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How to Properly Dispose of Large Household Items


It’s a problem that almost everyone will face at some point in their adult life – knowing how to properly dispose of large household items. Maybe your oldest child recently moved away for college and it’s time to get rid of their mattress, or maybe you finally decided to upgrade your decades-old washer and dryer. Regardless of the circumstances, at some point in life you will have a large household item that you need to dispose of. In this post, we’ll talk about how to properly dispose of your large household items, whether you choose to do it on your own or hire a junk removal service or home organization company.





Knowing Where to Take Your Large Items

Every different type of large household is unique and should be disposed of in the appropriate way. For example, you should think twice before sending your old washer and dryer to the dump along with an old mattress. Many old appliances are made of reusable and recyclable parts and it would be wasteful to send them to the dump where they will simply be buried and unusable forever. Do some research to determine what businesses in your area will recycle old appliances or electronic items.

On the other hand, things like old mattresses and rotted pieces of furniture have little value in reuse, so you can feel comfortable sending those items to the dump.



Evaluate Your Options: Junk Removal Service, Home Organization Company, or Dispose of the Item Yourself?

Once you have determined where your large household items need to go, the next step is to figure out how to get those items from point a to point b. If you aren’t used to lifting heavy items, you should think twice about trying to load them from your house into your truck or trailer. You should also be cautious with items such as older furniture that might have protruding nails or screws.

If you choose not to dispose of your large household items on your own, the next best option is to hire a professional service to help you. A junk removal service can come to your home and quickly remove your large household item. They’ll do all the heavy lifting and ensure that the process goes smoothly.

A home organization company could offer advice as far as how to organize your home so that you have more space to hold on to those items if desired. For example, maybe you have an old dresser that has been passed on in the family for generations. You might feel the need to dispose of the dresser if you are running out of space in your house, but a home organization company can help you get things reorganized so that you can find the perfect space in your home for that family heirloom. This way, it can continue to be a special presence in your home.


Contact a Junk Removal Service or Home Organization Company

Home Beautiful Solutions would love to help you dispose of large household items or better organize your home so that you can find a better spot for those items. We pride ourselves on customer service and listening to each customer’s unique needs.

Book online or give us a call at 985-788-3665 to learn how our junk removal and home organization services can make your life easier!

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