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Reducing Clutter Before a Move from the Experts at Republic Moving and Storage of San Diego

If you’re getting ready for a move, you might have started looking around your home and wondering—how did you accumulate all that stuff? The longer you’ve lived in one location, the more overwhelming it might feel to need to go through every inch of your home to pack and move.

Your experts at Republic Moving and Storage of San Diego know that preparing for a move can be overwhelming, and that’s why packing and logistical services are part of what we offer. When you need help moving, no matter the size or distance, our movers are your local experts for planning, packing, storage, and moving.

One of the best ways to make a move easier is simply to move less stuff: find ways to donate, declutter, or discard items you no longer use or need. If you have time and space to plan a yard sale or garage sale, such sales are an easy way to get rid of some possessions and make some money that can help finance your move at the same time.

If your move is happening on a shorter timeline, don’t get bogged down in the logistics of planning a yard sale. You can use many online platforms and apps to sell items that are in good shape. You can also make donations to places in San Diego that really need it: aside from Salvation Army or Goodwill, you can make donations to homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters, adoption and foster family agencies, or churches that run programs that serve the homeless or recently emigrated. Finding a great place to donate that’s convenient to your home can make you feel really positive about getting rid of the clutter in your home!

As you declutter, remember to be methodical. Go through one room at a time, and set yourself measurable goals so that you can keep a good pace. A good goal might be to spend an hour going through four storage bins, or to spend the day thoroughly cleaning out your spare bedroom. As you check off accomplished goals, you’ll know you’re that much closer to a smooth, stress-free move.

As you get ready to move, remember that you can also rely on the expertise of your moving partner. The moving experts at Republic Moving and Storage of San Diego offer comprehensive packing, moving, storage, and other logistical support. No matter how far you’re moving or how much you have to move, know that you have a great resource that can help you in the team at Republic!


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