While Portland is known for its thriving art, theater, and music scenes much to the joy of the hipster crowds, the largest and most populous city in Oregon does not disappoint the older crowd. In particular, the city serves as a haven for Veterans with its many resources and services for those who have fought in the war and their families.
It’s time to celebrate! The 4th of July always brings a great time with friends and family, whether you plan to hit up a local parade, throw a barbecue (or attend one!), or sit and watch the fireworks.
Because the 4th of July is a celebration of America’s Independence and Freedom, we wouldn’t have it without our brave Veterans and military who serve with bravery. So when the last piece of pie is done, consider these six ways to honor a vet in your life:
Memorial Day is a Federal Holiday celebrated on the 4th week of May. For many, it signifies that Summer is just around the corner. Usually, the weekend is celebrated with family cook-outs, beach trips, and even a shopping spree. We have come to know Memorial Day as a day of relaxation and enjoyment, but what is it really about?
With the growing cases of Coronavirus or COVID-19 all over the world, many are practicing social distancing and voluntary or mandatory quarantine. All these can help in preventing the spread of the virus. While on quarantine, some may feel fear, loneliness, and unproductive. It does not have to be a scary thing. Remember that this is not only a way of protecting yourself, but your loved ones too.
G.I. Junk understands that you need our assistance during these trying times. Here are some ways on how you can counterbalance the negative emotions while on quarantine.
Did you know still today that 90% of all products shipped in the united states are still being sent using cardboard packaging? If you don’t believe this just try to remember the last product that you got that wasn’t sent in a cardboard box. If you have a lot of cardboard material laying around your house for St Patrick's day this article will tell some tips of how to reuse them for this holiday.
The thought of the military always brings to mind images of strong men in camouflage gear with weapons. It rarely reminds us of women who transcended the barriers of gender and played key roles in the success of the military throughout history.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, G.I Junk features three women who are beautiful not only because they are women, but because they showed extraordinary courage and strength as women Veterans.
During this year’s Black History Month, G.I. Junk Removal wants to recognize some of the Black Men and Women who bravely fought for our country.
Piles of trash and clutter can multiply quickly around your property if you're not careful. Although it seems easy and acceptable to let a few things pile up here and there, you'll end up making more problems for yourself in the long run. On the other hand, by keeping your property free of garbage, you'll enjoy specific benefits, some of which are listed below.
Setting new year resolutions has been a long-time tradition for many across the globe, and most, unfortunately, go unrealized. Setting big goals will inevitably bring challenges, causing many to abandon their list of things to accomplish for the year, so why not start small? Having your home or yard, or office space decluttered should be priority number one, as the saying goes - "out with the old, in with the new". The backyard with the water-logged shed that you have been pondering on tearing down, the guest room or garage with the weight set and miscellaneous furniture and appliances that are occupying square footage in your home (and not paying rent!), all can be a distant memory with a bit of execution.
Remodeling can be a fun way to make a space your own. However, it's critical that everyone on the project have access to safety gear that fits well and will protect them from injury. This includes hard hats or helmets, gloves, eye protection, and other project-specific protection.