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Junk King Is Here To Help With Property Cleanouts In The Greater Washington DC Area

property cleanouts and junk removal in washington dcIf you are a real estate professional or work with the real estate industry, you already know that a property must be clean before it can be sold or leased. And the work of property cleanouts isn’t something most people enjoy taking on. 

But it’s work that still has to be done. 

Property Cleanouts Can Be Tedious. And Hard.

While the majority of rental or lease properties are relatively clean once they’ve been vacated, there is still the routine surface cleaning and occasional repairs and maintenance that needs to be done. This is typically true for previously owned properties, as well. Usually, this work can be handled most efficiently by a professional custodial firm or cleaning company.

However, there are also times when a property has been vacated – or abandoned – and the previous tenants or owners have left behind excessive amounts of old furniture, appliances, equipment, and even personal belongings, not to mention garbage and other trash. 

These conditions are often beyond the scope of a cleaning company. And this means that someone has to come in and load up all the junk and debris, haul it away, and properly dispose of it all. 

That “someone” is often the landlord, property manager, or real estate professional responsible for the sale, rental, or leasing of the property. And, while these people are professionals at what they do, they are not likely trained or equipped for the task of junk removal.

The good news is that property cleanouts do not have to be a “do-it-yourself” project, which is great if you’re a busy real estate professional.  If you live or work in and near the Washington DC area, a solid team of professional property cleanout and junk removal experts are available to do it for you.

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Property Cleanouts: There’s No Place Like Home – Until You Leave It

People move. Businesses move. Everybody moves at some point, it seems, and for a variety of reasons. Businesses, for example, lose their lease on a building or find a larger one, or one in a better location, and they relocate.

Sometimes the property is a vacation rental, business suite, or even rented condominiums and apartments. When people move, they don’t always take everything with them and whatever is left behind needs to be cleaned out and disposed of.

But some of the saddest reasons for property cleanouts are estate cleanouts and foreclosure cleanouts.

Oftentimes, when older homeowners pass away, there isn’t anyone to take possession of all the household belongings. Perhaps there is an estate sale, but not everything gets sold and the remaining furniture, clothing, appliances, and other items left behind need to be cleared out and disposed of. 

Foreclosures are unfortunate though perhaps not as tragic as loved ones passing away. But the emotional turmoil that accompanies being forced to leave your home can be devastating. Perhaps because of this, it’s not uncommon for prior residents to feel they have little or no incentive to leave their foreclosed home in a salable condition when they leave the property.

And too often these former homeowners leave the house without cleaning it and with piles of trash, debris, and abandoned belongings left behind.

Real estate professionals know that working with REOs and foreclosed properties often means that the task of junk removal falls to them or some other representative of the bank or finance company that now holds the property.

The good news in light of all these scenarios is that Junk King Washington DC is your best choice when faced with a daunting property cleanout.

One of the realities of life in the Washington DC area is that people are constantly on the move.

In fact, according to the Census Bureau, in the United States as a whole, almost 13 percent of renters move annually. The average homeowner moves almost every seven years in the U.S. and for any number of reasons.

And, too often, these vacated properties cannot be leased again or put on the market until the junk is removed and the property is cleaned.

Every day that a rental property sits unoccupied and full of junk is time that goes by without collecting rent. And every day that a house or office suite sits empty, waiting to be cleaned out, is one more day before it can be put on the market.

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Not Just “Junk Removal” – Green Property Cleanouts and Junk King Washington DC

Being green is an integral part of the Junk King Washington DC mission and it means that we are committed to keeping as much junk and debris out of landfills as possible.

When we started back in 2005, we pioneered recycling-based junk removal and we’ve been going green ever since and we’re proud to be the greenest junk removal service in North America.

Every junk removal job, whether it’s a simple residential junk pickup or a major commercial property cleanout, is sorted for various types of materials in our recycling warehouses such as metals, plastics, wood, glass, textiles, and even reusable items.

Junk King’s environmentally friendly corporate mission to make sure as much junk gets recycled or donated as possible.

And that’s much more than an empty slogan or some sort of “corporate responsibility” posturing –  we are the only national company to operate our business with the goal of recycling 60 percent or more of every job by using local sorting facilities.

So, using Junk King Washington DC for your property cleanouts means you can know that most of the junk material will be recycled or reused.

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Your Affordable Team in the Washington DC Area for Property Cleanouts

We are not only the Number One junk removal service in the industry and environmentally friendly, but we also have the best pricing for a company like ours in the region. 

In fact, one of the hallmarks of our company is our fair and transparent pricing and we strive to guarantee that our pricing is the lowest in our service area. That’s because we really do believe in providing fair, transparent pricing. 

In addition, we give you four different ways to get an estimate because we want you to know upfront what our service will cost before you book with us.

