Decluttering the home is not just for spring. While most of us take advantage of the longer, warmer days to fling open windows and doors and do all sorts of deep cleaning activities in the home, there is no reason why you cannot spruce up your home in-between times. Obviously, you do need to schedule this wisely as no-one would enjoy open windows in the middle of an Edmonton winter when the temperature drops to double figures below freezing!
Holding a yard or garage sale is one lucrative option for getting rid of things that a household is no longer using. While homeowners may find no use for these items any longer, however, others might still find value in it. It also doesn’t hurt that the original owner earns extra money in the process of relieving their home of their old stuff. This method isn’t practical all the time, though. Sometimes, one has to know when going for junk removal is the better option.
For Edmonton residents, remodelling the home is all the rage these days. Admittedly, doing so is often a good choice; both in terms of comfort and raising a home’s value. If you’re planning to tear down a portion of the house and replace some of its structural components, however, you have to be prepared to manage the resulting clutter and waste. It can be troubling to deal with all of that garbage lying around. For those who’ve finished with refurbishing their home or are about to do so, here are a few junk removal tips. [Read more…]
Home renovation projects are certainly exciting to conduct, but all that hustle and bustle involved in tearing down or retrofitting walls, ceilings, and floors can make for an extremely messy place. For that, it’s essential to have a place where you could put all your junk. There are a few options available: you can throw all the debris in the backyard and hope they magically disappear, haul it out yourself to the nearest landfill with whatever you have, or hire a company to do it for you. [Read more…]
Clutter is an almost inevitable part of many households. It may come about as a result of things like time constraints, simple carelessness and inadequate cleaning practices. More than just making your home unsightly, however, clutter can also affect you in more subtle (yet no less alarming) ways. The question is: how? [Read more…]
The city of Edmonton is particular about waste management. Just last March, the Edmonton Sun reported that the city has opened an Eco Station in Kennedale. These facilities are used by the city for getting rid of hazardous waste. The station also has a Reuse Area where people can pick up items that are still reusable. The launch of yet another Eco Station further proves just how committed the city is to environment protection and, at the same time, provide convenient ways for its residents to join the movement. [Read more…]
In late March, 2015, Edmonton mayor Don Iveson took a trip to China to spearhead a trade mission that would span two weeks. He would also head from China to the Local Governments for Sustainability Conference in Seoul, Korea. The Edmonton Journal reports that the purpose of the trip is to potentially market the city’s knowledge of waste management to China, since Iveson says that there are great opportunities for the city in Chinese markets. [Read more…]
Recycling for a greener planet may sound so cliché for you. Why bother sorting pieces of excess construction materials from your newly-built home when you can just throw them in a bin you got from Edmonton dumpster rental companies and forever rid your view of the unsightly clutter? Well, not all of us may be deep into environmentalism, but if you look at recycling from a financial point of view, you’ll see that it’s how you can get the most out of your investment. Why? Every bit of material you throw has an accompanying cost—those pieces of wood and glass, for instance, didn’t come free.
As a homeowner, it is your duty to keep your residential area safe and clean, especially during construction projects and home renovations. You would not want to have hazardous debris, scraps of metal, and piles of wood left lying around. To help you with this, you may hire a company that specializes in junk removal in Edmonton to haul your trash away, or you can also rent a dumpster if you prefer to do the clean-up yourself.