If you’ve ever worked in home repair or electricity, you probably already know that wiring can be expensive. Only certain metals, most commonly copper, can be used to make wiring, and can quickly become a major percentage of your budget. Why can only a few types of metals be made into wiring for electrical […]
It never fails that the little pile of scrap metal that you had sitting out on your property accumulates into one big headache.
We understand that it can tough to say goodbye to big items you own, like your car. However,
What makes scrap metal such a great commodity is that, as opposed to waste, is its economic value.
Copper is currently one of the most valuable scrap metals that can be sold.
If you’re like most consumers, you’re probably looking to start 2018 with a little more money in your pocket. While you might not magically be able to make some cash appear in your couch cushions, you might have a few useless valuables that you may be able to sell to make up for your credit […]
Have you noticed that your property is looking a little more cluttered lately? After the stress of the holidays has come and gone, many homeowners find themselves trapped in a home that’s a little less than neat and tidy. Make a plan to start the New Year off right, and consider implementing some of these […]
When it comes to saving the planet, most people already know that reducing, reusing and recycling is one of the best ways to help out our planet. That’s because when we repurpose or find new uses for things that we already own, we not only save space in a landfill but we also prevent old […]
Scrapping metal is a great way to make some quick cash and give the environment a helping hand, but how can you tell what’s scrappable and what belongs in the garbage? Scrap metal is a specific type of material, and only scrappable materials will be accepted at scrapping facilities. At Sgt. Scrap, we do […]
According to the Department of Energy, copper theft is responsible for about a billion dollars worth of damage every single year. One man in Illinois even died after attempting to steal a live copper wire out of a power station. Copper theft continues to be a rising problem across the United States, with the number […]