Yard and Landscaping Spring CleaningPosted on April 24, 2018 in Tips
Spring is in the air! Unfortunately, much of fall and winter is still on the ground…
Pretty much everyone is familiar with the term “spring cleaning”, and for most people, that involves a lot of work around the house. This is the time of year when people go through old belongings that they no longer wish to keep and either get rid of them, or perhaps earmark things for a yard sale. It’s also the time to paint and perhaps remodel.
Spring Cleaning is all about refreshing and renewing, getting ready for the year ahead. But that’s not all it’s for. While our thoughts tend to go automatically to visions of white walls, clean counter tops, and linens on the clotheslines, there is something that should not be overlooked: spring cleaning should include your yard and landscaping.
Cleaning your yard is much more involved than simply moving the lawn or picking up the leaves left over from last fall; a proper spring cleanup may include the pruning of your trees and shrubs, or possibly even replacing plants and damaged or outdated decor. Overgrown areas should also be cleaned out.
Once all of these tasks have been tackled, you may find that the amount of waste that you have gathered exceeds what your green recycling bin will hold, which could necessitate hauling some of it away.
Too Much to Bin
Depending on how severe the weather has been in your location, you may find that you have a rather large amount of debris. Storms and harsh weather can inflict a great deal of damage on your property, leaving you with a considerable amount of waste.
The act of cleaning up can also produce a large amount of debris, especially if you live on a large property. It is entirely possible that you will have far more that you can fit into your municipal disposal bin.
One excellent means of dealing with some of this debris is to recycle it. You can rent a shredder and use it to turn smaller branches and clippings into mulch. Combine it with your lawn clippings and spread it back across your lawn. You’ll be doing your lawn a favour by not only conditioning and maintaining the soil, but also fertilizing it in a way that is entirely organic. You may find that it is worth your while to create a permanent compost pile or buy a compost container to make this a regular activity.
You will, of course, have some debris that you will not be able to reuse, and you will need to remove it. This may prove problematic depending on the amount, the size, and whether or not you have a suitable vehicle to haul it away. It may also prove too difficult for an older person, or you may simply not want to do it yourself.
In such circumstances, you will need assistance.
Bringing in the Experts
If you are stuck with more debris than you can handle yourself, you will definitely need to call for help. Leaving it all sitting on your lawn is not an option for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that it is terribly unattractive. It can also be a hazard to you and your family.
At this point, hiring a professional yard waste removal company is your best bet to get everything cleaned up.
It might seem like an odd thing to call a junk removal company to assist with landscaping debris, but it actually your best option, and these companies are accustomed to removing all sorts of debris that you would have trouble disposing of, including large branches, clippings, and stumps. They can also take care of sod and soil.
Specialists in junk removal are able to haul away not only the organic debris from your cleanup, but also the remnants of renovation and improvement projects. This can include materials from fencing and construction. Lumber, plasterboard, window and door frames, roof shingles, old firewood, and more all need to be taken away and disposed of properly, and it only makes sense to leave it to the experts.
With experts on hand to haul everything away, you will also want to take a moment to review whether it’s time to dispose of other articles, as well. Now would be the perfect time to finally remove any unwanted or broken appliances. Or perhaps you have furniture in desperate need of replacing and updating.
Spring is the perfect time to divest yourself of all unwanted objects and materials that tend to build up over the course of a year. You may even find that you have old, broken or unwanted decorations from Halloween and Christmas that need to be disposed of. Maybe your old Christmas tree has had its last celebration with you. Anything that you have been wanting to get rid of can finally be cleared away, including everything that was simply too big to fit in your garbage bin. Anything short of hazardous materials can be removed and hauled away by the experts, allowing you to relax and get back to enjoying your home– now more spacious than it was!
Making the Right Choices
While there are a number of experts that can help you with your junk removal, not all experts are created equal. Make sure you choose the right firm for your needs (hint: more than just a guy with a truck).
We provide a quick, friendly, efficient junk-removal service that is also eco-friendly. We put the customer—and the earth—first. We have the skill and experience to break down and haul away any kind of yard waste that you have. All you need to do is enjoy your refreshed, renewed, and clean yard. Let us worry about everything else.
Don’t wait to start enjoying your home and yard again. It’s the perfect time to clean up for the warm sunny days that are on their way. Give us a call and let us take care of all your needs!
For all your yard and landscaping spring cleaning needs, contact 604-TRASH-IT today!