This is a user generated content for MyStory, a YourStory initiative to enable its community to contribute and have their voices heard. The views and writings here reflect that of the author and not of YourStory.

How to get rid of stuff before moving

How to get rid of stuff before moving

Monday August 28, 2017,

3 min Read


Moving with the entire household goods may be very daunting and chaotic task for anyone. Packing of all the household possessions is not at all easy even a single mistake can cost a lot hence one should be aware of right packing and moving method to have a safe and hassle-free relocation. When you need to shift your home from one place to another you look around your house and have a mini freak out that how much of stuff you have and how much will have to be packed and transported. But in between this people sometimes forget to analyze their goods that whether all the goods are needed to be relocated or is there something that one should get rid of. Therefore, before you must move out you must examine your goods to get rid of the stuff that are completely worthless to move in the new home. But getting rid of these stuffs is not at all easy process too this also requires lots of time. So, here are some tips that will help you to get rid of the goods before moving.

Inspect your house

Inspecting your house will let you know about the every goods that you have and some of the goods that you might have forgotten that you owned this. Look around your house and make the list of all the things that you own so that you can decide what to keep and what to get rid of.

Categorize Goods in Three Sections

You have to categorize all your possessions into three categories to make it easier for yourself to get rid of the goods easily. These categories are:

• What to keep

• What to sell

• What to donate


You can make money by selling goods that are in working condition but you are no longer in need of these stuffs. You can either sell them on online site or through garage sale.


There are many NGOs or other charity home where you can donate this stuff for their use like clothes, non-perishable food, furniture, etc. or can also donate to some needy persons who cannot afford to buy such expensive stuff.

Give To Friends

You can also give it to your friends, relatives and neighbors too. They can use it if they want. You can ask them if there is something that they were looking for so they can have it from you that you don’t need anymore, like: furniture, electronic equipment, appliances etc.

This way you can get rid of all the goods that no longer in use and then you can easily be able to pack all your stuff without facing any hassles. You can also save time and money by getting rid of your goods. If you still facing problem then you should hire movers and packers that will help you pack your home and move it safely to the desired location without any hassles.

Original Blog Source: