When you are planning a cross country move, it may be tempting to ship some of your items to their new destination. While some items and materials can be safely and easily shipped, others are prohibited by the postal service and other parcel carriers. If you have items that you are unable to ship, you may want to consider renting mini storage. Mini storage will provide you with a secure location for your items that cannot be sent through the mail. Let’s review some common items that you can’t ship.
As you are gearing up for a move into mini storage, you may want to take the time to de-clutter your home or apartment. In this video, you will learn all about how you can decide what you want to place in storage, and which items you can toss or donate. By taking the time to make assertive and informed decisions about the clutter in your home, you will be able to get rid of any items that should not make their way into storage.
As you are deciding which items you should place in your self storage unit, you may want to evaluate the furniture in your home. While furniture is a crucial part of any interior design scheme, too much furniture can make your interior spaces feel crowded and claustrophobic. If you need to free up additional space in your home’s living areas, you may want to place some of your furniture items into storage. In the event that you decide to sell your home, putting some of your furnishings into storage will make your house easier to stage.
When it comes to keeping your self-storage secure, limiting the number of people who have access to it is essential. For this reason, it’s important to consider which individuals should have a key to your storage unit.
When your house is on the market, selling it quickly can save you on costs for advertising and storage units for your belongings. One of the simplest ways to make your home more marketable is to stage it well. Watch this video for some home staging tips.