On-Site Pricing: This is the best and most accurate way for us to assess the job and offer you the lowest price with a free, no-obligation on-site estimate.

By Phone or Chat: Call us at 888-888-JUNK or live chat with our highly trained customer service representatives.

By Text Messaging: Simply take a photo of your items and text it to us at 737-888-5865.

On Our Website: Just click the “Pricing” tab in the navigation above, scroll to pricing estimator, enter your zip code, and choose estimate “By List Item” or “By Truckload.”

We are so confident that our prices are better than any comparable junk removal operator that we guarantee to beat any written estimate, 

Keep in mind that a “comparable” junk removal company is one that is licensed, insured, and runs a recycling-based operation to keep unnecessary waste materials out of our landfills, just like we do!

Our free estimates are a part of our service, however, please note that an estimate is not a firm price. When our expert property cleanout team shows up at your home or business site, they will give you a firm, no-obligation price on-site.

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Contact Us Today for Property Cleanouts in the Greater Washington DC Area

Foreclosures are not nearly as bad as they were just 10 years ago or so, but they still occur on a regular basis. If you are a real estate professional working with REO and foreclosed homes, a property cleanout is probably on your list of Things-To-Do.

In the Washington DC area, government agencies, NGOs, businesses, non-profits, and other commercial entities constantly upsize, downsize, or simply relocate.

All of this and more adds up to multiple scenarios where a property cleanout is required. 

When you call Junk King Washington DC, you can be assured that we will provide you with an efficient and eco-friendly property cleanout service, so you don’t need to do it yourself or worry about finding someone reliable to do it for you. 

Our experienced junk removal team can carefully remove, load, and haul away any type of junk that is left on your property other than hazardous waste.

So, ready to schedule a property cleanout? It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3. 

Just make an appointment with us by booking online above, or by calling us at 1.888.888.JUNK (5865).

Our professional and property cleanout and junk removal team will show up at your property and we’ll call 15 minutes before we get there. Once we arrive, we’ll give you a free estimate based on how much room your junk takes up in our truck.

You simply point, and we’ll load all the junk and debris into our big, red, junk removal trucks and haul it away – and with no hidden fees!
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Junk Hauling For Office Relocation And Downsizing

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If you are a business owner or manager, and you need to get rid of junk because of a move, you’re not alone. Businesses frequently relocate for larger facilities or better locations. And, at times, they also need to downsize.

Like many other regions throughout the nation, Washington DC and other cities in the Capitol area have been hard hit by COVID-19. And that includes businesses and organizations.

Along with the lives that have been lost and the livelihoods that have been and are being disrupted, untold thousands of smaller businesses are struggling with many of them even closing across almost every industry.

Unfortunately, this too often results in relocations and downsizing, which often means junk removal that has to happen.

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The Business of Business Junk Removal

Fortunately, the reasons for relocating are not always negative, and even downsizing can often be done for good reasons. As businesses grow and sometimes pivot or change to meet new demands, they often need different facilities or locations.

And whatever the reason, business, and office junk removal and disposal is an essential business since it provides a valuable service.

And, for business customers in the greater Washington DC area, this is no exception.

So, how often do businesses move? A survey done by office rental agency Knotel had these results,
At Junk King Washington DC, we provide a wide variety of junk removal services for our neighbors, including Alexandria, Springdale, and the Capital area. 

We’re committed to providing world-class service to our customers, both commercial and residential, and are proud to be an essential part of our business community. As Co-owner Alex Powers noted,

“I’ve enjoyed being a part of our location’s growth throughout the years and I’m looking forward to expanding our operations to D.C. and offering the community full access to our junk removal services, recycling practices, and strong customer service.” 

However, as much as we love what we do, we also know that, sometimes, junk removal tasks are required because of unfortunate circumstances.

And a business downsizing or closure is one of the most unfortunate.

The Essential Role of Businesses In the U.S.

We’re all probably familiar with the big-name retailers and other corporate giants in America. But, despite their lion’s share of media attention and notoriety, the “big boys” of the business world in the U.S. are only the tip of the business iceberg, so to speak.

The reality is that the vast majority of businesses in America actually fall under the umbrella of “small businesses.”

In fact, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), small businesses make up over 99 percent of all employers in the U.S. and provide almost 65 percent of net new private-sector jobs, almost 50 percent of all private-sector employment, and just under 43 percent of the private-sector payroll.

In other words, small businesses are the economic backbone of our nation and the massive engine that drives our markets and economy. 

So, the loss of small businesses in the Washington DC area, in Virginia or Maryland, or anywhere else in the country, is a significant loss to their owners, their employees, and the communities and economies that were supported by those businesses. 

As a local, small business ourselves, we understand this and that’s why we also understand that junk hauling for a business downsizing or closure cleanouts due to the economic fallout of COVID-19 is distressing for everyone involved.

