Monthly Archives: March 2013

Seattle Debris Removal

Now is your chance to be heard. According to the latest government press release about a cleanup project: “The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on an amendment to a legal agreement with the owner of the Fox Avenue Building in south Seattle near the Duwamish River, which is undergoing an environmental cleanup. The amendment to Ecology’s 2012 agreed order with Fox Avenue LLC, would make the agreement consistent with recently updated state air quality cleanup standards. The company is conducting a cleanup of soil and groundwater contamination on and around its 2.5 acre industrial property at 6900 Fox Ave. S., about a block from the Duwamish Waterway. The amendment will have no effect on the cleanup work, which is proceeding on schedule.” Aren’t you glad you can share your comments about that? Actually, any time the government takes on a project that would impact the public there is always some hearing where folks can add their two cents.

Suppose there was a hearing held to discuss the cleanup around your own home? What kind of comments would you illicit? Perhaps you’d hear things like, “Why are you holding onto that piece of junk?” Or “Don’t you want to use that room for something other than a storage locker?” Or “You’re long overdue for getting rid of this stuff.” In fact, those might all be comments you’re telling yourself. Now you have a golden opportunity to take care of your cleanup project by partnering with Junk King Seattle.

When you schedule an appointment for junk removal with Junk King, you’ll be excited to see their 18-foot truck pull up to your home. That truck is going to be big enough to accommodate whatever you’re tossing out. Two workers will hop out of that truck and be under your command for all the removal chores. All you have to do is direct the crew to where your junk is. They’ll pick it up, take it down stairs and load it up into their truck. What could be simpler than that?

If you’re concerned about where your junk will end up, don’t be. Junk King Seattle takes great strides to make sure the vast majority of everything they collect is kept out of the area landfills. That should only be used for junk that can’t be recycled. You won’t have to worry about figuring out what piece of your junk should go where. The Junk King crews are all trained to know how to properly sort what they collect. Reduce your carbon footprint and clean out your home all with Junk King Seattle on your side. That’s a perfect way to kick off spring!

Seattle Old Washing Machine and Dryer Disposal

Is there anything better than slipping on a cotton shirt that has just come out of the dryer? If you don’t appreciate that your pets would probably love diving into a load of fluffy, warm clothes! When your dryer isn’t delivering the goods like it should perhaps it’s time for a new model. Before making your purchase you might want to consider a few things. Top of the list would be gas or electric. A gas dryer costs anywhere from $50 to $150 more but will save you a lot in electric bills. For the gas dryer you’ll need a gas hookup (naturally) and a 120-volt outlet. As for the electric dryer needs a 240-volt outlet.

In terms of dryer capacity, you don’t need to get hung up on all the options. Basically look for something that is slightly bigger than your washer capacity. You want your clothes to have room to “move around” in the dryer. For the occasional big bulk drying like a comforter you might want to try the front-loading big machines as the local laundromat.

Clothes can be damaged in a dryer by over drying. Yes, we’re talking about shrinkage. Some of today’s modern dryer design comes equipped with moisture sensors which can shut down the cycle when the clothes have become dry. You can help this process by setting your drying cycle for a “less dry” type of spin. You can always run a few minutes more for a touch up. A dryer with touchpad controls might be fun to operate but that won’t change the machine’s main function performance. One area you should be concerned about is the level of noise a dryer can produce. This is important if the dryer is going to be adjacent to a bedroom. There are also dryers that can let you turn off those loud buzzing alarms. Always helpful!

As for getting rid of your dryer you need only contact Junk King Seattle for the removal. Since it took a truck and at least one able bodied mover to bring your dryer into the house it’s going to take at least that much to remove it. That’s just what you’ll be getting when you hire Junk King. Don’t expect the store you’re buying your new dryer from to provide removal services. Besides with Junk King you’ll be able to toss out a lot of other unwanted stuff with the same appointment. In other words, start with getting rid of that old dryer and don’t stop until your home is completely free of junk! Let Junk King Seattle show you the way.