Professional Tips for Junk Removal

No matter the time of year, when the urge arises to declutter your home the 24 Hour Junk team is poised to help. We are full-service junk removal experts and we’ll haul anything from scrap metal and appliances to yard waste, electronics, and furniture. Plus, we want to help you make the decluttering process as straightforward as possible so we’ve consulted with professional organizers to curate these professional tips for junk removal.

Focus First

Before you’re ready to start decluttering, we recommend that you focus your efforts. Make a list of all the areas of your home that you want to reorganize and declutter. Once you have a sense of the main spaces that need your attention, you can prioritize. Some people like to start with the most challenging rooms or spaces and some like to start easy and build momentum. There’s no right or wrong way to approach decluttering, but you can certainly benefit from taking a systematic approach. Our 24 Hour Junk Team recommends decluttering space-by-space and step-by-step.

Prioritize the space or room,

Start small and then move to bigger areas of the room (for example, empty out and reorganize cupboards and drawers one at a time, then move to closets, and the open spaces),
Always compete decluttering one area before moving on to the next.
Depending on your space and your personal approach, you can break down your decluttering tasks in any way that fits for you. In the kitchen, you may organize one drawer at a time before moving on to cupboards. On the other hand, you may have a large kitchen and focus your efforts on one wall of drawers and cupboards. Whatever your approach, make it systematic and focused so the job never feels overwhelming.

Get Motivated with Goals

The professional organizers we consulted can attest that one of the biggest barriers in decluttering is motivation. Focusing and prioritizing is helpful because it breaks the job into smaller tasks and that promote motivation. There are other ways to get motivated. We recommend setting milestones or mini-deadlines to keep on track. Depending on the size of your home and your decluttering project, you may want to set yourself a goal of completing one room or space per day or per week. Or if you live in a small apartment, you may want to declutter or reorganize your space in a weekend. Whatever the scope of your declutter project, setting goals will keep you motivated.

Work with Experts

Most professional organizers love to work with expert junk removal services such as those offered by the 24 Hour Junk team. When you are reorganizing your home, you inevitably sort your belongings into items to keep and items to remove. In many case, the items for removal represent a wide range of categories of so-called “junk.” Some items may need to go to landfill while others are recyclable or even
reusable. When you work with the 24 Hour Junk Team, we professionally remove your junk, but we also offer the service of organizing junk so that it is delivered to the most appropriate location whether it be landfill, second hand shops, or recycling centres.

We know that the task of decluttering your home can feel overwhelming, but it is also rewarding. We hope these professional tips for junk removal help you tackle your decluttering process and remember our 24 Hour Junk Team is poised to help you haul your junk away.