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The Benefits of a Trash Removal Service

Those who live in a town where residential trash removal is provided know that the service can quickly become an essential to your daily life. If you live in a town where trash removal is not provided, you are forced to seek other alternatives. If you choose not to schedule a pick up service, you probably are finding less-than-ideal options, like bringing your garbage to the local dump yourself. Here’s why you might want to consider scheduling a regular trash removal service:

Eliminate Dump Trips

There is nothing fun about hauling garbage to the dump yourself. Dump trips entail heavy lifting, waiting in long lines, and getting dirty. Going to the dump takes significant time out of your day, and if you don’t have the time, your trash pile will only continue to build up and rot. To add insult to injury, unless you drive a truck, dump trips could even mean dirtying or damaging the interior of your vehicle! To avoid trash leaking into your car, wasting fuel, and wasting your time & energy, a rubbish removal service is the way to go. You could have consistent trash removal on a weekly basis, without the hassle.

Say Goodbye to More Than Just Trash

Quality junk removal companies are environmentally conscious, and will also pick up your recycling. All you have to do is keep your recyclable materials separate from your everyday trash, and put out an extra weekly barrel. Most junk removal companies even have additional services for picking up unwanted furniture, appliances, or electronics. Yes, that means you can finally get rid of that old couch sitting in your basement, or the microwave that broke last year… Without having to haul them to the dump!

Support Your Local Economy

Along with adding countless benefits to your own everyday life, scheduling a professional trash removal service can support your local economy.  A small company has the benefit of more personalized customer service, and truly getting to know their clients. Oftentimes, residential junk removal services are locally owned companies. By supporting their business, you’re supporting your neighbors. Supporting your local economy also keeps local jobs available for those in your community. All benefits considered, a regular trash removal service is a win-win!

To experience the leading junk removal service of the Boston area, contact Elite Services Junk Removal today. 

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Emotional & Physical Benefits of Decluttering Your Home

Cutting down on clutter is more than just a minimalism trend, and it is not limited to spring cleaning! Living in a clutter-free home has benefits that will lead you to an improved daily lifestyle.

Cleanliness

Clutter accumulates dust, dirt, and other particles that are detrimental to the humans and pets living in your home. The allergens accumulated in untouched clutter can worsen allergies, asthma, and overall health. Even if you clean regularly, the more junk items in your home, the more there is to clean! Improve your homes cleanliness and cut down on your cleaning time by decluttering.

Finding Lost Items

You never know what useful items might be lying in a pile of your own junk! Decluttering can lead to finding old belongings you forgot you had, or items you have been searching your house for. You will be shocked at what has been sitting right in front of you unnoticed, and you will likely to be able to chop some items off your shopping list!

Helping Others

Part of decluttering is realizing how many things you no longer use or need. Many of the items you are ready to let go of will still have life left in them! Donate these items to ensure they don’t go to waste. You can donate clothing, appliances, and even furniture that you no longer have use for, and your junk removal service can help you with this.

Mood Boosting

There are several emotional benefits to decluttering your home. Becoming clutter-free is psychologically associated with anxiety relief, increased concentration, and better sleep. When your home is cluttered, you are often in a mentally scattered state without realizing it. Once you create order in your home, free up space, & know where everything is, you will find yourself thinking clearly with less stress. On an emotional level, cleaning out gives you a chance to let go of items that might remind you of items that remind you of negative parts of your past. Because it keeps you physically and mentally busy and has a clear end goal, cleaning out will also leave satisfied & with a sense of accomplishment.

Making Space

Eliminating clutter frees up space in your home. Instead of leaving it cluttered with junk, you could be celebrating a family dinner on your dining room table! Along with creating more space for daily living, this frees up space for new belongings once you have eliminated the old. For example, if you go through your closet and eliminate the items you never wear, you will find more space for new clothing that fits your current style! Decluttering will also free up mental space – You will find yourself stressing less about the mess in your home, and with time to focus on more important things.

If your decluttering adventure is in need of professional junk removal service, contact Elite Services Junk Removal & Demolition today! 

How to Reduce Environmental Impact with Junk Removal Services

Just because you have junk does not mean it should all go to waste. One of the easiest ways to combat the issue of climate change is to cut down on pollution. This can mean eliminating the number of recyclable materials that are sent to landfills. Whether it be recycling materials, products, or objects, it is your responsibility to make sure you or your junk removal service is practicing proper procedure. This includes recycling daily materials, as well as special services for removing furniture and electronics.

Your daily rubbish can contain many materials that should not be sent to waste in a landfill. For example, plastic bottles, cardboard, and paper can all be recycled instead of trashed. Keeping all of these items separated from your regular trash is a sure way to make sure they are not disposed of improperly. If you frequently burn your waste, it is still vitally important to separate and recycle plastics. When plastic, rubber, and other similar materials are burned, toxic fumes harmful to the environment and those breathing in the air are released.

