Monthly Archives: September 2011

Stockton Hot Tub Buying & Disposal Guide

If you’ve got a leaky, busted old hot tub sitting in your Stockton backyard it’s probably past time for you to remove that and get it gone! This unit might be something you actually “inherited” from a previous owner but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t want to give it a try. First get rid of that old hot tub by hiring a professional crew to show up and take it away in one session. Next, start shopping for your new hot tub.
As you go shopping you’ll be presented with several options. The classic hot tub is an open tank that is filled with water. It’s self-contained and usually placed outdoors. A spa is considered a built into the ground type of hot tub that is often built directly next to a pool. A whirlpool tub is typically found inside a master bathroom and has jets for soothing massage action. Jacuzzi is the brand name of a specific line of products. So can a hot tub be a spa with whirlpool jets made by Jacuzzi? Technically yes!
If you are getting a new hot tub and have removed the old one you have the opportunity to start fresh with a new placement. Before settling on a place look up: Your hot tub needs to be at least 10 feet away from any overhead power lines. You’ll also want to make sure the hot tub is going to be near a hose for your water source and by an outlet for power to work the jets. You could even go extremely stylish by building a deck or gazebo around your hot tub.
Because your hot tub is outdoors and the water is “standing” you’ll want to treat it with chlorine tablets about once a week. Once you become a regular hot tub user you’ll discover how common those tablets are to find. You should also have a cover that locks. A hot tub is too tempting a spot for little kids or even wandering neighbors!
Stockton can get fairly cold in the winter: you also might want to winterize your hot tub by wrapping any pipes or equipment with proper insulation. Taking a dip in a hot tub while frost or snow is on the ground is actually an extremely delightful experience.
Now to the issue of getting rid of that old hot tub. Clearly, this is not something that can just be popped into the back of the SUV. There are many moving parts to a hot tub that have to be broken down. If you’re good with a hammer and screw driver go for it! But then what are you going to do with all those pieces? Unless you’re going to continue chopping them up, you’re not going to be able to toss them out. Hiring a crew who is experienced with hot tub disposal is really the only way to go:  Junk King Stockton.   They’ll be able to show up with the tools, the manpower and the truck big enough to haul it all away. They’ll also know just where to take all those pieces. The sooner that old hot tub can be taken away, the quicker you can get to relaxing!

Stockton Furniture Disposal

There is an interesting Catch-22 developing around a small segment of the economy. Some folks fear that another recession is looming on the horizon. As a result they are putting aside the idea of selling their homes and moving into a new place. Instead, they are deciding to renovate or redecorate their existing living space. The irony is that the more people who hire contractors and workers to remodel or buy furniture actually will end up boosting the economy. But then again after they’ve done all that work fixing up their homes there certainly not going to sell them. And so the cycle goes on!
As a way of capitalizing on this interest in redecorating, a number of furniture manufacturers are making it easier to buy furniture online. Places like eBay and Amazon have become an extremely popular web shopping destination for big items like sofas, dining room sets, coffee tables and headboards. Savvy shoppers can even go to the websites of the original furniture manufacturers of their choice and bargain hunt that way. What’s making all of this online furniture shopping very attractive are the shipping costs. Depending on the purchase you could actually end up paying nothing for shipping or very little. Even though it looks like you might be getting a bargain the truth of the matter is that those shipping costs are probably folded into the retail price of the furniture you’re buying. Still it can be a good bargain!
Although you might be getting a good deal of furniture that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to have the room for it unless you get rid of all your old furniture. It’s a safe bet that those free shipping costs are not going to include the removal of any of your old furniture items. That’s why you may need to hire a professional crew of junk haulers like Junk King Stockton to take away all those old pieces.
Working with a company like Junk King can ensure that you’ll have all that furniture cleared out in time for the delivery of your new furniture. You can also take advantage of this pickup date with Junk King by having them load up with all the other stuff you want to get rid of at the same time. Just because they’re moving furniture doesn’t mean this team can’t move old kitchen appliances, broken down car parts, chunks of concrete and even fallen tree limbs.
The Junk King Stockton crew will also be fully licensed and bonded. This means you don’t have to worry about who you’re inviting into your home all of these workers have been fully vetted. They’re also working on a very reliable reputation of the company and aren’t going to do anything that might put that at risk. If you really want to maximize your time with the Junk King see if that neighbor has some items they want to toss out as well. As long as you let the supervisor know just what you want hauled away they’ll make sure the job gets done right.

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