10 Reasons to hire a Junk removal service

10 Reasons to Hire a Junk Removal Service

Look, sometimes it’s just worth it to bite the bullet and hire a junk removal service. You’ve got boxes of junk piled up outside, or 700 square feet of old carpet rolled up in your attic, or a mysteriously wet bag in your back yard, and you just really don’t want to deal with it.

Junk removal companies specialize in this type of thing. They have the junk hauling equipment needed to pick up your various nasty junk and haul it to the landfill, all while you don’t have to lift a finger. Professional junk removal companies deal with all the nasty, sweaty, smelly work so you don’t have to. Sometimes, it’s worth it just for that.

But there are actually several other, more subtle reasons to hire a junk removal company. Beyond the obvious value, there are many things a junk removal company can do that your friend Jared with a pick-up truck just can’t.

Let’s check out the top 10 reasons why you should hire a junk removal company.

You’ll save time and energy.

Let’s face it – removing junk is not fun or easy. It’s hot, dirty work that takes a lot of time and effort. If you don’t have the time or energy to do it yourself, hire a professional junk removal service. They’ll do all the hard work for you so you can relax and enjoy your free time.

This can actually save you even more time than just the duration of the company’s work. When you try to move junk DIY, you’ll invariably discover that you actually need more equipment than you have. Maybe you need a pick-up truck to haul stuff to the landfill. Maybe you need a carpet cleaner to get some sticky stuff out of your flooring.

Renting this equipment takes time and money, and it almost always takes you longer to haul junk than it would with a fully outfitted company. You only have so much tolerance for stink each day, so it may take you 3 days to haul a pile of junk away compared to a few hours for a company with a big truck and a team of seasoned junk haulers.

You’ll avoid injuries.

Removing junk can be dangerous, especially if you’re not used to lifting heavy objects or climbing on ladders. If you hire a professional junk removal service, you can rest assured that your safety is their top priority. They have the experience and training to safely and efficiently remove all your junk.

Muscle strain is just one potential problem with junk hauling. If you’re ridding your property of anything sharp, you risk cuts and, in a worst-case scenario, tetanus. If you hauling anything toxic, you can inhale nasty fumes, burn yourself with a chemical, or get sick from bacteria.

Junk haulers and junk haul business owners have the expertise and equipment needed to get the job done without any unnecessary danger.

You’ll get peace of mind.

Trying to remove all your junk yourself can be stressful. Will you be able to get it all out by yourself? What if you damage something in the process? When you hire a professional junk removal service, you can rest easy knowing that your junk will be removed safely and efficiently.

There is definitely something to be said for the mental aspect of junk removal – and any manual labor in general. Sometimes, you deserve to sit around while companies like Barten Bros clean out your construction debris from that last DIY project. Hit the spa, go for a run, or watch your favorite show. You deserve it.

You’ll save money.

Many people think that hiring a junk removal service is expensive. However, when you factor in the cost of renting a dumpster or buying hauling equipment, you may actually save money by hiring a professional service. In addition, most junk removal services offer free estimates so you can get an idea of how much the service will cost before you commit.

Combine the quickly building costs of doing it yourself with the hassle if something goes wrong, and it’s easy to see that hiring a junk removal company might just save you some hair-pulling.

You’ll help the environment.

When you hire a professional junk removal service, you can feel good knowing that your junk will be recycled or donated to charity. This is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and do your part to help the environment.

Most junk hauling companies, especially Barten Bros, pride themselves on eco-friendly policies. Yes, it’s easier to just haul everything to a landfill, but many junk haul companies will do everything they can to ensure single-use plastics make it back into the recycling stream, and that hazardous materials are disposed of properly.

Pollution in many parts of the world is getting worse every year, but junk removal companies are working harder than ever to combat that.

You’ll declutter your home.

If your home is full of clutter, it can be difficult to find what you need and keep your space organized. By hiring a junk removal service, you can get rid of all the unwanted clutter in your home and finally have the clean and organized space you’ve always wanted.

Studies show that having a more organized space improves mental health. The only reason many people’s areas become cluttered is that there’s so much work that goes into cleaning it. Hiring a junk removal company can get you into that Zen state of mind without breaking any nails.

You’ll make more room for your family.

If your home is full of junk, it can be difficult to find enough space for your family to live comfortably. By hiring a junk removal service, you can clear out all the unwanted junk and finally have the extra space you need for your growing family.

No longer shall that home office be used for “storage”. It’s time to get it cleaned up and use it for work projects or a guest bedroom. Your husband should no longer have to park his car on the driveway because the garage is full of projects he’ll “get to eventually”. Get rid of it and save yourself some hail damage next winter.

You’ll improve your home’s curb appeal.

If you’re trying to sell your home, first impressions are everything. Potential buyers will be turned off by a home that’s full of junk. By hiring a junk removal service, you can clear out all the clutter and finally have a neat and tidy home that will attract buyers.

Home buyers’ brains are occupied with only one thing when they’re touring their potential new home: how would my life look in this house? Even though they know logically that the junk will be gone by the time they move in, it still hurts your home’s overall appeal. Get it cleaned out to boost your buy offers by a few thousand.

You’ll have more time for yourself.

If you’re tired of spending every free minute cleaning up your home, it’s time to hire a junk removal service. Once all the junk is removed, you’ll finally have the time to do the things you love. Whether you want to spend more time with your family or friends, or you just want to relax and enjoy your free time, hiring a junk removal service will give you the extra time you need.

Clutter tends to compound over time. If you have a lot of permanent clutter, it actually gets more time-consuming to clean your home. Not only that, but having a lot of clutter makes you more likely to lose things.

Clearing clutter improves your mental health, makes cleaning easier, and means you can find the receipt for that crystal serving dish you got as a gift.

You can improve your health.

In severe cases of mess build-up or hoarding, mold and fungus can begin to grow. If this is the case in your home, you should have it cleaned out ASAP. Mold spores can cause long-term respiratory issues, fatigue, and myriad other health concerns. It’s very important to get mold and fungus cleaned up completely.

Hiring junk removal professionals is one of those things that provides much more value than it may initially seem to. By avoiding injuries, assuring the job is done in an cost-effective and eco-friendly way, and giving yourself the freedom and peace of mind associated with a clean property, you’re doing what needs to be done to improve your and your family’s life.

We’re here and ready for all the heavy lifting. Give us a call for all your junk removal needs. 


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