Bio-One Of Pittsburgh decontamination and biohazard cleaning services

Junk Removal & Garage Cleanouts - Frequently Asked Questions

Junk Removal & Garage Cleanouts - Frequently Asked Questions

Knowing where to start to clean up your garage or yard from unwanted junk-yard waste may be difficult, especially if you don't know how to properly dispose of the dangerous materials often found in these areas.


If you're thinking of cleaning up your home from clutter, debris, and old appliances, Bio-One's junk removal service may be just what you need. As a professional remediation company, we are prepared to tackle the most extreme situations. Whether it's a simple garage cleanout, household junk removal, or full remediation for a hoarded property, our certified technicians will help you restore the property to safe, healthy living conditions.


Let's cover some frequently asked questions about junk removal and how Bio-One's remediation technicians can help you.

Garage cluttered with piles of trash bags. Photo credit: Bio-One of Pittsburgh.

1. How do I know if I need to hire hoarding and junk removal services for a house or property?


The first step is to identify the problem. Are there mountains of clutter in your home or office that makes it difficult to move around? Do you have more items than you have storage space for? Do you have used furniture that you just can't seem to let go of? If so, it may be time to seek professional help. Our certified technicians will come to your property and provide a free estimate. We will work with you to develop a plan that fits your budget and timeline.

Old rusty junk and garbage of steel and rubber. Photo credit: @jcomp - Freepik.

2. How much does it cost to have junk removed from my property? 


The cost of our services depends on the size and scope of the project. Whenever we are called for a remediation job, we offer a free estimate that includes visiting the property and creating a specific plan for your needs and goals. We always strive to offer the most honest service possible, and that includes transparent pricing and realistic expectations. Bio-One is a fully insured company, and we work with all major insurance carriers.

Ground littered with plastic and junk. Photo credit: @frimufilms - Freepik.

3. What types of items can Bio-One's certified technicians remove? 


Our technicians are trained to handle a wide range of junk items, including:


  • Clutter and garbage

  • Old furniture

  • Household appliances

  • Electronics like old computers, CRT televisions, etc., are also known as e-waste.

  • Hazardous materials

  • Construction debris

  • Animal remnants

Steel waste. Photo credit: @century_love - Freepik.

4. How long does it take to have junk removed from my property?


A  full service, junk removal depends on the size and scope of the project. A simple garage cleanout may only take a few hours, while full remediation of a hoarded property can take several days. We typically deploy 2 to 3 technicians to work efficiently with all the heavy lifting and junk hauling to restore your property to safe, healthy living conditions.

5. What is the process for removing all the junk from my property? 


The first step is to contact us for a free assessment. Once we have determined the scope of the project, we will provide you with a free estimate. 


If you decide to move forward with our services, we will work with you to develop a plan and easy scheduling for our certified technicians to come to your property. Our technicians will arrive on time and ready to work on the day of the scheduled appointment. We typically deploy 2 to 3 technicians to work efficiently with all the heavy lifting and junk hauling.

Piles of garbage and litter on room. Photo credit: Bio-One of Pittsburgh.

6. Is there anything I need to do to prepare for the junk removal process? 


You don't have, and you shouldn't attempt to clean up anything before our arrival. Bio-One is prepared to assess any situation, no matter how extreme it may seem. 


If you feel like things are out of control, let us take care of everything, we don’t judge, and our priority is your or your loved one’s well-being.

Before and after of cluttered garage. Photo credit: Bio-One of Pittsburgh.



Bio-One of Pittsburgh is always ready to address problems that result from unforeseen circumstances, such as death and critical injury. Our certified technicians are always prepared to help you deal with extreme situations that may be emotionally and physically taxing, allowing you to concentrate on other essential tasks to begin the healing process in a clean environment. Locally owned and operated, we provide:

Professional cleaning, disinfection, and decontamination services


  • Crime scene cleanup services

  • Blood spill cleanup services

  • Homicide and suicide cleanup services

  • Unattended death cleaning services

  • Biohazard cleanup services

  • Feces and bodily fluids cleaning services

  • Odor removal services

  • Virus Disinfection services

  • Fentanyl cleanup services

  • Tear gas cleanup services

  • Emergency vehicle decontamination services

  • Sewage backup cleanup services

  • Medical Waste disposal services

Technician entering a hoarded property. Photo credit: Bio-One of Pittsburgh.

Hoarding cleanup services


  • Hoarding cleanup

  • Animal hoarding cleanup

  • Junk removal

  • Deep cleanup

  • Gross filth cleanup

  • Hazardous waste removal

  • Homeless encampment cleanup

Technician moving through cluttered bedroom closet. Photo credit: Bio-One of Pittsburgh.



Bio-One works closely with victim support centers nationwide and local authorities, communities, emergency services personnel, hoarding task forces, apartment communities, insurance companies, and other organizations to accomplish each customer the most efficient and superior service possible. 


Several crime scene cleanup companies may face unexpected, unfortunate life events. Still, Bio-One is the right choice because of our expertise and profoundly caring and discreet specialists.


We are proud members of the NAPO Pittsburgh - National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals

Serving the Greater Pittsburgh / Western Pennsylvania Area! 


Bio-One of Pittsburgh serves the following Pennsylvania counties: Allegheny County, Washington County, Beaver County, Butler County, Armstrong County, Westmoreland County, Lawrence County, Greene County, Fayette County, and Mercer County.


We also serve the following cities and surrounding communities: Allison Park, Aspinwall, Avalon, Bairdford, Bakerstown, Baldwin, Bellevue, Ben Avon, Ben Avon Heights, Bethel Park, Blawnox, Boston, Brackenridge, Braddock, Braddock Hills, Bradford Woods, Brentwood, Buena Vista, Bunola, Carnegie, Castle Shannon, Cheswick, Churchill, Clairton, Coulter, Crafton, Creighton, Crescent, Cuddy Curtisville, Dormont, Dravosburg, Duquesne, East Mc Keesport, East Mckeesport, East Pittsburgh, Elizabeth, Emsworth, Etna, Forest Hills, Fox Chapel, Glassport, Glenshawock, Harwick, Heidelberg, Homestead, Homewood, Indianola, Ingomar, Ingram, Jefferson Hills, Leetsdale, McKees Rocks, Millvale, Monroeville, Morgan, Mount Oliver, Munhall, Natrona Heights, Noblestown, Oakdale, Oakland, Oakland (borough), Oakmont, Pitcairn, Pleasant Hills, Plum, Port Vue, Presto, Rankin, Rennerdale, Rural Ridge, Russellton, Sharpsburg, South Park, Springdale, Sturgeon, Swissvale, Tarentum, Turtle Creek, Verona, Wall, Warrendale, West Elizabeth, West Homestead, West Mifflin, West View, Wexford, Whitaker, Wildwood, Wilkinsburg, and Wilmerding!

Our junk removal services are available 24/7/365 to help you in your greatest moment of need. Contact us at 412-414-3101.

Published by:

Rafael Alemán.

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