antiques and everything else that matters.