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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to haul off junk?

The average cost to haul away junk is $150, though this price can be expected to vary between around $75 and $375, depending on several factors. 

The first factor is the quantity of junk removed. Most junk removal services charge by the truckload, and most residential projects only require filling up part of a truckload.

Another factor is the type of junk. E-waste like computers and TVs may cost more to dispose of, as will more hazardous materials like mercury, paint and used motor oil. It also may cost more to remove big items like beds and couches.

To find out how much it will cost to get rid of your junk, get free estimates from the best junk removal companies near you.

How do you prepare for junk removal?

To prepare for junk removal, start by listing all the items you should get rid of. Organize your list by which items are appropriate for the junk collection team and which may have some resale value or could be donated. 

Move through your house and hit problem spots like closets, attics and basements. Make a pile of items you plan to keep, give away, sell, donate and have the junk removers pick up. Finally, contact at least three junk removal companies for price quotes.

Do you tip junk removal guys?

You may want to tip your junk removal team if they did an exceptional job. For instance, if they show up on time, are courteous and professional, take extra care not to damage your possessions and home, and leave a clean site afterwards, you may feel like giving them a tip. A reasonable tip might be $20 per crew member.

It’s also nice to tip them on especially hot days, or when the weather is inclement. You can also provide food and drinks for them.

How can I get rid of junk fast?

To get rid of your junk fast, start by organizing and making a list of what you have. Sell what you can, and give away items that you value but you don’t want to friends and family. 

If you don’t have the means to transport items or if you have too much junk to get rid of on your own, it’s time to hire a pro. A junk removal service can quickly and efficiently get rid of junk for you, including lifting heavy objects and making sure nothing is damaged.

Find a junk removal service near you and start asking for free estimates.

How do you throw away a couch?

You can get rid of a couch by hiring a junk removal pro who can get it safely out of your house and dispose of it. There are other options as well, including renting a trailer and hauling it to a proper disposal facility, or leaving it out for someone to pick up. 

However, a junk removal service is the easiest option. This keeps you from having to lift a heavy object or risk scuffing up your walls. Furthermore, a licensed junk removal service can responsibly dispose of a couch, saving you from having to find a site.

Can I use digital payments to pay for junk removal services?

Today, digital payment platforms are gaining popularity across many services, including junk removal companies. Digital payment services such as PayPal, Square Cash, Venmo, Zelle and Google Pay are common options for customers.

Conduct an online search for junk removal services in your area, and ask whether they accept digital payments. Make sure you have a plan in place to take all necessary precautions to comply with any mandated social distancing guidelines.

Does a junk removal service need to enter my home?

A junk remover may not need to enter your home if all of the materials are located outside. If a junk remover needs access to your home and the project is deemed essential, you’ll need to discuss a strategy for safety. For example, avoid being near each other, sanitize involved surfaces and conduct payments using digital platforms. Discuss potential strategies with junk removal companies in your area.

Do junk removers offer remote or virtual services?

Because junk removal requires manual labor, it is not typically a remote service. However, if you see a profile that states the junk removal company is offering remote services, ask the company what those services include. And schedule a phone or video consultation with local junk removers, and ask what precautions can be taken to comply with social distancing guidelines. 

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a junk removal service during the COVID-19 pandemic?

You can set up consultations and appointments with a junk removal service near you during the COVID-19 pandemic by messaging the professional of your choice in an online search. Ask if they are willing to set up a video call to assess the project and answer any questions you have. Discuss a strategy for staying safe during the job, including sticking to guidelines on social distancing as well as paying through digital platforms instead of cash or check.

Reviews for Costa Mesa haulers
Thumbtack Customer
Todd came within an hour after returning my phone call, hauled away my sofa and got rid of two yellow jacket hives! I would definitely call him again if I need anything hauled away
Junk in the TruckJunk in the Truck
Thumbtack Customer
Definitely will be using Joel moving forward with any Orange County hauling. Cannot beat his pricing.
Royal Junk RemovalRoyal Junk Removal
Clyde M.
Israel was prompt and completed the job in a professional manner. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to haul furniture.
Balderas ServicesBalderas Services
Tim H.
The person that scheduled our appointment was very responsive and courteous and the two gentlemen that arrived to haul our items away were super friendly and provided outstanding service. I would definitely recommend this company if you need any items hauled away. Will be saving their card and will call them again in the future if the need arises. Thanks for the great service!
Gary H.
Rolly showed up on time and did a superior job hauling away remodel dry wall, wood and misc. Swept up and charged what they quoted on the phone.
Thumbtack Customer
Fast response with great communication at every step. I found Tony and his staff to be very professional, courteous and, they left the space clean after packing the haul. A+++
911 Junk California911 Junk California
Cynthia P.
This company was a Godsend! We had 2 queen box springs and frames to haul away. Living in confined quarters , with bedrooms upstairs, moving anything out is a dilemma! (We had bed bug infestation) Not only did I get quoted below what I had expected, he arranged to pick it all up, the same day. Such a load off my mind, him hauling that stuff away with awesome customer service!
Betty J.
They were kind, professional, helpful, fast and efficient. They showed up when they said they would. They had to dig out some items buried deep in the garage and they put everything back in place perfectly that they’d had to move in order to get to the items to be hauled away. They swept and cleaned up after themselves beautifully. They even offered to pull down some boxes from high shelves that I needed to sort through that would not be hauled away, but would be going to a shredding company at a later date. They were wonderful in every way and I would highly recommend them. Betty Johner
911 Junk California911 Junk California
Michael R.
Abel showed up as promised and hauled away our really heavy old Wurlitzer spinet organ. It was unfortunately a thing nobody wants anymore. He was very careful removing it, and he was nice and understanding to my 82 year old Mom.
G-Rex ServicesG-Rex Services
Thumbtack Customer
Michaelson Moving Co. was fantastic beyond words. They were extremely responsive - within minutes of my request. They were quick to do the pick up I needed, flexible in pricing, and thorough in follow up to assure me the job was done as requested. I absolutely recommend them to anyone needing honest & reliable moving or junk haul away related service.
Michaelson Moving CompanyMichaelson Moving Company
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