Posts by Tania Venn


What to let go of when you move

Moving and junk removal really go hand in hand. Most people get rid of a few things when they move but tend to play it safe with the majority of junk because they feel they may have a future need for the things. Let me just say, as experts in both junk removal and moving,…


De-cluttering your home for back to school

Oftentimes spring is touted as the time to get busy organizing and cleaning the house. Another great time of year to focus in this direction is the fall and back to school time. Why? It’s the perfect transition to take your kids from holiday mode back into the routine of school. During summer vacation and…


Earth Day Event Round-Up


  Happy Earth Day! Today more than one billion people in 192 countries are participating in Earth Day, an annual tradition to help make our world a greener, healthier place to live. In our small part of the world, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise partners staged Earth Day events, including electronic waste pick-ups. Here’s a snapshot of two…


How to properly dispose of toxic items


The dark days of winter are passing us by and small spring buds are burgeoning from the warming soil. It’s spring! Got that urge to clean? Yes? No? It’s a primitive call to action, I’m sure. Read more on spring cleaning in a previous blog post. One of the most commonly asked questions we receive…


Spotlight on WOW 1 DAY! Painting


Our 1-800-GOT-JUNK? crews know their customers are often in the midst of a renovation, spring cleaning, or moving when they call us up to haul away their junk. The opportunity to recommend complimentary brands happens every day. As a result we have established alliances with a number of service-oriented companies in the moving, renovation, storage, organization…


New Year’s Resolutions

Are you by any chance looking for a way to strike upon a New Year’s Resolution that will actually stick? As we all know, most resolutions fail. They are unrealistic and overwhelming; isn’t that the truth? I recently researched a few of the top 10 lists of resolutions circulating online. I really like this one,…


Holiday Message

I would like to share with you a holiday message sent out by Dr. Suzanne Chabaud to her co-workers on A&E’s Hoarders. Thank-you, Dr. Chabaud, for permission to share! Wonderful were the days of few options and unquestioned beliefs. When being good meant getting something on a simple list of things. When wishing was more…


The Business “Instinct” of Junk Removal

Ever wonder how successful entrepreneurs arrive at the right business decision? Are decisions made from experience, advice from colleagues and mentors, research and analysis, or intuition? My guess is most seasoned entrepreneurs find the right balance of each. Recently, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Founder and CEO Brian Scudamore was asked to participate in a CMA Magazine article studying…