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Fun Hobbies To Start Today

What were your favorite hobbies you had as a kid? Do you remember how you could get lost for hours with model building or playing house? It might be time to go back to those hobbies. No matter how old you are, hobbies are a great way to keep the mind sharp. They’re also very relaxing. Even if you can only spend an hour a week on your hobby, it will still be beneficial. Here are some fun hobbies to start today:

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Upcycle Stuff

If you like crafting, then you should be upcycling. This is where you take something you’re not using and repurpose into a different use. Add some decorations and it becomes something practical and fun. If you need some ideas, then head over to Pinterest and type in “upcycle projects.” You’ll amazed at what people have created.

Cook More

The more you enjoy cooking, the better your food will be. It is easy to fall into cooking routines. We all have our “go to” meals that we are constantly making over and over. It’s time to switch things up and cook recipes you’ve never tried before. You can start with some of those meals in a box services that give you everything you need to whip up a gourmet dinner. Or you can spend time on one of the many cooking websites scattered across the Internet. Allow yourself time to cook things from scratch. Turn up the music, pour some wine and make it a fun afternoon.

Paint

You don’t have to be an accomplished artist to paint. Not every picture has to be the Mona Lisa. You could paint a mug, a chair or even your bedroom. There are all kinds of stencils that can be used in this process or you can go freeform and see where the paint takes you. When you feel confident, go ahead and get the canvas from an art store to express yourself. There’s always paint by numbers, too.

When starting a hobby, you’ll want to dedicate a corner in your house where you can keep your materials. It might also become a place for a workbench. If clearing clutter is on the agenda to make that space, then Junk King Phoenix is standing by to lend a hand. You decide what furniture, appliance or electronic gear you want hauled away and Junk King does the rest. Let Junk King Phoenix help you get your hobbies off to a good start with a junk free workspace all your own.

Add Value To Your Home Appraisal

A home appraisal is a key element required by brokers and potential buyers. It is the best way to know a home’s value. The final selling price could be higher or lower than the appraisal price. A lot of that is determined by the market and inspection but it all begins with the appraisal. If you want to get the most value for your appraisal, then consider the following tips:

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Upgrade Lawn

Homes that sell during the winter back east can be hidden in a blanket of snow. Phoenix homeowners aren’t so lucky. That is why it is important to keep your lawns well maintained. It can help to spruce things up by adding potted plants and doing necessary pruning. A good power washing of your entire home can also spruce things up quite a bit.

Make Repairs

Cracks in the plaster. Holes in the wall. Windows that are stuck. These are all the types of minor repairs you keep meaning to take care of. It would be best to make those repairs before the appraiser comes by. A good approach to taking care of these minor repairs is to hire a handyman for the day. It would be money well spent to turn over the repair list to them.

Write Out Your Renovations

Any renovation you made was probably done so with a hope for a decent return on your investment. That can happen but first you have to let the appraiser know you made those renovations. Just because your new kitchen looks great doesn’t mean the appraiser will know you spent money to get it that way. Those investments matter and should be pulled together on a single list.

Clear Out Rubbish

You’ll want to clean your home for the appraiser just to give everything a fresh look. That includes getting rid of clutter. If you’ve turned your garage into a storage locker, then it’s time to bring in Junk King Phoenix to get rid of the rubbish. You need to demonstrate that your storage areas can be put to practical use. That includes your closets. Don’t let clutter bring down the value of your home appraisal. Give that rubbish to Junk King Phoenix today.

Make This A Clutter And Stress Free Holiday

The holidays are all about traditions. Those traditions cover everything from how you decorate your house to annual viewing of favorite holiday movies. It is a time to appreciate all that you have and enjoy creating memories with friends and loved ones. Of course, the holidays can also be a time of clutter and stress. There are ways to stop that from happening. Consider the following:

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Getting Rid of Stress

Stress occurs when you take on too much and the things you do take on don’t fall into place. Taking on too much during the holidays usually means waiting until the last minute to get things done. The closer we get to Christmas Eve, the more crowded the malls can become. That means looking forever for a parking spot and waiting forever in checkout lines. A lot of that stress can be reduced if you do shopping online. There are many online stores that will even ship the gift wrapped up. Talk about a time saver!

