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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 Columbus junk removal services
Joe K.
They showed up on time for the junk removal appointments and removed my couch and box springs quickly. They did a great hassle-free job.
Awesome lawncare LLC.Awesome lawncare LLC.
Megan R.
I contacted Nick about demo work to remove garage cabinets after closing on my new home. The previous owners surprised me by leaving a huge pile of junk at the curb after they moved. Nick was able to stop by the house to give me a quote for the garage cabinet removal AND hauled away the extra junk on the same day. His team removed the garage cabinets without causing any damage to the drywall or floor. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a professional for demo work or junk removal.
2 Guys Hauling2 Guys Hauling
Ryan B.
He was in and out fairly quick. I definitely recommend chris if you need junk removed in a hurry
The Go To GuyThe Go To Guy
Lan H.
Definetly would recommend to families and friends. Dad Do It All are professionals, kind service, and offer excellent reasonable pricing for removing old junks and furnitures out quickly with ease. They can get the job done within the next day. Don't have to wait for weeks or months like most other junk removal service do out there.
Dad Does It All llcDad Does It All llc
Melissa E.
I needed a ton of junk removed last minute from my garage. They responded and arrived within the hour. Very courteous, and polite. Would definitely recommend!
Junk Removal, Hoarding, Demo...Junk Removal, Hoarding, Demo...
Thumbtack Customer
The company got back to me the same day I asked for a mover. The men came on time and were very quick. They had to move a very heavy beast of a desk and a large filing cabinet. No muss no fuss. I would recommend Junk King to anyone needing junk removal.
Junk King ColumbusJunk King Columbus
James H.
Scarlet and Grey removed and hauled away a bunch of junk from my garage. They were very professional and fast. I will definitely use them again! Thank you!
Scarlet and gray ManagementScarlet and gray Management
Lindsey M.
All men were polite and kind and tackled a challenging job of removing a very heavy piece of junk with persistence. I would use them again and recommend them.
Junk Removal, Hoarding, Demo...Junk Removal, Hoarding, Demo...
Jennifer L.
They got the job done with no issues, moved a broken couch and 2 broken large TVs. I'll call them again next time I need junk removed. Thanks guys!
Paige solutionsPaige solutions
Jan Z.
very good work. Quickly replied to our request and within 1 hour we met to remove our "junk" from a storage unit. Great job. Will work with them again
Rich & Little Chuck's ServicesRich & Little Chuck's Services
Alli S.
C & J were able to come out same day and remove a bunch of junk we tore out of our bathroom. We appreciated the ease of communication, quick response/work time, and thoroughness.
C & J RemovalC & J Removal
Thumbtack Customer
Great experience! Was able to get to me the same day I booked them, showed up exactly on time looking clean and professional. Both guys were very friendly and worked really hard to get junk removed. I would recommend this company to anyone!
Kobe Dumpster RentalsKobe Dumpster Rentals
Karen P.
I can’t say enough about how thankful I am for Mid Ohio Dumpsters. They went above and beyond to remove and clean all the junk that was in our backyard. It was a lot more than picture can show, but they made sure it was all gone. Highly satisfied!
Mid Ohio DumpstersMid Ohio Dumpsters
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Antonio to perform a large uncrating/ junk removal job. All the way through, he was professional, his crews were great, and performed above standard. I was very pleased with how the project went, and in fact I hired him a second time because I was so pleased with how he performed the first job I hired him for. Thank you Antonio!
J and A Custom Cleaning LLCJ and A Custom Cleaning LLC
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