Probably the most popular form of storage is self-storage. Here you put your furniture and belongings into a storage company’s warehouse where it is kept safe and you can access the storage facility easily.
This storage can only be accessed within opening hours however, it is a cheap, safe, and convenient way to store your belongings. Here you know that your possessions will be locked away in a container that has receptions and cameras around it. Make sure you find a place that has opening hours that will work for you and compare the prices of different self-storage to make sure you are getting the best deal.
Some removal companies offer storage. This is a really convenient way to store your belongings as the removal company you are using can keep it all packed up and stored away until you want them to bring it to your new location. Although this option is often more expensive than self-storage, it is quite popular because of its convenience. If you don’t have a set move date yet, then this may be the best option for you.
Outside storage has convenient access. Usually it is 24 hours, 7 days a week with the ability to access your goods. It is usually a lot cheaper than inside storage and you get a lot more space than inside storage as well.
The obvious disadvantage of it is that your belongings are outside, exposed to the elements. If you have storage containers that are waterproof and not see-through this might not be an issue, however, for furniture, it might mean that it could be damaged by either rain or too much sun. Another disadvantage of outside storage is that the locations of it are usually quite far out from cities, so could take longer to get to.
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by JHB Removals STORAGE OPTIONS WHEN RELOCATING
27 SEPTEMBER 2021
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Sometimes your move-in date doesn’t always line up as perfectly as you would have hoped, and you might need to put your belongings into storage for a while. What options do you have for storage? Can this be done easily and quickly? Read on as we discuss this below.
Some places offer outside storage. This is usually a lot cheaper than any other means of storage. However, it does have its advantages and disadvantages in terms of safety and security for your belongings.