We can all relate to the feeling of having more stuff than we know what to do with, whether it’s seasonal equipment that no longer fits in the shed, stock for your store that has no place to go, or personal possessions that are cluttering up your closets. If you feel like your personal storage options are bursting at the seams and are in search of a solution, you might want to consider the benefits of renting a storage unit.
Storage units are a convenient, practical solution for many reasons, and renting one can work to your advantage by saving you money and providing peace of mind along the way.
Many people have belongings that they only use once in a while but that take up large amounts of space at home. This can include things like summer sports equipment and seasonal decorations—perhaps you like to go all out with lights at Christmas and a full Santa and reindeer spread on the roof. Storage units are a great solution for those things that you only need to dig out once a year.
Sometimes we’re left storing things for other people. Perhaps you have children that have left the nest, and have also left you behind with the contents of their room. Now it’s time to downsize or turn that room into your long-awaited exercise room, but you can’t quite part with years of your kid’s art projects and gold star exams, even though they would hardly notice. It can be difficult to let go of belongings, especially ones that have sentimental value.
There are times, too, when people face a situation where they’ve suddenly inherited a furniture or belongings from someone else. It often takes time to find the right place for these things, perhaps it’s a grandparents piano or a patio furniture set that you simply don’t have room for.
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No matter the case, what you deem to be worth keeping has value to it, in other words, you want to keep it safe. One benefit of renting a storage unit is that storage centres are usually under 24 hour video surveillance. It’s a good feeling to know that your things are left undisturbed and safe.
Storage units are usually climate controlled, too, another reason that you can trust that your things will be in the same condition that you left them. If you are currently storing your valued possessions in a closet or shed that goes from hot to cold to humid to dry, you might be doing more damage to them than you realize. People who store antique wooden furniture or musical instruments often find that the consistent climate is something they can’t provide on their own, yet require to maintain the craftsmanship of a piece. Again, a storage unit is an excellent solution in this case.
Storage unit rentals are not just people who have outgrown their personal current storage availability. For example, many business owners rent storage units as a sort of mini warehouse to store their stock.
Since rental units come in a variety of sizes, it’s easy to find one that works for any type of storage need. Believe us, the peace of mind is worth it. Because you know your kids are going to come home from college wondering where their stuff is—now, you can simply hand them the keys to the storage unit you’ve rented, while you enjoy your clutter-free exercise room. Keep up to date with Annacis Lock-Up on Facebook and Twitter.