However, we also understand that it is still a privilege to be able to provide a much-needed service to business owners in our local area, despite the reasons or circumstances.

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Office Junk Removal Service for Washington DC

Whether your office relocation or downsizing is simply an economic decision, a move to take advantage of new opportunities, or you must close down your business because of the economic impact of the coronavirus, you’ll need to get rid of your old office or shop equipment, broken or unwanted office furniture, and other junk that can’t be used or sold.

And this is almost always a task that is far easier said than done! 

Disposing of office furniture, fixtures, and equipment can be far more work and trouble than most business owners want to deal with. And, in fact, for most businesses there are just two options for taking care of large junk or debris hauling projects – you either do it yourself or you have to pay someone to do it for you.

This is the type of junk and debris removal situation where you aren’t going to be able to simply expect your municipal waste management company to take care of it all. Even if you have some industrial-sized debris dumpsters on or near your facility, your junk items may be too large, or you simply have too much.

The good news is that, when you call in a professional firm like Junk King Washington DC, we can do all the heavy lifting and we’ll haul it all away for you quickly and efficiently. In fact, when you choose to work with a reliable and expert business junk removal service for your relocation or downsizing, you’re making the smart choice.

And hiring Junk King is also smart because there’s really no easy way to properly dispose of all that junk yourself!

The best part is, when you work with Junk King Washington DC, you can know that everything you toss out isn’t going to end up in a landfill or waste incineration plant. We work hard to ensure that old furniture items that are in good condition are either donated or sent to a recycling facility.

This way, you know that your old furniture will be disposed of with our green and environmentally friendly process.

Office Relocation and Downsizing Means Office Junk Removal

Every business owner and manager understands every decision that involves expenditures has to be considered from a budget and cost-efficiency perspective. And old workplace junk removal is no exception. That’s because loading, hauling and disposing of all that unusable, unneeded, and unwanted equipment, furniture, and office junk will involve some expense.

Unfortunately, too many business owners often think that the least expensive option is to do it themselves.

However, as unintuitive as it may seem, it’s often far more cost-effective to outsource it to a local junk removal firm, like Junk King Washington DC. If you choose to use your own employees to do it for you, you’re actually paying them to do work they were not hired to do, and taking them away from the work they should be doing. 

And, unfortunately, if you’ve downsized drastically or have had to let everyone go, this becomes even less practical as a junk removal option.

Even if you have a healthy and robust business, you probably aren’t equipped for business junk hauling and removal. That’s because typical business junk is large, unwieldy, and heavy, which means you need available personnel and suitable vehicles to get it done properly. And this can be a real challenge for many smaller businesses.

This is why we say that the best approach is to outsource this work to a professional firm like Junk King.

The business aspect of the benefits of using junk removal experts like Junk King Washington DC for your junk removal needs far exceed any benefits of a “DIY” approach.

Junk King Washington DC and Business Junk Removal Pricing

When a business is relocating, downsizing, or even closing down, all the expenditures for the process must be critically managed. So, it makes perfect sense to ask the question “How much is it going to cost?” when it comes to business junk removal. 

This is one of the reasons we’ve made it exceptionally easy for you to get an estimate for your business junk removal project. And we base this on our guaranteed transparent and fair pricing.

If you prefer working digitally, you can use our online Pricing Estimator, or you can also get an estimate simply by texting us a photo of your items and we will text you with an estimate.

In addition, you can always call or chat live with our customer service representatives to get an accurate estimate that way.

And, if you choose to, you can simply get an estimate or even a firm price with our on-site pick-up and disposal team.

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Your Office Relocation and Downsizing Partners in the Washington DC Area

Are in the process of relocating or even downsizing your business? Do you have some large items that you need to get rid of, or large volumes of junk and debris? Then give us a call!

If you need to dispose of large amounts of old equipment, supplies, or office furniture at your workplace, we’re standing by to take care of it for you.. 

Junk King Washington DC delivers efficient, safe, and eco-friendly business junk removal service so you don’t need to worry about the pickup or disposal of your old furniture and equipment. Our experienced removal team will carefully remove and haul away all types of furniture, equipment, old supplies, etc. 

Our junk removal trucks are made to handle large, heavy items and large volumes of junk.  

Ready to clean out your place of business?

It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3. Just make an appointment with us by booking online above, or by calling us at 1.888.888.JUNK (5865).

Our professional and insured appliance removal team will come to your workplace, and we call 15 minutes before we get there. Once there, we’ll give you a free estimate based on how much room your junk takes up in our truck.

You simply point and we load it all into our junk removal trucks and haul it away – all without any hidden fees.

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Junk King Washington DC
8900 Edgeworth Drive Suite H
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Hours: M-F: 8A-6P, Sa: 8A-4P

Providing junk removal services to the Washington DC area, including:

Capitol Heights
College Park
District Heights
Upper Marlboro
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