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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.

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. 

Reviews for Arlington haulers
Maxine L.
They came, they hauled. They wore masks. They were punctual and polite.
No hassle HaulingNo hassle Hauling
Thumbtack Customer
I had two heavy couches that needed to be hauled away. Kyle was able to schedule me in right away and for a really great price. He was super efficient, organized and really friendly. I would definitely recommend K. Brooks Services to anyone who needs stuff hauled away.
K. Brooks Junk Removal LLCK. Brooks Junk Removal LLC
Dimiter G.
Andrew and his No Hassle Hauling company were lifesavers when I had to remove promptly a large haul of backyard and house thrash left behind by moving out tenants. He was reasonable and courteous when making the offer, and punctual and thorough when executing the job. I highly recommend him to any future customer!
No hassle HaulingNo hassle Hauling
Felix M.
Kaine responded right away and was able to come the same day. Fair price and got it done. Hauled away old patio furniture. Much appreciated.
One Load, LLCOne Load, LLC
Gail R.
He came on time and finished quickly. He was excellent and I would hire him again. If you have anything to haul away, Kyle is your man.
K. Brooks Junk Removal LLCK. Brooks Junk Removal LLC
Kaitlin S.
Ronald was extremely responsive, gave me a great rate and was super quick in removing a large chaise that I needed to be hauled away. I would definitely recommend him!
Ronald's Junk Removal ServiceRonald's Junk Removal Service
Sarah S.
Awesome experience! They came the next day and removed all my stuff quickly. Not only were they prompt but they were also very professional. Appreciate the great service and I look forward to using Riley Hauling in the future!
Riley HaulingRiley Hauling
Asad E.
Riley and his friend were extremely courteous and professional. They were in & out very quickly and were very efficient. Recommend them highly. I will definitely hire them next time I need stuff moved or junk hauled away.
Riley HaulingRiley Hauling
Maria T.
Jonathan and his helper did a great job hauling away a very large gas grill from a deck down one flight of stairs. They arrived on time and completed the job in a very professional manner. The cost was very reasonable. I highly recommend them.
Vanntastic ServicesVanntastic Services
Kisiah T.
A very friendly, courteous, and responsive to my needs. The owner responded to my inquiry and it was a holiday, Labor Day, but yet he still felt the need to answer any questions that I had. I would definitely recommend this company; I had a lot of mixed trash and boxes from my move so I was so grateful when they showed up to haul my junk away!
JNO BAPTISTE ENTERPRISE LLCJNO BAPTISTE ENTERPRISE LLC
Chaya S.
Wow!!! I would highly recommend Robin and his company. I cannot say enough good things about the quality of his work! This company was on time, had excellent communication, was professional and just so much more! We were very very pleased with the excellent job that was done. We were so pleased that we would hire this company again for other jobs! Thank you so much again Wee Haul Junk!!
Wee Haul Junk Removal  & HaulingWee Haul Junk Removal & Hauling
Thumbtack Customer
I have a 90 year old garage in my backyard that is used as a shed. I think every owner of the house has added to its contents. While we had tried emptying the shed little by little, it was too big of a job for us, and many of the items could not be left at the curb with our normal trash, or even scheduled for pickup by the county. I knew we needed help. It was very easy to schedule an appointment with Kyle and he showed up on time, even confirming his exact arrival time the morning of. He emptied both my shed and the big pile of wood and railroad ties behind my shed. For 90 minutes. In the rain. This wasn't an easy job, and frankly I think he went above and beyond by even keeping the appointment, given the weather. He was also pleasant and professional and his services were reasonably priced. We will be recommending Kyle to our friends for junk hauling or moving, and we will be calling him for help in the future.
K. Brooks Junk Removal LLCK. Brooks Junk Removal LLC
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