Posted on Jan 05, 2018
The New Year is a time to clean out the cobwebs in both our minds and in our homes. Many of us make resolutions to declutter our living spaces, but we just don’t know exactly how to go about it.
If you find you have a lot of stuff in your home that you don’t use on a daily basis but want to keep as it has sentimental or other value, then placing said items in a storage unit may be the way to go.
So where to begin? Let us guide you with these helpful tips:
An easier way to purge is to do it by category rather than all at once. Make an inventory list of all the non-essential items that are taking up space in your home, and then divide them into categories. This could be:
Once you have divided the items into categories, now go through them and pull out what you don’t really need. Have you been holding on to your kids’ sports certificates from the past 20 years? Do you really need that cracked and chipped china plate that your grandmother passed down?
Things you may want to keep, but don’t necessarily need in the house could include:
Now that you’ve figured out what can be stored, it’s time to find a secure storage facility that will work for your needs. Storage rental units come in all manner of shapes and sizes. Self-storage units such as lockers that you can access easily may be just what you’re looking for.
See if the storage facility also offers:
For more storage tips, read our blog on Why Condos and Rentals Don’t Provide the best Self Storage Options.
Are you planning to declutter this New Year? Out of storage facilities in Kelowna, Space Centre Storage offers the largest and most diverse indoor storage solutions. We have a wide variety of different sized and heated units, whether you need long-term or temporary storage for your belongings. Contact us today to see how we can help.