Reducing stress also means picking priorities when it comes to social outings. Obviously, kids recitals should be top of the list but you don’t have to go to every friend’s or relative’s parties especially if you’re going to see some of those same people at a different event. If there is a choice between you being rested so you don’t get sick versus rushing to one more party, then the choice is obvious.

Getting Rid of Clutter

Planning a holiday open house can be stressful if you don’t get help from family. You can leave a lot of the house cleaning chores to the family. Make a list so that everyone is clear about what area they’re in charge of cleaning up. As for getting rid of some of the big clutter items, that is where Junk King Phoenix comes into play. They are the junk removal experts who can help you clear out your closet, bedrooms, basement and garage of any unwanted rubbish. Even with an open house, this is a good thing to accomplish before the holidays gear up. Count on Junk King Phoenix to help you removed unwanted clutter from your home. That is going to take off a lot of potential holiday stress!

Kick Off Your Holidays Off With A Junk Free Home

For many folks, the holidays don’t start until they see Santa Claus arrive at the Thanksgiving Day parade. Of course, that doesn’t take into account that Thanksgiving itself is a pretty big holiday. There is almost as much shopping, cleaning, cooking and coordinating as there is with Christmas. That is why you need to do as much as you can as early as you can. If “get rid of this junk” is on your list, then a call to Junk King Phoenix can take care of that in a flash.

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There can be a lot of clearing of clutter that happens before the holidays. It starts with a spare room you might be using for another bedroom. Your visiting family certainly doesn’t want to sleep in a bed surrounded by boxes or old televisions. You might even need to replace and old sofa bed with a more comfy option. All of that can be cleared out by the crew from Junk King. You can literally stand at the door and just point to the things you want taken away and they’ll lift everything right from its current spot. Could that be any easier?

If you have something you want to get rid of down in the basement, then you can send Junk King down there as well. They’ll climb the stairs as many times as it takes to get rid of all your stuff.

When you toss something out in the trash, you probably don’t think about where that garbage ends up. Same with Junk King. The only difference is that with Junk King on the job, your stuff has a good chance of being donated or recycled. That is the preferred disposal method that Junk King uses. You get to be green without lifting a finger.

Junk King Phoenix likes to work fast. Not only does that apply to the actual lifting and loading but also with the scheduling. Most sessions are complete by the next day. You might even be able to secure a same-day pickup. An early call could have all your clutter gone by dinnertime. Before the holidays get too crazy, take care of junk removal with an appointment with Junk King Phoenix.

Important Trampoline Safety Tips For The Whole Family

A backyard trampoline can provide your family with hours of fun. It’s also great exercise. Anytime you get involved with the physical activity you need to take safety precautions. That is true with a swimming pool, swing set or a backyard trampoline. Here are some important safety tips to keep in mind for your backyard trampoline:

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Clear Jumping Space

Bouncing on a trampoline is all about achieving vertical height. This is why you have to be aware of proper placement with your trampoline. There needs to be a clear jumping space above the trampoline. No tree branches or awnings should be within that space.

Clear Perimeter Space

There’s also a distinct possibility that people jumping on the trampoline may fall off the trampoline. That doesn’t automatically mean they’re going to be injured but you will reduce the risk even further by making sure the perimeter space is clear. That means moving away any chairs, toys or gardening tools by at least 10 feet.

Inspect the Trampoline Before Jumping

Before anybody starts jumping, you should make sure the trampoline is completely dry. Even a tiny puddle of water from an overnight storm can cause serious problems for the jumpers. You also want to make sure there’s nothing underneath the trampoline that might be jumped on.

Install Padding

If you haven’t already, you should install the perimeter padding around your trampoline. This will prevent people from falling through the open slots rid of the springs are. Most trampolines come equipped with this padding but if not it is easy to order online. Another precaution would be a safety net around the perimeter. This prevents the jumpers from tumbling off the trampoline.

Supervise

Just as you would with a swimming pool, you need to keep an eye on your jumpers especially the younger ones. No one under the age of five should be jumping on a trampoline. You should only be one jumper at a time. It’s too easy for jumpers to get out of control and knock into each other.

Replace Old Trampoline

If your old trampoline has become torn or the springs are rusty, then you might want to think about replacing the entire unit. This isn’t a challenging task when you hire a company like Junk King Phoenix. Junk King has a lot of experience taking apart backyard playsets. They’ll be able to load up your old trampoline along with the rest of your unwanted yard debris on the same session. It’s a great way to get your yard clean of clutter.

