About Our Durham House Clearance Service
Keke Waste Disposal are your local Durham house clearance specialists with over 20 years of expertise in clearing houses, homes, and clearances of properties and estates of all sizes.
From full house clearances to the removal of single items, we offer you a fairly priced professional clearance service and always treat you with courtesy, respect, sensitivity, empathy, confidentiality and discretion.
We will not just empty your property so it is saleable, we also:
- Identify items of value and put them aside for you.
- Responsibly recycle as much as possible.
- Donate other items to charity.
- Dispose of the bare minimum possible to landfill.
- Aim to cause you the minimum hassle or inconvenience possible.
We are fully licensed and insured, we hold an upper tier waste carriers licence issued by the Environmental Agency.
In the pictures below you can see how properties look “before and after” we have cleared them.
Clearing a House in Durham After a Death or Illness
At Keke we totally understand how difficult and emotional it is when clearing a property because of bereavement or the failing health of a relative.
We always treat the personal belongings of your loved one with dignity and respect, and, after identifying items of value for you, make sure that anything that can be re-used is passed onto local charities to help local people who are in need.
As much of the rest as possible is recycled in an environmentally friendly way, with only un-recyclable waste being sensitively and responsibly disposed of.
Unlike some house clearance companies, when we clear a house nothing goes straight to landfill.
Not only do we feel that is insensitive, it is also environmentally unfriendly, which is why we pay to use private waste transfer stations who make sure that a very high percentage is carefully recycled.
Particularly with bereavements it’s not just a house full of contents to clear, it’s a home full of memories that represent the life of your loved one, and they need to be treated with respect.
- We treat your loved ones property with respect, sensitivity and dignity.
- Identify objects of value for you.
- Recycle everything possible in an environmentally sound way.
- On your behalf we donate as much as possible to local charity to help local people in need.
- Only the things that cannot be recycled or re-used are carefully disposed of.
Large And Small House Clearances in Durham
Whether it’s a single item, a small house to be cleared, or it seems like there’s a mountain to move, Keke can help you.
Sometimes you might be concerned there is a lot to clear because the home has become cluttered or perhaps belonged to a hoarder, but don’t worry, we’ve seen it all before and you can be sure we will have cleared far worse, like in the video below.
Whatever the scale of your house clearance requirements, small or large, we are more than happy to help you.
Hoarder House Clearance in Durham
We regularly deal with very large house clearance jobs where the owner hoarded all kinds of items or, over time, they have allowed the house to gradually become filled with (what most people would consider to be) rubbish.
Hoarders seem to become emotionally attached to the strangest of things, and over time it builds up to incredible levels, in some cases the hoarding can almost fill the entire house.
If you need to clear the home of a hoarder then you probably feel overwhelmed by the size of the task, and that’s understandable, but don’t worry, we can help you.
At Keke we specialise in hoarder house clearances and have over the years cleared hundreds of properties that have literally been filled to the rafters with hoarded items.
However bad you think it is we can assure you – we’ve seen and dealt with much worse!
If you need help with clearing the house of a hoarder then please feel free to get in touch for a FREE no obligation quote, or just to talk about what you need, we’re always happy to help you.
Critical Considerations Before Hiring a House Clearance Company in Durham
There are some really important things you need to check to protect yourself before you choose a Durham house clearance company.
- Always make sure you are using a genuine waste disposal or house clearance company.
- Make sure that they are fully licenced by the Environment Agency, and fully insured.
- Ensure any valuable objects will be identified to you.
- Check what they will do with waste, that it will be properly processed or recycled.
- It’s a good idea to check reviews from previous customers to make sure they are legit.
The reason these checks are necessary are not only to make sure you get a top class house clearance service from a reputable company, and that you get the full financial benefit from any valuable items, but also to protect you legally.
If you were to sadly pick a “cowboy” firm, and they were to fly-tip or dump the contents somewhere and it’s traced back to you – then it would be you that could be liable for a £5,000 fine.
It’s a shocking fact and we agree it’s unfair, but unfortunately in the eyes of the law – you hired the company so they class it as your fault.
This is why it is essential to hire house clearance specialists like Keke.
We are fully licensed and insured, we hold an upper tier waste carriers licence issued by the Environmental Agency, and we pay independent waste transfer stations to ensure a huge percentage is recycled, and what’s left is properly and legally disposed of.
When you choose us you can be sure that not only do we have your and your families best interests at heart, but we also tick every box for you legally, ethically, environmentally, and morally.
Feel free to call us today for any house clearance help in Durham.
We provide house clearances in Durham and the surrounding areas.