10 Uses for Long Term Storage

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1. Putting your home up for sale

Selling your home can be a stressful experience, no matter how many times you’ve done it. It’s a long process as well, possibly requiring minor renovations or updates before you put it on the market. When you want your home to appeal to potential buyers, you may have to clean out extra clutter or furniture. By putting your stuff in long term storage with LOVESPACE, you can ensure your stuff is safe and undamaged and focus on readying your home for buyers.

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2. Moving home

It hardly ever seems to work out that you can move out of your old home and into your new one on the same day. Doing so can even cause a ton of stress, so many people choose to space out their moves. Sometimes, you need more than a few days to get into your new home, especially if you’re doing renovation work on the new place. During that waiting period, you need a place to keep your furniture and other household items. With secure long term storage, you can let LOVESPACE collect your stuff so you can take as long as you need to get your new home ready, without worrying about what to do with your stuff. Once you’re ready we will then deliver it back to your new home.

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3. Renovating the office

To ensure a renovation goes smoothly, it helps to get all the furniture out of the way. You also don’t want to run the risk of spilling paint or plaster on your desks and IT equipment. Renovating an entire office can be a big undertaking, and the longer it takes the more risk it exposes your business to. To move things along, it helps to move all your office furniture into long term storage. That way, builders, painters, and other workers can move about the office space freely to complete their work. If your office update doesn’t involve investing in new furniture, you’ll have to ensure your current stuff stay in good shape for when renovations are over and LOVESPACE is here to do the hard work for you! We can even help with the packing if you need a hand.

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4. Storing sport and camping gear

If you love the outdoors and is a person who enjoys kayaking, hiking, camping, or other outdoor adventure activities, you likely have a lot of gear. Your home may not be the best place suited to keeping all this gear, especially if you don’t have a garage. Rather than hauling your outdoor equipment inside your clean home, put your stuff in self storage. A long term storage option is ideal if you know you won’t be using the equipment for a while.

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5. Putting away outdoor stuff

Outdoor patio furniture, gardening tools, and other items you use during the summer months don’t need to take up space in the winter. If you don’t need your furniture and tools for several months out of the year, it makes sense to put them in long term storage. That way, you never have to worry about misplacing them (or someone else in your home misplacing them by accident). When spring rolls around, you know exactly where all your tools are and can easily retrieve them to start working in your garden again. Long term storage also protects your outdoor furniture from exposure to winter weather.

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6. Renting out your home long-term

Renting out space is a common way for people to earn some extra money. Some people plan to travel abroad for several months or more, but don’t want to sell their homes while they’re gone. The solution is long term renting, which can help you stay current on your bills and help fund your trip abroad. Long term renters may expect an unfurnished place, however, requiring you to put your stuff in long term storage. Even if you rent out your home with furnishings included, you likely still have clothing, books, or personal stuff you don’t want the renters to get a hold of. You can use a by-the-box storage solution to keep these smaller items in long term storage without having to pay for an entire storage unit.

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7. Studying abroad

As a student, you may have the opportunity to study abroad. If you can’t leave some stuff at your parents’ house, and don’t need them every day, you might have to put them in long term storage. The same goes for studying abroad. You’ll need your stuff again when you get back, so you have to find a safe place to keep it while you’re gone. Long term storage from LOVESPACE helps solve these problems, allowing you to keep your big or small items in a safe, secure facility if you don’t have the room for them.

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8. Rearranging your spare room

For most people, the spare room ends up becoming a storage space. We throw our extra furniture, books, clothes, toys, and anything else we don’t want to deal with in the spare room. But when you want to make your spare room functional again, say as a home office, fitness room, or extra bedroom, you have to find a place for all the stuff that’s piled up in there. You can place everything in long term storage with LOVESPACE, whether you need an entire rental unit or by-the-box storage for smaller items.

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9. Dealing with major life events

When major life event occur, it often leaves us with more stuff than we have room for. A parent or relative passes away, you get married or move in with someone, you get divorced or move out of a shared place, and other similar events can cause big changes. When these things happen, you undoubtedly have other more important tasks to worry about, not to mention dealing with the emotional toll it might take. The last thing you need is a home full of furniture you don’t know what to do with. With long term storage, you can take your time figuring out how to handle your stuff in the long term while LOVESPACE collects, packs and then stores your stuff for you.

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Long Term Storage at LOVESPACE

We’re making self storage easier and more convenient. LOVESPACE have storage solutions in every major UK city, with multiple unit sizes and by-the-box storage packages available. When you book storage with us, we will come to your doorstep to collect your stuff from you, so you don’t have to worry about transporting them all yourself. We’ll store everything for you for as long as you need. The benefit of long term storage is that the longer you store, the cheaper the monthly rate becomes. When you are ready to get your stuff back, simply contact us and arrange a delivery date. We deliver back to you at any mainland UK address, even if it differs from the collection location.

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How Our Storage Unit Service Works

When you need a storage rental unit for your items, you can book a package on our website. Take a look at the options and use our storage unit volume calculator, to determine the size of the rental you need, and have it booked with a collection date in minutes. You can find a LOVESPACE storage solution near you no matter which UK city you live in – we operate nationwide. Unlike other self storage units, with LOVESPACE you don’t have to take your stuff to the storage facility and unpack them yourself. We take care of that for you. While your stuff is being stored, you cannot access them whenever you like, but we will happily deliver them back to you as soon as you contact us to set up a delivery date. Our rental units are ideal for long term storage of bulkier items such as furniture and large outdoor equipment.

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How Our Storage by the Box Service Works

At LOVESPACE, we want to make self storage as convenient as possible. That’s why we offer by-the-box storage solutions in addition to rental units. If you only have a few small items that you need to store, you can choose one of our by-the-box storage plans. That way, you don’t have to pay for an entire unit when you only have a few boxes to store. With our by-the-box service, you choose your box sizes on our website, then select a collection date. We’ll come to your home or office to collect your stuff from you. You can even order packing materials if you need them. We keep your stuff safe in our secure storage facility, then deliver them back to you when you’re ready. By-the-box storage is ideal for storing a small number of things that can safely fit in boxes for a long time.

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