Improper disposal of appliances and electronics can lead to these items sitting in landfills for hundreds of years. Along with taking decades to breakdown, these materials can put harmful chemicals such as lead or mercury into the surrounding soil or water supply, essentially poisoning those living in the area. This pollution also impacts the ecosystem for generations to come, leading to an endangered local wildlife population. Instead of turning them into pollution, contact a professional junk removal service to see what electronic disposal solutions are offered.

Did you know there are also specialized disposal services for furniture? This is not just limited to that old living room couch you’re desperate to be rid of. Offices and other commercial businesses can arrange for special pick up of old chairs, desks, and more unwanted office furniture. Instead of being trashed, some companies like Elite Services will even take care of the donation potential in your used furniture and electronics. With all of these services right at your fingertips, there is no reason to practice improper junk disposal that is both wasteful and harmful to the environment.

Tips for Maintaining a Clean Home

Now that you’ve completed your spring cleaning, it’s easier to keep your house clean and organized on a day-to-day basis. Even on the busiest of days, these tips will help you keep your home clean and clutter-free.

Make the bed. The easiest task, making the bed is an easy way to immediately make a room look clean and put together. Making your bed will also set the tone for the rest of the day and will keep you in the organization mind set.

Clean as you go. Cleaning as you go is the best way to keep your space clean, even on the busiest of days. If you’re cooking, clean as you’re cooking or immediately after so dishes aren’t sitting in the sink. Have your family pick up their things off the floors and try to get out of the habit of leaving things on the counters.

Set aside 15 minutes a day to clean. Once you’re settled after work, set aside 15-minutes and clean as much as you can. Whether it’s one room in your home or multiple, racing against the clock will help you clean as much as possible and once you’re done you can enjoy your family!

Have a spot for items you don’t use. Are you constantly coming across items you don’t use anymore when you’re cleaning, but never end up getting rid of them? To help avoid this vicious cycle, make a spot for these items so you can put them aside and get rid of the box quarterly. Next time spring cleaning rolls around, you’ll be less overwhelmed about all of the junk in your home!

To schedule your junk removal service with Elite Services, contact our team today at (978) 317-5388.

Carpet Removal Tips

After years of heavy traffic, carpet can get very worn down and will eventually need to be replaced. To save a little bit of money, a lot of homeowners opt to remove the old carpet themselves, which is a great DIY project but a lot of people do not know how to remove carpet properly. With these tips, you’ll have yours removed without damaging the underlying floor or the walls in your home!

Tools You Will Need to Remove Your Carpet

  • Protective gloves
  • Protective eye wear
  • Pliers
  • Crowbar
  • Utility knife
  • Floor scraper

Tips for Removing Your Carpet

  • Make sure all furniture is cleared from the room to make the removal process easier
  • Remove and baseboards/moldings/heater covers that might be covering the edges of your carpet
  • Start with the pulling up the edge of the carpet using your pliers
  • Use your crowbar to pull up the tack strips that are holding down your carpet
  • As you pull up the carpet, use your utility knife to cut it into small pieces to make it easier to carry out of the room
  • If there the carpet padding is held down with staples, use your pliers to pull them out; if it’s glued down, use a floor scrapper to pull it up

Once you’ve removed your carpet, the next step is to dispose of it. To ensure it is disposed of through the proper channels and to avoid frustration, call our team at Elite Services Junk Removal & Demolition today at 978-317-5388.

Can I Save Money By Hiring a Professional Junk Remover?

By hiring a junk remover, you can save more than just money, you can also save a lot of time, and energy as well. The overload and burden of junk in your home can also just be a burden on your piece of mind.

Save Time

We understand that people are busy. Everyone has lives, friends, work and family that they have to try and balance. A junk removal professional will save you time and will allow you to enjoy your quality free time, the way you really want it. We work quick and efficiently. You have to remember this is our job so we have handled every appliance and piece of furniture hundreds of time. Our team swiftly removes all the wanted items so you will have the open space you dreamed of much faster. Time is money, and in this case, a junk remover certainly save you a boat load of time!

Regulations with Trash disposal

As I am sure you have realized you can’t just through everything away into your local dumpster. Nobody enjoy deliberating which item goes in which pile and whether you should take it to a recycling center, junkyard or dumpster company. We take everything away for you and divvy everything up yourself. Save yourself the burden of all this hard work, stress and time and think about hiring a Junk Remover!

What is Hoarding?

