Space Satellite

Satellite Removal

Satellite Removal

We offer satellite removal starting at $125. We will remove the dish from your roof or other location it is installed.

How to remove satellite dish

Usually located on the roof, 

the first step is going up on your roof and removing any screws or bolts holding it in place. You should also make sure that there are no wires running through the dish before you start taking it down.

After doing so, get a ladder and take off the wire brackets from around the edge of your house. Once they’re gone, use a crowbar to pry open the metal clamps that hold it in place on top of your house! You may need a sawzall for any clamps or screws that won't budge.

Fill in any holes that were left on the roof. Use tar or silicone to fill in your roof’s holes.

Satellite dishes can be very dangerous if handled incorrectly. If you do not know what you are doing on your roof, leave this project up to the professionals!

Can satellite removal be cost effective?

A satellite dish is considered an owned appliance, much like a TV set, refrigerator, washer, etc.

 

A satellite service provider does not keep records of contractors or recycling centers that might want to take these dishes.

Only the receivers or client boxes are leased and sent back to DirecTV. You just need to unplug and ship them back with their free return program.

Any other hardware, including the antenna, wire, and cabling is customer-owned.

It works similarly as if you were to cancel your landline. They simply switch off the service without needing to take back the phone box and lines from you. The eyesore on your roof is usually the owners responsibility. 

Can you recycle a satellite dish?

Yes you can! Any scrap metal location will take your dish. You can expect to get $2-3 for your dish. We use North Main Recycling in Fort Worth. We highly recommend them. 

North Main Recycling (timetorecycle.com)

What tools do I need to remove my satellite dish?

Depending on where it is located, most likely you will need:

1. ladder

2. screwdriver or drill

3. sawzall 

4. socket set

5. crow bar

You may need some or all of these to bring that dish down.

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