Think Twice Before Packing and Moving These Items

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

Moving includes plenty of decision-making. You choose what will get packed and the way to pack it. And you also choose what remains behind. A lot of professional moving companies in Tulsa build their fees around the weight of the shipment along with miles traveled for long-distance moves. As a result, each extra thing you pack, drives the charge up needlessly. There are lots of strategies to reduce the amount you need to move by merely making wise decisions over the lead-up.

Outdated kitchen appliances, bulky furniture, and also stuff your family does not utilize any longer can be offloaded prior to the move itself. Give away your extra, hold a garage sale, or sell your things over the internet. Not sure things to leave behind? Let us look closer at products to reconsider moving to Tulsa.

Unused Toys and Play Furniture

Kids outgrow toys and often lose interest in recent play sets. If there are toys and games as well as sets of play furniture going untouched in your house, you could bet another family has a young child who will think it's great. Through donating or selling the rarely used toys and games, you lessen your load for moving and provide other children the ability to enjoy the playthings which your children are done with.

Outgrown or maybe Unworn Apparel

Clear out your closet, and also the closets of everyone in the household. Anything you wear on a regular basis or seasonally, pack. Whatever you never wear any longer (or simply do not want to wear) can be left behind. It's incredible simply how much weight you are able to offload simply by doing away with the unwanted section of each and every wardrobe in the household. Donate or sell the clothing which the family leaves behind.

Older Appliances

If your family owns house appliances like a washer/dryer or maybe extra deep freeze, evaluate if it is actually worth the energy to move. You might offer it to the property buyer or landlord. You could sell it at a yard sale or to a nearby appliance dealer. This saves you weight and possibly can prevent a rickety old home appliance from breaking on the rough road ahead. You can purchase different appliances in the future or free yourself to buy a residence that already has new home appliances.

Rickety or Cumbersome Home furniture

A handful of household furniture will be treasured or vital and can certainly come with you. But not all furniture falls into that range. Don't have the moving company in Tulsa move any pieces of furniture that the family does not care about and may easily be replaced in the new location. Ensure that there's ample area in your new home. You can also free your thoughts from being concerned about any home furnishings left behind, since it cannot be damaged in the move.

Worn Out Bedding

Mattresses are usually another good selection for being left behind. Mattresses need to be swapped out about every 8 years, depending in the quality of the mattress. Many of us tend not to replace our mattress near frequently enough, and a move is an excellent reason to do that. For those who have a lumpy outdated mattress (or maybe more than one), don't move them to your new house. Purchase a new layered mattress to inaugurate your new home when you arrive. In fact, there are numerous brands that will have a mattress delivered on the day you arrive so that you can sleep on a brand-new fresh mattress within your fresh new home.

Tough-to-Move Things

Lastly, take into consideration items which the moving company in Tulsa might need to make special arrangements for. Aquariums, sizeable musical instruments, delicate glass; in case you have an excuse to buy new once you arrive, you will save yourself and the professional movers some trouble by making that choice. If you have a piano of marginal quality or little sentimental value, leave it to a local school or community center as opposed to moving it.


Packing proficiency is not necessarily about getting everything in the moving truck. Oftentimes, it's about understanding what to leave behind. For additional practical moving tips or to plan your impending moving services, get hold of A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Tulsa today!


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