A move can be an exciting undertaking, but it can also be a tedious and stressful one, requiring careful planning and organization, and delegation. Storage is often one of the primary factors of concern when planning a move because there is usually a lot of belongings to pack away. Where do you put it all, and how do you ensure that you have all that you need at your new location? Having a storage solution is a strategy to employ when moving to make the process much simpler. Here’s a look at some of the benefits of using storage during your move.
Store Items For Home Staging
Storage is a good idea when you need to put your home on the market and stage it for homebuyer’s viewing. If you are already preparing for your move, it helps to have temporary storage for your personal items that are best left out of the home staging. It’s a good time to declutter and put away the family photos, packed boxes, religious materials or decor, political signs, and personal documents. The idea is to create a space that will shine on its own with minimal decor and furnishings.
Move at a Pace You’re Comfortable
No one wants to feel the pressure of a move and using a storage unit can give you the peace of mind you need to plan your move at your own pace. You not only create a quasi-staging area for your items, but you can pack and move your belongings at a time that’s convenient for you especially if you have a tight schedule. You don’t have to move all your stuff at the last minute if you have storage that can allow you to categorize, organize, pack, and label your belongings as your go. You also have the added benefit of being able to travel back and forth from your old and new residences to the storage whenever you like, putting packing and unpacking completely in your control.
Useful in Difficult Transitions
It may be that you find yourself having to move out of your old place before your new place is ready for occupancy. This could be the case if your lease has ended before your move-in date into your new place, for example. You may have the option of temporary housing with family or at a hotel, but there is the issue of your belongings. Where do you put them until you have your new housing all sorted and ready for you to move in? This is where storage could ease your worries and help you with your less than smooth transition giving you an option for holding your belongings.
Space to Plan Your New Home Layout
Unpacking may be a little easier than packing, but it takes time to complete considering that you have the task of arranging everything just how you envisioned it. Planning your new home layout when you have several boxes, furniture, and other design elements sitting in the space can make it difficult to see how to even begin the process. Storage offers a way for you to keep the clutter at bay and for you to avoid drowning in your belongings and having little space to see work on your layout. You can plan, unpack, organize and arrange your belongings in stages when you know they are safe in storage and you have access to them as needed.
For your upcoming move, let Roy’s Moving be your storage solution. We can help make your move an easier process by providing you with a storage option that simplifies it all. Our expert staff is here to answer all your questions and help you with your storage needs. Don’t hesitate to give us a call at 617-202-3300 or fill out a contact form!