Estate Clean Out Services at Call 2 Haul

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Estate Clean Out Services

After going through the emotional battle in our own family with having to clean out and sell loved ones things, we realize how very hard it is to do this on your own… especially when you are cleaning out the home of a parent, spouse or sibling. It can be extremely overwhelming. We are very sympathetic to our customers’ special needs. We can help you go through things and separate items that we think may be of sentimental value or items that we think may be able to be sold on consignment, at auction or through an estate sale.

We understand that every customer has different needs. No matter what your circumstances are, we always try to have your feelings in mind and pay close attention as to not discard anything that you may want to look at before the items are donated, recycled or disposed of.

It is easy to get started. Contact us for your free, no obligation estimate. We will set up a time to come and meet with you to discuss your situation.

  • Sort through items in home –  Put aside items of importance & value for you to view
  • Work independently or along with you to separate and organize belongings
  • Work with various donation centers to find a home for unwanted items.
  • Review items of value and assist in making a decision on what to do with them
  • Separate and pack up all items that will be kept, sold, recycled and donated
  • Upon request, create a photo slide show of items for family members to view remotely if they are not present
  • Pack up and deliver pieces locally to storage facility or family members’ homes.
  • Schedule donation delivery and provide donation receipts for tax purposes.

Please see our Tax Benefits and Charities pages for more information.

  • Clean out any leftover trash remaining in home
  • Have home cleaned and ready for sale (If needed)

If you will be selling your home, you are well on your way to take the next step.

Rocky at Call 2 HaulOther Clean Out Services

Our knowledgeable and caring staff will assist you from beginning to end. Whether you are moving, downsizing, or have been collecting for years and want to get cleaned out and organized… We will do our very best to make your experience as pleasant and stress free as possible.

We help you to make the proper decisions based on what you have and the space into which you are moving.

We not only suggest the rule of thumb “if you haven’t used something in a year, pitch it” but make sure that everything that can be reused finds a new home.

Through careful handling, we make sure that any and all valuable items are distributed correctly and either sold, donated or kept in the family.

If you think you may be in need of our service, please contact us now for your free in-home estate!

Kid’s Storage Ideas

basket to store toysStoring kid’s toys can be a chore, but it also can be fun if you can get it set up so that it is simple. You also have to accept that toys are going to show and there are always going to be some out.  If you have that mindset it is a much easier task.  My very favorite way to store toys quickly is to have a large pretty basket in every single room of my home.  This made a quick cleanup so easy. I just tossed all the toys in each room into the basket there.  I found it to be very stress-free.

lego storageLegos are a world all their own.  I tend to sort by style brick, but by color is a very easy way to sort.  Keep them organized and there will be hours more of fun. And keep one draw free for all the odd pieces and all the wonderful people.

In a bedroom or a playroom a central spot for a lot of toys is a great idea.  Remember to keep things LOW.  You cannot make a game of cleanup if your children cannot reach the containers. Sort by like types.  It teaches at the same time.

I could not resist this lovely way to store books instead of using a book case. What fun. And the wagon can be used outside as well.

kid storagebook storage

 

 

What NOT to store in the attic or basement

attic storageAttics and basements are tricky.  They can get really hot and really cold. Remember that many items you might consider storing won’t be able to survive in the attic or the basement.

Dishes, pottery, most holiday decorations, legos and most clothes CAN be stored in the attic. Delicate fabrics cannot. Fur and leather cannot.  Fine linens will fare badly-that includes sentimental baby delicate baby clothing, wedding gowns and prom gowns. Mice and insects enjoy fine linens.  They will fare badly in the basement too because of the humidity.

Furniture, electronics, candles, important papers and photographs do not belong in the attic or basement.

basement storageOther items that will do just fine for the most part in the attic or basement are pots and pans, suitcases (covered or sealed in plastic), fake Christmas trees. Keep in mind that items should be covered or in plastic containers with some room to breath.

The list isn’t very long is it? Call 2 Haul figures if you haven’t used it in the past year, there is a good chance you don’t need it.  It will end up being someone else’s problem some day. If you have a lot of sentimental things you want to keep in the family, pass them on now to the family members who will treasure them too.  Everything else should go.