Cleaning Tips and DIY Cleaner Recipes

5 Household Cleaning Tips + DIY Cleaner Recipes

Spring cleaning get ahold of you?  Now that you’ve cleaned out all your junk, and with summer practically here, vacations, visitors, and house projects might be on the horizon! We’ve rounded up our best cleaning tips, hacks, and advice to help you keep it simple and get the job done, so you can spend your […]

Boiler Removal in a San Francisco Apartment Building done by West Coast Junk

1920’s Boiler Removal in a San Francisco Apartment Building

We don’t always do hauling. Did you know that we can perform a wide variety of removal services? This month we were hired by one of our customers’ building handyman to help remove a 1920’s boiler from a San Francisco apartment complex. Boiler removal can be a big job, especially in San Francisco.  Here the […]

Plastic bottles and household hazardous waste - what to do with it all?

Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide for the Bay Area and San Jose

Household Hazardous Waste:  What do with the stuff we can’t take for you? While the list of what we do take from you is very long, there are some things that we just can’t haul away for you.  Hazardous materials like paint, acetone, cleaning products and gasoline, batteries and light bulbs need special attention and […]

Spring Cleaning mess in SF Bay Area, old furniture, junk needs hauling

Spring Clean Bay Area: Stay Healthy, Hire a Hauler!

Spring Cleaning has been shown to have both mental and physical health benefits – physically, you’re removing dust and debris that can harbor allergens and pests, perhaps old chemicals.  Freeing up physical space in your home and crossing things off your to-do lists also can relieve stress (often the pile of junk can be the […]

Garage full of cardboard boxes in Brisbane, CA - hauled away and responsibly recycled by West Coast Junk

Recycle Junk Responsibly

Storage Fees, Online Shopping and Cardboard Do you have a storage unit? What’s in there? Many people pay steep monthly fees to store their extra stuff in storage units, because they don’t have a place for it in their home. Maybe they’re traveling the world, and a storage unit is cheaper than a permanent dwelling! […]

Full apartment clean out in San Francisco, CA, before

Apartment Clean Out in San Francisco, CA

Sometimes we are called to clean out whole apartments. This 3rd floor walk up in San Francisco, was chock full of a lifetime of collections and belongings and the family called us to clear it out. We came in and sorted through what to donate (clothes, books, artwork, furniture that may have been in okay […]

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“Highly Recommend!” Positive Yelp Reviews for WCJ

It’s not always easy for us to brag about what we do.  We are super proud to be of service to our hundreds of customers; we pride ourselves on our service, response time and quick trash hauling. When we take on a job we make sure the customer’s place is left cleaner than when we […]

Last minute home construction debris hauling in Oakland

With Spring visitors approaching, construction debris has to go, and to go quickly! Our customer in Oakland, CA called and asked what we thought the best, low-cost method would be to haul away all their construction debris before their houseguests arrived at the last minute. We suggested a variety of different options to save money. One of the […]

Old Concrete Hauling, Backyard Clean Out in the Bay Area

Last month our client called with a load of old bricks, cinder blocks and concrete to be removed. The load was too heavy for them to handle and not accepted by the local garbage service. We came in, cleared out the rubble and hauled the concrete out for disposal. Concrete hauling can do a number on both your […]

five reasons to get rid of junk - a haven for rodents

5 reasons to motivate you to get rid of junk!

“I just moved and have a garage full of cardboard boxes.” “We had a garage sale and have all of this junk left over and have no idea what to do with it, so we left it in the backyard.” “We downsized and now have a ton of stuff that needs to just go!”  “We […]