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Top Reasons to Plan a Basement Cleanout

Apr 23, 2023

Basements are often one of the most overlooked areas of your home. Most of the time, these spaces are used as a sort of catch-all storage unit. Anything you don’t have space for gets tossed down in this dark, forgotten room. If this describes your basement, you will want to read on to see how cleaning out this area can bring you quite a few benefits. From safety concerns to functional usage, cleaning out your basement can be a game-changer!


Nobody, and I mean nobody, wants a pest-infested home, but if you’re not staying on top of the upkeep in your basement, there is a high likelihood that you are housing a whole host of different critters and creepy crawlers. Many bugs and even small rodents love the dark, dank, often undisturbed spaces of basements. If your basement is full of haphazard storage items and you rarely go in there, then you are sure to have some of these pests roaming around. While you don’t want to share a home with bugs, they can also actually be extremely detrimental to your health and the integrity of your home. These pests can carry dangerous diseases, and some bugs, like termites, can cause serious structural damage to your home. A basement cleanout can go a long way in getting rid of pests’ homes and keeping your health and your home in tip-top shape.

Extra Usable Space

When basements aren’t in a well-kept state, you could be losing out on a lot of prime space. When you clean out your basement, you can create an opportunity for a renovation. Basements can be turned into many different types of rooms, including game rooms, bars and entertainment areas, office space, gyms, or can even be transformed into a rentable room. These transformations can save you money, make you money, and increase the value of your home. 

Hidden Gems

If you want to use your basement for storage, that is a perfectly fine decision, and you can still benefit from a cleanout. An unorganized storage space is not only pointless but also hazardous. By clearing out your basement, you will create space for well-organized storage that is easy to access and protected. You don’t want important sentimental items to unintentionally get crushed or somehow ruined by unorganized clutter. A cleanout gives you the space you need in a way you can utilize it best!

1st Class Junk Removal

If you are ready to reap the benefits of a basement clean out, call the professionals at 1st Class Junk Removal today! We will come remove all your unwanted items leaving you with the basement you’ve been dreaming of.



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