As you pass the kid’s playroom, you sigh at the sight of games pushed haphazardly onto shelves, toys spilling onto the floor and piles of stuffed animals seemingly everywhere. The living room is little better with stacks of books inching out space for prolific knickknacks. And in the kitchen, stuffed cupboards overflow with Tupperware, gadgets meant to transform our cooking experience, and random stuff that doesn’t have a home other than the bursting junk drawer.
Sounds like you’re ready for the annual garage sale.
Purging can be a wonderfully liberating experience. It not only frees up space in your home, but also declutters your mind. Unused items don’t need to be tossed in the trash though. Often, your unwanted goods are a delight for others. Plus you can feel good about not filling up the local landfill with your unloved junk.
Garage sales can be fun and satisfying as you see your excess disappear. They are also a lot of work. And not all of your garage sale items always sell. Even putting the leftovers at the curb with a free sign doesn’t always work. The cardinal rule of any rummage sale though is that anything which leaves the house, doesn’t go back in. So your leftovers have to go.
If the idea of carting away all the dregs from your sale sounds like more work than you want to put in at the end of the day, there is a solution. Leave the old Lazyboy and scuffed tables in the garage and call Load of Rubbish. Scheduling and availability is easy to arrange. Plus, if you book online, you save $20 on an ⅛ of a load or larger. Same day pickups can also be organized, depending upon availability. Plus, any items which still hold value are sorted and donated back into the community. Load of Rubbish does their part to reduce, reuse and recycle whenever possible. It’s just plain peace of mind and we want to do our part to make the world a better place.
So after the last car pulls away with a set of mismatched candlesticks, the juicer that never made it out of the box, and a couple of stuffed toys thrown in for free, your next move should be to pick up the phone—call (519) 637-6928. We’ll take it from there. Leave the rest of the junk to Load of Rubbish.