We are all faced with the challenge of living like a minimalist every now and then. Over time it is human nature to build this smorgasbord of different things, because that’s what they are for the most part, things. Not everything in your home is worth keeping but somehow we manage to accumulate piles of stuff and junk over time. We all do it and it’s a part of life. Most people don’t even realize how much stuff they have until they are required to pack it all up because they’re moving to a new home. Only then do you see exactly how much you really have and for some people, it’s incredible!! Now you’re faced with dreading task of purging your things. How do you do it? Well you have a couple of options.
As you are heading towards the finishing stages of selling your home you begin to realize how much stuff you still have laying around. You’ve got furniture, rugs, old appliances, old clothes still in boxes with moth balls in the attic, and I’m sure many other things! What is a person to do when the closing date is just days away?
Spring is coming sooner than you think and you’ll be cleaning up the yard. You’ve got leaves, branches, and other debris, along with maybe some stepping stones that have cracked and a: time to get rid of this decrepit gazebo. You may ask yourself, what and or how do I rid myself of this yard debris?
Fall Cleanup Tips Before The Winter Hits
There are many reasons to pay attention to your lawn before winter comes. The weather becomes cooler and working outside becomes a little more comfortable. The soil also becomes easier to work with because the moisture is more even spread as opposed to the spring. See below for some additional tips worth considering.
• Plant trees, shrubs and perennials, many of which will be marked down at the garden center. Do this before the ground freezes and make sure to water these new plantings regularly before the lawn freezes.
Junk Removal Q&A From The Stamford Junk Pros!
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What do homeowners general hire the Junk Pros for?
Homeowners hire us for all different types of jobs; junk removal, light hauling, local moving and yard
Leaf Cleanup and Leaf Removal Tips
Leaf cleanup and leaf removal is an essential task for every homeowner to do. Typically, most homeowners can handle this by themselves but it some case, it’s best to hire out one of the growing number of professionals. After deciding to go with the professionals to cleanup and or remove your leaves, be sure to let all of your leaves fall first. This may sound obvious, but you’d be surprised at how many homeowners make this mistake every year.
Staying ahead of the game.
We recommend that you regularly clean up leaves in your yard as opposed to waiting all the way until spring. Leaves left to pile up can form a heavy mass that can kill or damage grass and ornamental plants. Matted leaves block sunlight and reduce water evaporation, which
Appliances that are no longer needed are often dropped off for disposal at solid waste landfills, metal recyclers, or similar facilities. Many of these appliances, such as window air conditioners, motor vehicle air conditioners, and refrigerators, rely on ozone-depleting refrigerants and their substitutes. As the owner or operator of a solid waste landfill or metal recycling facility, you need to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulations for the removal of refrigerants before you dispose of any appliances...........
Be smart about using household products! Be smart when you use, store, and dispose of household products.
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Top 10 Ways to Recycle
In 2007, Office Depot compiled a list of the top 10 ways to recycle at home and in the office.
1. Buy recycled paper and print on both sides. When using paper in the office, print on both sides of the sheet and recycle the paper when you are finished. By recycling one ton of paper, you can save 17 trees, almost 7,000 gallons of water and more than three cubic yards of landfill space.
2. Recycle your outdated technology. According to EPA, Americans throw out two million tons....
How to Recycle
Recycling is an important factor in conserving natural resources and greatly contributes towards improving the environment. Below are some helpful hints about recycling in and around the home.
Recycling in and around the home can be easy when you know how. By thinking carefully about what products you buy at the supermarket and how to recycle them is the first step towards efficient recycling.
Find ways of recycling different materials
Many materials can be recycled, such as paper, plastic, metal and glass. Other items such as furniture, electronic equipment, building material and vehicles can also be recycled but many people don’t often think to do so.
Buy products that can be recycled.
When shopping at the supermarket, buy products that can be recycled easily such as glass jars and tin cans.
Buy products that have been made from recycled material.
You can tell if a product is eco-friendly by looking at the label on the packaging.
Avoiding buying hazardous material.
It is difficult to recycle products that contain hazardous waste. Try to find safer alternatives to household cleaners and buy non-toxic products whenever possible.
Make sure you have a recycle bin in your home. Keep it in an obvious place so you won’t forget to use it. Your local council should be able to provide you with a recycle bin that can be used for materials such as glass, paper, aluminum and plastic.
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