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Figure Out What You Need Versus Things You Want to Do
That elliptical machine has become an expensive clothes rack for a while now so why not just get rid of it. You might have the best intentions to one day use it again but chances are you won’t. As a general rule of thumb, take inventory of other sports gear or other items you haven’t used in six months or more and then get rid of them. Often times people keep items around they plan to use but actually don’t. If you don’t want to get rid of it right away, put it in storage and see what happens. That added monthly fee for a storage locker might persuade you one way or another.
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Measure Furniture to see if it’ll fit in new Place
Downsizing means less space and while that concept might resonate, you might need visual evidence of what it will look like. Go ahead and take a look at the layout of your new place by using a handy site like planyourroom.com, which allows you to adjust the dimensions of a room and place common furniture options (which are also adjustable) into the room. You’ll find out quickly how many recliners you can fit into the living room. Or go the old-fashioned route and just measure everything with a tape measure.
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