Monthly Archives: July 2012

Stockton Dirt Removal and Hauling

Many of the folks around Stockton have discovered the simple joys associated with a backyard gardening. Top of the list would be all the benefits of having an abundant source of fresh vegetables and fruits available literally within arms reach. It’s hard to avoid eating a salad when you can pick it from your own backyard! The other benefit is the decent workout you get from gardening. Taking part in any physical activity is a good activity but working in the garden shouldn’t be a back-breaking chore. Approach it with a sense of fun and by all means get the kids involved!

If you’re just starting out your backyard garden for the first time you want to make sure you keep it clean. This especially applies to areas around fruit tree. If fruit falls and you’re not going to toss it into the fridge for later then you want to pick it up to avoid it rotting on the ground. Fallen fruit can attract all kinds of unwanted critters so it’s best to get rid of it ASAP.

You’ll get more production out of your peppers, squash and eggplant if you pick then when they’re ready. In other words, make room for the new batch as soon as you can. Another way to stimulate growth is to feed your plants bone meal or other types of fertilizers that are high in phosphate. Yes, even our plants can benefit from a supplement or two.

Just because summer is winding down doesn’t mean you have to stop growing. California has the best climates for all kinds of year-round gardening. The fall is the perfect time for broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and celery.

Of course before any serious gardening work can begin you have to clear a patch. That might mean some serious digging. It’s also a good idea to replace your old soil with new soil especially if you haven’t done any gardening before. Soil is the major source of nutrients for plants. Once they’ve begun a pattern of growing, plants have a way of replenishing that soil but you give your garden a boost by replacing dry dirt with several inches of nutrient rich top soil. Getting rid of the old dirt won’t be a problem when you give Junk King Stockton a ring.

Although Junk King specializes in the removal of household clutter, they are also experts in dirt removal and hauling. Getting rid of dirt isn’t as easy as moving it from one pile to another. It has to be carted off in containers and then disposed of in a proper dumping zone. Junk King knows all about this. Doesn’t it make much better sense to let Junk King take away your dirt instead of piling it up in the back of your SUV? Of course it does! And in that same dirt removal appointment Junk King can also get rid of the rest of your clutter. How does your garden grow? Free of junk of course!

Stockton Computer Recycling and Disposal

Yes, mom and dad, it’s time to celebrate. The start of a new school year is just around the corner! That means a time honored tradition of shopping for school supplies. Depending on what grade your youngster is heading into there might be a need for a new laptop or computer. Nowadays, many schools are allowing students to bring in their laptops and Smartphones to incorporate into a lesson. Instead of running away from technology they’re embracing it. What these educators are finding out is that the kids are becoming more engaged when they can work with familiar tools. And we all know how smart our kids are when it comes to computer usage.

Unlike clothes, a computer is not something that can necessarily be handed down from sibling to sibling. If it is still in working order then its programs might be outdated or it lacks a built-in modem. Worst case scenario is that the hard drive has been fried and there’s nothing you can do. Buying a new computer leaves you with a decision to make about the old one: Throw it out or shove it away? Most folks know that a computer is considered hazardous waste in terms of disposal. In other words, it can’t be tossed out with the weekly garbage. Knowing that, it’s easy to stuff the desktop or laptop into a closet or under a bed and forget about it. But that’s not a good use of your limited home space. The best course of action is to have that computer properly recycled and disposed off.

There are a handful of certified computer recycling centers around the Stockton area that would be happy to take all of your electronic waste. The hook is that you’ve got to drive it there. That’s not always such a practical choice. Enter Junk King Stockton. This is the Stockton based business who specializes in junk removal of all kinds and that includes e-waste. It might seem like a huge deal to call up professional junk haulers to take away one computer. Actually, it is. So why not go beyond tossing out your computer? Is there anything else you want to get rid of that can’t fit into the garbage can?

If you’re embracing the start of the school year as a time to “start fresh” then maybe it’s time for the kids to clean out the junk from their room. You might just have the right motivation with a kid who is making that transition from pre-teen to full blown teen! While the kids are going through their room looking for junk, you’ll probably find plenty for the Junk King Stockton to take away. What’s in your garage or attic or closets that can get gone? Start with recycling the old computer and finish with cleaning out all the junk in your home.