How Can You Use Your Leftover Pallets in the West Midlands?
Whether you’ve been using pallets for a work project or because you’ve been moving, it’s easy to end up with a lot of leftovers. Many people are then unsure what to do with them, as pallets can be quite useful for those who have some DIY skills, but if you don’t have the space for them, then you might just want them out the way as soon as possible. If it’s the latter, then you can sell pallets in the West Midlands, which is the easy way to reclaim your space, but if you want a challenge, here are some ideas for re-using them.
Use them in the garden
Pallets add an interesting rustic touch to your garden, and they can be painted or stained to add a touch of colour. Some ideas include:
* Making patio furniture such as coffee tables or benches
* Mounting them to the wall to hold pot plants
* Created raised planning beds
* Make nest boxes for birds or bats
Pallets are made to be strong and stand up to the weather, but if you’re using them outdoors it’s worth treating the wood to protect from rain and damp, as this will keep your wooden pallets stable and looking good for longer.
If you have good DIY skills, you can also pull pallets apart and use them for things like decking. They’ll need to be treated to keep them from rotting, but are excellent multipurpose wood for building in the garden.
Many homes in the West Midlands, especially in cities like Birmingham, are short on space, and using timber pallets is an excellent way to make some more. Pallets can make excellent shelves because they’re made from strong, sturdy wood, which is already cut to size, so the most difficult work is done. You can cut off the end of a pallet and add hooks to make an easy coat rack or turn it on its side to make shoe storage. Pallets are versatile because they can be easily painted, which gives you lots of style options to match your home.
If you’re on a budget, upcycling is an excellent way to add some cool, stylish furniture to your home. Look for some pallets for sale, and with some paint and a few tools, you can make furniture that gives your home a rustic style. Pallet bed frames are popular, just adjust the pallets to get the right size, and you can even make a matching headboard. You can also stack pallets to make nightstands, chairs, and coffee tables. If you’re using pallets for furniture, it’s worth sanding them down first, just to get rid of any potential splinters or loose nails. You can attach pallets together using basic items such as metal brackets, and once you’ve learnt a few DIY basics, the only limit is your imagination.
Whether you have surplus pallets, or need some for a project, visit Brookfield Pallets, SGS Business Park, Oldbury Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 9DP, or call us on 0121 553 1673 to find out more.