Killeen 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're planning for a move, it's quite common to take into account every item within your house which will have to be moved to your new residence. Having said that, many people have quite a few things, such as grills as well as patio furniture, outdoors that can't be forgotten. Preparing and packing outside belongings for your move may be similar to packing some of your inside pieces of furniture, but as with just about all household items, it is essential to take special care to do the job correctly. If not, you might arrive at your new residence with broken household furniture plus a dented-up grill.

Detailed Cleaning

Even before packing a single cushion, do some deep cleaning of the outdoor furniture and also grill. When they aren’t nice and clean for the move, you might end up having grime and dirt on other belongings that ride alongside them in the moving van. Spray all surfaces of the outdoor furniture down utilizing cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off with water. Make sure and get all the cracks and crevices around the furniture. For the grill, get rid of the soot as well as ashes from inside and clean up the grease or ash catcher. Also, check the owners manual to see if there's a suggested cleaning solution for the interior and exterior of the grill as well as find out if they've got further recommendations for cleaning.


After you have washed your patio furniture and grill, you can start to pack it up for your move. Take off pillows and cushions from the outdoor furniture and set them to the side. Take apart whatever furniture items which could be easily taken apart and make certain to keep track of all the hardware in a plastic bag or box that you can label and tape to the frame. Wrap the pieces of furniture in moving pads and be certain to protect all the sides with the pads. Once they are safely wrapped, secure the pads with tape to prevent damage. Be certain all throw pillows or cushions are totally free of moisture before packing them inside cartons. Label the cartons for convenient identification at your new home.

Remove grates, trays and also small parts from the grill and cautiously cover them in packing paper and set them in boxes. You’ll should also remove the propane tank from the grill. Determine with your moving company in Killeen if they can transport the tank on the moving van. You will in all probability need to move it yourself or leave it behind and buy a new tank upon arriving to your new house, as a general rule professional movers in Killeen will not move anything flammable or combustible. Cover the grill in moving blankets and secure with packing tape for safe moving.

Do not forget that a professional mover in Killeen can certainly help with the packing and moving of your patio and garden furniture and grill (minus the propane tank). When you would like to bypass the headache of packing your outdoor and indoor items, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Killeen will be honored to assist with the move. Get in touch with us now to get moving on a video or in-home quotation.


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