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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 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.

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 Richmond junk removal services
Beth B.
We had several large pieces of junk removed by Billy Goat Junk Removal, and the experience was top notch. Bill was responsive, courteous and very respectful. Other companies were asking three times the amount for their service. Billy Goat is the place to go for any junk removal you my need. They restore, reuse and recycle.
Billy Goat Junk Removal LLCBilly Goat Junk Removal LLC
Jacque O.
Billy Goat Junk Removal provided excellent service.
Billy Goat Junk Removal LLCBilly Goat Junk Removal LLC
Jessica W.
Could not speak higher praises for Get My Junk. William was prompt, responsive, friendly, and overall had great customer service. We had the carpet in our home removed the previous day and needed the junk removed in time for the weekend. Get My Junk accommodated out tight schedule and the pricing was fair. At the end, there was not a single trace of the waste that was once there. Would highly recommend Get My Junk for any of your waste removal needs.
Get My Junk, LLCGet My Junk, LLC
Leo P.
Very polite gentleman I will use him for all my junk removal needs!
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Thumbtack Customer
Billy goat junk removal was amazing! They showed up on time and got rid of everything we asked!
Billy Goat Junk Removal LLCBilly Goat Junk Removal LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Good communication, fair price to remove a load of junk packed in bags. I'd use him again.
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Joan O.
This company was very nice and came when they said they were coming. Very reasonable and would recommend this company for junk removal.
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Annisa R.
Jay is an excellent communicator and very responsive. He is also punctual and gets the job done quickly at a fraction of the typical junk removal cost.
Jay WoodsonJay Woodson
Thumbtack Customer
Very reasonable price quoted. Prompt arrival. No hassle. Will definitely hire him again if/when we need trash/junk removal.
Billy Goat Junk Removal LLCBilly Goat Junk Removal LLC
Chris W.
Kevin was responsive, timely and got my junk removal job done. Would definitely work with him again and recommend him highly.
Kevin GibsonKevin Gibson
Amy M.
We had a very heavy sleeper sofa removed from our home. Good communication with pick-up time. Great price for a job well done! Would use Bates Junk Removal again.
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Candice B.
Mike got us out of a jam when moving out of our office. He was very polite, professional, and quick with removing 5 truckloads of furniture and junk!
Greg S.
Great job, went above and beyond to get all the junk removed including additional stuff not originally included in the picture for the job. I would highly recommend using their services
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Bates junk Removal to remove all excess trash from a business in the local area. I received a promt reply to my inquiry which was extrmely important for this job. Mr. Bates not only cleaned the excess trash, but he took before and after pictures to ensure that everything was cleaned to my satisfaction.
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Miles F.
Two gentlemen arrived early, solved a problem in getting the item through the door, were very friendly, careful and concerned about doing a good job. I rate the Bates Junk Removal & Recycling Services as doing an excellent job.
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Brian J.
I was very impressed with the quick responsiveness to my need for help. Also he came out first thing and got it done early so that was nice. Very professional and did a good job with quality of work. I would highly recommend Bates Junk Removal!
Bates Junk Removal & Recycling ServicesBates Junk Removal & Recycling Services
Tamika W.
From start to finish, Quinn made our junk removal process extremely easy. He was very responsive to my work request and questions, not only arrived the very same day within 2 hours of confirming we were going to do this but he also came early. I will definitely recommend him especially if you need a removal job done quickly and we will recommend him to others.
Quinn WilsonQuinn Wilson
Thumbtack Customer
Junk Removal front basement. The 2 day j b turned into a 1 day job. He was very prompt and efficient. I would hire him again for my next project. His help was also professional and most of all the communication was superb between the two of them.
D & R Lawn CareD & R Lawn Care
Joe R.
These guys were wonderful: very professional, cordial and friendly, and they did a fantastic job of fitting everything into the truck that we wanted removed, way more than I would've thought possible to fit in one load. Plus, their price was unbelievably low. I expected it to be much higher than it was. I would highly recommend The Junk Hunter!
The Junk HunterThe Junk Hunter
Debra J.
Thank you Tim for providing excellent service for the project on yesterday (03/29/18). You were punctual and removed the junk items expediently. Tim was a very pleasant and friendly to work with. I will call you again in the near future as spring is approaching and I must clear out the old to make room for the new. Thank you Tim!
Expert Home Solutions LLCExpert Home Solutions LLC
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