How to Get Rid of Old Furniture in Austin

Dumping old furniture can be a daunting task if you have no idea what you are doing. Many of us end up seeking assistance from our family, neighbors, and friends on ideas of how to get rid of furniture. Well, our resident expert compiled a few ideas that will help ease the process of furniture disposal. Some of the ideas fronted include roll-off dumpster rental, do-it-yourself, drop at the curbside, or hire a junk removal company. 

Drop Your Old Furniture at the Curb

This is probably the easiest way to get rid of old furniture. All you have to do is wrap the upholstered furniture in a plastic bag per your trash collector’s policies and drop it at the curbside for collection. 

However, there are drawbacks to this method of furniture disposal. You may have to pay extra for the furniture to be disposed of. In some areas, trash collectors limit the number of items one can dump, and in other areas, trash collectors don’t allow old furniture dumping. 

Get It Done Yourself

Disposing of the old furniture yourself is better than dropping the furniture at the curbside, especially if the items being disposed of are many. You can haul the jink furniture to your local dumpsite if you own a pickup that can accommodate the items.

Alternatively, you can borrow a pickup to get this work done. However, you have to be sure beforehand whether your local dumpsite accepts public dumping, the specific days they allow free waste disposal, and the types of old furniture they allow to be dumped at the site. 

Hiring a Junk Removal Company

If you are getting rid of a piece of furniture that you can stand to treat like trash, then hiring a junk removal company is your best bet. All you have to do is call a local junk removal company, and they’ll send out their trained experts to handle the disposal for you. 

Junk removal companies provide their clients after their personnel appraises the quality and quantity of the furniture. Prices quoted are usually different for every piece of furniture. Once pricing is agreed upon, the company handles everything else from thereon.

However, for those planning an entire house cleanout, this might not be the best option since the price of junk removal might exceed your budget. 

Renting a Roll-Off Dumpster

With this method, all you need to do is rent a dumpster that can accommodate all of your old furniture. Dumpster rental services offer several sizes of roll-off dumpsters. You also receive price quotations before renting the dumpster, making it possible to work within your budget. Other advantages include scheduling a furniture disposal day when one is ready and lacking supervision during disposal.

This method is very beneficial for those getting rid of many pieces of old furniture or large pieces of furniture. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I change dumpster service times to keep it longer or remove it sooner?

Yes. However, you will have to inform your trash collector at least 24 hours in advance to avoid dry-run fees and confusion.

How do I estimate the weight of trash material being placed in my roll-off container rental?

We provide a chart that indicates the weight of junk by material type, which can help you estimate your old furniture’s weight.

<h2>Final Word</h2>

The ideas listed above will help you a lot when you are dealing with old furniture removal. If you have any further questions, follow this link to learn more about us 

Dumposaurus Dumpsters & Rolloff Rental

401 Congress Ave. #1540 

Austin TX 78701


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