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Foreclosure Eviction Cleanup – Steps to Take

Cleaning up after a foreclosure or eviction can be an overwhelming task. The key to success lies in having a well-organized plan to deal with the junk, waste, or damage left behind. 

We think you’ll agree—real estate agents, property owners and homeowners need a quick turnaround to restore the property to a livable condition.

If you’re just starting the foreclosure/eviction process, or you’ve begun cleaning up after a previous resident, you’ve got a long road ahead of you.

But we’re here to make your job a whole lot easier. Keep reading to learn more about effective foreclosure cleanup, and why EnviroDispose is OKC’s go-to partner for property cleanup projects.

Not Every Cleanup is Cut and Dry

Clean-ups of residential or commercial buildings often involve safety risks and/or hazardous materials.

So, it’s crucial to identify and handle hazardous materials properly to ensure a safe cleanup process (for you and our team members alike).

Common hazardous materials include:

  • Asbestos: Common in pre-1980 house construction materials.
  • Appliances: Including freezers, refrigerators, or any type of appliance containing refrigerants.
  • Lead Paint: Likely present in houses built before 1978.
  • Chemicals: Includes ammonia, auto-fluids, insecticides, propane, solvents, etc.
  • Car Parts: Certain materials such as batteries, tires, and automotive fluids.

These materials (and a few others) are never allowed in our dumpsters, as they pose a risk to you, our team, and the environment. For a full list of hazardous materials, click here!

Planning and Timing

Consider the urgency and budget for the cleanup. Hiring a junk removal can help alleviate the burden of home cleanouts, but are generally more expensive. 

On the other hand, renting a dumpster provides a more cost-effective option, particularly if you’re not on a time crunch.

Create a Proposal

A well-developed plan is crucial for getting a foreclosure/eviction cleanout completed on time and on budget.

Before you rent a dumpster or begin the process, there are a few key points you’ll need to consider… 

Estimate Your Property Size: Identify the square footage of the property. Determine if there’s enough space for a dumpster or if a junk removal vehicle can access the premises efficiently.
Understand the Types of Junk or Debris: Determine whether you are dealing with household junk, bulky items, hazardous materials, or demolition waste.
Sort Out Prohibited Waste: Be sure to call hazardous waste specialists and/or sort out prohibited waste to ensure none of it goes into your dumpster.
Decide the Best Approach: Choose between hiring a junk removal service, renting a dumpster, or a combination of both. 

We’ve worked with real estate agents, property managers, and homeowners all over the Oklahoma City area. So, if you need assistance selecting or renting a dumpster, we can help.

Contact our team for more information about best practices and roll-off rentals for foreclosure/eviction cleanouts.

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If you’re ready to start the foreclosure/eviction cleanup but you need a waste removal partner you can count on, you’re in the right place.

As a locally owned and operated company, we’re passionate about helping OKC residents clean out their spaces efficiently and responsibly. 

We understand just how difficult a property cleanout can be, and we’re prepared to make the waste removal process simple.

So, why wait? 

Order online (we often deliver dumpsters in as little as 24 hours) and start regaining your space today. For questions about our services, choosing the right dumpster, and more, contact our team!