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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

How can I find out if a junk removal service is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Junk removal may be considered essential in certain cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. A good place to start is by searching your city or state government’s website for a list of guidelines.

For national guidelines, visit CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 webpage, which identifies 16 types of essential infrastructure sectors that can continue operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.  

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.

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. 

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.

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 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.

Reviews for San Jose junk removal services
Eva v.
I had a fantastic experience with Strong Hands Junk Removal. Excellent service!
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Louise B.
I will call on Strong Hands again if I need any junk removed.
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Madhuparna B.
I had a great experience with strong hands junk. They are very responsive, punctual and efficient. I would highly recommend them for any junk removal project.
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Susandhya N.
Rodney is very professional to work with and I highly recommend his service for junk removal.
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Nikalaus S.
They were On time and removed all Junk quickly. Also Cleaned up the garage and Pathway.
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Mary j.
Highly recommend them for junk removal! They were very responsive and did the job very professionally.
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Betty B.
On 9/27, I left a message for Derek to see if he would stop by my house and give me an estimate of some junk I wanted removed from my back yard. He was very responsive in replying that same day and stopped by to give me an estimate on 9/29 at the agreed upon time. He and his team were very courteous, professional and since the estimate was so great, I decided to ask them to remove the junk that same day. I was shocked at how fast they removed the junk with the many bricks also. They even picked up some junk items that I did not include on the original removal list. I was so pleased with Derek and team work that I am having the remove a spa in November. Would give you 8 stars if they were available. Thanks Derek and team.
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Jill M.
I highly recommend Strong Hands Junk Removal. They hauled away a large load very quickly and they were very professional.
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Dana Z.
Great experience. We were able to arrange the removal of a pile of junk virtually. Very responsive. Everything was taken care of on time and the area was left very clean.
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Frank G.
They did a very good job to remove the whole garage of junk from our house for sale. Very fast, clean and the price is reasonable. We will use them again!
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Abe R.
Rod did a excellent job of removing the junk from my backyard. He and his co-worker did quick, efficient and good job. They even did a sweep afterward. thanks Rod!
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Jasmin E.
I was shopping around for junk removal. They were the most economical and very efficient! Came same day and was super fast. Even took a few extra things free of charge! Will definitely be hiring again soon.
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Aafreen T.
They were quick to respond, were very punctual and polite. They gave a quote upon arrival and we agreed on a fair price. They removed the junk and cleaned up. We would definitely use their service again and highly recommend them
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Meredith P.
I highly recommend Strong Hands Junk Removal! They are flexible with pick up schedule and arrived on time at my place. They got rid of my bed, furniture, and miscellaneous stuff in no time. I am a very happy client!!
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Danijela M.
My experience with Strong Hands Junk removals was great! I scheduled the service via online, which was easy and simple. The employees came on time on the scheduled day, quickly picked up the furnitures and I paid via Venmo.Excellent 😀 I would recommend them.
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Thumbtack Customer
IN-Home Hauling Service did an excellent job for us. I attached a photograph of the junk I needed hauled away and attached it to my request. Mrs. Santiago responded quickly and gave an estimate for the work to be done. The next day, IN-Home Hauling Service arrived and removed the junk. They are speedy, on-time and provided excellent service from start to finish. Great job! I would use IN-Home Hauling Service again and would recommend them.
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Jeanne G.
What can I say about Levi and Jeff of Strong Hands Junk Hauler's...WOW! Amazing! Reasonably priced, excellent customer service. What you see here is very little of what Strong Hands Junk Removal, took away from my property. They were thorough. I especially appreciated that they took the time to take a look at the property in it's entirety to give me my quote. I had 3 others come by for a quote, but none were as thorough as Levi and Jeff. If you have a large junk haul project, look no further than Strong Hands. I recommend them 100%. Jeanne Gonzales
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Justin B.
I can’t express how great the 2 guys did on the junk removal and clean up. They showed up with smiles, made short work of what I thought would be a long daunting task. The price was super fair. I will definitely use them if I ever need this done again.
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Vera N.
They arrived on time, worked quickly to remove all my junk, and even took some bags of trash down to the dumpsters for me. Excellent job! And they were very nice and friendly as well. Good value for the price. I would definitely use their service again. Five stars and two thumbs up!
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Matt b.
The "Strong Hands" team is awesome! I highly recommend them for any our your junk removal needs. They are honest, very hard working guys and have the customer satisfaction as their highest goal. I have now used them 4 times and will continue to use them again. Fair price, great work, fast efficient service!
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Tim N.
I hired him to remove a few furniture items, and changed my mind and had him haul away all my junk and trash. I really appreciate that he took a different direction and remained composed. He was very polite, and easy to work with. I would absolutely hire him again. Thanks for the help. Great service for the price!
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Claudette S.
Strong Hands Junk Removal was great. They were very responsive and showed up right on time. They helped out my Mom who is a senior citizen. They did the job they quoted and were very reasonable. Out of all the companies I contacted they gave me the best price with just one phone call. It was actually refreshing to be able to count on someone and doing exactly what they said they would do. I would highly recommend them. Cindy
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John C.
Was looking for junk removal services and was able to fine Levi through the thumbtack app. He was best value and responded the fastest. After getting contact with Levi, we were able to schedule a time that fits my schedule. Honestly I could tell he is the best in the business. He was productive and kept a great personal conversation. Really honest and hardworking. Although we’re relocating in Vegas we will recommend Levi to our family and friends to Levi. :)
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Nicole M.
The Strong Hands Junk Removal team sent a text and asked if they could come early as they finished with a nearby client which was more than appreciated as a scheduling issue around the time they were originally to arrive came up later in the day for me. They entered with professionalism and worked fast to break down a bed in the spare room and were out in 20 minutes or less. Their customer service was perfect, the pricing was fair, and they were so convenient and accommodating. I’ll be coming back to these guys in the near future.
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LaDonn D.
Levi & Jeff were awesome! I booked them to pick up stuff at my home and my parents and they were on time, super nice and helpful! They took the time to explain that the rate they charged was due to the cost to get rid of mattresses and box springs, not just the other stuff. In addition, they were very thoughtful and very careful regarding my cat and how she likes to try to escape. I've already talked to them about another job in a few weeks. Bottom line, Strong Hands are honest, helpful, very professional and you can count on them! They are definitely my new team for any hauling! Thanks Strong Hands Junk Removal!
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