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Residential Waste Removal – Grunts Move Junk

Moving day can feel a bit overwhelming, from packing your belongings and loading them onto a truck to dragging them off at the other end and figuring out where everything goes. But we believe residential waste removal doesn’t have to feel like the most dreaded chore!

Grunts Move Junk makes residential waste removal a breeze. We offer residential removal services catered to any residential setting, helping you move quickly and efficiently so you can focus on your new place. We go above and beyond for our residential customers, performing residential waste removal with a smile. Take the hassle out of residential waste removal and trust the professionals at Grunts Move Junk today!


Meet Our Management Team

We understand the importance of reliable residential removal services at Grunts Move Junk. With that, we’re led by local owners passionate about providing top-notch customer service and dedicated to going above and beyond to get the job done right. Meet our team!

Office Manager Kari Lavee

Kari Lavee was born and raised in Vermont, where she studied Business Management at a local community college. She took her career to San Diego, California, where she started her journey in sales for a Universal Wholesale Company. Kari brings 15+ years of HR Management and Office Management skills to her current role as Office Manager here at Grunts Move Junk and Moving. Kari lives in Swanton, Vermont, with her two children. She enjoys spending quality time with them, traveling, snowboarding, hiking, golfing, working out, watching her kids play sports, and more.

New Hampshire Operations Manager Eric Desautels

Eric Desautels was born and raised in Vermont. He has been working in the moving and storage industry for over 15 years, taking his first job with a local moving company when he was 14. In 2010, he started a moving company with his business partner and wife, Tori. Eric moved to New Hampshire in 2014 for a job opportunity for his wife. 

At this time, Eric took a job managing a logistics and courier service and worked there for the next several years. In 2018, his son Jaxon was born. In April 2020, Eric joined the Grunts Move Junk team as Operations Manager in New Hampshire. Eric currently resides in Concord, NH, with his wife, son, dog, and two cats. In his free time, he enjoys riding ATVs, spending time outdoors, hunting, and fishing.

Owner Bart Newhouse

Bart Newhouse was born and raised in Vermont. He graduated from Colgate University in upstate New York with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. After college, he spent a few years in New York City and Boston before moving to Los Angeles with his wife, Amy, to get his MBA at Pepperdine University. In 2004, Bart and Amy, with a new son in tow, moved back to Vermont to raise a family and operate his family’s furniture business. 

After 14 years in retail, logistics, and customer service, Bart decided to get into the service business, and in 2018, he purchased Grunts Move Junk & Moving. Since then, he has worked to find great people to join the team and help build it to what it is today, with three locations in Vermont and one in New Hampshire. Bart lives in Stowe with his wife, Amy, and two almost-grown sons, Chace and Liam. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing hockey, and being outdoors.

What Makes Us Different In The Residential Waste Removal Industry

We’ve come a long way to be the residential waste removal experts we are today, and we take pride in our highly trained and experienced team. With Grunts Move Junk, you can rest assured that your move will go as smoothly as possible, thanks to our efficient services and customer-centered approach. With every residential waste removal appointment from us, you get the following:

Award Winning Junk Removal Services

We take residential waste removal in Vermont seriously. Our excellent award-winning services were recognized as the “Best Moving Company in VT” two years consecutively (in 2018 and 2019) before COVID hit, plus two additional awards from another. Our clients love us for our residential waste removal services and professional team of junk removers who easily take care of multiple types of residential debris.

Commitment To Customer Service

It all starts with our team of dedicated professionals. From the moment you contact Grunts Move Junk, our team members will provide clear and consistent communication throughout the process while delivering an exemplary residential waste removal experience that meets or surpasses all expectations. From convenient pickup times to responsive customer service agents., with us, your residential junk is in good hands!

Competitive Rates

In addition to our commitment to customer service, Grunts Move Junk also offers competitive pricing rates for all of our services. Whether you need help moving furniture around the house or disposing of large construction debris, you can expect a fair quote for your project every time. Plus, we offer discounts for seniors, veterans, military personnel, and first-time customers!

Guaranteed Safety Protocols

Our team is equipped with the latest tools and technology to make sure your move goes smoothly and quickly. We also provide safety protocols for your belongings so that you know that everything will arrive at its destination safely and securely. No matter what you’re moving, you can feel confident in the safety and security of choosing Grunts Move Junk.

No Hidden Fees And Charges

We believe in providing residential waste removal services with transparency. We understand that no one likes to be surprised with unexpected fees, so we tell you upfront exactly how much you’re paying when you book our residential waste removal and moving services. This way, you can feel confident knowing what to expect before setting foot out of the door.

Environmentally Responsible Initiatives

Grunts Move Junk also values the importance of creating a green community! Most people don’t know this, but much of what we throw away can be recycled, reused, or donated instead of being sent to a landfill or incinerator. That’s why we take great care to sort through all types of residential waste before disposing of it responsibly. By recycling materials whenever possible, we are doing our part to help reduce our carbon footprint while providing excellent waste removal services.

We Do Everything With A Smile

We strive to treat all our customers like they are a part of our family, showing them and their belongings the care and respect they deserve. We understand how important residential waste removal is for a home, so we always approach each job with a smile, let the customer know that their belongings are in good hands, and consistently meet or exceed their expectations from start to finish. That’s the Grunts Move Junk difference!

Experience The World’s Friendliest Residential Waste Removal & Moving Company!

Never get stressed with the hassle of long-distance moves anymore. Friendly and reliable, Grunts Move Junk will make sure all your residential waste removal needs are taken care of. Our junk removal trucks and commercial vehicles carry two movers plus all the necessary equipment to easily move and dispose of residential waste from your home in one go.

Whether it’s a broken washing machine, out-of-date furniture, or clearing out a full attic, we offer unparalleled residential waste removal services. We take care of every step of the process, so all you have to do is lead the way! Contact us today and start experiencing the good vibes that come with every Grunts Move Junk job.

Have Questions Or Need More Information?


We are committed to helping our customers create a cleaner and greener environment through our junk services and local and long-distance moving services. Our friendly team of junk movers is happy to answer any questions you may have about our junk services, facilities, or partnerships with local charities and organizations. Contact us today for more information on how we can help you make a difference in your community!

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