Downsize Your Collection of Furniture
While decorating and furnishing your home, usually people acquire a good sized collection of furniture. It may range from beds, couches, chairs, tables, dining sets, futons, inflatable mattresses, and so on and so forth. When it comes time to move, you are left with the task of abandoning your furniture and getting new stuff later, taking some of your furniture, or taking all of your furniture.
Abandoning all of your furniture and getting all new stuff is usually only an option for the wealthy and those who simply cannot take the furniture with them. The easiest way to get rid of furniture is to leave it for the next tenants. This is great for them if they need furniture, but a chore for them to deal with if they do not want it or have their own furniture. Another method would be to try and sell off the furniture before you move. This will help you get rid of an extra item to move and you could get a little money towards a new piece of furniture. The other route is to just give it away. You probably have friends and family members that could use a good couch or dining set. Or you can just donate it to charitable organizations.
The usual route is taking your favorite and most used pieces of furniture with you. It is expensive to replace furniture and can be worth the moving cost to pack up the furniture and take it with you. Again, since you cannot always take everything, you can sell, donate, or give away the pieces you do not want or cannot take with you.
If you have the means to move all of your furniture, then you may want to. You can save on the cost of replacing furniture. If you are doing a local move, you can gradually move all of your pieces over to the new place.