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Hello! If you need to store some of your belongings, you probably have many questions, such as how to choose a storage facility, how to properly pack your items and how to stack your items inside the unit. If these questions and others are on your mind, you'll find the answers you need about storage when you read this blog. My name is Jenna, and because of my work, I have to move frequently. Since I can't always take all my belongings with me, I have to store them in a storage facility. I've had a lot of experience with packing and storing my possessions, and I want to share all I've learned with my readers. After checking out this blog, you'll know all about renting a storage facility and your questions will be answered.

Your Questions Answered About Storage Facilities

Self-Storage For All Kinds Of Appliances

by Susan Beck

There are so many ways that people from all walks of life and businesses use self-storage. It is easy to rent a unit, the terms are flexible, the rent is fair, and the units are secure. Just a few examples of the wide array of things that are often kept in these units include entire households full of belongings, all kinds of vehicles, overstock merchandise, antiques, and appliances. This guide will focus on using secure self-storage for appliances. It will give some examples of times people or businesses may find themselves looking for a place to keep appliances, either for a short amount of time or for a long period of time. 

Reasons for putting appliances in a secure self-storage unit

You are renovating

If you are renovating your home, then you may be working on areas like the kitchen where you have quite a few large appliances you'll need to get out of the way. You won't want to keep your appliances outside, and they aren't likely going to fit well in a room of the house. However, a self-storage unit will give you a great place to keep the appliances where they will be out of the way, be protected from the elements, and be readily accessible to you the moment it's time to put them back in their places. 

You are selling appliances

One of the things about appliances is they are just so large. This means that, when you are selling some of them, keeping them around the house until you find buyers may not be possible, especially if you live in a small house or apartment. Self-storage can hold appliances you plan on selling whether you are getting rid of your old ones, or you regularly fix them up to sell for a side job. 

You have a business that revolves around appliances

You may have a business where you need to have a place to keep appliances for any reason. An owner of a laundromat may have a number of washers and dryers they are keeping as backups. However, they don't have a place to store them in the laundromat, so a secure self-storage unit would work well. Or, there may be an ice cream shop that plans on expanding, so they are buying more freezers as they find them available for good prices. They can put the freezers in a self-storage unit until they get that expansion.