Don't Forget Your Outdoor Items

Packing your outdoor itemsBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

When you're planning for a move, it's quite common to take into account every item inside of your house that will have to be moved to your new residence. However, many people have quite a few things, such as grills as well as patio furniture, outside which cannot be overlooked. Preparing as well as packing outdoor belongings for your move can be similar to packing some of your inside home furniture, however like with all household things, it is essential to be extra careful to complete the job right. Otherwise, you may reach your new home having destroyed household furniture and a dented-up grill.

Detailed Cleaning

Prior to packing a single throw pillow, carry out some detailed cleaning of the outdoor furniture as well as grill. If they aren’t clean for the move, you may end up with grime and dirt on a variety of other items which ride beside them inside the moving truck. Spray all surfaces of the patio furniture down using cleaner, wipe clean and rinse using water. Make certain and clean the many cracks and crevices on the furniture. With regard to the grill, remove the soot as well as ashes from the inside and wash the grease or ash catcher. Also, check with the instruction manual to ascertain if there's a advised cleaning product for the interior and exterior of the grill and also to see if they have extra tips for cleaning.


Once you have washed your outdoor furniture and also grill, you'll be ready to pack it up for the move. Take off pillows and cushions from the outdoor furniture and put them to the side. Disassemble all furniture pieces that could be easily disassembled and make sure to keep track of the hardware in a bag or box that you can label and tape to the frame. Cover the furniture pieces in moving blankets and make sure to protect all the sides with the blankets. Once they are safely wrapped, secure the pads with tape to prevent damage. Be certain that all throw pillows and also cushions are totally free of moisture before packing them in boxes. Label the boxes for convenient recognition in your new house.

Take off grates, trays and small parts from your grill and cautiously cover them in packing paper and put them in boxes. You’ll also want to remove the propane tank from the grill. Confirm with the moving company in Tulsa whether they can load the tank on the moving van. You will probably have to transport it yourself or leave it behind and buy a new tank upon arriving to your new home, because most professional movers in Tulsa will not transport anything flammable or combustible. Wrap the grill in moving blankets and secure with tape for safe moving.

Keep in mind that a professional mover in Tulsa can assist with the packing and moving of your patio furniture and grill (minus the propane tank). In the event that you want to forego the trouble of packing your outdoor and indoor items, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Tulsa would be honored to help with the move. Make contact with us today to get started on a video or in-home estimate.


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