Moving Out: Finding a Storage Solution
Ten years ago, I found myself with the need to move out of my apartment before my new place was ready. For a month, I camped out on my best friend's sofa. That also meant I had to find somewhere to store my furniture and other belongings.
Fortunately for me, a local storage facility offered container rentals for reasonable prices. I was able to have a container delivered to my apartment, filled it with my stuff, and then have it transported to a facility. It remained there until my new place was ready. At that point, the service delivered the container and we set to work loading everything in my new home.
If your lease is expiring but your new place will not be free for a month or two, let's talk. Temporary storage solutions are easier to come by than you think.
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When you have too much stuff, you need to have somewhere to put it. A self-storage facility can be the perfect place for you. You can rent a storage unit that will be big enough for everything you want to store. If you use a self-storage unit, you want to ensure you can get to all your belongings quickly. This is fairly easy to do. There are several ways that you can make it easier on yourself when you go looking for something in a year or two.
As your business grows, it may accrue inventory and equipment that cannot fit inside the building in which it is located. As its owner, you must find places to store these items.
However, you may also want to avoid inconvenience and expense when it comes to storing your business's property. Instead of leasing a unit at a storage facility, you may find it easier to purchase several custom portable buildings to use for storage.
Many people rent storage units in the long term, and storage units can be a good choice for long-term storage. However, there are some cases when just temporarily renting a storage unit makes a lot of sense. These are a few signs that you should temporarily rent a storage unit.
You're In-Between Homes
You might have found yourself in a case in which you are in-between homes. You might be living with a family member while your new construction home is being built, or you might be staying in a hotel while you're waiting for your apartment to be available.
Sometimes you need to pack up all your belongings, including your electronics, for a while. Perhaps you are downsizing your home, or maybe you are being deployed, or you need to go out of town for a while. Whatever the reason, if you have to pack up your belongings, including your electronics, and put them in a storage unit, you are going to want to ensure that you do it carefully and correctly so that you can use your electronics when you are ready to pull the items out of storage.