Keep your trampoline jumpers safe this summer. And put Junk King Phoenix to work clearing out the yard clutter. Win/win.

 

Clear Out The Last Of Your Holiday Clutter With Help From Junk King Phoenix

It was not long ago when the Christmas lights or twinkling and the stockings were hung with care. Now all of those items are packed up and put into storage. But there could still be some lingering clutter left over from the holidays. You could have all kinds of old toys, clothing and appliances that were upgraded over the holidays. The issue then becomes do you need to hold onto all of that old stuff? If the answer is “no,” then one call to Junk King Phoenix can make it all disappear.

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Junk King Phoenix is part of a nationwide chain of professional junk haulers who have been in this line of work for over 10 years. In that time, they have literally collected tons of junk from homes, apartments and businesses. How much of that junk ended up in landfills? You might be surprised to find out that just 40% of what is collected by Junk King over the years goes to a dump. The remaining 60% is donated to charities or dropped off at recycling centers. This has been part of Junk King’s operating philosophy from the very beginning. That means here in Phoenix, Junk King is a business that is leading the way when it comes to recycling items that don’t go into the standard recycling bin.

All of this should make you feel good about getting rid of your stuff. Just because you don’t fit in the clothes you’re giving away or will be reading the books anymore doesn’t mean they will end up on a trash heap. That’s a good thing. Hiring Junk King Phoenix also means you don’t have to concern yourself with how heavy something is. You’re not could be the one moving it. Instead, it will be the two-man crew assigned to your task. As far as they’re concerned, you can get rid of anything from a piano to a hot tub. Junk King Phoenix has handled both of those and a whole lot more!

As soon as all that clutter is cleared from your home you can make much better use of that space. Think about all the clutter in your home. Now think about it all gone. Junk King Phoenix can make it happen.

 

Get Rid Of The Business Clutter

First impressions matter a lot in business. How you present yourself to a customer will either instill them with confidence or have them searching for another company to do business with. That all starts with what they see when they walk into your office or storefront. If that area is full of clutter, then what are you showing your customer? There could be a lot of reasons why you haven’t been able to remove old office furniture or equipment but when it starts hurting your business then it’s time to spring into action. All of that clutter can be hauled away in a single session with one call to Junk King Phoenix.

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Getting rid of stuff from your business is no different from getting rid of stuff from your home. You’re still going to be assigned a very capable two-man moving crew who will be doing all the lifting and loading. This is the team that has a lot of experience working in business areas whether that’s an office, retail store or warehouse. Junk King Phoenix wants to get in and out without causing any disruption to your company. It might work best to have the crew show up after you’ve closed and that can certainly be arranged.

Just as with a junk removal session in your home you have to make that final decision as to what you want to get rid of. It may be easy to pick out the big stuff like old desks, computers, monitors and other office equipment. But since you’re hiring a crew with a big truck is no reason why you can get rid of all your unwanted clutter including old files or promotional materials you never going to use again.

Junk King has been dedicated to an eco-friendly disposal policy since they began collecting trash over 10 years ago. In that time, they managed to maintain a very respectable 60% diversion rate. That translates into tons of rubbish being kept out of landfills. All of this means that you can reduce your company’s carbon footprint by hiring Junk King Phoenix. There is nothing wrong with boasting that you’re a green company! Your customers will appreciate a clutter free business and Junk King Phoenix can make that happen ASAP!

Is Your Kid Ready To Make The Bedroom Switch? Then Bring In Junk King Phoenix

The first time you makeover your child’s bedroom, you get the call the shots. This is the transition between the crib and their first bed. A few years later, that same kid will be asking for another bedroom makeover. That often happens as they head into high school and want to pack up all their “childish” things. Either one of those scenarios could involve a lot of moving out of furniture and other unwanted clutter. This is a perfect job for Junk King Phoenix. These are the junk removal experts that specialize in clearing out the clutter.

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You might not think you need to be an expert to remove junk. However, Junk King Phoenix takes this kind of service very seriously. That starts with hiring workers who are only able to be license, bonded and insured. If a worker can’t meet those certifications, then they can’t work for Junk King Phoenix.

