What to Do With Unwanted or Broken Furniture?
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What to Do With Unwanted or Broken Furniture?

When you find yourself with unwanted or broken furniture you tend to push it to the side and leave it for later in the spare room, garage, or hidden at the back of the garden instead of just hiring a furniture removal Sydney professional. Whenever we’re left with unwanted or broken furniture it’s usually a highly stressful time of transition. Whether that’s moving, renovating, or upgrading these situations are stressful and you’re probably more worried about the new items than the old.


Once the dust settles the old furniture is still there and often stays where it is due to the convenience. There’s a good reason for this, household furniture is big and heavy so moving it or disposing of it is daunting. Additionally, if it’s damaged it can even be dangerous with splinter wood or exposed nails. You can wait until the next scheduled council pick-up, however that could be months away and there are other issues in regard to recycling and sustainable disposal of the furniture.


What are your other options?

To start with, if the furniture isn’t broken and in good condition, you can try to sell it online. There are many online marketplaces that facilitate the selling and trading of used and new furniture. If the item or items are still in good condition, don’t throw them out! Sell them on, someone will give them a new home and save them from landfill.


Following on from this you can donate unwanted furniture. There are plenty of charities that do good work and will be happy to take furniture that’s in good condition to give to those in need. The best way to do this is to call around and try to find some local charities that want the furniture first, dumping furniture in Infront of a charity shop without asking first is not the way to go about it. But when done correctly you’re helping someone that needs it.


Lastly, you can get a professional furniture removalist to do the work for you. There are a number of benefits to this option. Firstly, there’s little work required by you and the professionals will be able to move the furniture safely and at speed. Secondly, this is what they do so you know they’re going to do everything they can to recycle and reduce the amount of waste going into landfills. They know what can and can’t be recycled, so if the furniture is broken, they can take it apart and recycle it as much as possible.

Zaraki Kenpachi