The company's staff understands how difficult and emotional the moving and house-emptying process can be for seniors and their adult children, particularly when those children live far away. Others, even after several weeks of trying to come to grips with the loneliness confess that they still can hardly breathe because the grief of the empty nest is so palpable. And to limit the cost of our services to you, we sell the used furniture and unique items you no longer need. She tells families they only have to think about what they want to keep. Time estimated for pickup was much more in line with actual time needed vs other estimate. The company gives families receipts for all donations so they can deduct the items' values from their taxes.
When my mother decided it was time to move, I was at a loss of how to deal with all the items that would not move with her. She started as a packer and moved up to move manager. Like us on or sign up for our to receive email alerts. We donate used clothing, household goods, and non-perishable food left behind to area charities, and give you their donation receipt. To see everything we sell on , search Empty Nest and Empty the Nest and look for the Empty the Nest logo. Our last child had just moved off to college and my wife and I were both feeling a little melancholy about our empty nest.
The entire experience was excellent. Treasures added daily as we empty nests through our home clean out services in the Twin Cities area. Cost depends on how much stuff time needed you have. This winter, Irene Carter and her family decided it was time for her to move to an assisted living center. To see an ever-changing list of items we have for sale, come to our Thrift Store in Golden Valley.
We recycle needed personal items into a community in need through resale at Empty the Nest Thrift Store and recycling resources. Empty The Nest's commercial over-the-road transportation services may include specialized, flatbed, or heavy haul driving. It took a few days to get a return call for setting up appointment for an estimate. Once we received that call, appointment and date for picking up items happened quicker than expected. We save materials from the clean out and disperse them to recycling resources to limit waste in overloaded landfills. A friend recommended Empty the Nest, a Golden Valley company that not only removes unwanted items, but also makes sure those that are reusable are reused. A friend told me about Empty the Nest and they took care of everything.
Fischman advises seniors to move out with what they want to bring and to return before the clean-out to make sure they have everything they want. About 90 minutes later the two-man crew arrived to load the sorted items into the truck. They were prompt on arrival and pleasant to work with. Leasing opportunities may be available. Price was similar to another estimate we received.
Provide wall-to-wall removal of personal property from your home to relieve challenges of major life transitions. We empty nests through our home clean out services in the Twin Cities area. Empty The Nestpresently employs one truck driver as either a company driver or owner operator. After visiting the client's home to assess what she can sell or donate and what must be discarded, Fischman calculates the cost of labor and a dumpster and estimates the value of items she believes will sell. Remove unwanted furniture and misc. It takes about three weeks from the time a client contracts with Empty the Nest until the actual clean-out. It happens every year to countless families: kids grow up, kids move out and parents are left to deal with the emotions of an empty nest.
There is no cost and no need to register. It killed me because this was good stuff. I highly recommend Empty the Nest to anyone who is faced with downsizing a home and needs help going through the process. The store sells about 70 percent of its inventory every week, according to company owner Sharon Fischman of Golden Valley. We clean out your home, wall-to-wall, to ready it for its next family. They were all professional, polite and respectful throughout the day.
Some didn't make the cut, however, including Irene's matching dresses, hats, shoes and handbags from her days as a secretary in the 1960s. If they forget where a particular item is, the company will find it and put it aside. Empty The Nest Thrift Store At our Thrift Store in Golden Valley Minnesota, we have a constantly changing inventory of affordable vintage, antique and gently-used furniture, furnishings, jewelry, sporting goods and much more! Repeat violators may lose their commenting privileges on StarTribune. Electronics go to the nonprofit Tech Dump in Golden Valley for recycling. Would recommend them, especially if you have only a few items suitable for resale. There is also no commitment, so bring your friends and fellow empty nesters! Sharon Kadet, who handles business development for Empty the Nest, has used FaceTime to communicate with family members who want to look around the house before it's emptied.
This information was obtained from the United States Department of Transportation and individual State Departments of Transportation. Within a day she had emailed an estimate of what our net cost would be and confirmed our scheduled date. You should contact any company on this site directly to get more detailed information. Understand why empty nesting happens and what you can do about it. We donate used clothing, household goods, and non-perishable food and give you charitable receipts.