During these unprecedented times, we take our role as an essential service provider seriously and we remain open to service our customers. We understand that everyone is very concerned with the potential spread of the Coronavirus. We’re following the guidelines put in place by the federal government, local governments and the CDC.
Below are some of the safety precautions we’ve implemented to protect our team and our clients:
We’re offering discounts for our customers who are able to stage their items outside of their property for pickup
We’re vetting our customers before scheduling appointments and while en-route to make sure they’re not showing signs and symptoms of illness
If the customer has access to masks or face covers, we ask that they wear them (if masks are unavailable, please maintain a safe distance of 6 feet at all times)
We are sending home any staff member exhibiting any symptoms of illness for the recommended period of time established by the CDC
All team members have been assigned masks and gloves
We are not assigning more than two team members to a truck
Our trucks and equipment are being disinfected daily
We’ve shut down our office from outside visitors and anybody who can work virtually is being encouraged to work from home
The company continues to hold regular team-wide virtual meetings to emphasize transparency and keep the lines of communication open
The decision to come to work remains 100% voluntary
Now that the weather is warming up, families are anxious to get out into their yards again. They savor the memories of the warm sun, children’s laughter, and carefree days as the entire family looks forward to enjoying their outdoor space.
Outdoor areas, like indoor living spaces, also have their dangers. However, with a few safety precautions, your yard can become the haven of nature you want it to be.
Remove yard debris. Winter may have left a trail of downed limbs and broken branches, which could be dangerous. A little yard maintenance will provide a safe environment for all
Check for dangerous plants. There are a number of toxic plants, including poison ivy and poison oak, that can be hazardous. Locate and eliminate them early to prevent their spreading. If using pesticides or lawn treatments, avoid letting the children and pets play on the lawn for at least 48 hours.
Repair or remove broken toys. Rusty swingsets, ripped trampolines and broken sandboxes are unsafe for children, so either repair them or call 123JUNK to remove them from your yard. Check playsets for loose bolts or railings, and inspect for insect nests.
Walk the property. Review your yard for other broken items such as lawn statuary, trellises or garden boxes. Inspect the integrity of fences, walkways, patios, decks and other structures and make repairs as needed. Tighten slats and railings, and replace rotted wood.
Check your pool or hot tub. Make sure your outdoor water features are in good working order, and check for punctures. Check also their safety features such as railings and gates. If your pool or hot tub have been nonfunctioning for a while, have them removed. We’ll do that.
Clean the grill. Prepare the grill for outdoor cooking by cleaning it thoroughly and checking for gas or propane leaks. Ensure proper proximity away from flammable structures, like a deck or tree branches.
As part of your community, we care about the families we serve, and want to see everyone enjoying – safely – their homes and yards.
Let 123JUNK Help Clean Up Your Backyard
If you have yard debris, old swingsets, pools or hot tubs, outdoor equipment or tools that need to be removed, Call 123JUNK. We’ll be glad to give you one all-inclusive price for hauling away almost anything from your interior or exterior property in Northern Virginia, D.C. or Maryland. Let our uniformed professionals do the heavy work for you. Contact us today!