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I Didn’t Know I Could Recycle That!

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The practice of recycling waste is necessary when considering the amount of waste that we generate. The degradation of nature and the toll on mother Earth is essential to address nowadays. The age-old concept of 3Rs, Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce, has now been expanded to the 5Rs to include Repurpose and Refuse.The ultimate aim is to manage waste. Out of all the practices, recycling remains the dominant one. However, the scope of recycling is no longer only restricted to just paper, cans, and glass. With the increasing advancement in technology, we can now recycle almost everything that we use.Household RecyclablesWith increasing awareness and the pressure from municipalities, most of us are now familiar with the practice of segregating household waste into recyclable and nonrecyclable material. However, many waste companies fail to educate their customers on proper recycling! There are many items that the waste company does not recycle, but can be recycled elsewhere around town. Check t…

Getting Rid of Your Old Box Springs

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How do I Get Rid of an Old Box Spring?Box springs are used as a stable platform that supports your mattress to ensure that the weight evenly distributed, and you can stay as comfortable as possible. Without it, your mattress would gradually start sagging in different areas, which could turn it into an uncomfortable and lumpy mess. Humans sleep for around 1/3 of our lives so it’s very important that we sleep well when we do, the quality of your sleep often dictates to some degree how your day goes.It’s generally recommended that if you get a new mattress, you also try to invest in a new box spring, just for the sake of keeping them the same age. While high-quality box springs can last anywhere between 10-20 years, unfortunately, low-quality ones may only last a few years, and there are a handful of red flags to help you spot signs of a worn-out box spring. A quick visual inspection will give you plenty of clues of a dated bed frame, things you will want to look out for are;Any broken s…

Take Back Your Garage!

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Take Back Your Garage for Once and for AllIf you are a homeowner, then you know how easy it is for your garage to transform into a storage space instead of a place to keep your car. You may find your garage gradually becoming so full of things that have no space in your house that you may even lack space for your car. If you have reached this point, then it is probably time for a garage cleaning. Garage maintenance can seem intimidating but if you follow some guidelines, it can be easier to do.Remove EverythingBefore decluttering the garage, you first need to try to figure out what is where. Start with a specific area of your garage and just start going through it. Lay it all out and start working. This makes it easy to work while enabling you to see how much storage space you have in your garage. Take anything out that you’re not going to keep so you can see how much more space you’re getting.Decide What to KeepOnce most of the junk is removed you need to start identifying what you D…

Yard Waste Removal Tips

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Yard Waste Removal TipsIt seems like it was just this time last year, but now it’s time again where you need to deal with all of your yard waste. While it may SEEM like an easy process, yard work in general can easily become overwhelming and be exhausting. This process is not complicated, but you need to know where to start. With the right tips and motivation, you can maintain a wonderfully clean and orderly yard. Below are some tips that will help you to remove your yard waste and just deal with yard work in general.Invest in the right bagsWaste bags can actually vary a lot, you need to know exactly what you need for your specific needs. The different types of waste, organic and non-organic cannot all go into one type of bag. The best alternative that will accommodate the leaves, twigs, weeds, and grass without any trouble are biodegradable bags. You should be able to seal these bags up and just put them out with your trash, most trash companies will certainly take them. If you aren’…

Tips to Stop Hoarding in its Tracks

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All You Need to Know About the Quick Tips to Stop Hoarding in Its TracksAre you a hoarder?Did you know that hoarding is sometimes hereditary? It can actually get passed through generations like a disease. Hoarding is not about being lazy or stubborn or too attached to worldly possessions. This article should give you some real insight and good advice for your own issues.Recognizing hoarding: Hoarding is a disorder as categorized in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, (DSM-5). It is closely related to OCD. Hoarding is a disorder that focusses on having difficulty parting with physical possessions. This is not linked to value, just the mere possession of the object. If you feel like you have a serious disorder, make sure you contact a therapist for help. Hoarding creates a heap of active clutter in the living home areas or the workplace of the person. The items are rarely used but the individual still feels the need to retain the…

Tips to Stop Hoarding in its Tracks

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All You Need to Know About the Quick Tips to Stop Hoarding in Its TracksAre you a hoarder?Did you know that hoarding is sometimes hereditary? It can actually get passed through generations like a disease. Hoarding is not about being lazy or stubborn or too attached to worldly possessions. This article should give you some real insight and good advice for your own issues.Recognizing hoarding: Hoarding is a disorder as categorized in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, (DSM-5). It is closely related to OCD. Hoarding is a disorder that focusses on having difficulty parting with physical possessions. This is not linked to value, just the mere possession of the object. If you feel like you have a serious disorder, make sure you contact a therapist for help. Hoarding creates a heap of active clutter in the living home areas or the workplace of the person. The items are rarely used but the individual still feels the need to retain the…

What Junk CAN We Pick Up?

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All You Need To Know About the Junk We Can Pick-UpAre you on the lookout for a professional and capable junk removal services? You are in luck, Mc-Junk is the premier junk removal service in the area. The best aspects of junk removal is that it’s done at an affordable price point and we absolutely recycle as much as we can. Eighty percent of junk that we haul ends up being recycled. McJunk is very environmentally conscious and is consistently improving our own recycling methods. We can recycle most items and types of things that may be around your home and business, even large machines like an old tv or copy machine. When it comes down to it though, it’s all about getting your area clean. If we come out and do work for you, we guarantee that it will be done both efficiently and completely, to the best of our abilities.We pick up anything that our customers no longer want and needs such as old electronics, household goods, yard waste, demolition and construction debris, furniture, and …