Posts by samburland

How Capital Junk Can Help Clean Out Your Garage

cleaning the garage

When the day finally arrives when you can no longer stand to look at the mess of accumulated junk that’s cooped up in your garage, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and call Capital Junk for some help. Cleaning out the garage is no small task. It’s the kind of job that might even…

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Runway For Hope 2017 CHEO Fundraiser

Runway for Hope Growing Kids

Runway For Hope 2017 This past Sunday, Ottawa was treated to the semi-annual Runway For Hope show at the spacious Horticulture Building in Lansdowne Park. The focus of the show is to promote the Ottawa fashion scene by showcasing local designers and local clothing boutique. Additionally, Runway For Hope showcases Ottawa’s talented models, hair stylists…

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Why Moving is the Perfect Time to Purge

Family Unpacking Moving In Boxes From Removal Truck

If you’ve been itching to purge and clear out all of those unused items that just collect dust throughout your home, there’s no better time than before a big move. We’re all guilty of holding on to items and clothing far longer than reason would permit. But at one point or another, we must face…

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What is Illegal Dumping?

garbage near the property

Did you know that it’s illegal to dump garbage, appliances, and even snow on private property or public spaces such as parking lots, or parks? There are strict By-laws that surround where and how to place and dispose of any type of waste. That’s why it’s important to know what is and is not allowed…

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Your Post-Party Recycling Guide

After the party is over and the guests are gone, we don’t blame you if you’re afraid to look at the house. You can pretend you don’t see that pile of garbage, those empty beer bottles, and that crinkled wrapping paper if gifts were involved – but you can’t ignore it for long. Let’s dig…

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Courage for Gord | Keychains!

Gord Downie, the Secret Path

Gord Downie, lead member of the Tragically Hip, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer (glioblastoma) in May 2016. When you bring up this extraordinary Canadian, having cancer does not define him. Due to his diagnosis, tour dates were posted almost immediately. While performing the final show in the band’s hometown of Kingston,…

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Clean Up After Christmas

Christmas gifts

Cleaning up after the holidays is often the price we have to pay for getting to indulge with our family and friends. But it’s also the perfect time to take advantage of the lull before the New Year arrives. You can use the time to really declutter your life, finish that bathroom renovation, or revamp…

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Ugly Couch Contest | Submit Your Picture Today!

ugly couch contest free removal

You’ve got an ugly couch. That’s how you made it here, right? You must’ve heard about our ugly couch contest. Did you hear about the chance to have it removed for free? Don’t kid yourself, your couch is definitely ugly enough. We know it, you know it, your friend Steve knows but he didn’t want…

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Surround Yourself with Cats at Ottawa’s First Daily Cat Café

Joseé Cyr combined her passions for food, animals and business into a plan to launch Ottawa’s first daily cat café. This is a step-up from The Purrfect Café which only operates on every second Thursday per month. Cat lovers and those deprived of cats will have The Feline Café to spend all their time and…

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