Trimming some items from your home inventory can benefit you in the long run, and can make you some extra money. By selling or getting rid of items in your home, you are going to make the moving process a lot less stressful when moving day comes around. Check out some of our handy tips below.
Helpful Tip: Are you wondering how to price your used furniture? Check out this guide.
Having a Garage sale is a classic tactic many people and families explore. You can generate excitement in your neighborhood by putting large signs up to indicate of the upcoming sale, or even run a Facebook ad specific for your neighborhood. If you’re hoping for a large turnout, make sure to start telling people about it weeks in advance!
Give it Away to Family or Donate
Do you have you any friends or family that have been complimenting a particular piece in your home? Do you think it would fit in their space? If so, offer it up to them! It feels great when you can give an item that’ll be appreciated by your friends and family. If they do not want it; that’s ok, there are other options!
Many non-for-profits like the salvation army, goodwill or your local thrift or consignment stores would be more than happy to take any items that you no longer need.
Sell on Facebook Market Place, Kijiji or Craigslist
Take some high-quality photos of the item you are trying to get rid of and then post it on an on-line marketplace! Furniture usually trends well, and you should be able to eventually find a buyer.
IF you’re looking to get rid of the items quickly, we suggest posting on all different platforms so that you can broaden your reach.
Use a Junk Removal service
If you have a number of items that you need to have removed, there are often Junk Removal services that you can hire, so that you don’t have to do the heavy lifting.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®’s professionally-trained and uniformed teams are equipped to remove your unwanted items and dispose of them properly, in the most environmentally friendly way possible. We recycle and donate as much of your junk as we can, limiting what we have to take to the dump.