4 Easy Ways to Help You De-clutter Before Relocation
The thought itself associated with relocation tends to give jitters to several especially when it is the first time one is planning to move base. The stress related to ensuring that all belongings are intact, letting all concerned people know about the change of address, the fear of adjusting in a new neighbourhood, etc. is enough to make a person feel the tension creating with every passing day until the day comes for the final relocation.
We understand the problems that most people face especially when it comes to packing belongings and ensuring that each and every item is intact without any damage or misplacement. You either plan to conduct the packing all by yourself or probably take help from professional Perth furniture mover like us. Whatever your choice it may be, unless things are moved safely, you do not get to stay in peace. Here are a few tips that we intend to help you with that is likely to assist you in a clutter-free and safe relocation.
Get rid of identical objects in the house
For instance, you have six cake tins that look the same, and each of them is in working condition. Whenever you intend to bake a cake, you are likely to make use of just one of them and leave aside the rest that stays unused thus adding to the clutter. Similarly, there may be several other items in the house that have identical counterparts which don’t come to use at all. Even though there are emotions attached to the belongings, you are to get rid of them by either donating or selling them off to those who are in need of it. Believe it or not, these add to the boxes that are to be relocated thus making you put an extra amount of effort.
Look out for things that you haven’t used anytime now
There may be appliances, music tapes, light fixtures, sports gear, clothing, shoes, furniture, upholstery, carpets, rugs, etc. that you hadn’t used anytime now and do not remember when you had last used it. If they were important to you, it wouldn’t have been lying around unattended. These are the things that shouldn’t come along with you to your new house as it would again add to the clutter there and left uncared for. If you want to start afresh at your new house, you are to leave them behind either by disposing them or donating them to charities.
Unused edible items
The moment you open the kitchen cabinet door or probably the refrigerator door, you are likely to set your eyes on things that you need on a daily basis and often ignoring that bottle of sauce or mixed spices stashed at the corner. It is likely that those unwanted or unused bottles do not come to use anymore and have probably degraded in quality. Avoid packing those that is eventually to be disposed at you now house as well. To save up on the number of boxes that you take along, you can get rid of them at your old house itself.
Old magazines and newspapers
There are several who love keeping behind old journals and sometimes newspapers thinking about reading them sometime in the future. Well, no one, in reality, does that given the responsibilities and commitments people are bound with. Numerous removalists in Cottesloe agree to the fact that it simply adds to the clutter in the house and often attracting pests and mites. You wouldn’t want the same for your new house as well and thus leaving them behind or disposing of can be a better idea.