If you are looking to relocate, renovate or evacuate your house or office, you will probably need to temporarily move your belongings to some place that offers the space you need in addition to safety and security of your belongings. The best option in such situations, where you need to safely store your possessions for a short period of time, is our storage London facility. You can pick storage space according to your requirements and store you belongings for as long as you wish to. Once you are ready to relocate or move the stuff back, you can simply take your stuff and get your things to where they need to be.
If you are going on a holiday or an overseas trip that will see you away from home for a good period of time, it may be wise to move your valuable possessions to a safe place so that you can be at peace while you are away. Secure storage facility offers you a number of secure options that you can use to store your belonging safely and securely. You will need to choose a storage company that offers round the clock security and guarantees safety of your belongings. However, there are a number of things that you need to do on your own as well to ensure the safety of your things.
Boxes! Boxes! Boxes!
If you are looking to store for a short period of time and will need to move again shortly, help your cause by packing everything nice and early …. in sizable boxes. You can get the boxes at your local hardware store or ask your ‘moving and storage’ company for help. Boxes are neat and can be organizes easily. Try to pack things of different nature in different boxes, for example, pack clothes and shoes separately in separate boxes and similarly keep a separate box for kitchenware, dinning ware, electronics, etc. This will not only help you in unpacking later, it will also help you know how to handle each box during un/loading, transportation and storage.
Label! Label! Label!
Once you have your boxes in place, label them. Labeling is the most under-rated part of packing and does not receive much attention. However, it is crucial if you want to have an easy time during transportation and unpacking. Remember, once you are ready to move you stuff to your new place, you won’t be unpacking everything at the first opportunity you get. Labeling boxes will help you determine what is important and what is not. This way, you can start with unpacking the essentials first and then unpack one box at a time. It can be quite chaotic with labels and that is the last thing you want during a hectic removal or relocation process.
Check! Check! Check!
Make a checklist. Short term storage options can be very tiresome and frantic, and it is easy to forget some important things in the process. Make sure you make a thought-over checklist and start doing everything one by one and keeping checking it off. Picking a reliable removals and storage service provider – check, organizing everything by genres – check, get the packing materials required for packing – check, packing – check, labeling – check, transportation – check, storage in a neat and orderly manner – check, use locks on boxes with valuables and on the storage unit – check, get the place the things need to be moved to ready – check, move the belonging to the new place – check, unpack – check. The more systematic you are about the whole process, the easier it is going to be for you.