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Declutter and Move House

Declutter and Move House

Book cheap Sydney removalist - get it cheaper by moving less stuff. Moving can be an exciting time. It can also be overwhelming and stressful. One of the most challenging aspects of moving house is the decluttering process. Knowing what to keep and what to get rid of. After all, you want to start fresh in your new house, but you also don't want to get rid of something you'll later regret.

The moving process can be less stressful when you work with professional and reputable movers who can help you decide what to take with you.

Below is a list of things that you can keep and throw out when moving.


Moving Furniture 

Furniture is expensive so it's on the keep list, but if you were thinking about buying a new bed or sofa do it when you move. This means you are not moving the old furniture just to get rid of it at the new house, saving you money. Book a hard waste collection and get rid of the furniture for free or if it's still ok sell on local Facebook groups.



Go through your entire wardrobe - from the sock drawer to the coats. If you have not worn it in over a year throw it away or donate if it is still in good condition. 

Appliances and electronics

Do you still use the $12 pie maker from Kmart or has it sat in your kitchen cupboard all year? Again this is the 12-month rule, if it's been over 12 months since you made a pie and even then if it's only been used a handful of times more than a year ago, do you really need it? Look at all your appliances and electronics with an unbiased eye. Then check where you can dispose of e-waste with your council. Often they have local drop-offs for items like TVs and kettles. 


What do you Really Need to Take When Moving House?


Go through your belongings and decide what you need

The first step is to go through all of your belongings from the kitchen cupboards, to your beauty items. What do you want to keep, what is essential and what have you been meaning to get rid of? Use moving house as your time to declutter. Not only will it mean cheaper removalist costs as you have less stuff but you will have a new decluttered home after the move. It can be a difficult task, but it's essential to be honest with yourself. If you haven't used something in the past year, you won't use it in your new home.


Decide what can be donated or sold

You may not need many items that someone else could put to good use. If you have any clothes, furniture, or other things in good condition, consider donating them to a local charity or selling them online.


Dispose of anything you don't need

Finally, dispose of anything you don't need such as expired food. It includes clothes you never wear, books you never read, and knick-knacks that you don't use. If you can't decide whether to keep something or not, ask yourself if it's worth the hassle of moving it. If the answer is no, dispose of it.


Now that you know what to keep and dispose of when moving, use these tips to help you make the process a little easier when starting fresh.

That is not all; below, you will find the top benefits of working with professional movers and check out our moving checklist for even more information. :


Why Hiring a Removalist is Better than DIY


We have the experience and knowledge - we will move your household goods safely and quickly. Our fleet of trucks and removals tools means it's often cheaper than DIY moving as we do it so much quicker than hiring a truck, trolley, packing boxes and materials. Plus DIY moving just adds more stress. Check our blog for tips on keeping moving costs low.


Use Our Plastic Boxes instead of Cardboard Boxes for Moving


  • Our green plastic boxes are environmentally friendly.


  • Green plastic boxes are strong, durable, easy to stack and can be used numerous times.


  • The lid simply closes shut, no need for tape or building boxes!


  • Our boxes are plastic, so wet weather isn’t a problem on moving day.


  • Plastic boxes are easy to trolley and stack neatly making your moving process faster.


  • The strength of our Green plastic boxes keep your items more secure during the moving process.If you're running out of time or don't have the energy to go to the store to buy boxes, your movers can help. Many moving companies offer boxes or plastic containers for purchase or rent, they have a moving truck that can carry more luggage and avoid any broken items



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