You’ve decided to move but the truck is already full, or you can’t store all the furniture that you have? We at Triple 7 Movers Las Vegas would like to help you. In this article, we’ll discuss which furniture to leave behind when relocating to Spring Valley. It’s understandable that furniture isn’t cheap and if it’s in good condition so much the worse. Nowadays people want to save every dollar because this post-pandemic economy is squeezing every penny out of their pockets with high-interest rates, high inflation rates, higher prices, etc. That’s why we have to wisely decide what to keep, throw, store or sell. So let’s dive in and see what you can do about it!
Decide which furniture to leave behind when relocating by planning and making an inventory first
We as furniture movers Las Vegas would like to advise you to make an inventory. Before should plan the whole move but that is a topic for another article. The first thing when it comes to this is to image and write down all of your belongings. After that, you should think about your new house and new space. So ask yourself if your new house is bigger, or smaller. Do you have storage, do you want to store your furniture? Right after the planning and inventory phases comes the decluttering which is important. You have to decide what to do with certain things. To make it simpler we’ve created a list that you can use to know what to do with your furniture or any other belongings.
There is also a 20/20 rule which says that if the item is under $20 you can throw it away. This is hardly applicable to furniture since it’s usually much more expensive. We advise you to think through this process, plan it well and the sooner you start the better it’ll be for you. If you have problems with decluttering furniture, there are solutions around the internet for everything, just google it.
Emotions and value of the furniture that you want to leave behind
Now one of the things that you should consider is if the lemon is worth squeezing. We as one of the best movers Spring Valley NV will tell you that depends. Because nowadays the prices of everything are up and down all the time, you should use the power of the internet. That’s what brought you here in the first place, so you can find out how much certain items cost. If you know all the prices of the producers or shops where you bought them, that’s great. But if you don’t know you can use a google image search or be as descriptive as possible. Now if you have a lot of time try searching it on some places like Amazon or eBay. If you have any antique items, you can maybe even make some good money.
So pack your most expensive items first, that you’ll want to ship; after that check to see if anything else is worth selling or moving. Now you should also think about emotions. Since people, a lot of time won’t look at how much something costs, they’ll think about how much something means to them. This is harder since emotions aren’t measurable as easy as money is thus creating more confusion and disagreement in one’s head. Our only advice is to be as objective as possible and talk with your family, friends, or anyone close to you. On the other hand, we as one of the best relocation services Las Vegas advise you to think about storing or donating some furniture if you don’t have time to sell it.
Moving too far away or just around the corner
This usually plays a major role in deciding what to do with your furniture. We have to tell you that once you’ve planned everything or made an inventory, consider creating a budget as well. This is crucial since you’ll know your financial limitations. The moving process isn’t that cheap even if you do it yourself. You’ll still have to pay for renting a truck, packing, wrapping…On the other hand, you won’t have any insurance since moving companies provide this or it’ll be more expensive if you think to insure everything through a third party. Now a lot of people when they’re moving sell or donate most of their older furniture, we’re not saying that you do that, but it’ll cost you a lot more if you decide to move it. This also depends on where you are moving from; across the street or to another state.
Once you’ve settled down with this one and calculated your budget, you’ll see your options more clearly. Now if you have some outdoor furniture there is a big debate on whether you should move it or not. So check that as well. Because moving is rarely just moving, it’s also cleaning, wrapping, packing, paying for extra gas or movers, etc. Now finally after you’ve decided if you would like to move it, if you do have enough money or not, do another thing. Consider hiring movers, but real professional movers. They’re well-trained professionals that won’t destroy your precious expensive furniture; plus they have really good insurance policies.
Thank you for reading this article and we hope that you liked it. These are our thoughts on what furniture to leave behind when relocating to Spring Valley. We hope that you have enough time to do all the calculations, make an inventory and hire professional movers. We hope that you’ll have a lovely day and a stress-free move.