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What to do with the things you find in your garage

6th February 2018   /    Advice and News   /    Comments Off on What to do with the things you find in your garage

Decided to clear out your garage? There are several things that you need to have in mind before you commence such a responsible line of work, and the most important among those is what you are going to do with the unexpected items that you are going to find there. Experience shows that such goods are inevitably going to show up. Instead of throwing them away, there are a few things that you can actually do.

So, in addition to finding a dependable garage clearance service in London that is going to help you get the job done quickly and as efficiently as you hope it to be, you will need to make a few considerations. Listed below are a few suggestions that might come in handy.

Old computers and appliances

Old booksTechnology is developing so rapidly in the past couple of decades that computers and other pieces of equipment become obsolete rather quickly. If you have stored your old computer, or even an oven/fridge/toaster in the garage, but you need the space that it takes up, here are several things that you can do:

  • Donate the computer to a local school or library, or a specialised charity. Such institutions are always happy to receive gifts of this kind.
  • Give the piece of equipment to a relative or friend who is going to make use of it. You might enjoy your new oven, but your grandma will still find use of the old one. Computers are the same – old people rarely need a state of the art machine to Skype with their kids who are across town, or on the other side of the country.
  • Sell the items in question online so that you can make a little profit. If you are lucky, you will even be able to pay for the clearance service entirely from the money you earn in this way, and then have some pocket change to spare.

Broken down furniture

You can either throw old, broken down furniture away, or you can think of creative ways to reuse it. If you are a DIY enthusiast you can think or get inspired to employ the materials that you already have at hand in a number of ways that will help you make your home a better place. Not to mention that you will be able to spend a few productive hours with your hobby by doing so.


Maybe it is time to actually try and reread some of the volumes that you have stored away in the garage. Alternatively, you can either donate them to your local library, or put them on sale online. Everyone loves books and you will most definitely be doing the world a favour by putting yours back in circulation, instead of leaving them to gather dust and mould in the garage.


Old, unfashionable clothes can be reused for kitchen and cleaning cloths, or they can be donated to charities.

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