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How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Appliances

Do you
have an old couch, stove, or refrigerator that you no longer have a
need for? Large items such as these can take up a lot of precious
space in your home, so most people want to get rid of them as soon as
they can.
you can’t fit a large appliance or piece of furniture in your garbage
can, and most town collection services are not willing to pick these
items up. So what can you do?

Donate It

If your
sofa isn’t torn to shreds, or your washing machine is still in
working condition, consider donating it to a local charity or
Goodwill. Not only are you freeing up space in your home and getting
rid of an unwanted item, you are helping those in need in your local

Hire a Professional

appliances and furniture can weigh several hundreds of pounds, and we
are not all physically equipped to be able to move these on our own.
Luckily, professional services exist to lift the burden off your
shoulders. For example, 1-866-We-Junk-It will come to your home,
remove any of your unwanted items for you, and take care of disposing
them properly.

Throw It Away Yourself

If you
don’t want to donate your furniture or hire a professional service,
you will be tasked with getting rid of it yourself. This isn’t as
easy as it sounds. Take refrigerators for example: you can’t just
throw one in the bed of your truck, drive to your local landfill, and
dump it. They contain liquid refrigerants such as freon that are
harmful to the environment, so they must be properly drained before
anything is done. If you plan on taking the DIY approach, make sure
you know what you are doing to avoid potentially breaking the law.
over 15 years, 1-866-We-Junk-It has provided professional junk
removal services and dumpster rentals to New York City and Long
Island. If you have old furniture, appliances, or anything else that
you need a hand getting rid of, we are happy to help! Visit our website for more information or call us for a free quote at