Think Twice Before Packing and Moving These Items

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

Moving involves plenty of decision-making. You choose what gets packed and how to pack it. However you additionally decide on exactly what stays behind. The majority of professional moving companies in Little Rock base their fees around the weight of the cargo along with distance traveled for long-distance moves. Consequently, each extra item you pack, drives the cost up unnecessarily. There are numerous methods to minimize the volume you have to move simply by making wise decisions through the lead-up.

Outdated home appliances, bulky pieces of furniture, and also stuff your family doesn't make use of anymore can be offloaded before the move itself. Donate your surplus, host a garage sale, or offer the stuff over the internet. Unclear what you should leave behind? Let us look closer at items to reconsider moving to Little Rock.

Unused Toys and Play Furniture

Kids grow out of toys and sometimes lose interest in past play sets. Should there be toys or perhaps sets of play furniture going untouched in your home, you can guess another family has a young child who is going to love it. Through donating or selling your seldom used playthings, you lighten your load for moving and provide other children the opportunity to have fun with the toys that your children are through with.

Outgrown or Unworn Clothing

Empty out your closet, and the closets of everyone in the household. Anything you wear often or seasonally, pack. All that you do not put on anymore (or just don't want to wear) could be left behind. It can be remarkable just how much weight you are able to offload by removing the unwanted part of each wardrobe in the home. Give away or sell the garments that the family leaves behind.

Older Appliances

When your family owns appliances such as a washer/dryer or maybe extra deep freeze, decide if it really is actually worth the work to take. You could offer it to the property buyer or landlord. You might sell it at a yard sale or to a local appliance dealer. This will save you weight and likely may prevent a rickety older home appliance from breaking on the bumpy path ahead. You could buy different appliances later on or free yourself to invest in a residence that already contains newer home appliances.

Rickety or Cumbersome Home furniture

Some pieces of furniture is precious or vital and may definitely come with you. However, not all pieces of furniture falls in that category. Don't have the moving company in Little Rock move any pieces of furniture which your family does not value and could be easily replaced in the new location. Make sure that there's plenty of space in your new house. It's also possible to free your thoughts from fretting about any home furnishings left behind, as it will not be harmed in the move.

Worn Out Bedding

Mattresses are generally one additional prospect for being left behind. Mattresses should be changed out roughly every 8 years, depending on the quality of the mattress. Many of us tend not to replace our mattress near often enough, and a move is a good reason to do that. For those who have a lumpy out of date mattress (or more than one), you should not move them to your new house. Purchase a new layered mattress to inaugurate your new property when you arrive. In reality, there are numerous manufacturers which will have a mattress delivered on the day you get there so you're able to sleep on a brand-new fresh mattress inside your fresh new abode.

Tough-to-Move Things

Last but not least, consider items that the moving company in Little Rock may be required to make special arrangements for. Aquariums, sizeable musical instruments, delicate glass; should you have an excuse to buy new once you arrive, you could save yourself and the professional movers some trouble by making that decision. In case you have a piano of marginal quality or little or no sentimental value, leave it to an area school or place of worship rather than moving it.


Packing efficiency isn't always about getting everything in the moving truck. At times, it's about being aware of what to leave behind. For more practical moving tips or to arrange your future moving services, contact A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Little Rock today!


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