Let’s be honest, moving can and usually is an unenjoyable process. Trying to organize all of your belongings
and deciding what to do with them during this transition, plus the added discomfort of leaving your home, can
all add up to a seriously frustrating experience. But we all know those people that don’t mind moving; some of them in fact, even look forward to it. What is it that they are doing differently that could turn this unfortunate
situation into one that is somewhat delightful? In this article, we will discuss one of the smartest and most important things you can do to better your moving experience.
To address this topic, I will start off with a question. What are your impressions regarding self-storage facilities? If you are like most, you believe that storage units are only used by hoarders that have run out of room in their home and have to find another solution. And while there may be a hint of truth to that, there is actually a list of benefits that Las Vegas storage units offer that will help you with your next move. Below are just a few of the advantages renting a storage units can provide.
-Keep what you don’t need in storage while you are away on business, studying abroad, deployed or just on an extended vacation
-Moving seasonal items into storage can clear up space and give you easier access to items you
actually use on a regular basis.
-Enjoy the use of recreational vehicles like ATV’s, boats and jet skis without having to store them at your home
-Businesses can rent storage spaces to keep office supplies, important documents and extra equipment
-You can keep extensive collections of temperature sensitive goods like cigars and wine in a climate controlled area
-Finally, have a place to store your most valued possessions where you don’t have to worry about their safety
Self-storage units help you by eliminating messy clutter and freeing up space in your home or office, but be careful, renting a unit is not as simple as heading to the nearest facility and just picking one from the lot.
Storage rates can differ quite a bit depending on what type of unit you want, what amenities you want it to have,
and where the unit is located. Use the tips below to make sure that you are getting exactly what you are in the
-Before deciding where to look, asses how much storage space you will need, and if you can, downsize further by getting rid of things you don’t really use. Generally prices will be lower for smaller units, so take a second look and see if there is anything you can give away or sell
-Once you know what size you need, compare storage prices online instead of wasting time driving around to each location or calling facilities one by one
-After you have it narrowed down, consider location in your decision. One unit may be much cheaper than all the others, but might be at a facility way on the other side of town
-Finally, look for specials. Know how long you plan on renting the unit for since most facilities will offer
discounts on long term storage, or even give you the first month free
The services offered by a self-storage facility will save you time, money and a boat love of trouble when it comes to moving time. For your next move, remember the benefits that these facilities have to offer and consider acquiring their services.
This article was written by Matt Schexnayder. Matt is on the SpareFoot marketing team and writes for the
SpareFoot blog. SpareFoot is the largest online marketplace for self-storage that offers consumers the most
complete comparison shopping experience in the storage industry.