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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.

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.

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.

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.  

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. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a junk removal service when social distancing?

If you hire a junk removal company near you, take precautions to avoid person-to-person contact, sanitize involved surfaces and use virtual payments. If possible, it might also be a good idea to move the items that are getting picked up outside so the junk remover doesn’t need to enter your home.

Reviews for Sawtelle hauling professionals
Shannon R.
Replied promptly and removed trash next day. Quick and easy!
JMMZ Junk RemovalJMMZ Junk Removal
Will K.
Was in a bind to get some construction debris removed. They came within an hour and a half to remove the trash for me. Thank you!
Best valley junk removal and haulingBest valley junk removal and hauling
Dan R.
The guys made quick work of the trash removal, happy to have it all gone!
Best valley junk removal and haulingBest valley junk removal and hauling
Erica C.
On time, quick and efficient! I would hire again for any trash/junk removal needs.
JMMZ Junk RemovalJMMZ Junk Removal
Michael B.
Would definitely recommend to anyone in need of trash removal. Remarkable job in a great amount of time
Bulky Bros Inc.Bulky Bros Inc.
Zeb K.
I was thrilled at how quickly they responded and were able to arrive and remove the trash I needed hauled away. They were a great rate and I will definitely use them again in the future.
LA Best Hauling & Junk RemovalLA Best Hauling & Junk Removal
Brooksie V.
We had an abundance of post Christmas cardboard and trash. Daniel and team quickly removed for us and went above and beyond - taking a few extra bulky items for us. Highly recommend!
American Vet Junk Removal,  property clean upAmerican Vet Junk Removal, property clean up
Simone D.
Needed to have boxes and other trash removed following a move. Albert let me know what time he would arrive, quickly took everything out, and that was it! Simple process, he was very professional, and friendly. Highly recommend!
Complete Construction Cleanup & DemolitionComplete Construction Cleanup & Demolition
Taylor C.
I had a wonderful experience with Lucas’ Junk Removal! They worked with my time frame and my specific budget to help me with a last-minute apartment clean out. They were very kind and professional, and they worked efficiently. I had a ton of furniture and trash and they removed it all quickly. They also donated all of my unwanted furniture to a family in need, which is awesome! I would recommend this company to anyone !
Lucas’ Junk Removal LLCLucas’ Junk Removal LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Clean Slate Junk Removal did a FANTASTIC job of removing and hauling all of the remaining trash and furniture that was left in the house. They had a very fast and professional work like attitude while remaining friendly while dealing with family. They where very respectful of the fact that even though the property was in poor condition, it had a lot of sentimental value for those of us there. To quote my dad,"they where BEYOND BELIEF." To quote my son,"they are AMAZING." Thanks again. The Jones Family
Clean Slate Junk Removal, Demo & Property Clean UpClean Slate Junk Removal, Demo & Property Clean Up
Thumbtack Customer
We needed a couple dumpsters of trash removed from our business in Downtown LA, and Go Junkless not only responded within about a minute, they came to do the haul first thing the next morning- with less than 24 hours notice. They were friendly and worked fast- thanks guys! We'll definitely be calling them again!
Go JunklessGo Junkless
Manny C.
Ramon and his team handled the small job we had for them professionally and efficiently. You can really tell how a company treats its clients when they handle small jobs with the same integrity and service as they would a high paying job. We will be a return customer for sure. Thanks Ramon! Disclaimer on the photos: we hired them to remove the construction trash, not to clean the room so all of the dust on the floor was not theirs to clean.
Bulky Bros Inc.Bulky Bros Inc.
Shonelle B.
I had the pleasure of working with Albert and his team to clean out two spaces at my property. I had a garage that a tenant basically trashed and have been left for some years and a storage closet full of old materials from many home improvement projects over the last 20 years. Not only was the team at Remove LLC professional, thorough, and punctual, they did a really great job with a really great spirit and energy. They answered all of my questions and made quick work of what had been an overwhelming task for me for some years. Albert also shared the other services that they provide such as demo work. I’ve already spoken with them about doing additional work at my place and taking advantage of their other services. I highly recommend them! Thanks Albert!
Remove LLCRemove LLC
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