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 consider every item within your house that may have to be moved to your new residence. However, a lot of people have several items, such as grills and patio furniture, outside the house which should not be forgotten. Preparing along with packing outside things for your move might be much like packing some of your indoor furniture, however just as with almost all home items, it is important to take special care to do the job properly. Otherwise, you could arrive at your new residence with damaged home furniture as well as a dented-up grill.

Deep Cleaning

Even before packing a single cushion, do some detailed cleaning of the outdoor furniture and grill. When they aren’t clean for the move, you might end up with grime and dirt on other belongings that ride adjacent to them in the moving truck. Spray all areas of the patio furniture down utilizing cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off using water. Be sure and get all of the crevices and cracks around the furniture. Regarding the grill, get rid of the soot and also ashes from the inside and clean the grease or ash catcher. Additionally, check the owners manual to see if there exists a suggested cleaning product for the outside and inside of the grill and also to find out if they may have further suggestions for cleaning.


Once you have washed your furniture and grill, you'll be ready to pack it up for your move. Strip away pillows and cushions from the outdoor furniture and put them aside. Disassemble any furniture items which can easily be taken apart and be sure to keep track of the hardware in a plastic bag or box which you can label and attach to the frame. Cover the furniture pieces in moving blankets and be certain to cover all the sides with the blankets. When they are securely wrapped, secure the pads with tape to avoid damage. Be sure that any throw pillows and also cushions are completely dried ahead of packing them within cartons. Label the boxes for convenient recognition at the new home.

Remove grates, trays and also smaller components from the grill and carefully cover them in packing paper and place them in cartons. You’ll should also take off the propane tank from the grill. Verify with the moving company in Little Rock whether they can transport the tank on the moving truck. You will more than likely have to haul it yourself or leave it behind and buy a new tank after arriving to your new residence, as the majority of professional movers in Little Rock will not move anything flammable or combustible. Wrap the grill in moving blankets and secure with tape for safe moving.

Do not forget that a professional mover in Little Rock can help with the packing and moving of your outdoor furniture and grill (without the propane tank). When you want to bypass the trouble of packing your outdoor and indoor items, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Little Rock will be honored to help with the move. Get in touch with us now to get started on a video or in-home quote.


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