Why using a storage unit when moving is smart

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Whether you are moving across the town or across the state, storing your possessions in a self-storage unit is a beneficial and smart thing to do.  It will reduce your stress and help to make your move go as smoothly as possible.Here are 3 top reasons why you should consider using a storage unit while moving.

To use a storage unit as a place for your stuff while searching for a new home

If you have already sold your old house and cannot move into a new one yet, you have to keep your possessions somewhere. In this case, having a storage unit is a necessity.

The best thing is most storage units provide complimentary storage moving aids, including carts and dollies. They also have easier access for truck-level loading areas, so you don’t have to break your back while loading and unloading your stuff.

To reduce your stress by beginning to pack and move early

Renting a storage unit before your move can help to reduce stress. If you have a unit to store your possessions, you can start the process early by moving the things that are less important to you. This will give you more time for doing other things, like a trip to a donation center or the last yard sale.

To buy some extra time for planning

If you store your stuff in a storage unit and start moving it slowly, then you will have more time to plan and decide what fits where. You will have more time to think, where to place your leather couch or a vintage table, and what is the perfect spot for your floor lamp.  Moreover, you will not be overwhelmed with a pile of things deposited in the middle of your new house.