All you need to know about a house clearance before moving

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Moving home can conjure a medley of emotions, two of them being excitement as well as stress! While you may be looking forward to moving into your new home, you’ll first have to deal with a good house clearance before you can even begin packing and settling into your new abode. A good home clearance before moving house is always recommended and you’ll find this the perfect opportunity to get rid of belongings you no longer need or haven’t touched in years! There are various ways you can do this and if you need to can even hire in clearance company to help with your junk removal. After all you’ll want to enjoy your new home with any clutter!

The first decision you’ll most likely have to make is whether or not you’re going to need the assistance of clearing services. While you may have already decided on a moving firm to relocate your belongings safely to your new location, you now need to consider hiring a junk disposal company to carry out waste removal – meaning the items you no longer want! The great advantage to hiring property clearance services is that you can then sit back and relax, knowing that the removal of your junk is being taken care of in a professional manner. After a thorough domestic clearance, you may find that you have a variety and range of old belongings you don’t want to take with you on your move. Most clearance companies will handle furniture disposal, which includes mattresses, sofas and even your electrical items like old fridges and microwaves!

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At this point you might be asking yourself why not hire a van and dispose of all these items yourself? The answer is relatively simple really. The removal and disposal of such a range of items requires various waste clearance methods, which may include several trips to the local dump site, to recycling plants and maybe even a skip hire!

Meanwhile you won’t have at hand the necessary tools to get on with waste disposal, whereas the professionals have all the equipment needed and the manpower required to lift heavy items. They’ll also have the expertise and the knowledge of how to best remove unwanted items from your home and also of disposing those trickier items, like electronic equipment, which under the WEEE, fall under white goods and must recycled accordingly.

Before opting for professional help or taking the DIY route, you must decide well in advance what you’re taking with you and which items must go! Moving house really does present you with the opportunity to get rid of the old and bring in the new! So if you’re a bit of a hoarder, perhaps now is the chance to rid your life of all that clutter, so you can freely enjoy more space in your new abode! However while you must be vigilant and rather scrupulous, don’t rush the sorting out process. You don’t want to arrive at your new location and realise you’ve thrown out some valuable items or all your photo albums! Take care to go through each room in the house carefully and with precision, but be tough when it comes to knick-knacks you have no use for!

Don’t relax just yet, for once you’ve completed a successful waste clearance at your old home, there may still be more to come. If you’re carrying out renovation or building work at your new abode, you may likely require builders waste clearance services! Or perhaps the old owners have left their own junk behind for you to dispose of. Well don’t fret. You should be a seasoned pro by now at rubbish removal!