1-800-GOT-JUNK? Blog http://blog.1800gotjunk.com Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:24:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 5 TIPS THAT WILL CREATE SPACE FOR THE HOLIDAYS http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/12/06/5-tips-that-will-create-space-for-the-holidays/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/12/06/5-tips-that-will-create-space-for-the-holidays/#respond Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:28:08 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6635 ‘Tis the season for holiday parties, time with family, and gift giving which means that gift receiving is happening too! Do you have room for more in your home? This year, we are going to help you make space for new things by giving you five tips on where you are sure to find items...

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6 WAYS TO STREAMLINE YOUR BEDROOM HOME OFFICE http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/11/24/6-ways-to-streamline-your-bedroom-home-office/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/11/24/6-ways-to-streamline-your-bedroom-home-office/#respond Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:35:52 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6620 For people who work from home, a home office often means sharing space with another essential room, whether it be the living room, the kitchen, or, as is often the case, the bedroom. This can present multiple problems, especially if you share your bedroom with a partner. From unsightly clutter to an overflowing office area...

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LESS IS MORE: 5 TIPS FOR DOWNSIZING TO AN NYC APARTMENT http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/11/15/less-is-more-5-tips-for-downsizing-to-an-nyc-apartment/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/11/15/less-is-more-5-tips-for-downsizing-to-an-nyc-apartment/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2016 19:37:54 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6604 Transitioning from the sprawling suburbs to a crowded city is difficult. There’s no way you can pack up your home to fit into a small apartment, so how do you know what to keep and what to toss? Here are five tips to help you maximize your new space without splurging or adding too much...

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STOW OR SHOW: CELEBRATING HIDDEN STORAGE http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/10/13/stow-or-show-celebrating-hidden-storage/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/10/13/stow-or-show-celebrating-hidden-storage/#respond Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:00:55 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6590 The latest trend in interior design is clean, sleek minimalism. While it is beautiful, sometimes this style can be frustrating to accomplish, especially if you are one to hold on to your favorite possessions. Many clients come to us and ask what they can do to make their home appear more organized, a little cleaner...

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6 TIPS FOR EASING THE BACK TO SCHOOL TRANSITION http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/09/27/6-tips-for-easing-the-back-to-school-transition/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/09/27/6-tips-for-easing-the-back-to-school-transition/#respond Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:39:39 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6575 Welcome to Fall, a season punctuated by crisp, early mornings filled with cries of “Where are my soccer cleats?” and “Mom, I can’t find my library book!” as the mad rush to get out the door begins. Help yourself out with a few of these organizing tips that will make the return to school a...

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KEEP YOUR HOUSE COOL (WITHOUT CRANKING UP THE A/C) http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/09/16/keep-your-house-cool-without-cranking-up-the-ac/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/09/16/keep-your-house-cool-without-cranking-up-the-ac/#respond Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:31:30 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6558 When temperatures tip into the triple digits and you start sweating just thinking about going outside, your home’s A/C unit can seem like a godsend. “Thank goodness for air conditioning!” you think, as you slide the thermostat down to 60. Of course, after you get your first high summer electricity bill, you snap right out...

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Organizing Your Kitchen for a Good Morning http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/30/organizing-your-kitchen-for-a-good-morning/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/30/organizing-your-kitchen-for-a-good-morning/#respond Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:33:52 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6545 While there are plenty of people who wake up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to face the day, there are many of us for whom mornings are a serious struggle. If you are constantly forgetting important items at home, having to stop for pricey coffee or order out for lunch because you didn’t have time to...

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You Bought A Hoarder’s House: Now What? http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/23/you-bought-a-hoarders-house-now-what/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/23/you-bought-a-hoarders-house-now-what/#respond Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:00:08 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6541 It’s estimated that as many as 1.2 million people, or roughly 1 out of every 300 people, suffer from compulsive hoarding. Yes, hoarding is common — and while there’s been much more awareness brought to hoarding in recent years, thanks to television shows and mainstream media reports, it’s important to keep in mind that perception isn’t...

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6 Handy Tips to Keep Your Move Tidy and Stress Free http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/16/6-handy-tips-to-keep-your-move-tidy-and-stress-free/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/16/6-handy-tips-to-keep-your-move-tidy-and-stress-free/#respond Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:00:52 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6537 Have you ever heard anyone say ‘moving was such a breeze’? Of course you haven’t, and chances are, you never will! Packing all of your possessions, saying goodbye to your home and neighbors, getting ready for new surroundings, and helping your family cope with all of these things can be downright overwhelming. That’s why there are...

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Where Does Your Junked Car Go When It Leaves Your Driveway? http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/02/where-does-your-junked-car-go-when-it-leaves-your-driveway/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/08/02/where-does-your-junked-car-go-when-it-leaves-your-driveway/#respond Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:00:01 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6533 While it can be easy to make junk disappear from your basement or garage, there’s actually a lot that goes into ensuring that as little as possible ends up in landfill. Consider the case with cars: More than 95 percent of them are recycled once they reach the end of the road—that’s more than 12...

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