Updated March 13, 2023
When it comes to hiring a junk removal company for a home or business cleanup project, we always recommend getting at least three estimates before hiring.
The goal is to find a waste removal provider who can complete your project properly for a fair price.
We understand it can be challenging to get one quote from companies at times, let alone three, but spending just a little more time to find the right junk removal company is worth it when it means avoiding expensive, time-consuming, or stressful hiccups down the road.
Don’t make a quick decision based on just one or two quotes; it could end up costing you time and money.
Even if the first waste hauler you talk to seems competent and professional, you won’t know if they’re charging a competitive price until you speak to a few others.
Most people who have a bad experience hiring a company—whether it be they were overcharged or the company didn’t do a good job—it’s almost always because they did not get multiple estimates before starting their project.
It pays to get a second and third opinion, and doing so can save you hundreds of dollars in some cases.
Multiple estimates will give you a good idea of the average price range for junk removal services in your area. (Be wary of quotes that are super high or super low.)
Then, using price as one of your considering factors, you can choose the right junk hauler for you based on other factors:
- Communication skills
- Willingness to answer questions
- Ability to be flexible and work with you to achieve what you want
- Professionalism and their ability to do the work
- Whether or not they are respectful and punctual
Manage your financial risk by taking the time to get multiple estimates from junk removal service providers before hiring one. It can end up saving you a lot of money and stress.