Top Considerations for Renting Storage Space Between Home Moves
Some people choose to sell their home the traditional way by looking for their next property whilst placing theirs on the market. Others find it more cost-effective to sell their home early, move into a relatives place or back with their parents until they can buy a new home as a chain free buyer, this results in a better buying position that sellers look more favourably on.
Either way, whether you move in with relatives, parents or rent temporary accommodation, you are going to need space to store as much of your belongings as possible.
Storage containers are just the solution to that problem.
When renting storage containers, you do need to shop around and not be enticed with initial incentive offers. More often than not, homebuyers who have yet to put an offer in on a new property could be in temporary accommodation for a longer period than expected. It could be two months, it could be six.
The financial pressure of knowing that your storage is about to rise in price considerably, could have you feeling pressured to purchase any home in order to keep your short-term costs as low as possible. Especially if you are renting as you will have additional rental costs along with the price of storage.
The Most Cost-Effective Storage Containers for Between Home Moves
In terms of cost, outdoor storage units are always going to be more cost-efficient because there are no requirement for staff to be on the premises 24/7. Security can be automated, tightly controlled and customers may access the units at their convenience.
There is no additional cost to arrange for out of hours access. Additionally, there is no cost to power air conditioning as outdoor storage containers have built in ventilators and do not require electricity.
The Convenience Aspect of Outdoor Storage
Outdoor storage lends itself well to large bulky items. All those white goods, fitness equipment, solid wood dining tables, and large pieces of furniture that are not the easiest to move around.
With an outdoor storage container, you are able to drive right up to the container, making it easier to get your belongings into storage and out when you need them.
As outdoor storage containers cost less to rent, you are able to get more space for less money, avoiding the most common mistake in storage rentals – not having adequate storage for your belongings.
As outdoor storage units are more cost-effective, you are able to get more storage space for less cost.
When you are in between selling your home and buying a new property, you are best to invest in the long haul by arranging with a storage provider who can give a fixed fee, no contractual obligations and no surprise added costs.
Something that Top Box Self Storage customers are realising is highly efficient in reducing moving costs, increasing storage capacity and with zero hassles gaining access.
You can learn more about our safe container storage rentals for between home moves here or call us to find out how we can help save you money and make your storage problems go away for much less than you expected.
Call us on: 07742 542790