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Storage Solutions: Everything you Need to Know

While there is so much to think about when you’re moving house, storage solutions is something which many people neglect to properly plan. This is for many reasons but the most common is that people don’t think they will need it initially, or they just plan to ‘fit everything in’ somehow. Unfortunately, this isn’t always possible and due to a lack of space or simply plans just not going as they were supposed to, many of those moving house find themselves needing to organise storage services at the last minute. There are several things you need to think about when considering your storage options to make sure you get the best possible deal for your individual needs. If you can get these factors right then your experience with storage solutions can be smooth sailing! LocationThe location that you choose is key on the storage that you choose. This all depends on whether you intend on leaving your possessions in storage for a significant amount of time and then just doing one big trip to collect it or whether you intend to be heading back and forth to your possessions regularly. If it’s the former then you don’t need to choose somewhere close to where you’re going to be but if it’s the latter then you’ll want it to be as close by to your home as possible. It is also worth bearing in mind that storage located in cities is significantly more expensive than those  located further out. Your choice will depend on your budget and the whereabouts of your new property. SpaceIt’s important before you choose your storage options that you calculate the amount of space that you’re going to need as accurately as possible. By doing this you’ll be able to make a much more informed decision about the kind of storage option that suits you best and won’t end up paying for lots of extra space that you won’t need. While it may seem like a hassle at the time, doing this simple task could end up saving you a lot of money in the long term! Cost and Payment PlanIt is absolutely vital when researching your self storage options that you shop around and look at various different places and prices. Although some storage services may appear to be much cheaper than others make sure you check that there aren’t hidden charges or top-up fees which may in the end make them just as expensive or even more so than the other options you’re looking at. It’s also important to weigh up the price you’re paying with the location and quality of storage. Obviously getting a good deal is important but the absolute minimum price does not always indicate the best deal. It’s also worth looking at the payment plans that the storage facility offer. You may want to pay for your storage over several months or have a particular plan set up, it’s important that the plan fits in with your individual needs. Extra ServicesThere are many storage facilities out there all claiming to offer all kinds of different benefits and price. For example if you think you’re going to need free Wi-Fi at your storage facility then this is something that is worth looking into. But remember, it is probably built into the price you’re already paying so make sure the extra services they offer are actually things you need!Choosing storage services can seem like a big task, but choosing with these various factors in mind should see you choose a facility which suits your needs and of course, your budget!