Whether you are moving home or just having a clear-out in Highbury the last thing you want to be doing is spending ages doing a rubbish removal. Basically you just want to get it done as quickly as possible, which means finding ways to improve efficiency. This is often easier said than done, as it’s so easy to get sidetracked, distracted and interrupted during a domestic clearance that if you’re not careful you might never finish. So to help you avoid these pitfalls, we share some of our top tips on making your rubbish removal in Highbury more efficient.
Set time aside
One of the reasons trying to do a rubbish removal can take so long is that people try and do it bit by bit, perhaps doing one room at a time, or just doing bits and pieces when they get time. The trouble is it takes a long time to build the momentum required to do a proper rubbish removal, but not much time at all to lose it. So if you are serious about getting serious with your home clear-out, then set some time aside, block it out and just crack on. It’s amazing how much more you can get done in one hour of focussed effort, instead of sprints which are interrupted by having to pop to Highbury town centre to do some shopping.
Get everything ready beforehand
Another key thing to do to make your Highbury rubbish removal more cost-effective and efficient is to try and get as much ready beforehand as you can. This means gathering together as many black bags, storage boxes, and other equipment as you need. While it may seem like time wasting, taking a little while to evaluate and decide what it is you will need in order to clear the clutter before you get started will be a lot more efficient than having to pop out to buy or borrow bits and pieces while you’re actually doing it. There may still be instances where you come across a situation where you need something you don’t have at hand, but by planning in advance as much as you can, you can drastically reduce the chances of this occurring. What you will actually need to do your rubbish removal will depend on how much you have to get rid of and the type of items they are, so take some time to assess the situation, and you’ll definitely save time down the line.
If you’re anything like most of the population then one of the biggest challenges you will face when doing your rubbish removal is deciding what to throw and what to keep. The trouble is that as soon as you start clearing things out you stumble upon those lost treasures that suddenly seem all so important to keep even though you probably haven’t even thought about them in years. Things like old children’s toys, and holiday memorabilia are some of the more typical culprits, but you may well find that almost everything becomes a ‘must-keep’ item if you’re not careful. This can be especially tricky if you have been tasked with completing a rubbish removal for a deceased loved one, as consciously throwing away their possessions can actually be very hard emotionally. But our advice is: be brutal. Spending time deciding what stays and what goes wastes a lot of time, and to be quite frank, most of the stuff you’re clearing out will be old, unwanted junk. Where something is of sentimental value, but you don’t have room to keep it then take a photo, so you can still refer to it, but still get to clear space.
The ultimate tip in ensuring efficient clearance is to get help. Whether this is a friend or family member in Highbury, or even help from a professional rubbish removal company, it will take far less time with a few extra pairs of hands. They can also help with all the prep, and will usually be more willing to be brutal in their decision, so can speed things up in all aspects.
Hire an efficient rubbish removal service that doesn’t cost the earth. You don’t want to pay through the nose for clearance services because you are not guaranteed that they will do a good job. Choose wisely to avoid mistakes. Book with the right company and wave goodbye to rubbish!