Don't Forget Your Outdoor Items

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

When you are planning for a move, it is common to think about every item within your home that may have to be moved to your new home. Having said that, many people have several things, like grills and patio furniture, outside that should not be ignored. Preparing and packing outdoor items for the move can be like packing most of your interior pieces of furniture, however just as with most household items, you will need to take special care to complete the job properly. Otherwise, you may get to your new house having destroyed home furniture plus a dented-up grill.

Detailed Cleaning

Before packing a single throw pillow, carry out some detailed cleaning of the patio furniture as well as grill. When they aren’t clean for the move, you might end up having grime and dirt on a variety of other belongings which ride close to them inside the moving truck. Spray all areas of the patio and garden furniture down with cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off with water. Make sure and clean all of the cracks and crevices on the furniture. Regarding the grill, remove the soot and also ashes from the inside and clean up the grease or ash catcher. Also, check with the owners manual to ascertain if there is a advised cleaning product for the outside and inside of the grill and also to check if they may have additional recommendations for cleaning.


After you have cleaned your outdoor furniture as well as grill, you'll be ready to pack it up for your move. Remove pillows and cushions from the patio furniture and set them to the side. Disassemble whatever furniture pieces that can easily be disassembled and make certain to keep track of all the hardware in a plastic bag or box that you can label and affix to the frame. Wrap the pieces of furniture in moving pads and make sure to cover all the sides utilizing the pads. Once they've been securely packaged, secure the pads with tape to avoid damage. Be positive that any pillows or cushions are completely dry prior to packing them in cartons. Label the cartons for quick identification in your new residence.

Remove grates, trays and smaller components from your grill and cautiously cover them in packing paper and put them in boxes. You’ll should also remove the propane tank from the grill. Determine with the moving company in Colorado Springs whether they can load the tank on the moving truck. You will in all probability need to transport it yourself or leave it behind and obtain a new tank soon after arriving to your new residence, as a general rule professional movers in Colorado Springs will not transport anything flammable or combustible. Wrap the grill in moving pads and secure with tape for safe moving.

Do not forget that a professional mover in Colorado Springs can help with the packing and moving of your patio and garden furniture and grill (without the propane tank). When you would like to forego the hassle of packing your indoor and outdoor belongings, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Colorado Springs will be honored to assist with your move. Make contact with us now to get started on a video or in-home quote.


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