The Benefits of Using a Self-Storage Company When Moving

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Hello, my name is Pippa. Welcome to my blog. Earlier this year, we decided to move to a bigger home. Our house was bursting at the seams with three kids and a handful of pets so we decided to move to a bigger property further out of town. To be honest, I didn’t think that the moving process would take much effort on our part, but I forgot just how much stuff we have. I also wanted to make unpacking as smooth as possible so we knew exactly where everything was and weren’t living out of boxes for weeks. While we got some useful packing advice and help from our removalists, my husband and I also put together a packing plan that suited us and the kids. I started this website to jot down some of our ideas and tips — hope it helps you pack effectively for your move!

The Benefits of Using a Self-Storage Company When Moving

18 July 2019
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Moving is something that many people dread. Although it can be an exciting time, especially if you are relocating to a new city, there can be little doubt that moving is a stressful experience for many. There are so many things to do on moving day that you might not be able to get it all done in a timely manner. If so, then making use of a self-storage facility could take a great deal of the hassle out of the experience for you. What are the main advantages of renting a self-storage unit when moving? 

Supplies And Assistance

Firstly, a good number of self-storage businesses are geared up to help people who are moving. Therefore, you will often find that you are able to get lots of advice about what to store and what to take with you. Indeed, many of the self-storage businesses in Australia also provide practical items, such as packaging supplies. When you are preparing items for storage, you need to know which sort of packaging materials are suited to which sort of items and how to use them. Remember that you should also be able to obtain packaging supplies for things you are taking with you, as well as those that will be placed into temporary storage. 

Don't Overfill Your House On Day One

When you move into your new home, the last thing you need is to have it filled to the brim with crates and boxes. It takes a while to sort out your belongings and to know where you will put everything after moving. Therefore, placing a proportion of your possessions into a storage unit temporarily helps you to get your new home sorted out before you then bring over the remainder of your items. In short, this gives you the headspace you need when moving in addition to preserving the physical space. 

Secure Storage For Precious Items

When you move, you may have some valuable or sentimental items that you do not want to be handled by your removals firm. Although professionals in this industry take good care of what they are moving, the reality is that accidents do happen. Although your removals firm should be insured, this may not make up for the loss of a particularly loved item. Therefore, placing your most precious things into temporary storage makes sense until you can transport them yourself. Bear in mind that most self-storage facilities in the country offer excellent security, and some are even monitored on a 24-hour basis.