Unused furniture. Excess appliances. Family heirlooms. The million and one things you don’t use, haven’t used, or have no plans of ever using.
What do you do with all these things?
Self-storage is the Answer.
As a homeowner, you would want to use all available space in the best way possible. Over the years, you could have accumulated numerous bits and bobs. You might also have noticed that your personal effects and possessions have accrued and are now crowding your space.
You can regain some much-needed space in your home by placing some of your knick-knacks and even some valuable items in a rented storage unit.
By renting the right storage unit, you can do away with these homeowner problems in a jiffy:
Problem #1: Clutter everywhere
Whether you live with a family who seems to have collected a gazillion things over time or you live alone and have a penchant for hoarding, signing up for storage can greatly reduce clutter in your home.
There’s no use keeping things around when you or your housemates no longer have a use for them. If you simply cannot bring yourself to let go of some items, you can simply store them in a clean and safe storage module.
Problem #2: You need some space
There are situations and events in life that you might need some space – literally and figuratively. Whether you’ve decided to move out of your parent’s house, live independently since you’ve found a good job, or you’re going through a separation, the things you have collected over time may need to be temporarily stored.
Your new living quarters may lack the necessary space to house all of your belongings and storing it in a different place can be the solution. Until you have sorted out what items you want to live with and where you want to put them permanently, your personal effects can wait comfortably in the confines of a dust-free storage unit.
Problem #3: Valuable collectibles and collections simply lying around
You might be lucky to get hold of family heirlooms or have the good fortune to procure priceless works of art, vintage pieces, or exclusive collections.
With the value of these assets, you just don’t want to leave them at home where burglars can easily get them. You can safely store your prized possessions in a modular storage facility that practices clever handling of your goods, has a temperature-controlled environment, and round the clock security.
Problem #4: Multitasking means multiple zones
If in case you find yourself donning several caps – spouse, parent, carer, career person, and all around superhero – you might find yourself at a loss for space to store all the tools you need to do your multiple jobs.
If your home doubles as a working space, you can opt to store some things to help you organise and declutter your working space. Divide and conquer your home items from work tools and store those that are not often needed in a rented unit.
Similarly, if you are running an e-commerce business in the comfort of your home, you can also consider a modular storage facility as your stockroom. Safely stow slow-moving stocks, inventory, or office supplies in the storage facility so you won’t have to deal with mounds of work-related goods in your abode.
Problem #5: Construction concerns
Storage solutions can be extremely beneficial when you do not have a place to store your possessions while you’re having a new home constructed or if you’re making renovations to your place.
Protect your belongings by renting a storage unit where you can keep your goods safe and dry while your house is undergoing maintenance or construction. This way, you reduce the risk of damage to your home items by removing them from the construction site.
Safe and Secure Storage Solutions
With the abovementioned concerns, a safe and clever storage solution is the best route to go for.
Choose a storage company that offers modular storage units. This will ensure that all your goods are directly loaded into specially constructed modules which are then cleverly sealed and delivered into a clean and secure storage facility. This means no double handling and your items will remain dry, clean, and in the same condition as when they were loaded originally.
With modular storage solutions, you can free up your mind from worry and more importantly, get more space.
John Pfeiffer has been the proud owner of Ashtons Removals for over 40 years. His attention to detail, a product of his accountancy background, and his emphasis on training and empowering his team members, has ensured the vast number of Gold Coast families who have been moved by Ashtons Removals, have had their furniture and effects moved undamaged and with minimum fuss.