If you have a move coming up that you are less than prepared for, you will be happy to know that Spaceman Storage has some tried and true tips that can help you get through it. Keep reading to learn what they are and then call us at 562-696-3924 to learn more about our comprehensive self-storage options.
Get the Logistics Out of the Way First
With little time to prepare, it is normal to feel overwhelmed and a little frantic. The key is to look at the logistics that need to be figured out and get them out of the way. It can seem impossible to do when it seems like a cloud of undone things hanging above you, but when you write them down and number them in order of importance, it is much easier to just start at the beginning and move through to the end.
Get Rid of Things You Do Not Need
This is one of the hardest parts of moving. You might think that someday you’ll need that fancy bowl you keep stocked in the basement. But if you have not used it since the last time you moved, why keep it? Make three piles. One is for things that are going with you, another is for items that you can donate, and the third is for items that belong in the trash.
Consider Self-Storage Options
If you have items that you do not want to get rid of but you cannot afford to move right now, or perhaps they do not fit in your new space, you do have a fourth option: Self-storage. You might be surprised to learn just how flexible and affordable it is. For example, when you work with Spaceman Storage, you are not required to sign a yearly contract and we have many different self-storage unit sizes for you to choose from.
Get the Help You Need
Unless you are a superhero, there is no reason you must go through this alone. If you can afford to hire movers, hire the best you can find and pay extra to have them help you pack and secure your items. If you cannot afford professional movers, consider asking friends or family to help in exchange for a pizza and drinks.
If you do not know many people where you’re moving to or from, there may be local folks who are willing to unload and load your moving truck for an affordable price. Just remember that these people are not insured and do not have a background check so proceed with caution.
At Spaceman Storage we cannot help you move but we can take off some of the stress by offering the best and most affordable storage solutions around. Call us at 562-696-3924 now with any questions.