Moving or renovating your home can be an exciting but also challenging experience. One of the keys to a smooth transition is making use of temporary storage solutions to keep your belongings safe and organized during the process. Here are valuable tips to make the most of your temporary storage and avoid common pitfalls.
- Plan Ahead. Start planning your temporary storage needs well in advance of your move or renovation. This allows you to choose the right storage solution that fits your requirements.
- Declutter First. Before packing for temporary storage, donate, sell, or dispose of items you no longer need to reduce the volume of things you’ll be storing. This saves you money on storage fees and keeps your storage unit organized.
- Pack Thoughtfully. Use sturdy boxes, packing materials, and labels to pack your items carefully. Create an inventory list to keep track of what’s in each box. This will make it easier to access specific items when needed. Avoid overloading boxes and keep box weights manageable.
- Arrange Access. If you anticipate needing access to your stored items during the temporary storage period, make sure to choose a storage solution that allows easy and convenient access.
- Consider Insurance and Security. Don’t assume your belongings are automatically insured while in temporary storage. Inquire about insurance options or consider adding a storage insurance policy to protect your items.
By following these dos and don’ts of temporary storage, you can have a stress-free experience during your move or renovation. Contact us and schedule your temporary storage today.