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Are you relocating soon, but you don’t know what to do with your old furniture when you’re moving? Don’t worry – Divine Moving and Storage NYC have a few ideas! When we start relocating, eventually we’ll all stumble upon some of the items that you simply don’t want anymore. They might not fit your new home, or they are simply in bad shape. This is especially true when it comes to old furniture! In those cases, people often don’t know how to deal with them, and if they’re worth relocating. To find out what to do with your old furniture, keep on reading!

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If you want to gift it or sell it, you’ll still need help with all the heavy lifting!

Gift it to someone who needs it

One of the first ideas that come to mind before you rush to place your old furniture into some of the storage space Manhattan offers, is to give it to someone. There’s always a person or a charity that needs items for a variety of people from different communities. Reach out to them and send them a picture of the old furniture pieces. We guarantee you that you will make someone very happy!

Sell it if it doesn’t fit your new home

If the old furniture is in good shape, then call the Long Island movers and have them ship it out to your buyer! When you don’t know what to do with your old furniture, but it still looks and feels nice – sell it. Use the money you get to buy the new furniture piece for your home, or simply use it to make your relocation fees a little bit lower. The movers charge most for the big and bulky items, which is why you should wait and purchase new furniture after you relocate.

What to do with your old furniture? Place it into storage!

The last step before thinking about throwing away your old furniture is to think hard about whether you want to use it again. If you want – great, place it into storage. That way it won’t use the space in your new home, but it will still be available. The storage space has to be clean and safe. You will need to visit it every other week to make sure that everything’s fine. The best option for the storage of old furniture is a climate-controlled unit which will help you keep the furniture from deteriorating.

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If you don’t know what to do with your old furniture, it’s time to throw it away!

Sometimes, the only thing to do with your old furniture is to throw it away

In the end, if nothing else works – it’s time to call someone to take it away. You shouldn’t hang on to it if you’re moving to the new home. It will only increase the bill, but not the functionality of the home. There are many options that do with your old furniture usage. If none seems right, it’s just the matter of time before you say goodbye. You can call your friends or family members to help you move the furniture, or you can turn to professional movers. Whatever you think might be more appropriate and safe for the situation is okay, but if it seems dangerous – it’s time to call the movers. Book a safe, stress-free relocation today!

 

 

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Born and raised in the upper east side of NYC. I consider myself an expert with anything moving or storage related aspects in New York City. Having been in the NYC relocation industry for almost two decades I found myself at a point that I am able to answer and help my clients on the first phone call. NYC is amazing and I can't wait for it to recover from the COVID related closures. Feel free to email or call anytime! 212-244-4011