TRAVELER DIGITAL CAMERAAs a junk removal company, we come across alot of people with a wind range of rubbish that they want taken away. One type of person that we see is someone with hoarding disorder. A person that hoards junk, has an extremely difficult time removing or discarding their possessions because of the perceived need to keep them. Severe hoarding often creates cramped and unclean living situations that can affect anyone living inside.

Hoarding causes a variety of problems, including:

  • Increased chance of falling
  • Fire Hazard
  • Health risk based off unsanitary conditions
  • Difficulty to perform simple daily tasks within a home
  • Fallen or shifted items can lead to being trapped or injured

Elite Services Junk Removal & Demolition can help with anyone suffering from hoarding disorder. We remove everything including.

For more information about Elite Services and how we can get your home back on track, feel free to reach out. We can be contacted over the phone at 978-317-5388 or through our online contact form.

Spring Cleaning Your Garage

Spring is here and Elite Services wants to help everyone get into the season by doing their necessary cleaning. One of the more popular places in a home that get junk thrown into, is the garage. While people do their normal cleanings, they often overlook the garage and don’t pay any attention. Believe it or not but your garage shouldn’t be a mess. If maintained properly, it should store only essential items and then you should also be able to store your car in it.

Every time you open your garage door, you shouldn’t just see clutter. Or, if you are unable to park your car in the garage, it is certainly time to clean it out. The idea of a whole weekend or longer dedicated just to cleaning out a garage is often what holds people back.

Let Elite Services help you. Our experienced junk removal team will take care of everything. Simply tell us what stays and what goes and we will get your garage back in tip-top shape. Anything you don’t want will either be donated or recycled. From furniture, and appliances, to everything in between, we have the trucks, equipment and man power to get your space back to normal.

For more information on how Elite Services can help you with your garage spring cleanout, feel free to give us a call at 978-317-5388 or fill out our online contact form.

Tips On Staying Junk Free

There is nothing worse then waking up one day to realize that your entire home is filled with junk, rubbish and clutter. With being busy and having your schedules taking up so much time, the best way to remove all your junk is by never letting it get so bad.

If you are able to stay on top of things and take an hour every month to focus on reducing clutter, you’ll find yourself saving a lot of time in the long run. Look through these 5 tips to help you stay junk free.

Loose Paper: Are you one of those people that goes through large amounts of printer paper, mail and newspapers? Do you have a full room or table that’s covered with papers that are waiting to go through. To stay on top of everything try to go through a smaller pile at the end of each month, to remove any materials you don’t need.

Boxes: Chances are, you have a bunch of boxes laying around if you receive a high volume of packages to your home or business. Unless you plan on moving shortly, you should immediately break down and recycle boxes.

Old Clothes: One of the more difficult things to through away in terms of attachment, is your old clothes. Closets become over flooded and staying organized can quickly become an impossible task.  Luckily for you, during a junk removal job, Elite Services can take away all your close and donate them. Charities and community groups are always looking for clothes, so throwing them out is a waste.

Staying Clean: It’s a natural reaction that if you keep surfaces in your house dusted and clean, then you will be less inclined to allow junk. If you’re finding it hard to remove everything, start small and start with light cleanings around your home. Chances are that you’ll be very excited about the small improvements and they’ll push you do even more.

We are here to help!

For much of the North Shore area, Elite Services is here to help you with all you junk removal, recycling, donating and e-waste needs. For more information on how we can de-clutter your home, please feel free to give us a call at 978-317-5388 or fill out an online contact form.

 

Storage Ideas For Your Dorm Room

Almost nothing beats going back to school! For all those college students in and around the Boston area, your dorm room will be the home to lasting memories. The only problem is that for so many young kids is that dorm rooms aren’t always the biggest. With the limited space that you have and all sorts of junk being everywhere, we’ve put together some things you could do to improve storage.

Closet Space: Think vertically when maximizing space in your college closet. A rod doubler can almost instantly double the amount of hanging space that you have. Or, if you need more space for your folded clothes then try adding extra drawers.

Walls & Doors: Your walls and doors can actually be used for more then just a space to hang up posters. There are various grid and hook racks that can add storage for shoes, sweatshirts and much more.

Utilizing Your Desk: Almost every college dorm room has a desk but one that is limited with storage space. With all your school work, being organized is extremely important. Think about getting a notebook holder, or a file cart that can fit under your desk.

Laundry: For so many people, the reason that they have a dirty bedroom is because of unorganized and scattered dirty clothes. Make sure that you have a laundry basket which can fit all your dirty clothes and also one that is easily portable.

Junk Removal: If you have old, clunky furniture in your college dorm room that is taking up too much space, consider getting rid of it. Sometimes throwing stuff out is the best option to clean up and organize your room.

For more information on junk removal please feel free to contact the specialists at Elite Services. We can be contacted over the phone at 978-317-5388 or through our online contact form.