Little Rock Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
April 08, 2021

Don't Forget Your Outdoor Items

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

When you are planning for a move, it's quite common to consider every item inside of your home which will have to be moved to your new home. Having said that, a lot of people have numerous things, including grills and also patio furniture, outdoors that cannot be ignored. Preparing and packing outside items for the move may be similar to packing most of your interior household furniture, however as with almost all household belongings, it is essential to be extra careful to do the job right. If you don't, you might reach your new residence with destroyed pieces of furniture and a dented-up grill.

Deep Cleaning

Prior to packing a single throw pillow, carry out some heavy cleaning of the patio furniture and grill. If they aren’t clean for the move, you might end up having grime and dirt on other items that ride next to them in the moving truck. Spray all surfaces of the patio and garden furniture down with cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off using water. Be sure and get all of the crevices and cracks on the furniture. With regard to the grill, take out the soot and ashes from the inside and thoroughly clean the grease or ash catcher. Additionally, check with the owners manual to find out if there exists a recommended cleaning solution for the interior and exterior of the grill as well as find out if they may have additional suggestions for cleaning.


After you have washed your outdoor furniture as well as grill, you'll be ready to pack it up for your move. Remove pillows and cushions from the patio and garden furniture and place them aside. Disassemble any furniture items which could be easily taken apart and make sure to keep track of all the hardware in a bag or box which you can label and tape to the frame. Wrap the furniture pieces in moving pads and take care to protect all the sides utilizing the pads. After they've been securely wrapped, secure the pads with tape to avoid damage. Be sure that any pillows or cushions are totally free of moisture prior to packing them inside cartons. Label the cartons for convenient identification in your new residence.

Remove grates, trays as well as smaller components from the grill and thoroughly wrap them in packing paper and set them in boxes. You’ll want to take out the propane tank from the grill. Verify with the moving company in Little Rock if they can transport the tank on the moving truck. You will more than likely need to move it yourself or leave it behind and purchase a new tank after arriving to your new house, as the majority of professional movers in Little Rock will not transport anything flammable or combustible. Cover the grill in moving blankets and secure with packing tape for safe moving.

Remember that a professional mover in Little Rock can help with the packing and moving of your patio furniture and grill (devoid of the propane tank). In the event that you wish to forego the hassle of packing your outdoor and indoor things, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Little Rock will be honored to assist with your move. Contact us today to get started on a video or in-home estimate.


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The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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