Don't Forget Your Outdoor Items

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

If you're planning for a move, it's quite common to think about every item inside your residence which will need to be moved to your new home. Having said that, many people have numerous items, such as grills and patio furniture, outdoors that cannot be forgotten. Preparing along with packing out of doors belongings for a move may be like packing a lot of your indoor household furniture, however just as with almost all home belongings, you will need to take special care to do the job right. If not, you may arrive at your new house having damaged household furniture as well as a dented-up grill.

Deep Cleaning

Even before packing a single cushion, do some detailed cleaning of the patio and garden furniture as well as grill. When they aren’t thoroughly clean for the move, you might end up getting dirt and grime on a variety of other things that ride beside them in the moving van. Spray all areas of the patio and garden furniture down utilizing cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off with water. Be positive and get all of the crevices and cracks around the furniture. With regard to the grill, take out the soot as well as ashes from the inside and clean the grease or ash catcher. Additionally, consult the manual to find out if there's a advised cleaning product for the inside and outside of the grill as well as see if they've got further ideas for cleaning.


After you have washed your furniture as well as grill, you'll be ready to pack it up for your move. Take off pillows and cushions from the patio furniture and put them to one side. Disassemble whatever furniture items which can be easily disassembled and make certain to keep track of all the hardware in a plastic bag or box which you can label and affix to the frame. Wrap the furniture pieces in moving blankets and make sure to protect all the sides with the pads. When they are securely wrapped, secure the pads with tape to prevent damage. Be positive that any throw pillows and also cushions are completely dry before packing them in cartons. Label the cartons for quick recognition at the new residence.

Remove grates, trays and also smaller components from the grill and thoroughly cover them in packing paper and put them in boxes. You’ll want to take out the propane tank from the grill. Determine with your moving company in Killeen whether they can transport the tank on the moving truck. You will likely need to haul it yourself or leave it behind and purchase a new tank soon after arriving to your new house, as the majority of professional movers in Killeen won't move anything flammable or combustible. Cover the grill in moving blankets and secure with tape for safe moving.

Do not forget that a professional mover in Killeen can help with the packing and moving of your patio and garden furniture and grill (without the propane tank). If you wish to bypass the trouble of packing your indoor and outdoor things, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Killeen would be honored to assist with the move. Contact us now to get started on a video or in-home quote.


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