Got junk?

So I know I could find the answer myself but some of you like helping. I’m in the middle of a demo project, anyone know if they are still being shopped? I only do food shops these days so I’ve ignored most other emails. I just need to know if they still are, I forgot who does them but I could probably track that down later.

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yes still shopped

Shopping Western NY, Northeast and Central PA, and parts of Ohio and West Virginia. Have car will travel anywhere if the monies right.
not sure never did one

Shopping Western NY, Northeast and Central PA, and parts of Ohio and West Virginia. Have car will travel anywhere if the monies right.
I called once a few years ago and the amt they could haul away for the reimbursement was a size I could just leave on the curb for the trash people. So I did not sign up for the job.
So if I get a crazy quote can I just turn them away? I know it’s not ideal to cancel a shop but I’m not paying a ton of money for work that i can handle. I was hoping for the convenience and free
I did this shop. It was easy, and I was able to get rid of a heavy rolling table. I chose to do this as my “day off” and did a lot of fall cleaning that I’d been meaning to get done. It’s a larger amount to lay out, but it is reimbursed. I had a positive experience. I noticed that some of the questions related to integrity, so I can see why this is necessary.
It was a good day and a good shop.

Trying to learn from all of these rockstars.
I definitely had junk to get rid of! I applied for and was assigned this shop before my brain figured out that I wouldn't be reimbursed the almost $200 for a month or so.
Duh.
But it was easy and taught me to pay more attention to how much I have to pay before I get paid. smiling smiley
I did this one when I needed a some things removed from my new house that were left by former tenants. The visit took about fifteen minutes and the report was quick and easy. I know that for some people, the 45-day period is a long time to wait for the reimbursement, but I also had a "spend this much, get a bonus" offer on a new credit card at the time, so it actually benefited me to have such a large reimbursed expense. I've only done one, so I'm not sure if this is true for all Got Junk? shops but my guidelines required me to ask for a discount, which I believe they typically grant, so that's something to think about in considering whether the cost is worth it.
I did this one when I needed a some things removed from my new house that were left by former tenants. The visit took about fifteen minutes and the report was quick and easy. I know that for some people, the 45-day period is a long time to wait for the reimbursement, but I also had a "spend this much, get a bonus" offer on a new credit card at the time, so it actually benefited me to have such a large reimbursed expense. I've only done one, so I'm not sure if this is true for all Got Junk? shops but my guidelines required me to ask for a discount, which I believe they typically grant, so that's something to think about in considering whether the cost is worth it.
I have this shop coming up and am hoping to get rid of as much crud as I can. The guidelines mention a "small dresser or nightstand" as a reference for volume of refuse.... What?!? That's hardly worth the time for such a tiny amount. We're gutting the place after our most recent tenant....disgusting.
Hmm. If you have lots of large stuff, can you shed it via another mystery shop? For example, could you rent uhaul or other brand and use that to remove the large items?
I'm thinking that I may only get a 3'x3' amount of trash hauled off - seems expensive for close to $200. For $300 incl dump fee I can have a junker come and fill up a pickup truck.
I did this shop and they wanted close to $200 to haul a 3x3 foot bunch of junk. I was allowed to decline it and I did-- told them I'd have to ask my husband first before I spent that much. It was an easy report.

Kona Kathie
Yes, Still shopped and very handy as we are also in the midst of a reno.

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Did one recently, it's easy but they only reimburse for the minimum load size which is basically a couple garbage bags. For $120 it's crazy. The guys on the truck did me a favour and loaded extra on so it was worth it in the end. Kind of a BS shop that is always available, from different companies, for a reason.
After originally considering a garage sale, I have begun to think about one of these shops instead. Based on what everyone is saying, I would rather spend a couple of hours having a friend with a pick up take it all to Goodwill. My "pile" of stuff is approaching 10'x10'. It bugs me but still takes up such a small section of my basement the shop is not really motivating me now, LOL.

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I would do these shops again, if rotation allowed. I was extremely pleased that they took away more than expected. For my last shop, they took away an old formica counter w/. sink, a nasty, stove vent hood, and 2 box springs - gutting a rental. I can have a charity pick up my usable discards and have the junkers take away stuff no one would want.
Yes 1800GOTJUNK is stil shopped but the MSC I use has a 6 month rotation. I find these shops easy to do. I get paid for having some junk hauled out of my garage. smiling smiley
Did one. Quick and easy. Took stuff i couldn't put out in regular trash. Workers were pleasant
I’m doing one today, but instead of having your junk removed, you cancel the appointment when they get here. I hope they don’t get pissed!
@JessicaV1979 wrote:

I’m doing one today, but instead of having your junk removed, you cancel the appointment when they get here. I hope they don’t get pissed!
How did that go?

Seriously, nobody cares that you're offended.

(Yes, I stole Hoju's tagline.)
Ugh, not good! The guidelines stated that if they agreed to a lower price to go ahead with the junk removal. So I asked for a deal and they gave me one. But as I was about to ask for a receipt, one of the guys said he was going to input in the system that I cancelled the pickup, and they would just take the payment in cash. So that is how it ended up. I wish I didn’t even take this shop.
You did well, Jessica. I'm sure that's EXACTLY what the company owners were trying to find out. He used the company truck, on time he was being paid for, and likely the company was billed for the dump fees. Imagine how much money you just saved the company -- if he did it for you, he did it for many others. Employee theft is a major problem.

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