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Why to use self-storage units when moving house

A new home is a sign of fresh start; an exciting time in anyone’s life. However, this exciting time can quickly turn into an ordeal because of all the planning, organising, packing and unpacking. Indeed, moving house can be a stressful time but self-storage units can help you to ease into the process and thus take out some of the tension.

Here are our top reasons to use self-storage units when moving house. 

Clear the clutter:

Using Self storage units when moving house

Self-storage facilities help you to declutter your space giving it a neat and organised look. This is especially important if you are looking to sell and move into your new home. When you’re selling your home, you need to think about what buyers want to see. They want a home that looks stylish and provides plenty of space. You also need to make sure that you are accentuating the best features. That’s difficult to achieve when every room is clogged up with extra items. Storage units provide the answer because, with this option, you can make sure that the clutter is out of sight. Decluttering also helps you to attract potential buyers easily.

Create a staged move:

house moving stress

In an ideal world, you would need to move everything in one go. However, this is not always possible. Having a staged move means you can divide your workload and organise the move in a more structured way. A self-storage facility can help you to create this staged move where you can easily store your valuables and ease into your new home without getting inundated with boxes. 

Prepare for your new home:

redecorating new home

It is very rare that you will have your perfect dream home from day one. At the very least, you will probably need to give it a deep clean or do some painting work. If you are buying an older home, you might even have to do renovations and remodelling. This can get challenging with furniture arriving on a tight schedule. Having access to cheap storage units means your furniture and other essentials have a temporary home while you turn your new house to your dream home. 

HELPS with temporary accommodation:

Self storage for house move


Another likely situation is that you might have to live in temporary accommodation when moving homes. This temporary accommodation can be a rented place or your friends’ or family’s place. If you find yourself in such a situation, self-storage units would be your best option to keep your essentials until you move to your new home. 

As you can see self-storage offer a plethora of benefits whilst moving and can take out the stress from your house moving plan. It also buys you time to rethink about personal storage at your new abode. 

Find the nearest Henfield storage units near you or contact us if you want to enquire about cheap and secure self-storage. 


Ben Sutton-Jones

By Ben Sutton-Jones

Ben has worked in the storage industry for over a decade. His expertise and knowledge is often called upon by colleagues and customers alike. He has a passion for writing, and so branching out into blogging was a natural move. Ben is a keen reader and also follows many sports, especially football. He is a beekeeper in his spare time and enjoys tending to his bees. If he's lucky he may even get to harvest a little honey from time to time.

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