When it comes to moving, packing up your garage might be the most daunting task. The garage is usually the place you’ll find both the heaviest items and the most clutter. From lawn mowers to weed whackers, electric power tools and bicycles and more. Here are a few pro moving tips from the My Tucson Movers team.
Uncover the Mess
If you are like most Americans, your garage is full of items that you never even knew you had. The best place to start when packing up your garage is a cleaning-overhaul.
Clean out and organize every nook and cranny of your garage. Take an inventory of items that you would like to keep, throw out, give to a friend, or sell at a garage sale.
Have a Garage Sale
Garage are full of neat knick-knacks and forgotten baubles that you most likely don’t need or didn’t even remember ever owning. Having a garage sale right before you move is a wonderful way to earn a little extra cash you might need help spruce up your new home. It’s also an excellent way to save time and energy you would have spent on packing items that you have no need for.
Consider the Safety
Most states have laws against moving companies transporting certain items such as aerosol cans, gasoline, propane tanks, cleaning supplies, etc. Be sure to speak to the moving company to make sure that your movers are aware and compliant with state laws.
Garages usually contain gas-operated equipment such as lawn mowers, because of the explosive dangers surrounding gasoline equipment. Many moving companies with refuse to transport such items until they have been drained of all gasoline.
Garden tools are sharp metal objects that your moving company will be more than happy to help you move, provide they are properly wrapped in bubble wrap or in old blankets to protect you movers against a garden tool’s sharp edges. Moving is a great time to either donate or get rid of rusted or broken garden tools. Garden tools with long handles should be bundled together during the move to prevent them from shifting place or falling during transportation.
Call In The Professionals
We know that moving can be overwhelming and stressful. All of us here at My Tucson Movers care a great deal about making your move as stress-free as possible. If you need help carefully packing up your home and garage, My Tucson Movers is the company for you.
My Tucson Movers is here for all of your moving needs, whether your destination is your new home across town or across the state. Please feel free to give us a call 520-822-6140.