Fall Lawn Care Tips

  1. Mulch your leaves:
    • Many people believe that fallen tree leaves will help insulate your lawn during the long, cold winter months. Unfortunately that is not true and they can actually block vital sunlight and thin your grass.
    • Try mulching your leaves with your lawn mower before applying one of your fall feedings to help the soil organisms break down the leaves.
    • If you do not want to mulch your leaves, make sure to rake them up before the first snow fall.
  2. Feed your lawn:
    • The difference between an ok lawn and a beautiful lawn, now and next spring, is two fall feedings.
    • Feeding early in the fall can help rebuild grass roots that were damaged during the hot, dry summer months.
    • Follow with a second feeding 6 weeks after your first feeding.
  3. Spruce up your lawn:
    • When children are playing on a lawn that has been hit with heat and drought, it can get damaged very easily. Make sure to patch up any bare spots you find on your lawn.
  4. Mow your lawn shorter:
    • In late fall, make sure to drop your mower down and cut your lawn 1-2 inches shorter than you normally cut.
    • Continue to mow shorter until your grass stops growing late fall.
  5. Clean up your tools:
    • To keep your tools from rusting, clean them up before you hang them up for the season.
    • When you are done mowing for the year, make sure to do any winter mower maintenance before storing it away.
  6. Pack-up lawn/patio furniture:
    • Make sure to move your lawn and patio furniture into storage for the winter. If you are leaving them out, we suggest purchasing weather protective patio covers to help protect from any damage.
    • Store any patio cushions and pillows in storage totes to keep them from getting moldy.
  7. Get rid of any leftover junk:
    • Let’s face it, having a pile of junk left in your backyard is not only unsightly, but can also cause unwanted damage to your lawn. The longer the junk sits, the bigger the bald spot and damage to your lawn will be.
    • To patch up your lawn before winter hits, make sure to call your local junk professionals, such as Grunts Move Junk!

      Grunts Move Junk will come and haul away all of your unwanted junk, anywhere on your property. Give us a call today (844) 464-7868 to schedule your junk pick-up or book online.  

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Frequently Asked Moving Questions


Moving Help Grunts Move Junk

  • Will moving companies pack for you?
    • Yes, we can help you pack your belongings. We ask that you buy the packing supplies that you would like us to use, or we can order them for you and add them to your final bill. Keep in mind, the additional time it takes for us to pack and box your belongings will be added to your final move total. Packing can add a few hours to the total.
  • What can you not move?
    • We can not move plants, perishable items or hazardous materials such as; acid, aerosols, ammunition, batteries, car batteries, charcoal, chemistry sets, cleaning fluid, fertilizer, fireworks, gasoline poisons, kerosene, lamp oil, lighter fluid, liquid bleach, loaded weapons, matches, motor oil, nail polish & remover, paints, paint thinner, pesticides, propane tanks, weed killer.

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Where Clutter Begins

Where Clutter Begins

How does one’s home become cluttered? Where does it start? What is responsible for the clutter? Clutter doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a process that can take months or even years for you to even notice the clutter. Some of us live denial when we think of our homes as cluttered or we just don’t want to believe it because then we will have to do something about it.

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How to Get Rid of Old Appliances

  1. Pay the store to take them:
    • When you buy a new appliance such as a refrigerator, some companies can charge a disposal fee and will take your old appliance away for you. Keep in mind, you can’t just pay the stores to haul off an old appliance without a new purchase of a new one. 
  2. Ask your town to take them:
    • See if your town, city or county offers some kind of recycling program.
  3. Donate:
    • Try donating your old items to a Habitat ReStore, the Salvation Army or any other charitable organization to get a tax deduction. Read More
Moving in together

Moving In for the First Time: What Couples Should Consider

There comes a time in every serious relationship when you decide to combine your lifestyles and your spaces. Moving in together is an exciting milestone and the thought of packing up and building a new home can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. From making the move to decorating your space, there are many aspects to consider. Not matter the status of your relationship, there are bound to be a few challenges and roadblocks along the way, but even those tests can be passed with a little bit of preparation and recognition of the realities of sharing a space with someone new.

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PTSD Awareness Day

In 2010, Senator Conrad pushed to get official recognition of PTSD through a “day of awareness” in tribute of a National Guard member who took his life after two tours in Iraq. Staff Sergeant Joe Biel committed suicide after his return from duty to his home state. SSGT. Biel’s Birthday, June 27th, was selected as the official PTSD Awareness Day. Read More

Ultimate Moving & Packing Playlist

The Ultimate Moving & Packing Playlist

When you think of moving and packing usually the word “Fun” is not on your list of words to describe moving or packing. So how can we change that?


We our team has scoured the internet and radio stations to find you the ultimate playlist to make your packing and fun. You will take a trip down memory lane and turn a daunting task into a fun experience. We dare you to try not to sing along to these songs.

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