Cleaning Out Your Attic? Consider These Helpful Tips

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Cleaning Out Your Attic? Consider These Helpful Tips

1 April 2016
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If your attic is packed with tons of stuff, you might be looking to clean it out, get rid of things that you don't need and organize it. Doing so can seem like a really big job, but following these helpful tips can make it a whole lot easier.

Rent a Dumpster

If you are planning on doing a lot of purging and getting rid of a lot of unwanted items, you may want to consider renting a dumpster. It can be hard to part with things, and if you have to get in the car and actually carry these items to the garbage dump, you could be more likely to talk yourself out of getting rid of them. Having a dumpster on-site can make it a whole lot easier and more convenient to get rid of unwanted and unneeded stuff, and you may find yourself doing a more thorough job of purging when you know you have a dumpster in your backyard.

Consider Renting a Storage Unit

If you want to declutter your attic but don't want to get rid of everything, a furniture storage facility can be the perfect solution. It will allow you to clean out your attic while keeping the items that are important to you but that you do not use on a daily basis. Plus, if you choose a climate-controlled storage unit, the unit might actually be a better storage option for your items than your non-climate-controlled attic, particularly if you are currently storing artwork or other items that could be affected by the heat and cold.

Host a Yard Sale

Have you ever thought about hosting a yard sale? If not, it is something that you should consider after you clean out your attic. It's always nice to be able to "recycle" things rather than throw them away. Plus, you might be surprised by the amount of extra cash you can make when selling your unwanted stuff, particularly if you do a good job of advertising it, such as on social media and in your local classified listings.

Cleaning out your attic probably won't be the most fun chore that you have done lately, but you'll probably feel better once you get rid of unnecessary items and get it nice and organized. Plus, if you follow these helpful tips, you can make the job a whole lot easier. Then, you might find that cleaning out your attic really isn't as hard as you thought it might be at all.

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When I realized that I would be moving every year or so for work, I knew that my family was going to have to get good at moving. The first few times we did it, things were disorganized and chaotic, but after streamlining a few procedures, things became much more manageable. We learned how to pack more efficiently, load trucks without a lot of extra work, and make the most of long road trips. This blog is all about helping your little family learn how to make moving more fun, so that you don't have to dread the next move.