A move to a new house can leave you wondering what to do with all of your belongings. You may have more belongings than you do space to store them in the new place.
You do not want to cram your closets, attic, and basement full of boxes, totes, and bags of your possessions. Instead, you can use self-storage to keep them safe until you need them.
When you use self-storage during a move to a new house, you can get the convenience of coming and going from the unit as needed to store your belongings. You might work late into the night to unpack your house and organize things to place in the self-storage unit. You also might handle most of the move on the weekend when other storage unit facilities are closed or have limited staff on hand.
With self-storage, however, you may get a passcode or key to get into the facility as needed. You can access your unit as late at night as needed. You can also get in and out of it on the weekend without having to wake up the managers or wait for staff to let you inside of the property.
Protection from Adverse Elements
Further, a self-storage unit might offer better protection for your belongings than what they might get inside of your attic or down in your basement. These areas of your home might be exposed to cold, humidity, heat, and moisture. These elements can cause damage to the belongings that you store there.
Your self-storage unit, however, might be located inside of a locked facility where adverse elements cannot put your belongings at risk. It may offer a higher level of protection and keep your belongings free from rot, mildew, and other damages that can ruin them.
Finally, you may find self-storage to be a relatively low-cost option for storing your excess belongings. You might consider the cost of paying for the unit to be a fair trade because it spares you from having to decide what belongings to sort through and get rid of during a move. It also spares your home from needless clutter.
Self-storage offers a number of benefits during a move. It may be convenient to access anytime day or night, it offers protection to your belongings, and it may be an affordable investment for storing possessions that you do not need right now and for which you have no space at home.