Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sacramento Refrigerator Disposal take care of that old fridge

Could you ever imagine a world where your refrigerator could send you to jail? Actually, that might not be too far from the truth. Sacramento, like many other cities around the country, has adopted strict laws when it comes to the handling of old refrigerators. If you have a refrigerator on your property that is not being used for its intended purpose of storing food then you need to safeguard that appliance. This will mean either putting a secure lock on the door or removing the door all together. If you don’t do that, you could be ticketed and fined. Ignore paying those fines and a bench warrant could be sworn out for your arrest. That is obviously an extreme case, but don’t think an eager prosecutor wouldn’t love to score points with the public by tossing the book at someone who scoffs at the safe refrigerator laws. Obviously, the best choice you have is to get rid of that old refrigerator all together. You can easily accomplish that by calling in the services of a Sacramento refrigerator disposal team like Junk King.

A common occurrence on many a Christmas morning is finding children having more fun playing with the boxes their presents came in then the actual presents themselves. Kids like to crawl into things and imagine them to be a spaceship, submarine or truck. Nothing wrong with that. But there is something wrong if those kids crawl into a space that traps them. It only took a handful of incidents involving children getting trapped in abandoned refrigerators to have state legislators spring into action. You might think, “Hey, I don’t have any kids, so I can still put this old fridge out in the yard.” Wrong assumption! What about all the kids in your neighborhood? Don’t you think they are curious? Won’t a big “box” like a fridge be too tempting of a playground for them? Why take the chance? The minute you replace your old refrigerator is the same minute you should be calling up a refrigerator disposal company.

If you’re like most savvy shoppers, you’re going to do your homework when it comes to buying that new fridge. You’ll shop around for the best bargain and make sure that new icebox is going to delivery everything you want it to. Nothing wrong with taking the time to make sure you’re getting the best deal because, if done right, this new fridge should last you at least five years. That’s a major investment. But for all of that shopping work, it will take you just one phone call to make sure your old fridge is going to be hauled away on the same day that the new one arrives. If done right, you can simply place all the food in your current fridge and freezer into a cooler. The junk haulers show up and take it away. Then your new fridge arrives within the hour and you get to pack it up with the food in the cooler. No one will be the wiser!

For the best in professional Sacramento refrigerator disposal services give Junk King Sacramento a try.  Call 1-800-995-JUNK or book online to set up an appointment today.

San Antonio Couch Disposal – time for a new sofa?

You’ve heard of the expression “If only these walls could talk.” Well, what about “If only this old couch could talk?” Any sofa in a house with an active family would have plenty to say. Of course you wouldn’t necessarily have to wait for it to actually talk when you can pretty much trace its personal history with all the special markings. There could be a wine stain from a past holiday party. Or a beer stain from a weekend football watching marathon. There might be traces of paw prints or cat scratches which bring to mind the active pets that made the couch their own. What about all those minor ink stains from pens used to write homework? And of course there is the typical amount of snack stains that have built up over the years. When you get right down to it, an old sofa can almost be considered a crime scene: all the evidence of your family’s history is right there to examine. Perhaps it’s time to swap out the old and bring in the new. If you’re ready to buy a new couch then you should also consider hiring a San Antonio couch disposal team like Junk King. No sense getting a new sofa until the old one is taken away!

You might think it will be easy to get rid of that old sofa. All you need to do is get a couple of strong guys to haul it out to the garage or onto the back porch. Then what happens? That is where it will sit getting damp, moldy and musty. If you put that sofa outside or in the garage, there is no telling what furry little critter might make a new home for itself among the cushions. One of the reasons why old sofas end up hanging around longer than they should is because they are just too hard to move. Not everybody has a big enough truck to load up a sofa and take it away.

If you can fit the sofa in the back of a pickup, then the obvious question becomes, “Where are you going to take it?” Do you know the address of your local dump? Sure, it might not be hard to find, but chances are that landfill is going to be as far away from where you live as possible. Do you really want to spend hours hauling away a sofa? And when you get to that dump, you’re probably going to be charged a dumping fee just for the pleasure of leaving your couch behind. This is no way to spend a precious weekend off from work. It doesn’t have to be that way especially when, with a simple phone call, you can hire a San Antonio couch disposal company like Junk King to do all the hauling and dumping for you.

Just because you’re tossing out an old couch doesn’t mean you can’t toss out even more old junk. Maybe that couch is part of an entire living room set that has seen better days. Lets the pros take it all away and start a brand new history!

For professional junk removal services give Junk King San Antonio a try.  Junk King can handle all your junk removal needs with efficiency and an eco-friendly touch.  Simply call 1-888-888-JUNK or book a free on site estimate online.

San Antonio Refrigerator Disposal

There are four doors we open every single day: the bathroom door, the bedroom door, the front door and the refrigerator door. It is conceivable that if you’re alone in the home, you can avoid opening the bedroom door or bathroom door and just leave them open all the time. You can also avoid the front door if you hunker down (not unheard of on a cold winter day). That leaves the refrigerator door. That one you cannot avoid opening. Even if it’s to look inside to see what you need from the grocery store, you’ll be opening and closing the fridge. Now add up how many times in a day you do this and its quick to see that refrigerator door is getting quite a work out throughout the year. Is it time for a new fridge? If so, it is also the perfect time to contact a San Antonio refrigerator disposal company like Junk King. Getting rid of the old icebox is as vital as getting a new model.

If you haven’t shopped for a refrigerator lately, you’re in for a treat. Just as advances in electronic design have improved microwaves, washers and dryers you’re going to find an amazing array of options when it comes to your next refrigerator. Yes, they still make the “no-thrills” models, but what’s the fun with those? Today, many refrigerators come standard with ice makers and water dispensers. But there’s a lot more going on inside a new refrigerator when it comes to storage drawers, crispers and coolers.  Shouldn’t you take care of your food?

Like most of our kitchen appliances, refrigerators aren’t meant to last our entire lifetime, Typically, a solid fridge can go a good five years without major problems. Then you’ll start to notice things breaking down. Your ice cream isn’t staying frozen and your vegetables have gone limp. That’s when it’s time for a replacement. If you haven’t arranged to have your old refrigerator removed by Junk King San Antonio, then you might end up shoving it out on the back porch or into the garage. And that’s where it will sit collecting dust and gathering rust.

There is something else that the old refrigerator can become and that’s a literal death trap. In fact, in Texas it is against the law to have a refrigerator or freezer on your property that isn’t being used without the doors being removed. Do you want to risk getting a summons or fine? You won’t have to if you have the old fridge taken away the same day the new fridge is scheduled to show up. It will just mean a simple matter of coordination between the deliveries of your new model with the removal of the old.

There are many things that you might replace in your home. And there are just as many things you can keep. Getting a new sofa could mean the old one going down into the basement. You can replace an old table with a new one, but still keep the old one. That’s not going to happen with the old refrigerator. Plan to have it hauled away by Junk King San Antonio!  Simply call 1-800-995-JUNK or book a free on site estimate today through an easy to use online booking form.