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April 08, 2021

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 is common to consider every item inside of your residence which will have to be moved to your new house. However, many people have several things, such as grills and patio furniture, outside the house which cannot be forgotten. Preparing as well as packing outside belongings for your move may be like packing a lot of your inside home furniture, yet as with almost all household items, you will need to take special care to do the job properly. Otherwise, you could reach your new house with broken furniture plus a dented-up grill.

Deep Cleaning

Before packing a single cushion, carry out some detailed cleaning of the patio and garden furniture and also grill. If they aren’t thoroughly clean for the move, you could end up with grime and dirt on other belongings that ride close to them inside the moving van. Spray all surfaces of the outdoor furniture down utilizing cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off with water. Be sure and get the many cracks and crevices around the furniture. With regard to the grill, take out the soot and ashes from inside and thoroughly clean the grease or ash catcher. Also, check the instruction manual to ascertain if there's a suggested cleaning solution for the interior and exterior of the grill and to see if they've got additional recommendations for cleaning.


After you've cleaned your furniture and grill, you can begin to pack it up for your move. Take off pillows and cushions from the patio furniture and put them to the side. Take apart any furniture items that may be easily taken apart and make sure to keep track of all the hardware in a plastic bag or box which you can label and affix to the frame. Wrap the pieces of furniture in moving pads and be certain to protect all the sides using the blankets. After they're safely wrapped, secure the pads with tape in order to avoid damage. Be positive that all pillows and cushions are completely free of moisture before packing them within boxes. Label the boxes for quick recognition in your new home.

Take off grates, trays as well as smaller parts from your grill and thoroughly cover them in packing paper and place them in cartons. You’ll also want to take off the propane tank from the grill. Verify with your moving company in Dallas if they can load the tank on the moving van. You will more than likely need to move it yourself or leave it behind and buy a new tank after arriving to your new home, as the majority of professional movers in Dallas will not move anything flammable or combustible. Wrap the grill in moving pads and secure with tape for secure moving.

Keep in mind that a professional mover in Dallas can help with the packing and moving of your garden and patio furniture and grill (devoid of the propane tank). In the event that you want to forego the headache of packing your indoor and outdoor things, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Dallas will be honored to assist with the move. Make contact with us now to get started on a video or in-home estimate.


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