Three Things That You Should Always Consider Selling For Scrap When Moving House

17 February 2022
 Categories: Business, Blog


Moving house can be quite a stressful and emotional experience that has a lot of different (and expensive) procedures you have to make sure you do correctly. With all that running through your head, the last thing you want is to have to think about the technicalities of moving so many of your belongings into a new apartment or trying to find storage for them at some remote location. That is why you should sometimes consider selling your items for scrap instead of taking them with you. Here are three things you should always consider selling to a scrap yard when moving house as they will save you a lot of time and money.

Kitchen And Laundry Appliances

There are a few reasons why selling your whitegoods to a scrap yard during a move is a good play. Firstly, it means you don't have to transport them, and you can often find a scrap yard willing to come and collect them from you so you have to do even less work. In addition to that, your older appliances are probably not as useful or functional as newer models will be, which is why a fresh start is a perfect time to upgrade. Finally, a lot of new houses and apartments come furnished with most of the appliances you need, so you would have to find a new home for your current appliances anyway.

Metal Furniture

A lot of furniture will have some kind of metal components, but then there are those that go even further and the framework is composed almost entirely of an alloy. These types of metal furniture weigh a lot and moving them is a real pain, especially if they do not disassemble. The weight also means that they are worth quite a lot of money at a scrap yard, especially if the alloy contains any valuable metals.

Old Computers And Devices

When you start cleaning out your old home or apartment you will likely find quite a collection of old devices, gadgets, and computers that you no longer wear or use. What you may not know is that a lot of these items contain quite valuable parts inside them that can be recycled at a scrapyard. Everything from lithium to gold can be found in even the most commonplace of appliances and a scrap yard is probably the only place that can safely disassemble the outer shell to get to the more valuable interior parts.