Moving to a new house rates right up there on the list of major life stresses, so anything that you can do to alleviate some of this stress inflicting your entire family should be encouraged. Consider renting a self-storage unit to keep your extra belongings safely and out of your way while you decide what you need to keep or to get rid of.

How Self-Storage Can Help with your Move

Are you selling your home, moving to a new home, up-sizing, or downsizing? Sorting through and packing up your belongings is a stressful event. One that leaves most people wondering how and when they managed to acquire so much stuff!

If the dates of moving out of the old house and into your new house do not coincide, you may need to find a secure place to store your household goods while you wait. At Stop & Store Grimsby, you can hire a unit for a few weeks or for as long as you need it. Our units are clean and secure, and your valuable belongings will be safe with us.

You may wish to move items that you feel are causing clutter into storage while you are busy packing. Once you have surplus items out of the way you will be able to pack up more effectively. If you need to stage your house for it to be sold, the clutter that you pack away could mean more money as a clean, clutter-free house will sell quicker than one that is messy and disorganised. Having space to store your boxes will help you keep your home welcoming and clutter-free.

Choosing the Best Storage Facility Storage Grimsby

The location of your storage unit will be important to you and this will be one of the influencing factors in choosing your storage facility. A range of different sized units is on offer at the storage facility.

How will you know what size to take? Storage Grimsby

It obviously depends on what you want to pack away in storage whether it is some left-over boxes, or a household full of furniture. In any event we are able to assist you with that problem, by means of our space calculator on our website. This will assist you in identifying the right correct size unit to accommodate your stored items.

Should you need further advice on storage or the size unit you need, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Additional Features to Look For in Self Storage

Enquire about what extras the storage company has in order to assist you with your move. Perhaps there is a truck to rent, labour to help, equipment for lifting or boxes for packing.

At Stop & Store we happily can rent boxes out to you, which you can return when you have completed the move. These are made of plastic which are tough and durable. They can be stacked, and they don’t need to be assembled as in the case of boxes.

The advantage of the plastic boxes is that they are on trolleys, making maneuverability easy.

Getting Started

The first thing to do is to clean up your home for resale. An uncluttered home that is free of junk will appeal more to prospective buyer than a messy one. You may not realise how much junk you have in a home until you look hard and with an unbiased eye.

By starting with a cleanup of all the excess stuff lying about, cleaning the yard and the patio, garden shed, and of course the garage, you’d be amazed at how much more space you make and how tidy your house will look.

Start Packing

Being methodical about your packing and doing this in a controlled and organised manner makes it easier to find everything when you unpack on the other side. With this principle in mind pack room by room labelling your boxes by room and description of contents.

Keep an inventory of what boxes you have packed and what is in them.

When you put them into storage our advice is to stack things in an organised fashion so that they are accessible if you need them. Starting at the back of the unit pack the seasonal items and those that you are unlikely to need for the next while.

Leave sufficient space in between so that you can get to all your packed goods.

With our vast experience in the storage business we can assist with any advice you may need. Stop & Store Grimsby has a friendly team ready to help with any aspect of your storage requirements.

Give us a call when you’d like to discuss taking a unit for your belongings. Clearing your house of unwanted household items and putting them safely into storage will help you declutter and clear your way for the rest of the packing and the move to your new residence.

Why Choose Stop & Store Grimsby for Self Storage

As a reputable locally based storage company, Stop & Store is well positioned to provide you with the secure storage facilities you are looking for. The benefit of our 20 years of experience in the industry has given us the time to ensure that we can answer to storage needs of every person. We offer storage options from as long as one month to as long as you need the unit.

  • We are conveniently located in town and offer easy access to load and unload your goods
  • Our operating days are 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm.
  • Our facility is fully secured with monitored CCTV, the units have their own alarm system, and also intruder alarms.
  • Our state-of-the-art, fully automated operational system has been designed to ensure that your interaction with us in making a booking simple and efficient. Enquire, book, and pay online 24/7. It’s as simple as that!
  • Our units are offered at very reasonable rates, look out for the special offers we offer from time to time on our website or contact us to enquire about these.

We hope to hear from you soon!

Please contact us on  01472 563120