Keeping your office fully outfitted with the highest quality equipment can do wonders for keeping worker morale up. However, it frequently leaves you with a ton of old chairs, desks, and other pieces of furniture and equipment to dispose of. Some small objects can just be tossed in the dumpster, but furniture and electronic equipment need to be appropriately handled and recycled, especially in an environmentally-conscious city like San Francisco. Luckily, there’s an easy solution. Hiring a junk removal company is a great way to take care of all the leftover trash and equipment after you’ve updated your office.
Calculating How Much You Can Fit in a Truck
One of Junk King San Francisco’s big red trucks has a box measuring 8 feet wide, 5 feet tall, and 12 feet long. That means you have about 480 cubic feet of space to work with – or around 18 cubic yards. All you have to do is measure the approximate size of the office furniture or equipment you need us to haul away, and you can estimate how many truckloads of junk you have. An office chair, for example, is usually about 0.4 cubic yards, so you could fit around 45 chairs in a single truck. You could also fit around 25 desks or 60 filing cabinets, depending on the size of each. With a little math, it’s easy to figure out just how much space you need.
Which Days Are Best to Do Your Move?
Generally, we’d recommend hiring a junk hauling company on days when your office is closed, just to minimize the inconvenience for your workers. While our hauling specialists are trained to work as efficiently as possible without getting in the way, your best bet is still to set the appointment for the weekend or whenever the office is empty. Our services are available seven days a week, so you have plenty of flexibility when it comes to planning the move.
How Do I Prepare My Business for Junk Removal Service?
If you’re looking for full-service junk removal, there’s actually very little that you need to do yourself to get ready. All you really have to do is make the call, set up an appointment, and let the haulers know which items need to be removed. However, if you do want to make things a little easier and smoother, you could make sure all the junk items are gathered together in a spot that’s easy for the removal workers to access. Small items or debris can also be placed in boxes for easier removal and to facilitate stacking in the truck, which will allow the rest of the junk to be stored more efficiently.
How Long Will it Take?
The length of your junk removal appointment will depend pretty heavily on how much junk you need the haulers to get rid of. When you make an appointment with Junk King, you’ll set a two-hour window for the truck to arrive, and we’ll give you a call about 15 minutes before it gets there. Once the truck arrives, the junk removal specialists will work as quickly and efficiently as possible. In most cases, the workers are able to get everything moved into the truck in well under half an hour, although that does depend on the size and quantity of the items.
Which Items Will the Truck Hold?
Junk King San Francisco will haul away just about anything that will fit in the truck. That means items like office furniture and electronic equipment as well as construction debris from remodeling, yard waste from landscaping work, and even certain industrial junk. In fact, the only thing you can’t hire Junk King to remove is hazardous or toxic waste. As long as you can fit it in an 18-cubic-yard truck, Junk King San Francisco is happy to haul it away and recycle it for you.
How Much Does It Cost?
The cost of junk removal will also depend on the scope of the work, so it’s hard to guess without first knowing how much junk you need to have hauled away. Junk King San Francisco offers free, no-strings-attached estimates in a few different ways. The most accurate estimate is going to come from an in-person visit, but if you’d rather not wait, you can also get estimates over the phone, through text, or by using our online price estimation tool. The cost can vary pretty wildly depending on the amount of junk as well as the area where your office is located, so we always recommend getting an estimate from at least one junk removal company before making an appointment.
Who Picks Up My Stuff?
When the day of your appointment arrives, Junk King San Francisco will send out a team of trained junk removal specialists to handle the job. We’ll always send at least two workers per truck, although the size of the team is dependent on the scope of the work. Our junk haulers are trained to safely and efficiently load the items into the truck without causing any interference to your office or scratching the walls. In fact, we feel that the professionalism and training of our workers is one of the things that sets Junk King San Francisco apart from other companies in the Bay Area.
Are There Any Extras Available?
Junk King San Francisco offers two different services for offices looking to clear out some extra junk. The first is the full-service junk removal, where we send a team of workers to your location to handle the removal for you. If you’d prefer to handle things yourself, we do also offer self-service dumpster rentals to homeowners and businesses in the Bay Area. Once you’ve set up an appointment for a dumpster rental, we’ll send a team out to drop the dumpster off. You can then fill the container at your leisure. After three days, Junk King sends a team back to your location to pick up the dumpster.