Does your home seem messy lately? Do you feel like you’ve been a hoarder your whole life? Do you want to remove some of the unwanted trash in your house? We understand emptying your house of unwanted junk can be challenging because often, even the most minor thing in your home has memories associated with it. We understand that it can be hard to let go of the things you’ve held onto for a long time, especially if it’s something that is sentimental and valuable.

However, if items are broken, no longer useful or worn out then it’s worth getting rid. That way you get your space back. Whether you need a general declutter, construction debris / hazardous materials removed after renovations or large bulky waste items removed, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to working with a rubbish removal service to help you. , If you think you might benefit from their services and want to learn more about the types of waste they deal with, and how much it costs, keep reading.

What Is Junk Removal?

Junk removal is a service that helps people get rid of things they don’t need and licenced companies will ensure that any waste including furniture, household, electronic waste etc will be recycled or disposed of responsibly. The cost of rubbish removal will vary depending on a few things but mainly the type of unwanted items being removed and what’s involved in the junk removal itself. Once items have been removed from the property they will be transported away, sorted and taken to either recycling centers, charities or waste disposal facilities.

Most waste removal services are available on-demand, which means you may call a rubbish removal business and they’ll come and remove your items on the same day. Alternatively, you can schedule your junk removal for a collection day and time that’s convenient for you.

What Do They Take?

Junk removal will be much simpler if you have a firm ready to come and collect everything for you. This list covers most of what a junk removal company may take:

  • Large and small electrical appliances
  • Clothing
  • Air conditioning units
  • Computers, monitors, TVs, and other electronic waste
  • Exercise equipment
  • Furniture
  • Bicycles
  • Tools
  • Hot tubs and spas
  • Construction debris (roofing materials, old carpeting, etc.)
  • Yard waste
  • Mattresses
  • Carboard & Packaging
  • Books, toys, and other miscellaneous home items
  • Musical instruments, including large items like pianos
  • Garden Waste
  • Wood (including pallets etc)
  • Secure/Confidential Shredding

What They Don’t Take

Professional junk removal firms sometimes have to refrain from accepting objects that are hazardous to transport and some that require specialist disposal. Something like asbestos requires a specialist company, There are strict rules regarding the safe disposal of hazardous waste but your garbage collection specialists will let you know what they can & cant take.

Here’s a list of some regular household items that are classed as hazardous materials and require a specialist disposal.

  • Tins of paint
  • Oil drums and oil tanks
  • Chemicals and solvents
  • Asbestos
  • TVs, Monitors & Electronic/Electrical items including fridges
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Mattresses
  • Tyres
  • Any other kind of toxic and/or hazardous waste
  • Food waste

How Much Does A Junk Removal Service Cost

The sort of waste that needs to be collected and the size, weight, or quantity of the debris are typically the determining factor in the cost of most junk removal services. Please look at the Jettison Express junk clearance price list for examples.

The costs involved with trash disposal and garbage clearance are not always cheap. Even though the waste is worthless to you, safe and proper disposal isn’t cheap. If a junk remover’s trash removal costs seem too good to be true, then you should seriously question where your unwanted rubbish is likely to end up and what the consequences of that might be.

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