1-800-GOT-JUNK? Blog http://blog.1800gotjunk.com Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:00:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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/#comments 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/#comments 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/#comments 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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Organizing Hacks to Declutter Your Car http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/07/26/organizing-hacks-to-declutter-your-car/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/07/26/organizing-hacks-to-declutter-your-car/#comments Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:01:10 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6530 Clutter afflicts vehicles of all stripes, and you’ll see it in everything from brand new BMW coupes to 10-year-old Hyundai hatchbacks. There are many reasons to banish clutter from your car: loose items and debris can be a safety hazard—a sudden swerve or stop could cause something to tumble and distract you at a critical...

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Empty Nesters: 5 Tips to Consolidate and Keep the Memories Alive http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/07/19/6525/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/07/19/6525/#comments Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:00:11 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6525 A child leaving home inevitably creates a void, but that bit of extra free time can allow you to invest in your family in new ways. For most parents, there’s a huge backlog of projects around family photos and videos. Shoeboxes are filled with half-organized piles of pictures and most of us don’t have the...

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Pro Tips for Living Large in a Smaller Home http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/07/07/pro-tips-for-living-large-in-a-smaller-home/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/07/07/pro-tips-for-living-large-in-a-smaller-home/#comments Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:00:19 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6518 When it comes to housing today, less is the new more. More people are choosing lifestyle over living space and discovering the rewards of living with less—more freedom, more time, more energy. Even more money. Thinking about downsizing? These pro tips will help you streamline your belongings without guilt or regrets. Whether you’re planning to...

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Causes of Bad Odors in Your Home http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/06/14/causes-of-bad-odors-in-your-home/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/06/14/causes-of-bad-odors-in-your-home/#comments Tue, 14 Jun 2016 19:33:04 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6508 When you find an unpleasant odor in your home, you may have a problem. People will often spray air fresheners in their homes and assume the smell will disappear. However, the only way to guarantee the odor will be gone for good is to remove the source of the smell. For health and safety reasons,...

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A Yard Sale With Heart http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/06/07/a-yard-sale-with-heart/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/06/07/a-yard-sale-with-heart/#comments Tue, 07 Jun 2016 23:44:04 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6500 Never underestimate the power of a yard sale! On Saturday, May 23, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Toronto raised $21,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) at its 11th annual Yard Sale for the Cure event. The day’s proceeds smashed the previous record for a single-site sale. Bargain hunters came out in droves to support this tremendous cause,...

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Take a look at what we do every day at 10:53 AM… http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/05/31/o2e-brands-thinks-you-should-huddle-up/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/05/31/o2e-brands-thinks-you-should-huddle-up/#comments Tue, 31 May 2016 22:22:43 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6495 Every day at 10:53 a.m. the ring of a marine bell cuts through the office at O2E Brands. It’s time for Huddle! Over 200 employees jump up from whatever they’re doing and gather in one room for a high-energy stand-up meeting. Huddle not only connects everyone at O2E brands, it also makes us a stronger...

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1-800-GOT-JUNK? Salt Lake City Helps Local Firefighters Burn Bright http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/05/25/6485/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2016/05/25/6485/#comments Wed, 25 May 2016 20:58:17 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=6485 Bruce Springsteen says that you can’t start a fire without a spark. But this past weekend, the firefighters of Salt Lake City couldn’t start a fire without some junk. With the help of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Salt Lake City, The Murray City Fire Department was able to collect multiple truck loads of furniture and other household items...

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