Simple Junk Removal Tips For Brisbane Residents

Simple Junk Removal Tips For Brisbane Residents

Any proud Brisbane homeowner dreads the thought of their home looking unkempt or messy – both internally and externally. A poorly maintained yard and exterior will bring down the curbside appeal, and a cluttered interior can spawn arguments with your significant other and lead to disorder in other areas of your life.

So, how can you always keep your home’s exterior and interior in tip-top shape? Well, the answer is much easier than you think. All you need to know is a few simple junk removal tips. And, who better to provide you with these tips than me, the owner of 4 Waste Rental – a company that specialises in junk removal in Brisbane.

Continue reading this article as I share with you some of my favourite tips to help you remove junk and stay clutter-free.

The 3-month rule

3-month rule

I am by no means a hoarder. But I understand how it can become challenging to get rid of things you become attached to – even if they serve no purpose. The best tip I have ever been given was what I like to call, ‘the 3-month rule’. If you have an item you haven’t needed, used or found a purpose for in three months, bite the bullet and get rid of it.

This works wonderfully with a wardrobe clearout but can be adapted to any item in your home; video games, movies, small appliances, furniture etc.

Repurpose and reuse

Repurpose and reuse

Another great tip I received was to repurpose or reuse something rather than buying another and letting everything accumulate. This is best suited to everyday items like jars, containers, bottles, plastic bags, newspapers, etc.

Hire a Skip Bin

walk-in access

Another great tip is to bite the bullet and just get rid of it – like ripping off a bandaid. Make the process of letting go easy by only having to handle the items once. By hiring a junk skip bin, you only have to place it in the skip, and leave the skip bin company will take your junk to one of Brisbane City Council’s many resource recovery centres. The council’s resource recovery centres specialise in waste management and accept general and green waste. By choosing to hire a skip bin, there is no temptation to change your mind and put it back in your car once you reach one of the Brisbane tip locations – we all do it, don’t think you won’t!

Engage a hands-on rubbish removal service

junk removal in Brisbane

Lastly, if it is all too much for you to part with, you don’t have to. Have someone else do it for you by hiring a hands-on rubbish removal service to discard your beloved junk for you. No sad goodbyes, no tears shed. You can leave the heartbreaking work up to a junk removal expert and return to a whole new home. They’ll take your junk to one of the resource recovery facilities, and you’ll never have to think about it or see it ever again.


Keeping the interior and exterior of your home needn’t be hard work. With a few easy-to-implement junk removal tips, your home can look neat and tidy at all times.

The best junk removal tip I can offer Brisbane residents is to adopt the 3-month rule; if you haven’t used it in the last 3 months, it can go. Also, try and reuse as many everyday items as you can. Hiring a skip bin is another great tip, as you aren’t given the temptation of changing your mind at the tip. And finally, if you can’t part with junk, just have someone else do it for you!

Follow these tips, and you’ll always have the best-looking house on the street! Call Brisbane’s junk removal experts for help removing junk from your property; 4 Waste Removals. We service the entire southside of Brisbane and look forward to assisting you with your needs.

Please read our post, ‘The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Rubbish Removal‘ to be aware of the dangers of DIY junk removal.



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