1-800-GOT-JUNK? Blog http://blog.1800gotjunk.com Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:04:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 How to balance motherhood and cleaning http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/04/13/how-to-balance-motherhood-and-cleaning/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/04/13/how-to-balance-motherhood-and-cleaning/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:00:03 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5993 Suddenly, it’s loud, your belongings are everywhere, and you can’t remember your last shower. No, it wasn’t a tornado. You’ve become a parent. Motherhood is a wonderful, life-altering event, but for the most part, finding the time to regularly clean your home evaporates. For the neat-obsessed, this is a difficult adjustment – but with these...

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5 Creative Ways to Celebrate Earth Day http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/04/09/five-creative-ways-to-celebrate-earth-day-2015/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/04/09/five-creative-ways-to-celebrate-earth-day-2015/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:35:52 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5985 Make an impact on April 22! Earth Day is coming up on April 22 and it’s the perfect excuse to take some time out for the planet on which we tread. Here are five creative ways you can celebrate Earth Day. Private Community Clean-up You don’t need to join an organized effort to make an...

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DIY Patio Furniture http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/03/25/diy-patio-furniture/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/03/25/diy-patio-furniture/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:00:48 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5970 Get the inspiration you need for summer! An old friend of mine launched a tiling business many years ago after he tiled everything – seriously everything, including furniture – in a client’s home. You might wonder why he hadn’t launched his tiling business before getting the tiling job. My friend was just a handy man...

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Tips for cleaning out your junky car http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/03/23/tips-for-cleaning-out-your-junky-car/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/03/23/tips-for-cleaning-out-your-junky-car/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:00:00 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5960 It brings a whole new meaning to ‘junk car’. Have you ever been asked unexpectedly by a friend, or worse a co-worker, for a ride home or to an event, and had that sinking feeling of regret that you didn’t take the time on your weekend to finally clean out your junky car? Trust me,...

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Why you’re feeling overwhelmed http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/03/16/the-negative-energy-of-junk-and-how-to-get-rid-of-it/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/03/16/the-negative-energy-of-junk-and-how-to-get-rid-of-it/#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:28:46 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5952 The negative energy of junk (and how to get rid of it).   Most of us have felt overwhelmed by clutter at one point or another. The scientific fact that we, along with everything in our environment, are literally pure energy, should not come as a surprise to you. The fascinating science of Quantum Physics...

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Tidy for love http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/02/19/tidy-for-love/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/02/19/tidy-for-love/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:00:21 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5924 Don’t let your junk jeopardize your chance at love! Scenario: You’re on a date and things are going well. So well, in fact, he or she wants to come back to your house. Panic sets in! There are piles of clothes on the floor, dishes in the sink, magazines askew on the coffee table …...

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Break up with your junk http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/02/17/break-up-with-your-junk/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2015/02/17/break-up-with-your-junk/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:16:42 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5920 It’s time to end this messy relationship. Valentine’s Day is a great day to assess your relationships: Tell your spouse you love them, dot your ‘I’s with hearts, and bake some sugar cookies. But this holiday is also a perfect time to reflect on the relationship you have with your belongings: Do you have many...

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Our 10 Best Posts of 2014 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2014/12/31/our-10-best-posts-of-2014/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2014/12/31/our-10-best-posts-of-2014/#comments Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:39:28 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5902 25 years in business. 5 years of blogging. Here’s the best of 2014! 2014 was 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s 25th anniversary, so it was a big year for us! But we also like to compile our best posts published on the 1-800-GOT-JUNK? blog in the past 12 months. It’s a fun way to reflect on what our readers...

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How to take care of your Christmas lights http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2014/12/29/how-to-take-care-of-your-christmas-lights/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2014/12/29/how-to-take-care-of-your-christmas-lights/#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:41:34 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5891 Store, recycle, or toss? We answer your light string questions. Guest post by Brett Caron We may be well into the holiday season, but your neighbor keeps their Christmas lights up all year round. The problem is, half of them are burned out and not looking too festive. How can you avoid being ‘that house on the...

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Make your own ugly Christmas sweater http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2014/12/19/make-your-own-ugly-christmas-sweater/ http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/2014/12/19/make-your-own-ugly-christmas-sweater/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:00:48 +0000 http://blog.1800gotjunk.com/?p=5882 It’s that time of year again: when (some) people bust out their ugly Christmas sweaters! This has become a tradition over the years, but because of their popularity, these sweaters are in high demand and as a result, it might not be easy to find the perfect hideous sweater at your local thrift store. Not...

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