Moving house has its challenges, but it gives the great opportunity to sort your belongings and to get rid of the things that you no longer need. Decluttering is very important for every person. You may be surprised when you realize how many things, which you keep, you don’t actually need and use anymore.
It is easy to declutter when it comes to small stuff, but when it comes to moving house with big furniture there are many questions, which can come in mind. The answer to the question: “Is it worth it and viable to move your furniture with you?” may depend on many things. It varies from situation to situation but it is important to decide what you will be taking with you before you hire your moving van. You can consult with the moving company and see what types and sizes of moving vans they offer, and decide according to your needs.
Your decision can be based on many arguments. One of the most important things that you can take into consideration is whether your large furniture will match the layout of your new place. The different apartments vary from room size and layout. It is a good idea, before you decide to move your big furniture, to measure your new place and see if your large belongings will fit in the places, where you were planning to put them to.
Check if the large furniture can fit through the doors of your new place in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises when you are actually at the spot. Consult with the movers as well, if needed.
Consider the condition of your furniture and if you feel like the furniture needs replacing anyway, the moving process is the best time to do so. On the other hand, if you have pieces, which are relatively new, comfortable and have special sentiment for you, you can always take them with you. The moving companies offer very comfortable moving services even for bulky things, which will give you the comfort of taking with your large pieces, without worrying how you will be transporting them.
With the right moving company you don’t have to worry about packing, wrapping and moving your furniture. The moving company can help you to find even storage for your pieces, which you would like to keep, but you don’t need in the new space of your home.
If you prefer to be surrounded by your personal stuff in order to feel more “at home” in the process of moving, you can take your old furniture with you. But if you prefer a fresh start and you would like to change the decoration and style of your home, you can think about refurnishing your home completely.
Many people refuse to part with their bulky furniture because they don’t know where exactly they can leave them. You can’t just leave them on the streets, because you might get fined for doing so. You can ask the removal company to help you and advice you on where you can leave your furniture.
Another great option is to give your furniture to people in need. Donating furniture in good condition can be awesome way to help people in need. You can make someone happy and give you the chance to surround yourself with new, comfortable furniture that matches your style and preferences.
If you don’t have any sentiment of your furniture, but you don’t want to take it with you, it is always a good idea to consider selling it, of course, only if the piece is in great condition and has value.