There’s a certain serenity that comes with lounging on the patio couch, surrounded by a nicely manicured and landscaped backyard. Moving it all from one place to another however, doesn’t incite the same feeling of peace. Here are some tips for getting your outdoor furniture to its next destination so that you can get back to relaxing again.
Clean – Outdoor furniture, even when covered, is outside in the elements, meaning it accumulates a build-up of dirt and bacteria. Before moving your picnic table or patio furniture, scrub it down with water and furniture cleaner.
Investigate Furniture for Aliens – You won’t likely find tiny green men from another planet, however you will find that ants, spiders and other tiny forms of life will settle into the cracks and crevices of wood furniture. Check your furniture out and ensure that you’re not taking any uninvited guests to your new home.
Take Care of Your Plants – Moving plants requires delicate care. Packing services professionals like to pack them in lined boxes with pre-cut holes for ventilation. To avoid any damage to them, try tying the branches/stems together in the direction that they are growing.
Pack Properly – Packing is all in the technique. Ideally, it’s best to hire professional movers in Kansas City who offer packing services to ensure the safe handling of your furniture. However, for DIY moves, secure loose items first and foremost. Remove all padding from your patio chairs and table, and pack separately. Then break down the furniture and pack the heavy components together.