If you need additional space to store your items but you don’t have space in your home and your friends have already declined to allow you to use their homes, a storage unit may be your next best option. Storage units come in various sizes depending on what you need to store.
Usually, they come in small, medium, large, and extra-large sizes. The small storage unit will let you store a few boxes and maybe an appliance whereas an extra-large unit can store upwards a 5-6 bedroom home.
The benefits of a storage unit
Regardless of what size unit you need, there are many benefits to renting a storage unit each month.
- Reduce clutter – no one likes clutter! And let’s face it, your home could probably due with a nice clearing. If you prefer to keep the items you want to clear out of your home a storage unit is a great place for them. All you need to do is rent a unit and buy a few clear containers to place your things in. You may be surprised just how much you end up moving into storage after you get going!
- Let’s you stock up – if you have a child who is getting ready to move out of the house, a storage unit allows you the option to stock up on appliances and furniture throughout the year and store it in one central location.
- Keeps your home safe – if you have small children and do not have a way to store sharp or expensive items in your home, a storage unit is a great place for them. Items include sharp construction materials, tools, or firearms.
- Guarantees security of items – if you live in an area that is prone to break-ins, you may want to store an extra car that you don’t have room for in your garage or even a seasonal boat or ATV. Storage units are great for these! Think of it as your extra garage.