How To Tell That You Need Post-Moving Storage Services

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How To Tell That You Need Post-Moving Storage Services

How To Tell That You Need Post-Moving Storage Services

Relocation time is not always something you can look forward to. The day you start planning is when you realize the magnanimity of the situation. You look around and wonder how on earth you are going to get all those items packed. After packing one or two moving boxes, you reckon that it may take weeks and tens of cartons. Fortunately, you have been in touch with a few top movers in town and are hopeful of closing the deal on an affordable package. However, you feel that you might need to hire storage services too. It might be that there are so many items that you still need and there isn’t enough space in the new house to accommodate all of them at the moment, not until you arrange the house and figure out where everything goes.

How then can you know that you need storage services after moving to a new city?

A setback in finalizing new house acquisition deal

Property acquisition is a complicated process that takes time to complete. After meeting with your realtor and signing the relevant documents, you might proceed to issue vacation notice. If you are the owner, the buyer may want to take possession immediately. These two situations could leave you in a dilemma. Luckily, you can resort to self-storage as the matter gets sorted.

Your house requires renovation

Pressure to move to your new home may force you to do so even though the house might be under repair. Perhaps you want to repair a leaking roof, add an extension or carry out some partitions. With such works in progress, you do not want to face the inconvenience of dust, paint or other debris falling on furniture and carpets. Besides, the repair crews need some space to move around. Under these circumstances, renting storage space would come in handy.

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Insufficient space

Since the day you left your parents’ house and started living independently, you have amassed many belongings. While planning how to move, you realize that the new home does not have enough space. The best option for the moment would be to keep the surplus in a safe plus. Bear in mind here that the belongings you are putting away are still in mint condition. You do not intend to dispose of them yet.

Relationship status

Personal relationships can hinder or hasten your moving plans. Personal or legal requirements may require that you separate from your mate. Under the circumstances, leaving a house you shared becomes inevitable. After moving out, you must find sustenance measures before finding a permanent place to stay. On the contrary, you could be starting a new relationship and need to move in with your partner. In both scenarios, post-moving storage services come in handy.


A delay in closing a property acquisition deal, new home in need of renovation, lack of space and changes in your marital relationship are all challenges that could crop up while moving. When you find yourself in any of these situations, consider seeking the assistance of post-moving storage services. The facility takes away stress and possible disappointment as you think of a way forward.

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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