Homeless Camp Cleanup Warning

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We here at PDX Junk Removal & Hauling have noticed a difference in our city over the last several years. Some good, some not so good. In this instance, we are referring to the overwhelming number of homeless camps. We have been called out to cleanup a quite a few this year and have some do’s & do not’s for you out there that may be dealing with this epidemic on your property.

  1. Never approach a camp alone
  2. Make yourself known if you must approach, try not to sneak up on them.
  3. Avoid confrontation at all costs, call the police if need be.
  4. If you handle the cleanup yourself, make sure you have all the necessary personal protective wear. Safety glasses, puncture resistant gloves, mask, boots or work shoes.
  5. Look at EVERYTHING you touch. Where ever you plan to put your hands or feet, look first. It could save your life. The last thing anyone needs is to get stuck with a rouge syringe or cut by glass & other sharp objects.
  6. Don’t do it alone. A lot of trash & waste can accumulate in a small area. What looks like a couple hours of work can end up taking days. Recruit some help from a family member or friend in order to be safe & work effectively for longer. Safety first, then teamwork!

Be sure to use the highest of caution when in or around a homeless camp. Often people are the most unpredictable when in desperate situations. We care about everyone’s safety and hope these tips help if you end up left holding the bag. And remember, you can always give us a call. We provide free estimates (503) 409-6332

More Than A Junk Removal Company, We’re An Everything Removal Company!

We have been asked on many occasions “what do you take?” and the answer is pretty much everything. As long as it doesn’t contain asbestos or bodies, we have¬†you covered. We’ve realized that people will come across a lot of odd items they need removed. Everything from trash, furniture, gravel, dirt, construction debris and even ice & snow! We’ve poised ourselves to handle it all. It doesn’t matter if you have appliances, tires hazardous chemicals, sheet rock, trees, bushes or just rocks & dirt. PDX Junk Removal & Hauling will haul it all. We believe that if you have something that needs to be removed or hauled, one company should handle it all. That is why we are your removal company of choice and have helped us to be one of the fastest growing & highly rated junk removal companies in Portland & the surrounding cities. We pride ourselves and staff on professional customer service, affordable rates, on time & reliable service and the want and ability to keep Oregon green. We hope you will help by calling us next time you need something removed from your home.

Call 503-409-6332

Donating & Recycling Saves More Than Money!

When contemplating who to hire for your junk removal needs, think about the process in which the companies will be disposing of your items. For instance, if you have furniture and clothing that could be donated, then why not donate those items. We do. We all live in Oregon or SW Washington and want to ensure a beautiful, healthy & abundantly green environment for years to come. It’s important to ask questions about how these companies plan on disposing of your items. Things like cardboard and metal can be recycled free of charge and you can even recycle metal for a small kickback. While metal prices these days aren’t high enough to get someone to haul them for free, they can impact your overall price of the service provided, as long as there is enough to warrant a discount.

At PDX Junk Removal & Hauling, we pride ourselves on recycling everything possible. When we show up to a job, we determine what can be donated, recycled or trashed at one of the local processing centers. We separate these items when loading so that we can unload them at their respective locations. This ensures all items that can be recycled, will be recycled. Goodwill is a great location to take unwanted household items rather than paying a company to haul them. This can save you a lot of money on your trash/junk removal project. Not to mention, it allows someone else to reuse those unwanted items. And that is the overall goal, to keep as much out of the dumps as possible. Like we always say, “Together, We Can Keep Oregon Green!”

Call Today For Prompt & Affordable Junk Removal, Hauling & Recycling Services!

503-409-6332

Affordable Hot Tub Removal

When thinking about getting rid of your old hot tub, there are a couple organizations & companies that will remove your hot tub for free & some may even pay you. But in order to take advantage of that, your hot tub must meet a few requirements first.

  • Is there any rotten wood?
  • Does it still work?
  • Is it less than 10 year old?
  • Is it all in one piece?

If you can’t answer yes to all of the above, you may as well give us a call to cut it in pieces & haul it away for you. The only way these companies will haul it for free or pay you is if they can re-use or re-sell your old hot tub. Our services are simply removing & disposing of the hot tub in a quick, professional & safe manner. We will usually cut the hot tub into pieces and toss it into our trailer and sweep up any mess that remains. We them take that to our local dump for responsible and proper disposal.

We are the hot tub removal specialist you need for the oldest, nastiest of hot tubs. Most times we can have it cut up and the area cleaned up within an hour as long as the power is disconnected and the tub has been drained. Our customers are always amazed at how quick & clean their porches, patios & concrete slabs look after we are finished removing their hot tub. We provide this service to people all over PDX. Pretty much anywhere from Beaverton to Mt. Hood. If you’ve been thinking about how to get rid of your old, junker hot tub….. Look no further. We can show up on the same day, give you a fair & competitive quote as well as haul it way… All within a couple hours of your call in most cases. For hot tub removal in Portland OR call 503-409-6332