A home renovation can be a large project whether it’s a single room or most of the house. It can also be an exciting time as it means you’re either transforming your own house into something even more beautiful or you’re preparing a property for sale and looking to get more for it. Yet, for all work involved, the least exciting aspect is the cleanup.
Even if you’ve done this type of work before, you can sometimes forget how bad the mess can be. The pulling up of carpet, the tearing down of walls, or the dismantling of countertops, all add up to construction debris. Debris which can get in the way of the actual work or simple becomes a nuisance you’ve put off dealing with until later.
You have a few options to getting rid of it. Renting a dumpster is one of the best ways, but when to have it dropped off. As you do the work, you’ll have more debris to get rid of, such as the extra trim or leftover paint. Do you want to wait until the project is through and then have it dropped off? Or do you want it dropped off right away and have it on the property for a while? If its there too long you’ll start to incur additional costs.
Depending on your location you might be able to schedule a special pickup with the city. That means bagging up the small stuff and hauling it to the curb. Then you have to carry the larger items out, as well, such as the roll of old carpet. And with many cities there are restrictions on what you can set out. So you have to find out what you can’t set out and then find a way to get rid of that later.
The final option is to do it yourself, provided there is a landfill in your area you can take it to. Then you have to load up your vehicle and spend additional time driving to the landfill. You have to be aware of their hours, however, and also be prepared to spend time in line waiting, particularly if it’s the weekend.
This is why having a junk hauling company can make the job go all that much smoother.
The Advantage of Junk Removal Companies When It Comes To Home Renovation.
By using the services of a junk removal company, you can make your home renovation project easier from the start. You can schedule a pickup for when you first start having debris, such as the materials you tore up from the old design or the outdated appliances. Then schedule a second pickup when you’re done for any leftover construction materials. This way you don’t have any obstacles while you’re working.
If you’re remodeling a room in your home, you might be planning to get new furniture for it, as well. This is another obstacle you can remove by having the junk hauling company take the old furniture away, even if you don’t have the new furnishings yet.
If it’s a house you bought that you plan to flip you might have rooms of stuff to get rid of, such as belongings left behind by the previous owners. A professional junk removal company will have the vehicles and the staffing to get rid of even big loads of furniture and materials.
One of the perks to having a junk removal company haul stuff away is that you don’t have to do any heavy lifting or bagging. You simply point out to them what needs to be removed and they’ll take it from there, whether it’s a basement, an attic, or a garage.
Another nice advantage to having professionals haul it away, is that it may benefit others. That old furniture that no longer goes in your new room, or the furniture left behind in the house, might still have some use in it. To avoid simply hauling everything to the landfill, they’ll look for anything that can be recycled or which can be donated to local charities.
Finally, for homeowners, there is one additional benefit to consider. Getting rid of things you’ve set aside in the past because they no longer work or simply aren’t needed anymore. Since you have a junk pickup scheduled, why not include these things in it, as well. This not only frees up more space, but takes another item off your to do list.
Home renovation can be a big project, but it can be made easier. Why not take advantage of the services of a junk removal company and allow you to focus on the actual work.
If you live in the Washington DC area and have construction debris and old furniture to be removed then contact Nova Junk Removal. We also serve Northern Virginia and Prince George and Montgomery Counties in Maryland. Call us today at (571) 432-8162 and we can help make your renovation project go smoothly.