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Moving Home? Find a Perfect Storage for Your Possessions

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By : John Cutts    99 or more times read
Besides finding moving companies when moving home, it is also important to find the right storage facility.

Storage is very important when you are moving house. If you are trying to sell your house, then you have to empty closets and other storages for the better view of prospective buyers.

It is important to find a perfect storage unit for your possessions. One thing you can do is to ask around your neighborhood or check on the newspapers to locate available storage units and call them for further inquiries. But finding a storage facility can be easier for a lot of storage companies can be found on the Web. In just a few keystrokes, you can find costs, available sizes, and locations of storage that is best for you.

What to consider in locating a storage facility are:

  • safety from heat and water damage
  • access hours
  • free of bugs
  • security
  • adequate parking room
  • distance from the truck

After locating storage, plan on how you would place the items. Here are some tips for a hassle-free storage experience:

  • Create aisles and have box labels face out.

  • Do not stack boxes too high for it is dangerous and time-consuming taking them.

  • Put a sturdy secure lock in your unit.

  • Get a contact person from the storage facility, such as the storage manager for communication purposes.

  • Read and understand your agreement on payment and termination regulations.

  • If you are hiring a professional moving company and having your possessions dropped directly at the storage, be sure that your boxes are clearly marked so to avoid confusion.

  • If you choose a professional storage unit, take note that they can hold a maximum of 1100 pounds and do often have an access charge.

In moving home, find the right moving company, a storage facility that best fits your needs, and a perfect new home.
John Cutts has been educated in the finer points of the foreclosure market over 5 years.

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