Junk Removal in Des Moines, IA

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Des Moines Junk

Des Moines Junk

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4300 Indianola Ave, Des Moines IA 50320

No job is too big or small for Des Moines Junk! We handle residential, commercial and industrial junk removal projects ranging from single-item pickups to whole-building cleanouts. We've offered affordable, timely junk hauling services in the Des Moines area since 1990. 

Seneca Companies

Seneca Companies

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4140 E14th St, Des Moines IA 50313

Seneca Companies is a large-scale provider of waste solutions, including site cleanups, environmental remediation, industrial cleanups, and much more. We are leaders in the petroleum industry and adjacent services. Contact us for more details and a free debris removal estimate.

Matthaidess Junk Removal Services

Matthaidess Junk Removal Services

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2205 4th Street Southwest, Altoona IA 50009

Matthaidess Junk Removal is a full-service junk removal company equipped to handle projects small and large. We are dedicated to providing prompt, affordable junk hauling services to residential and commercial customers. Get your free junk removal estimate today!

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How much does junk removal cost?

With Hometown, getting a no-obligation quote is always free, but hiring a junk removal service to remove your unwanted items always comes at a cost.

It's relatively common for companies to charge a minimum of $75 to $100 for any removal, no matter how minimal it may be. If you have an entire house worth of debris, then you can expect to pay upwards of $500 to $1,000, though this number can be much higher in a hoarding situation or other large volume cleanup project.

Some companies quote a price based on the expected volume of the debris in the truck, e.g., a full truckload, 1/2 truckload, or 1/4 truckload, while others quote by the hour.

What factors affect junk removal cost?

There are a number of factors that can influence the cost of junk removal, like:

  • Location of the job site as well as its proximity to the company and/or landfill/recycling center
  • Size and complexity of the job, e.g. how accessible the junk is
  • Type of waste, junk, or debris to be removed

The cost to haul junk varies by location. Customers in Los Angeles or New York City can expect to pay more for junk removal than those in Fort Wayne, Indiana would pay for the same size project.

The amount of junk that needs to be removed is a big factor, too. For example, large cleanups will require a bigger truck or container with a large loading capacity, as well as more labor hours to complete the job. The same is true for complex cleanups, like having to carry items down multiple flights of stairs or removing an old heavy piano that needs to be disassembled in order to remove it safely, or other situations that require more time and/or manpower.

Certain types of waste, junk, and debris cost more to dispose of than others. For example, hazardous materials cost more due to environmental laws, safety concerns, and disposal requirements.