The Top 5 Benefits of Self Storage
Self-storage with The Storage Hub is an affordable way to safely secure your household or business belongings for whatever time period you need. By using a self-storage facility can make a lot of things easier, in a number of common situations, find out more about the benefits of self storage.
We all know how stressful moving house can be, self storage can take that pressure off the move in day during the house moving process. Self storage allows you to put “house move” things that you haven’t decided what to do with yet somewhere safe, secure, clean and dry on a temporary basis.
In the article below we consider the benefits of self-storage that can help make your life a lot easier.
Declutter Your Home
Decluttering has become very popular as people try to take control of their lives. We have possibly all found that it’s easy for a home to become overrun with belongings, especially after a significant life change like a family bereavement. Before we know it our home is full of historic treasures, spare kitchen appliances, clothes for all seasons and lots of sporting equipment that is rarely used.
Finding time to give everything a “place” can be difficult at the best of times as we live such busy lives anyway. Do any of these scenarios apply to you “adding to already full cupboards”, “storing things in the spare room, ready to be put away later”, or “putting it in the garage (which is already at bursting point) until you can find permanent place for it.
With self storage you can create some breathing space and keep your home clean and tidy too. Move as many of the things that you don’t think you need right now into a self-storage unit and free up space within your everyday living space. You can store it there as long as you want, and when you finally have the time to sort through it and decide what to do, it’s safe and secure in its storage unit, waiting for you.
One of the comments we often hear is that people make rash decisions and throw away something they later regret. So avoid this trap and put items into self-storage so you have the time to clear your home and your mind and tackle it with a fresh perspective.
Prevent theft with added Security
If you’re not confident in the security of your home or the area you live in and you’re concerned about certain belongings being stolen . With self storage you can securely store it safely away in a storage unit and forget those worries.
The Storage Hub has extensive self storage security features designed to keep your belongings safe while they are stored with us, including 24-hour CCTV located inside and outside the building, an alarm system and coded electronic entry. Additionally, your storage unit is secured with your own padlock, so only you have access to the unit and your belongings. With the Storage Hub internal self storage you can rest assured that your domestic or business possessions will be secure with us.
Perfect for Your Business
Self-storage units are perfect for early start businesses looking to get there business off the ground and existing businesses whose growth means that they are running out of space. Whether it’s to store your stock and merchandise, raw materials, exhibition & promotional items. For many ecommerce startups a self-storage unit can be the ideal solution for all your business needs, you could even operate the business from within the unit.
You can rent a unit with just enough space to hold all your business assets, install racking to optimise the space or you might want to create a workstation in the unit too. For a video or photography-based businesses, a storage unit can provide a useful space with its neutral spaces. With an internal self storage unit the possibilities are infinite.
Students (or the parents of students) can also rent self storage units to help make their accommodation transitions much smoother. Whether you’re volunteering abroad in the summer, jetting off on a gap year, or you don’t have your accommodation available to you over the holidays. With a self-storage unit you can keep your belongings safe and secure for this temporary period.
This means you don’t have to move everything back to your parents’ house only to move it back to your accommodation. This makes it an ideal choice for returning international students coming back after the holidays.
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Reduced Stress In House Moving
The most significant stress can be getting all your belongings from one property into another, when you move to a new house. There’s a lot to think about, such as uninstalling the big electrical appliances, getting enough hands to help move all the bulky items likes beds and furniture and making sure that nothing goes missing or breaks during transit.
An internal self-storage unit can be the ideal transition point between moving into your new home. Gradually over time you can store your belongings in a unit before the actual moving day, making the whole process much easier and less stressful than moving everything in one go. This provides you with the opportunity to properly pack and label everything to move it into the unit before, you’re ready to move it into your new accommodation.
With house moving anything can happen and if unfortunately the moving chain doesn’t quite link up and you need to go into rented accommodation for a while. Self-storage can provide a great solution for all your belongings and help you manage the moving process.