People use self-storage for a multitude of purposes today from storing personal items and furniture to storage for business. So what are the 5 most common reasons to opt for self-storage? Read on to find out…
Simply running out of space
They don’t build new houses as big as they used to nowadays so space is often at a premium and people find they quickly outgrow their homes. Self-storage units can provide some vital extra space before moving into a larger property particularly for growing families.
Delays moving house
Getting everyone in a chain moving at the same time is as difficult as ever. If a sale is delayed for any reason, it can leave people homeless while waiting to move in to their new property. Self-storage can help reduce the storage burden on relatives and friends while you are waiting for the move to take place.
Building renovations and refurbishment
If major works needs to be done on a property, then it is often easier to store larger items like furniture in storage. This will keep it in good condition and reduce the possibility that it will get damaged.
Leaving home for the first time is a life changing experience. It can also involve lots of moving around which is where self-storage comes in particularly handy.
Many people opt to store some items in the UK when they move abroad, particularly if they intend to come back in the future. This reduces transportation costs if the items stored in the UK are not required in a second home abroad.