Great Tips for Storing Your Goods during a Home Renovation


Right, the renovation’s just about to start soon, and you have a whole load of items that have to be moved somewhere safe. So what can you do and where can you put them? If this is your first renovation, then you’re going to be experiencing some upheaval and definitely some noise! Let’s have a look at what can be done to make the transition that much smoother:

  • First things first, if you’re putting items into boxes, why not simply make a list of what’s in the boxes, and number them for easy access to what will be needed first, and then later on? This kind of thinking ahead is a great way to start.
  • Should you have access to a basement or a spare room, make good use of them. If not, maybe a friend or neighbour can help you out if they have the room. Who knows? In the future the favour can be returned. Just make sure you have strong arms and legs if moving up and down those stairs or going from place to place.
  • If you have a shed, it may need to be pretty big to maybe to get all of those items insidedepending on what needs to be stored, but check it out anyway, even if you can get a few items out of the way.
  • A garage in most cases is usually larger than a shed, and if you leave the car outside, it will make it even more so. Feel that much more assured by using professional home renovators that are renowned for their top quality home renovations and construction in London.
  • Self-storage unit companies are out there and they let people rent a climate controlled space for a charge. Some companies offer a loading service, where packed boxes are collected and then loaded into a container, taken away and stored. It doesn’t get much easier than that.
  • A portable storage container can also be delivered right to the door and is easy to load and secure. Plus, nowadays, most companies offer added shelving to the container, to make it even more efficient. This gives easy access to any items that you might need.

The simple but efficient tips above should give even the most inexperienced person in home renovating, some kind of an idea of what to do and where to put all of their goods.

One Extra tip!                                                                       

One last thought here. If any of that stuff is never going to be used again, or if it’s just taking up otherwise usable space, why not do the right thing and ask a local charity to come and collect it! Of course, this would never apply to most things you have, but if something is going to be sitting there and never going to be used again, or simply become an eyesore, giving it to a local charity isa good thing to do. Plus, you’re helping somebody out!

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