Think Twice Before Packing and Moving These Items

packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving involves a great deal of decision-making. You decide on what will get packed and the way to pack it. But you likewise pick precisely what will stay behind. The majority of professional moving companies in Atlanta build their rates around the weight of the goods along with distance traveled for long-distance moves. Therefore, every surplus pound you pack, drives the cost up unnecessarily. There are numerous ways to minimize the amount you have to move by merely making smart choices through the lead-up.

Outdated home appliances, heavy furniture, and also things your household does not utilize any longer could be offloaded ahead of the move itself. Donate your surplus, host a garage sale, or offer the stuff over the internet. Not sure things to leave behind? Let's look closer at products to ponder on moving to Atlanta.

Unused Toys and Play Furniture

Youngsters grow out of playthings and sometimes lose interest in recent playsets. Should there be toys as well as sets of play furniture going seldom used in your house, you could wager another family has a youngster who's going to think it's great. Through donating or selling the rarely used toys and games, you lighten your load for moving and present other kids the ability to benefit from the playthings that your children are through with.

Outgrown as well as Unworn Garments

Empty out your closet, as well as the closets of everyone in the family. Whatever you utilize often or seasonally, pack. All that you don't dress in any longer (or maybe do not want to wear) can be left behind. It is remarkable simply how much weight you may offload simply by removing the unused section of each wardrobe in the household. Donate or sell the clothing which the family leaves behind.

Aged Appliances

If your family owns home appliances such as a washer/dryer or extra deep freeze, assess if it truly is well worth the work to take. You might offer it to the house buyer or landlord. You might sell it at a garage sale or to an area appliance retailer. This will save you weight and possibly can prevent a rickety old home appliance from breaking over the bumpy path ahead. You can purchase different home appliances later on or free yourself to buy a residence which already contains newer appliances.

Rickety or Bulky Home furnishings

Certain pieces of furniture is cherished or essential and may absolutely come with you. Although not all home furniture falls in that group. Don't have the moving company in Atlanta move any furniture which the family does not value and could be easily replaced in the new town. Ensure that there's ample area in your new house. It's also possible to free your head from being concerned about any home furnishings left behind, as it can't be harmed in the move.

Worn Out Mattress

Mattresses are one additional selection for being left behind. Mattresses need to be changed out about each 8 years, depending on the craftsmanship of the mattress. Many of us tend not to replace our mattress near often enough, and a move is a great justification to do that. In case you have a lumpy old mattress (or more than one), do not move them to your new residence. Purchase a new layered mattress to inaugurate your new home when you arrive. In fact, there are many manufacturers which will have a mattress delivered on the day you arrive so you can sleep on a brand-new fresh mattress in your fresh new place.

Tough-to-Move Things

Last but not least, take into consideration items that the moving company in Atlanta may be required to make extraordinary preparations for. Fish tanks, larger musical instruments, fragile glass; should you have a justification to buy new after you arrive, you'll save yourself and the professional movers some challenges by making that determination. If you have a piano of marginal quality or little sentimental value, leave it to an area school or community center as opposed to moving it.


Packing effectiveness isn't always about getting all things in the moving truck. At times, it is about being aware of what to leave behind. For further helpful moving guidance or to arrange your approaching moving services, contact A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Atlanta today!


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