Let’s face it, we all have a bit too much stuff in our homes. Whether you just read Marie Kondo’s book or it’s just that time for spring cleaning, you need some help getting rid of your junk. Trash removal services have become a booming sector with a wide array of options. The big names in the game are College H.U.N.K.S, 1-800-Got-Junk?, LoadUp, and Junk King. Each of these companies is there to help you clean out your space! Some companies are offering up to 75% on their summer rates! Junk pick-ups are available for only $50. There are also free junk removal pick-ups available.
College H.U.N.K.S. is a full-service company that offers moving, junk removal, donation pickups, and labor services all across Northern America. Their junk removal services include appliances, hot tubs, mattresses, furniture, cleanups, and dumpster rental services. They are known for friendly customer service and a good recycle/donation system that partners with Goodwill—averaging about 10% more than competitors. Their pricing is based on the number of items since it affects their truck space, and they guarantee free estimates beforehand so their customers know what to expect. College H.U.N.K.S. is the most versatile of these listed companies, boasting the most services beyond just junk removal.1-800-Got-Junk? is the largest junk removal service, so is definitely the most accessible (they are located in 44 states). They offer donation pickup, moving services, same-day junk removal service, and junk removal. They pride themselves on convenient, hassle-free service with upfront pricing. They take a wide array of residential junk, from mattresses to electronics to pool tables, allowing customers to point to what they want to go, and then *poof* it disappears!
LoadUp is known for their competitive pricing, insurance policy, and convenient contact. Their trash pick-up prices tend to be 20-30% less, and they use electronic-only payments. Their pricing is by the item, rather than by space, and also offer curbside pickup for people uncomfortable with their loaders coming in. LoadUp also takes a long list of items, including furniture, appliances, electronics, and bulky items. While they don’t have any additional labor services, they do offer dumpster rental services.
Junk King is solely a junk removal company that offers large trucks, transparent pricing, and quick service. They have a text service where you can send a picture of your items and they’ll give you a pricing quote. They donate/recycle 60% of every job and claim to “take just about anything!” On their list of accepted items, they feature foreclosure clean outs, e-waste, construction waste, and other residential services.
These are four of the biggest junk removal service companies nationwide, but there are also many smaller and more local companies. Each of these junk removal services tends to stay extremely competitive, so there is not a huge variety in pricing. With free estimates and online quotes, the best way to figure out which is best for you is to read reviews and know how much you are getting rid of. They each offer advantages, College H.U.N.K.S. being the most versatile, 1-800-Got-Junk being the most convenient, LoadUp being the most transparent, and Junk King having the most lenient list of acceptable items. Free junk removal can be found on local websites. Get started and get your junk removed!