What to do with your unwanted belongings

What to do with your unwanted belongings

Once you’ve make the big decision to move house, it’s time to start clearing out your unwanted goods. Homeowners often underestimate the amount of belongings that seem to build up at home and it’s not until you need to move house that it becomes clear. Moving is a lot easier when you get rid of your unwanted items in advance, and means there’s a lot less packing to do. So how do you get rid of them?

Charity shops

A quick way of shifting your unwanted items is to donate them to charity. If your items are still in good condition, a local charity shop will certainly be grateful for your belongings that can be reused and given to a new home. 

Sell them

If you have the time, why not make some money from your old goods? Create an account for online seller websites such as eBay, Amazon or Etsy, depending on the items. Remember to take clear photos and describe the items accurately and you may just make some money towards the big move. 

Car boot sales are another great way to sell your items, so find out if you have one locally to you and how you could get involved.


You could recycle all your old items at recycling centres. This way, you know your unwanted goods will be given a new lease of life. Research your local area for recycling centres that use the items for particular charities or for a good cause so you can give feel good about recycling all your old belongings.

If you’re looking for the best house removal companies to start planning your move, then Intransit can help. We have over 17 years of experience in the business so, no matter how big or small, we can move your belongings quickly and efficiently. For more information, call us on 01225 759200 or you can request a quote online.