Cut Down on Moving Costs by Reducing Clutter

Fawad Hussain

The process of moving is always expensive. We have some great suggestions for you to reduce your moving costs and eliminate unnecessary headaches. It can be a daunting project, but here at Local Skip Bins Hire we like to take a more glass half approach. We see moving as the perfect time to get rid of some of the things you swear you'll need one day but never use again. Find out how junk removal can reduce moving costs and make the entire experience easy and enjoyable.

6 reasons to get rid of excess waste before moving
Lower shipping costs
Most moving companies factor the total weight of your items into their cost calculations. It's simple. The less you weigh, the less you pay!

In Aussie, containers are ideal for reducing the weight of your belongings and dramatically reducing moving costs.

Save on packaging materials
It stands to reason that the fewer items you pack, the less money you spend on cardboard boxes, bubble wrap, tape, and packing materials. It may only be a few bucks, but it all adds up to a significant reduction in your overall moving budget.

It is an environmentally friendly option
Less packaging materials means less waste in the landfill when you're done unpacking. Fewer items equals lighter loads and fewer trips, which means you use less fossil fuel in transit.

It saves your time
Clean out your unwanted stuff and you'll have less stuff to pack. Everything will be packed in their boxes in no time!

You can earn money by selling unused items
By de-cluttering your home, you won't just save on moving costs; you can earn money too! You can make a little extra money by selling your unwanted items. Extra money always comes in handy when moving a project. If you're lucky, you may be able to cover the cost of moving!

It will give your new space room to breathe
Fewer items will make it easier to find places for your things as you settle into your new home. If your new abode has less storage space, getting rid of unnecessary junk is even more important!

12 questions to help you decide what to keep
Whether it's a spare 2×4 that you're sure will come in handy one day, or something a little more sentimental, it's hard to know what's worth keeping. Try asking yourself these twelve questions to determine what to throw away and what to dispose of.

  1. Is this something I really need?
  2. Is it in good condition?
  3. Will I buy it back?
  4. How often do I wear or use it?
  5. Will it suit my new home?
  6. Is it worth the space it takes up?
  7. Do I have more than one of these items?
  8. Will it be a problem to move it?
  9. Will the move be expensive?
  10. Is this item irreplaceable?
  11. How practical is this item?
  12. Does it add value to my life?

Move in today
By skipping the garbage collection, you'll cut down on those hefty moving costs by getting rid of the non-essentials you have lying around. Here at Local Skip Bins Hire, skips are our specialty. We provide containers in Australia and update our website daily with the best prices in your area - including delivery and collection. Book a Home Skip today and get started on that move!

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