Monthly Archives: August 2017

One Call Takes Care Of Your Backyard Shed Removal

When you first notice that your backyard shed has starting to deteriorate, it becomes a waiting game to see how long it will keep standing. You might have been able to get through the summer with some of that wood in the shed rotting but with fall right around the corner it might be time to plan for your backyard shed removal. This is a job that is easily taken care of with one call to Junk King BucksMont.

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It doesn’t matter to the crew from Junk King how long that shed has been in your backyard or why it might be falling apart. What matters to them is that you want to gone. The two-man crew assigned to your appointment will carefully take apart that shed whether it is made from wood, galvanized steel or plastic. All those pieces will then be loaded onto the back of the truck for responsible disposal. Often that can mean recycling a lot of those elements.

All of this means that your backyard shed removal is going to happen without you lifting a finger or putting your back at risk. You can turn around and use that same junk King crew to haul away all the rest of your unwanted items. It is a great chance to clear out the attic and garage of old furniture and appliances. You can make room in your closets by backing up all your old clothing, shoes and hats. As with the backyard shed pieces, all the rest of the stuff you want to get rid of could be repurposed or donated. Junk King Bucksmont is dedicated to staying far away from any landfill with the things they collect.

As for the fee, you’ll only be charged a flat rate based upon volume. The junking crew will size up all the things you want to get rid of and present you with an estimate based on whether your will be filling up one half, one quarter or one third of the truck. That’s a price you’ll pay and it won’t change. The best way to get rid of your rubbish and handle your backyard shed removal is turn that job over to Junk King BucksMont.

Five Easy Fixes Every Homeowner Should Know

Buying a home means you make an instant switch from calling your landlord to becoming a landlord. If you live in that home, then the fixes can be done on your own schedule. If you’ve invested in a rental property, then you’ll need to make these fixes right away in order to support your tenants. In either scenario, it would be a good idea to know how to take care of these fixes because it will save you money from hiring a professional.

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Fixing a Running Toilet

Although it may seem complicated at first glance, the inside of a toilet is actually a rather simple universal system. A running toilet results from either a flush valve not closing or the water runoff not shutting down. You’ll know right away from looking on the inside of your tank, which is the problem. They are usually easy to fix with minor adjustments. All you need to do is turn off the water and make those fixes. If you need to replace parts, then you’ll find that most hardware stores will carry the parts that you need. It might help to take apart the item and bring it into the hardware store for a perfect match.

Unclogging a Drain

Television commercials advertising drain cleaners make unclogging a drain look simple. Unfortunately, many of those pricey chemicals could damage your pipes because of their corrosive nature. Instead, try a small plunger meant for a sink. You can also get a drain snake that you operate by hand. After you remove the clog, pour down a cup of baking soda and then 4 cups of boiling water to tear out the smell.

Setting the Thermostat

You probably know how to set your thermostat but that doesn’t mean you’re setting it at the right temperature. The US Department of Energy recommends that you set your thermostat to 68° in the winter and 78° in the summer. This will result in optimal energy efficiency. Ideally, the temperature in your home should never drop below 55°. And raising the AC over 80° can create some problems with humidity.

Weatherstripping Doors and Windows

You want to keep your warm air and cool air inside. The first places that air escapes is through gaps in your window and doorframes. That’s why all of those areas should be weatherstripped. Depending on the set up installing weatherstripping is as easy as unfurling a roll of tape. Just take it time to make sure it is done properly.

As for the bigger jobs like junk hauling, you definitely want to bring in the pros from Junk King Bucksmont to handle that. All it would take is one call to put a plan into action to have all your unwanted clutter gone for good. A junk removal session with Junk King BucksMont is what every homeowner can use.