Even though they are serious about junk removal that doesn’t mean they aren’t friendly. Past Junk King customers appreciate how courteous the crews are and how they approach every situation without hesitation. Just because you can’t move something out of your house doesn’t mean the Junk King crew won’t be able to. That also includes carrying something up and down stairs. When Junk King Phoenix says they do all the work they mean that quite literally.

Hiring Junk King Phoenix to help remove the clutter from your child’s bedroom is a great opportunity to toss out things like an old TV or computer. That e-waste can’t be thrown in the trash but instead has to be dropped off at a certified recycling center. Junk King Phoenix can totally make that happen.

All that hard work that the crew does removing the clutter from the inside of your home can extend to the outside as well. You can also ask them to take away any rubbish or debris from your backyard. Junk King Phoenix crews have done their fair share of removing branches, plants and even the occasional cactus! Is Your Kid Ready To Make The Bedroom Switch? Then Bring In Junk King Phoenix

Convert Your Garage Into A Home Theater

Thanks to the abundance of online streaming movies and television shows, you really don’t need to go to the movies anymore. That doesn’t mean you can’t be without the movie going experience. Many homeowners have dedicated a space in their home to create the perfect home screening room. All this requires is a great sound and picture system along with some comfy chairs. It also helps if the space can be completely dark. A terrific spot in your home that can be converted into a screening room is your garage. One quick glance at Pinterest will show you all the possibilities. Before you get started, your first call should be to Junk King Phoenix. This is the team that will be able to clear out all the clutter and rubbish from your garage to make way for your movie theater.

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A garage is a common place to put everything you can’t throw out in the garbage. This is where all the old computers, televisions, printers and monitors and up. It’s also where winter clothes that have been out grown and broken sporting equipment end up. As you go through these things, you might wonder why you’ve held onto them for so long. Thanks to the dedicated team from Junk King Phoenix you won’t have to keep them any longer. In fact, if you know exactly what you want to get rid of, then you might even have the advantage of a same-day pickup. You can call Junk King Phoenix at breakfast time and have all your junk gone before dinner.

Everything collected by Junk King Phoenix will have the opportunity to be repurposed. That means your stuff could be dropped off at a local charity thrift store. Not only will your items benefit a family in need but they could also help keep other people employed refurbishing them. It’s a perfect “circle of life” moment!

The cost for all this junk clearing is surprisingly affordable. Your flat fee that covers everything will be based upon how tightly the Junk King crew can pack up the truck with all your stuff. It’s all about volume. Get started on converting your garage into a screening room with a call to Junk King Phoenix today.

Don’t Be Embarrassed By Your Junk

Are you embarrassed by the way your lawn looks? Perhaps the unrelenting sun has caused your once lush green grass to go brown. Maybe the outside of your house could stand with the power washing. Of course, a few batches of blooming flowers can go a long way towards improving your curb appeal. These are the kinds of DIY projects that can help restore the luster to the exterior of your home. You shouldn’t have to be embarrassed by where you live.

What about the inside of your home? Is there anything that you’re embarrassed about in there? Maybe you’re surrounded by a lot of clutter could do without. Whether that stuff is crammed into your closets or piled up in your garage, it can certainly be an embarrassment if anyone were to see it. Instead of living with that why not turn it over to Junk King Phoenix? One call to these junk removal professionals and you’ll never have to be embarrassed by your junk again!

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It doesn’t matter whether you’re going to fill up the entire Junk King truck or just use half of it. The two-man moving crew assigned to your junk removal task just wants to make sure everything you want to get rid of can be gone in a single appointment. You shouldn’t be embarrassed by asking that crew to do any heavy lifting. That is what you hire them for. They’ve also been trained in the proper techniques of moving bulky objects. Just because you want to get rid of a piano or pool table doesn’t mean they can handle the job. This is what they do all day long!

Also included in the complete junk King Phoenix package is the responsible disposal of all the things they collect from your home. Junk King Phoenix has set up working partnerships with many certified recycling centers and charitable organizations. They know exactly what these groups are looking for on any given day. If they find something in the stuff you’re throwing out that can benefit these groups, then they’ll make sure it gets to them. Nothing goes to waste! When you put Junk King Phoenix on the job your home will be decluttered in a flash!