Monthly Archives: June 2013

Hoarder Cleanup Help In Minneapolis

There is a specific set of cleaning services in Minneapolis that specialize in crime scene cleanup. Yes, after CSI has collected all their evidence somebody has to come in and clean up what is left behind. It takes a strong constitution to work in this type of industry. The same could be said for those who help with a hoarder cleanup. In extreme hoarding cases, there is just no telling what you might find buried under all the debris. If you’ve got a major cleanup job like that then the one call you should make is to Junk King Minneapolis. They can clear piles of junk at any location and they won’t be squeamish about it!

On some level, we’re all hoarders whether means a garage overflowing with junk or a drawer in the kitchen. The trouble builds up when you refuse to get rid of your junk because you think it serves a purpose. If you look at an old sofa and want it gone but don’t have the means to do so, you’re not really a hoarder.

Junk King won’t tell you what you should throw away. That is your decision but it might help to take the approach that psychologists and professional organizers take with certified hoarders. They ask, “When was the last time you used that item?” That is followed up with, “When do you plan to use it in the future?” If “I can’t remember” and “I don’t know are the answers” then it’s clear that thing, whatever it is, could be gotten rid off. That holds true for ping-pong tables, pianos, baby furniture and anything else that has out lived its usefulness in your home. One call to Junk King Minneapolis at 1-888-888-JunK can get all of that cleared away.

As is shown on the reality TV series, when a hoarder gets their homes cleaned out they are amazed at how good things can look. You’ll be amazed at how much space you can reclaim once your junk is gone. An unfinished basement often becomes like a storage locker but when the junk is gone you can finish the improvements and turn that space into something truly inviting for the whole family.

Even cleaning out your closets can be a big boost for your home. This doesn’t mean you get to fill them up right away but at least you’ll be able to find the things you need and use a lot easier. Keep in mind that just because you’re done with something doesn’t mean it’s going to be trashed. Whenever possible, Junk King will donate your used items to a charity for refurbishing. Think of it as giving away and giving back!

Minneapolis Treadmill and Exercise Machine Disposal

There is a 15-year old Minneapolis teen that is inspiring a lot of folks all across the country. That would be Nate St. Martin who pushed himself through a remarkable transformation. Nate tipped the scales at 385 pounds when he started a diet. Ten months and 165 dropped pounds later and Nate is well on his way to reshaping his body and looking forward to a healthier future. How did he do it? Cutting calories and exercise. It really isn’t all that complicated. For Nate this meant a strict diet of 2,000 calories and two hours in the gym every day plus a one-hour walk. That is a lot of time to dedicate to your training but when you consider the alternative it’s really not a lot to ask. Nate is pushing himself hard to get that fat off and he shows what determination and motivation can do.

If all of this makes you feel guilty about having that never-used treadmill in your home don’t fret. You’re not alone. Often we make investments in home exercise equipment thinking this is how we will get in shape. However, proximity alone isn’t enough to make you want to work out. Sometimes it takes that extra push just like Nate found by getting up and going to the gym. That is where many folks find the right motivation to get the workout done. After all, if you have to ride, walk or bike to the gym it’s going to matter and it has to be part of your schedule.

At the gym you’ll find many folks who share your common goal of wanting to get into shape. Yes, there will be many who you can look at and think, “Well, that’s a perfect body.” Yet, they are still in the gym working to keep that “perfect body” perfect. You shouldn’t be intimidated by someone who appears to be in better shape than you. Your journey is all your own.

Part of your journey could start with getting rid of that home treadmill and unused exercise equipment. You don’t want to have reminders of your failures around do you? This is where a company like Junk King Minneapolis can be a huge help. They can provide the truck and manpower capable of hauling that stuff out once and for all. While they are at it the Junk King crew can also clear out the rest of your home clutter all in the same trip. If you want to lend a hand you can but the JK crew is happy to do all the work for you. Once that junk is gone you can focus on fixing up all that space and your new workout regime. It’s never too late to get into shape!