Don't Forget Your Outdoor Items

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

When you're planning for a move, it's only natural to take into account every item inside your house which will have to be moved to your new residence. Having said that, a lot of people have quite a few things, such as grills and patio furniture, outside that cannot be forgotten. Preparing as well as packing outside belongings for your move can be like packing most of your inside pieces of furniture, but as with most household items, it is essential to take special care to do the job right. If not, you might get to your new residence with damaged household furniture plus a dented-up grill.

Detailed Cleaning

Even before packing a single cushion, do some detailed cleaning of the outdoor furniture and also grill. When they aren’t nice and clean for the move, you might end up having grime and dirt on other belongings that ride adjacent to them in the moving van. Spray all surfaces of the outdoor furniture down utilizing cleaner, wipe clean and rinse off with water. Make sure and get all the cracks and crevices on the furniture. With regard to the grill, get rid of the soot as well as ashes from inside and clean up the grease or ash catcher. Also, check the manual to find out if there's a suggested cleaning solution for the interior and exterior of the grill as well as find out if they've got further recommendations for cleaning.


Once you have washed your patio furniture and grill, you can begin to pack it up for your move. Take off pillows and cushions from the patio furniture and set them to the side. Take apart whatever furniture items which may be easily taken apart and make certain to keep track of all the hardware in a plastic bag or box that you can label and attach to the frame. Wrap the pieces of furniture in moving pads and be certain to protect all the sides with the pads. When they are securely wrapped, secure the pads with tape to avoid damage. Be certain all throw pillows and also cushions are totally free of moisture before packing them inside cartons. Label the cartons for simple identification at your new home.

Remove grates, trays and also small components from your grill and cautiously cover them in packing paper and set them in boxes. You’ll should also remove the propane tank from the grill. Determine with your moving company in Houston if they can transport the tank on the moving van. You will in all probability need to move it yourself or leave it behind and buy a new tank upon arriving to your new home, as a general rule professional movers in Houston will not move anything flammable or combustible. Cover the grill in moving blankets and secure with packing tape for safe moving.

Do not forget that a professional mover in Houston can certainly help with the packing and moving of your patio and garden furniture and grill (minus the propane tank). When you want to bypass the headache of packing your outdoor and indoor items, A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Houston will be honored to assist with the move. Get in touch with us now to get moving on a video or in-home quotation.


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