When you’ve got a major cleanout job to do, you may need help getting all of that junk and trash out of the building and off the property. Bring in a professional junk removal team to speed up the process.
Cleaning out an entire home, building, or storage unit means sifting through items to determine what’s salvageable and what’s trash. Some items can be kept or resold; others go straight to the recycling center or the local dump. You’ll need somewhere to put junk once it’s out of the building-and chances are, you don’t have the time or energy to drive back and forth to the landfill every hour. That’s where a professional junk removal team comes in, to get that trash off the property and out of your life. When you’re dealing with the loss of a loved one, you want the estate cleanout to be as smooth and painless as possible. A junk hauling company will strive to make that happen.
For a large-scale cleanout, you’re going to need a lot more than a single trash can. Many junk removal companies offer dumpster rental and will drop off the empty dumpster and pick it up when it’s full, based on your schedule. Then, they’ll dispose of the garbage following all local codes and laws. A dumpster can act as a central repository for items that have been officially crossed off your “to-examine” list: once something is in the dumpster, you can move on. Not having to make frequent trips to the landfill or recycling center will also save you time, because you can stay on the property and continue to supervise the cleaning and sorting process.
Some junk removal companies offer labor, meaning that they’ll not only provide the dumpster and remove the trash, but they’ll also help you carry items out of the home to the truck or dumpster. Consider whether you need this service based on the scale of the cleanout and your family and friends’ ability to do this heavy lifting yourselves. It will likely cost more, but it can get the job done quickly. Note that when you’re paying for labor, especially if you’re paying by the hour, you may not be able to take the time to sift through every box and bag in search of sentimental items.
Appraisal and Sorting
Professional estate cleanout companies have personnel on staff who can help you determine which of your loved one’s possessions have any resale value. If you’re completing a cleanout under emotional circumstances, it can be easy to assign value to everything the deceased person cared about. An appraisal expert can bring a sense of perspective to the…