So, you are doing a home clean-out and have old furniture hanging around? Unsure of what to do with it? Or, how to get rid of it? Don’t worry, you have landed in the right place.
Furniture disposal could be a tricky thing to do as it is heavy and bulky, especially when you various parts to dispose of. There are several methods of disposing of your old furniture, though contacting charities that pick up furniture is the best of all.
Now, without any further ado, let’s see how you can get rid of your old furniture smartly.
If you don’t want to use the old furniture, the best way to dispose of it is to donate it to charity or give it to someone who could use it. There are various websites available where you can donate your old furniture. People can see your listing and collect it from there if they are interested. Certain charities also take the furniture away from your house. You can choose whichever option you feel is more convenient for you.
Put in on the curb with a ‘free’ label
It is another smart move urban people are opting for these days. Put the furniture out on the curb, come back home, and check on it from the window, until someone needy takes it.
This method will definitely help, but only in the case of small-sized items such as chairs, file cabinets, small tables, etc. You get the idea, right? Bigger items are not easier to take away and might cause trouble to other people in the neighborhood.
If you have put your furniture on the curb and it’s been more than 2-3 days, try another tactic. This is not going to work for you, for sure!
Junk removal services
When you feel your furniture is no more usable, you can contact junk removal services to get rid of it. Most of the companies take care of everything – from pickup from your doorstep to dumping in the yard. You just have to schedule a time for them to come and pick it up. If they feel the furniture can be used, they may also recycle or donate it to needy ones.
Sell it online
This is another smart way to get rid of your old furniture. You can sell it online on various websites such as eBay at good rates. Ensure that you are uploading good quality photos and proper descriptions while listing your furniture. Don’t forget to mention stains or damage (if any). Unless you are desperate to sell it off, you can expect the buyer to pick up the furniture from your doorstep.
Disposing of your old furniture could be an overwhelming process. But, with a smarter approach, you can get rid of it smartly and more efficiently. So, the next time you or any of your family or friends decide to get rid of the old furniture, try considering the tips mentioned above.