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Reasons to Get a Storage Unit if You Live in an Apartment

One of the perils of apartment living is the small space. Many apartments are just large enough for the furniture of its tenants. Storage is a commodity for apartment dwellers.

If it feels like you’ve grown out of your apartment or need more space, a storage unit might be the solution you’re looking for. Here are just a few reasons to get a unit from Access Mini Storage.

Lack of Space

It’s something everyone who lives in an apartment faces. Whether you’re in a tiny studio or living in a two-bedroom with a roommate, storage space is at a premium.

The lack of space is a large concern for apartment living, and it leaves many people wondering how to fit all their belongings. Renting a storage unit while apartment living will provide you with extra storage space for items you don’t use daily. Extra furniture, clothes, or seasonal decorations are ideal candidates for storage lockers until they’re needed.

You’re Downsizing

If you’re going from a house to an apartment, your storage space is going to be cut in half. Whether it’s a temporary or permanent move, everything from your home won’t be able to find a place in your new apartment. Downsizing your space is where a storage locker can come in handy.

Self-storage allows you to keep your excess furniture and boxes from the basement safe while you settle into your new space. Keeping your nonessential items in storage can help make the moving process a little less stressful. Once you have moved in, you can assess what items you want to take back to your apartment, keep in storage, or get rid of.

Use Your Storage Unit for New Hobbies

Small apartments don’t offer a lot of space for living, let alone having a space for hobbies. Storage units don’t just have to be for keeping unneeded items out of the way. You can use your storage unit to house your hobby or supplies for your small business.

Storing office equipment, art supplies or musical instruments are just some ways you can utilize the extra space. This would be great for small business owners or for people whose hobbies take up more space than their apartment can handle.

Moving to a New City

When you’re relocating, sometimes it takes a little time to find your permanent residence. Or maybe your new apartment is smaller than your previous one, and you need somewhere to put the items that don’t fit. It can also help move some items into a storage locker while you settle into your new city.

Let Us Help You Find The Perks

A storage unit can prove to be a great asset when you live in an apartment. Whether you’re using it traditionally for storage or creatively as a new place to house hobbies, self-storage is a great option.

Contact Access Mini Storage  to help you pick out the storage locker that will be right for your needs in Chilliwack. Short term and long term leases are available at our three convenient locations. Check out our blog for more storage tips.

 

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