Junk In My Car

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How Long Does it Take to Get My Car Picked Up?

Junk In My Car towers available throughout theCity so in most cases we can have someone to your house within 24 hours. If you live in a major metropolitan area, we can often have someone come to your house immediately for pickup.

Do I Need a Title?

A title is recommended, a valid ID or driver's license. Keep in mind that a title will make the ownership transfer process much simpler.. Please notify us of this information as soon as possible.

Do I Need My Registration?

Registration is not required only  a title. Let us know when you call that you are missing your registration and we can tell you if a replacement is necessary.

What Kind of Cars Do You Buy?

We buy any type of junk cars or trucks. It doesn’t matter the age, size or condition of the vehicle we tow, though these things may impact the offer made for your junk car.

Can You Tow My Motorcycle or Trailer?

Currently, we only purchase automobiles such as cars and trucks. If you have a question about your vehicle and whether we can tow it, please call us to discuss the services we offer.

Will You Charge Me Money for Anything?

Junk In My Car charges no fees for anything. Once you call us for pickup, we initiate the junk towing process and take care of all charges and fees before giving you payment for your vehicle.

Where Can You Pick Up Cars?

We pick up anywhere in Houston and surrounding areas. We have salvage yards and towing partners throughout the city to ensure we can help anyone in any location.

When Do I Get Paid?

We pay you when your car is picked up. If appraisal or additional work is required before payment can be made.

Do I Have to Be There When the Tower Comes?

If the required paperwork is present in the vehicle or has been provided to us already, you do not need to be present for your car to be towed. The only exception is if your car is in a locked or closed space to which we will need access.

What Do You Do with the Junk Car After You Take It Away?

Depending on the condition of your car, it will be salvaged, meaning the fluids, electrical components and still serviceable parts are removed and disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner, before the remainder is crushed for scrap metal.

What about a Receipt?

Receipts are offered by the Junk In My Car towers that come to your house to pick up the vehicle. You should request a receipt when you schedule this appointment or when they arrive.

Do I Need to Do Anything for Transfer of Ownership?

We take care of all the paperwork during processing according to your state’s transfer laws. However, you should make sure to remove your license plates and you may need to provide additional documents in some cases (we will let you know over the phone if this is necessary).

How Do I Know What My Car will be Worth?

We have a series of specific questions and criteria we use to establish the value of a junk car. We will ask these questions on the phone and verify the data in person when your car is picked up. We can then offer you payment, often on the spot. In some cases, additional appraisal is needed after pickup, in which case payment will be made shortly afterwards.

My Car is a Rusty Pile of Junk – Can You Take It?

We pick up any condition vehicle, though you should inform us when you call if your car cannot be towed by a traditional tow truck and needs a wrecking crew.

What if I have Multiple Cars I Want Removed?

Not a problem! If you need multiple vehicles removed, simply let us know when you call and we will include them all in the quote and make sure your removal expert has the resources needed to pick them up.

Do You Resell Cars?

If your car is newer and worth more than just scrap metal and recycled parts, your junk car may be worth more in resale – which will result in a higher offer.