Colorado Springs Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
May 08, 2023

Do You REALLY Want to Pack & Move These Items?

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving entails plenty of decision-making. You choose what should get packed and the way to pack it. And you also choose what remains behind. The majority of professional moving companies in Colorado Springs establish their fees on the weight of the cargo as well as miles travelled for long-distance moves. As a result, every surplus item you pack, brings the cost up avoidably. There are many strategies to decrease the amount you should move simply by making good decisions during the lead-up.

Older home appliances, cumbersome furniture, and also things your family does not use anymore can be offloaded ahead of the move itself. Donate your extra, host a garage sale, or sell the stuff online. Uncertain what to leave behind? Let's look closer at items to reconsider moving to Colorado Springs.

Unused Toys and Play Furniture

Children outgrow toys and sometimes lose interest in recent play sets. Should there be playthings as well as sets of play furniture going seldom used at your house, you could guess another family has a youngster who'll think it's great. Through donating or selling your unused toys, you lessen your load for moving and provide other kids the opportunity to have fun with the toys that your children are done with.

Outgrown or maybe Unworn Garments

Clear out your closet, as well as the closets of everyone in the family. Anything you utilize on a regular basis or seasonally, pack. Anything that you don't dress in nowadays (or simply don't want to wear) may be left behind. It's amazing how much weight you can offload simply by doing away with the seldom used portion of each wardrobe in the home. Donate or sell the garments that the family leaves behind.

Aged Home appliances

When your family owns home appliances such as a washer/dryer or perhaps extra deep freeze, decide if it really is well worth the energy to move. You might offer it to the house buyer or landlord. You could sell it at a yard sale or to a nearby appliance retailer. This saves you weight and probably may prevent a rickety outdated home appliance from breaking on the rough route ahead. You could buy brand new home appliances later or free yourself to buy a residence which already provides newer home appliances.

Rickety or Ungainly Household furniture

Some household furniture is cherished or significant and may definitely come with you. However, not all home furniture falls into that group. Don't have the moving company in Colorado Springs move any pieces of furniture that the family would not value and could easily be replaced in the new city. Make certain that there's enough area in your new home. You may also free your mind from fretting about any pieces of furniture left behind, because it can't be damaged in the move.

Worn Out Mattress

Mattresses are usually one additional prospect for being left behind. Mattresses should be changed out approximately each 8 years, depending in the quality of the mattress. Many people tend not to replace our mattress near frequently enough, and a move is an excellent excuse to do that. In case you have a lumpy out of date mattress (or more than one), don't move them to your new residence. Purchase a new layered mattress to inaugurate your new residence when you arrive. Actually, there are lots of brands that will have a mattress delivered on the day you get there so you can snooze on a brand-new fresh mattress in your fresh new abode.

Tough-to-Move Items

Lastly, think about items that your moving company in Colorado Springs might need to make unique arrangements for. Aquariums, substantial musical instruments, fragile glass; should you have an excuse to buy new once you get there, you will save yourself and the professional movers some hassle by making that decision. Should you have a keyboard of marginal quality or no sentimental value, leave it to a nearby school or church rather than moving it.


Packing efficiency is not necessarily about getting everything in the moving truck. Oftentimes, it's about being aware of what to leave behind. For further practical moving tips or to arrange your future moving services, get hold of A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Colorado Springs today!


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