The Advantages Of Hiring A Portable Storage Unit


Are you moving home and considering the logistics of getting your personal belongings from your old home to the new one? One methodology is to hire a portable storage unit that can be stored in your property for as long as you like. There are various advantages of hiring one, and by finding out what they are, you can make an informed decision regarding if they will match your requirements. Read on to find out what the specific advantages of hiring a portable storage unit during a move are.

No need to rush packing: you can order the portable storage unit as early as you like and then transfer your personal belongings and furniture into the storage unit at your own pace. This will reduce a lot of the stress that is usually associated with moving day because there will be hardly anything left to pack. However, do bear in mind that the cost of hiring the storage unit will depend on how long you have hired it for.

Help with packing: even though your personal belongings are not getting transferred into a van, and it might not be moving day, you can still hire removal professionals to transfer your stuff into the storage unit. This is particularly useful for those who are simply not able to do any heavy lifting due to a physical condition.

Storage away from your home: if your new home is smaller than the old one, then you might not have enough space to place all of your furniture. However, portable storage unit services will store your storage unit at their commercial location for as long as you like. You just have to pay rent for hiring out the storage unit until you have emptied it.

Transfer items at your own pace: at your new home, the storage unit can be kept on site for as long as you need it. This means you can take your time to transfer your personal belongings into the new home.

Make sure all your stuff fits: when you order a portable storage unit ahead of time, you can fill it up, and then if there is any furniture that there is no room for, you can simply order an additional storage unit, or make other arrangements for the stuff that does not fit.

For more information or advice, contact a local storage business such as Penrith Lock-up Storage.


15 April 2015

Storing old books

My dad was a huge collector of old books. He had such a beautiful collection when he passed away, and he left it all to me. I don't have enough space to display them yet, but I do want to hold onto them so that when I have enough space I can set up a library at home and really enjoy them. This blog is all about how to store old books for a long period of time, so that they stay in great condition. I hope it will be useful for other people with big collections of vintage books.