Sofa Removal ChallengesChances are excellent you’ve seen furniture on the curbs of residential streets. If you take notice, that stuff just stays there, day after day. The local trash collection agency doesn’t touch it. And, because it’s been outside for a few days or more, no one is interested in taking it. This is often due to a couple of facts: it’s very heavy and it’s used.
It is no secret that getting rid of a used sofa or sleeper is difficult. Upholstered furniture may not find many takers, especially when it is damaged, torn, or stained. To think that once you paid good money for a piece of furniture that now seems to be of no interest to you or anyone else. Unfortunately, with the exception of leather, upholstered furniture can depreciate greatly with use. It is difficult to get rid of it even when you are not looking to make money. —The SpruceSimply put, you can’t drag it out to the street. Even if you do, there it will stay, day in and day out. That’s only going to invite a property code violation, which is something you really don’t need to deal with. So, do yourself a favor and call a local junk hauler to come and pick it up and haul it away.
Best Indian Wells Sleeper Sofa Disposal HacksNow, you’ve got an old sofa and you’re ready to get rid of it. But, if you’ve not tried this before, you’re in for a few surprises. Here are some helpful sleeper sofa disposal hacks you can use:
- Sell it. If it’s in good condition, then there’s no reason you can’t sell it. Publish a local ad with plenty of pictures and a detailed description. Price it really cheap to get more interest and get it out of your house quicker.
- Donate it to a charity. Another option — if the sofa is in good condition — is to donate it to a local charity, like a shelter. Organizations like pet shelters and shelters for women often welcome these kinds of donations. (Most will even come pick it up at no charge.)
- Recover it and reuse it in your home. If it’s still in usable condition but isn’t aesthetically pleasing, consider recovering it to give it a new lease on life. This way, you’ll have a new piece of furniture for all-intents-and-purposes and not have to deal with offloading it.