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…
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…
Did you know that more than 3 in 5 Americans feel that someone with a dirty home is a bigger turn-off than someone with a dirty mind?* That’s 62% of people who are unimpressed with mess! Maybe it’s time to get started on that spring cleaning after all?
Unless you start spring cleaning now, it’ll soon be 2017 and the junk will still be there. At 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, we have over 26 years of experience helping people reclaim their space, so we know a few things about deculttering. Here are a few tips to help you get through your spring cleaning checklist.
By Brian Scudamore I often get asked advice from young people who are interested in starting their own businesses, and what I tell them is, “Don’t do what I did!” Okay, that’s not exactly true. As the owner of three companies, I’m a huge proponent of entrepreneurship as an exciting and rewarding career path. But…
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,…
Ever wonder if maybe you were out sick the day your class learned how to get organized? Or maybe you figure that organized people were born that way and you’re just going to have to muddle through chaos for the rest of your life.
Spring brings new opportunities to gain a fresh start in life and in your home. Whether you have a little or a lot of clutter, the invasion of one’s space with excess junk can make you feel restricted or even worse – trapped.
There is a misconception that a “green lifestyle” means only eating vegetables and living like a hippie. And while there are great benefits to both of these things, you can also live “green” by simply adopting a few new habits. This will ensure you are more eco-friendly and also be a great help when the…
Junk is our business – our franchise partners and their teams come across plenty of it every day. But some finds are a bit stranger than others. From coffins and mechanical bulls, to John Wayne’s bible, junk can be weird, spooky, sometimes moving, and even priceless.