About Furniture Removal for Your Home or OfficeThe reason it’s so hard to get rid of furniture (old or otherwise) is worth repeating — it’s old and it is used. Those two things alone make it thoroughly unwanted. That means unless it’s in pristine condition and not totally out of style, you’ll have a tough time of getting it out of your house or elsewhere.
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 Spruce.comOf course, there’s also the possibility of having antique furniture. But, since it’s a futon, there’s no hope for that scenario. Also, keep in mind that futons are generally purchased for their function, rather than their aesthetics. Sure, some do look pretty good but for all intents-and-purposes, futons are to save space and provide a place to sleep. They aren’t chosen for comfort and style.
DIY Discovery Bay Futon Disposal OptionsNow, if you have a futon and it’s time to move on and replace it with something else, you’ll need a way to get rid of it. Here are a few helpful futon disposal options you can try out on your own:
- Host a garage sale. Chances are excellent you have more than just a futon to unload. So, make it a worthwhile endeavor and host a yard sale or garage sale. This way, you can offload a lot more and put some money in your pocket.
- Participate in a block sale. Another option is to team up with your neighbors and participate in a rummage or block sale. After all, the more people on the block involved, the more there is to offer. And, that’s great for attracting a lot more people.
- Sell it locally with an online ad. Of course, you can always try to go with an online ad or social media option. You might just find a taker right around the corner.
- Give it away to a local shelter to use. If it is in good condition, then contact a few local shelters. Ask if they have use for it. This way, you can capture a little tax write off.