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Fly-Tipping Rubbish Removal from Car Park

Fly-Tipping Rubbish Removal from Car Park

Requirements The amount of fly-tipping that we have been instructed to clear in recent months has been insane. This episode was one of the worst we have cleared, exaggerated by the fact the junk appeared almost overnight.   Obstacles Due to the vastness of the site, the junk was spread over a huge area. Items […]

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Clearance of fire damaged building

Clearance of fire damaged building

Requirements To clear an entire building which had been fire damaged. The building had to be completely cleared to a shell before the builders could come in to carry out the re-fit.   Obstacles This job was fraught with challenges. The building was without power, everything inside was charred and wet, a large-scale risk assessment […]

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Large Clearance for Edinburgh Napier University

Large Clearance for Edinburgh Napier University

Requirements Napier University were doing major renovation works to their science department. We were required to rip out and dispose of huge quantities of work stations, lab benches, lockers and classroom furniture.   Obstacles The university was in term time and many students and staff were still in attendance. We worked out of hours to […]

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Clearance of Flood Damaged Country Manor

Clearance of Flood Damaged Country Manor

Requirements Thieves had accessed the roof and stole a large quantity of lead. As a result, the building was completely flooded with water saturating all carpeting and literally running down the walls. We were required to clear the entire property of all items including carpeting and everything which had been affected by the water. The […]

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Shopping Centre Car Park Lighting and Debris Removal

Shopping Centre Car Park Lighting and Debris Removal

Requirements We were recently tasked with removing a large quantity of light fittings which had been removed from underground car parking within the shopping centre. In addition, there was a large quantity of general junk to be removed. This included packaging and some renovation debris. There was nowhere a skip could be dropped or manpower […]

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Illegal Fly-tipping Disposal, Leith, Edinburgh

Illegal Fly-tipping Disposal, Leith, Edinburgh

Requirements Approach road to a client’s remote commercial premises had been subject to a large amount of illegal fly-tipping. It was unsightly, attracting vermin and blocking part of the road. They needed the junk removed before any further associated issues arose such as anyone adding to the pile.   Obstacles The main obstacles were the […]

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Foreclosed House Clearance

Foreclosed House Clearance

Requirements The house had been a foreclosure. The house had been left damaged, with cupboards left full of rotting food, animal waste on the carpets, unwashed clothing and other mess left by squatters before the locks were changed. Our client required the house to be completely cleared, including carpets, the back garden and shed. Obstacles […]

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Abandoned Farmhouse

Abandoned Farmhouse

Requirements The client had to sell a farm house that was literally in the middle of nowhere. No one had been on site to see the condition of the house or the land it sat on. The house had been broken into and squatters had taken up residence.   Obstacles The property was remote and […]

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Estate/Probate House Clearance, Milngavie

Estate/Probate House Clearance, Milngavie

Requirements Our client was left to deal with a house under probate. The house was furnished as if it was still being lived in. The cupboards were full, all the wardrobes were full and even the Christmas tree was still up. The clients were elderly with no means of handling this massive job on their […]

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Abandoned Warehouse Clearance, Dunfermline

Abandoned Warehouse Clearance, Dunfermline

Requirements Abandoned warehouse had to be cleared so it could be rented out again. Warehouse had been previously let by a mechanic and contained car parts, vending machines, clothing, tools and all sorts of miscellaneous junk.   Obstacles Job was out of Junk-It’s regular service area. The items to be removed were large, bulky and […]

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Christmas Tree Removal and Disposal

Christmas Tree Removal and Disposal

Requirements Each year before we close for the Christmas break we are inundated with calls from businesses looking to dispose of Christmas trees and cardboard packaging.   Obstacles Pine needles! Therefore we wrap the trees in a tarpaulin before removing. Solution Disposing of a Christmas tree with us is simple, effective and tidy. Our two […]

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Commercial Unit Clearance for Commercial Landlord, Carluke

Commercial Unit Clearance for Commercial Landlord, Carluke

Requirements To clear an abandoned industrial unit that had been previously let and used as a wholesale hub. The tenants had vanished leaving the property in such a state that it couldn’t be re-let or viewed. The property managers (Junk-It’s client) needed to make repairs and bring it back to a lease able standard. Obstacles […]

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Removal of Renovation Debris, Dumbreck, Glasgow

Removal of Renovation Debris, Dumbreck, Glasgow

Requirements Wise Property Care are experts in damp proofing, rot work and waterproofing. We regularly collect and dispose of renovation debris for them. We carry out a large number of clearances for them each year, our service being preferable to skip hire.   Obstacles The renovation debris was piled high in the customer’s garden and […]

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Bin/Storage Area Clearance for Property Factor and Letting Agent, Glasgow

Bin/Storage Area Clearance for Property Factor and Letting Agent, Glasgow

Requirements Regular clearance of bin stores and bulk storage areas.   Obstacles Client manages a large development which produces large volumes of bulk waste produced from over 300 properties. Solution We provide a monthly collection of bulk waste and furniture from sites across Glasgow. The bulk rubbish stores fill quickly with everything from old furniture […]

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Illegal Fly-tipping Disposal, Leith, Edinburgh

Illegal Fly-tipping Disposal, Leith, Edinburgh

Requirements An old pub that had been untouched for over 5 years. The inspection found asbestos in the building. Junk It was used to empty the pub, to create space for the asbestos removal work to be carried out. Moving forward the construction company was planning on using skips for the rip out. However, there […]

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Bulk Waste Removal, East Kilbride

Bulk Waste Removal, East Kilbride

Requirements To clear up after a client had gone into liquidation and departed the unit. The unit could not be viewed in its current state therefore couldn’t be re-let and was a fire risk. Customer went bust and literally walked out. Obstacles The main obstacles were the sheer volume of debris left behind by the […]

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Office Clearance, Glasgow City Centre

Office Clearance, Glasgow City Centre

Requirements We recently completed a clearance for a charity who were moving office. They required a large amount of office furniture to be recycled which was no longer required or being taken to their new premises. They were under time constraints due to their current lease expiring and needed to co-ordinate this with the move […]

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Office Block Clearance for Facilities Management Company, Hamilton

Office Block Clearance for Facilities Management Company, Hamilton

Requirements Junk It were the vendor’s preferred choice for waste disposal. We were required to remove and dispose of large amounts of renovation debris over several days as and when produced. We had to factor in that the building was still partly in use despite the refurbishment and repair work and make allowances accordingly. Obstacles […]

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Office Clearance for Chartered Accountant’s Facilities Manager

Office Clearance for Chartered Accountant’s Facilities Manager

Requirements To clear an entire floor of office equipment in order to re-use the space. The Facilities Manager was under time constraints to have this done quickly. There were huge quantities of desks, filing cabinets, tables chairs, IT and WEEE waste.   Obstacles The challenge was to do this in a timely manner whilst other […]

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