Don't Forget Your Outdoor Items

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

When you are preparing for a move, it's common to take into account every item within your residence that will have to be moved to your new residence. However, many people have several things, like grills and also patio furniture, outdoors that can't be ignored. Preparing and packing outside things for a move can be similar to packing most of your indoor furniture, yet as with all home things, it is important to be extra careful to complete the job right. If you don't, you could get to your new home with broken household furniture along with a dented-up grill.

Deep Cleaning

Prior to packing a single cushion, carry out some heavy cleaning of the patio and garden furniture as well as grill. If they aren’t clean for the move, you could end up getting dirt and grime on other things that ride alongside them in the moving van. Spray all surfaces of the patio and garden furniture down utilizing cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off using water. Be sure and clean all the cracks and crevices around the furniture. For the grill, get rid of the soot as well as ashes from inside and wash the grease or ash catcher. Also, check the owners manual to ascertain if there's a recommended cleaning solution for the interior and exterior of the grill and also to see if they have additional recommendations for cleaning.


Once you have cleaned your outdoor furniture and grill, you can start to pack it up for the move. Take off cushions and pillows from the outdoor furniture and put them to the side. Disassemble whatever furniture items which can easily be taken apart and make certain to keep track of all the hardware in a bag or box that you can label and attach to the frame. Cover the furniture pieces in moving blankets and make sure to cover all the sides using the blankets. After they are solidly packaged, secure the pads with tape to prevent damage. Make positive that all pillows and also cushions are completely free of moisture ahead of packing them in boxes. Label the cartons for convenient identification in your new house.

Remove grates, trays as well as smaller pieces from the grill and carefully cover them in packing paper and place them in cartons. You’ll should also take out the propane tank from the grill. Verify with your moving company in Wichita Falls whether they can load the tank on the moving van. You will probably have to transport it yourself or leave it behind and purchase a new tank after arriving to your new home, as a general rule professional movers in Wichita Falls won't transport anything flammable or combustible. Cover the grill in moving pads and secure with packing tape for secure moving.

Keep in mind that a professional mover in Wichita Falls can help with the packing and moving of your patio and garden furniture and grill (minus the propane tank). In the event that you would like to forego the headache of packing your indoor and outdoor belongings, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Wichita Falls would be honored to help you with the move. Get in touch with us now to get moving on a video or in-home estimate.


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