More and more people are using self-storage units today, and the industry is booming. They’ve come to recognize that storage can save them space at your home or the office. But when do you know it’s time to rent a storage unit, and what should you look for in one? You’ve got plenty of options, from very small units to larger ones, and just how long you use one is entirely up to you.Self-storage units are designed to hold a wide variety of household and business items, ranging from furniture and clothing to office supplies and files, to collectibles. They’re not designed for everything. Items that are considered flammable, hazardous or dangerous are not suitable for storage, and neither are living things like plants or animals. Outside of that, anything you owe, large or small, that you can’t find room for at your home or office is suitable for a self-storage unit. So, when do you know it’s the right solution for you? Who Needs Self-Storage the Most? There are plenty of legitimate uses for self-storage. If you find yourself with too many belongings at your home or office and want to find a place for them while saving money, that’s when you benefit the most. When It’s Time to Move Self-storage is ideal for anyone who is moving or buying or selling a home. Anyone who has ever been between apartments will know just how valuable a storage unit becomes, whether they need it for a few weeks, a month, or much longer. If you’re temporarily crashing with friends or relatives, you don’t exactly want to haul your couch, bedroom set, dining table or washer-dryer over there. With a storage unit, you don’t have to. The same is true if you’ve sold your house and are waiting to close on a new one. Not Enough Closet Space It’s happened to all of us: we run out of closet space. We open the door and the clothing, shoes, books and other items we’ve placed in there means ...
February 19th, 2020