Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hire the Pros for Junk Hauling In Sacramento

To some people all it takes to be a professional is to get paid for job. While that is definitely a important distinction that separates professionals from amateurs there is much more to becoming a professional. It doesn’t really matter what type of trade is involved. Whether that’s a football player, a Doctor or even a junk hauler; if you’re going to call yourself a professional then you need to adhere to certain levels of standards and quality. This is why we hire professionals in the first place: because we know that we can expect a certain level of experience with regard to the job at hand.
A professional junk hauler, like the ones found at Junk King Sacramento, is no different than a professional plumber, carpenter or electrician. Each one of those tradesmen have been licensed and insured and so has Junk King’s professional haulers. Being insured as a professional means that worker has taken responsibility for the work that they do. In the case of a junk hauling company this could mean being able to compensate a homeowner in the event of an accident with regard to moving some junk. While professional junk haulers are experienced and qualified to move large and bulky items there is no 100% guarantee that a floor won’t get scuffed or a wall might be knocked into. Should that happen with some guy you just hired off the street you’d be out of luck. But with a professional junk hauler who is insured you’ll be able to get repairs done quickly and efficiently.
There might not be a vocational school that specializes in junk hauling but that doesn’t mean that a professional junk hauler can’t be trained. In fact every Junk King Sacramento professional has quite a bit of training.. As any professional mover will tell you there is a right way and a wrong way to lift heavy objects.
Another benefit of hiring a professional Sacramento junk hauling team as opposed to that guy with the truck is that the professionals  will know how to properly dispose of your junk. You could hire someone off the street, give them cash and send them off with your junk but how would you know that junk is not just going to be dumped around the corner? In fact you don’t know. If you think about it, the only way to properly dispose of junk is to take it out to the landfill or recycling center that can add an hour or two on a driver’s route. Will that amateur junk hauler take care to make that trip? There’s no way of knowing. However, with a professional  you’ll know exactly where your garbage is going to end up and they have no problem making the long haul! Stick with the professionals, like Junk King Sacramento.

Clearing the Clutter for Your Sacramento Thanksgiving

If you’re lucky, then you’re one of those people who always invited to a Thanksgiving dinner and never have to worry about putting it all together. However, if you’re opening up your home to friends and family then you know what it’s going to take to put together a successful event. Whether it’s for Thanksgiving or for any holiday gathering you want to put a little preparation into your planning to make sure your guests will have a good time and you won’t be freaking out! Here are some of the things to consider for your preparation list for Thanksgiving:
How many people are coming? No matter how far in advance you prepare your guest list there is always a chance that someone is going to want to bring an extra person at the last minute. Your motto should be “there’s always room for one more.” But embracing that concept comes with a practical approach: will you have enough chairs and enough dishes? There is nothing wrong with setting your dining table in advance of your Thanksgiving dinner. This will give you a chance to see firsthand if you do have enough room or if you might need to bring in an additional table.
How long will your guests staying? For some families, Thanksgiving is an all day affair that begins early in the morning with the turkey going into the oven and ending late at night with a final round of leftover turkey sandwiches. If you’re going to entertain guests throughout the day then you want to make sure you have plenty of hors d’oeuvres and drinks on hand to keep them satisfied without them being stuffed like the turkey! There may also be some guests you’re inviting over to stay for the weekend. If that’s the case then you want to have whatever sleeping space provided for them to be ready. You don’t want to get into a situation where you’re changing sheets and are looking for a spare bed on Thanksgiving morning.
Who is doing what? You shouldn’t take on all the tasks of the Thanksgiving celebration by yourself especially if you have a crew of able bodied family members standing by for assignments. You can divide the chores up between a cleanup crew, a shopping crew and the preparation crew. The cleanup crew can actually be aided by some outside help in the form of professional junk haulers like Junk King Sacramento. This experienced crew can show up at an agreed-upon appointment to haul away all those bulky items of junk that are taking up space in your house. This could be a big benefit especially if you’re going to be having weekend guests and need to make some additional room in a closet or garage.
Is there room in your fridge? It’s not an exaggeration to say that with Thanksgiving comes a veritable explosion of leftovers. Will you have enough room in your fridge to accommodate all that food? It might be smart to do a complete cleaning of your refrigerator and freezer days before turkey day. This way you’ll be ready for whatever you cook up!