Your dining table has hosted many holiday meals, family get togethers, going away parties for friends, and special dinners with your family. But it’s now worn and time to be replaced, so you’re taking this opportunity to upgrade your whole dining set. But how do you get rid of a full, heavy dining set? The pieces are bulky and don’t fit neatly into a trash can or recycling bin. Even if your local trash company would take it, you’d need to move it down to the curb for pick up. And certain pieces of a bulky dining set aren’t easy to move on your own. Thankfully there are alternatives that won’t break your back. Here are 4 options for how to get rid of a dining set.
How to Get Rid of a Dining Set: 4 Easy Options
If it’s still usable…
1. Sell/List for Free
Try listing the dining set for sale. You can list it for $50-100 on sites like Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, and Offerup. The low price will garner interest and should ensure speedy pick up. If you live in a college town, try listing it right before the start of the fall semester. It’s very likely at least one college student will be interested in a dining table and chairs. If you have a vehicle capable of delivering the dining set, you could also add on a delivery fee.
You could try including it in a garage sale. Even if you’re not planning to have one, your neighbor or someone they know probably is. And they might be willing to let you add your dining set to their selection.
If you’re not concerned with making any money, give it away to a family member or friend. If there are no takers, try listing it for free online. You could also move it to the end of your driveway with a sign attached that says “FREE”.
Most charities will accept a dining set as long as they have the room for it. They’ll find someone who could give it a second life, and they might even pick it up for free. You would just have to wait for a pick up time that works for them, which might mean hanging on to the dining set for a few weeks.
If you have a vehicle capable of delivering the dining set, make sure you call the charity you’re going to beforehand. If they don’t have space, it doesn’t matter how good the condition of your dining set is in. They won’t be able to take it.
If it’s unusable…
3. Take Apart + Recycle
If you have a tool kit, you can easily take apart the dining set and recycle the parts. After you remove metal pieces, you could even use the wood for summer bonfires.
4. Hire a Junk Removal Company
For the easiest, quickest way to get rid of a dining set, call your local junk removal company, like Moving U & Junk U. For a flat price, we’ll take care of all of the heavy lifting and remove your old dining set to make way for the new one. We can even remove the dining set on the same day as your new set delivery so you don’t have to wait around a few days without a table to eat dinner at.
3 Steps For Quick & Easy Dining Set Removal:
Get Your Price
Our all inclusive pricing is volume based. We’ll give you an estimate for your dining set removal ahead of time so you know what to expect on the day of your pick up.
Schedule Your Dining Set Removal
We know you probably want this dining set removed as soon as possible, so we’ll always try to accommodate with same or next day service. But even if you’re planning removal for a month from now, give us a call, text, or email. We’ll schedule your dining set removal so you don’t have to worry about it.
Say Goodbye To Your Old Dining Set
Our friendly junk removal crew will give you a call half an hour before your arrival window to let you know what time you should expect them. They’re also trained movers, so they can safely remove the dining set from your home. Wherever it is–basement, living room, loft–we’ll remove it from there. You won’t have to lift a finger (except maybe to show us where the dining set is located).