Top 5 Reasons why you need a mini-storage unit

Most people are unaware of the ever-growing Storage Industry, and the
concept of renting a storage unit is not yet part of their lifestyle. We believe
that investing in Self-Storage, for both long-term and short-term contracts, is
a wise and, oftentimes, necessary decision. If you still need convincing, here
are the top 5 reasons why you should consider signing a storage lease.

1) It will keep your home tidy and clutter-free

As many studies have shown, a cluttered and messy living or working space
not only negatively impacts your day-to-day life, but also has long-term
consequences to your mental and physical health. A tidy home is a happy
home. We know that having too much stuff is less than ideal, but getting rid
of it can be harder than we realise. A storage unit can give you all the time
you need to organize and sort through your personal belongings and choose
which ones bring you happiness or toss out the ones that no longer do.

2) It will ease your moving hassles

Moving to a brand new home is no easy feat, especially during the
Coronavirus crisis. It can cause stress, anxiety and things do not always go as
planned. Maybe your home’s construction has been delayed. Maybe you are
still unsure of which items and large furniture to keep. Maybe you need to
make multiple moves from house to house and you simply cannot afford the
moving services at the moment. Whatever the reason, having a storage unit
for a few months before or even after your move can alleviate a lot of the
hassles that come with it.

3) It will help organize your business and improve your returns

Commercial real-estate is getting more and more expensive as time goes by.
Fewer businesses can afford the high rents and frequent rental hikes of retail
spaces. Furthermore, as the Covid-19 crisis forced many employees to work
from home, the demand for commercial office spaces has dwindled
exponentially. Not only do storage spaces offer cheaper rent, it can also help
you organize your inventory, files and office supplies, and will give you all the
time you need to re-evaluate your business structure all-together.

4) It will help you downsize

A big change has happened in your life and you are thinking about moving to
a smaller home. Maybe your kids moved away. Maybe you are retiring. Maybe
you were laid-off. Whatever the reason, you realise that having all this unused
space is no longer economical for you, but you also cannot possibly bring all
your stuff with you. Our suggestion: treat your storage unit as an extension of
your new and smaller home. You might not have enough closet space in your
new apartment to store your tires, skis, and Christmas decorations, but your
storage space can keep them safe until the next time you need them.

5) Because self-storage is the future

We predict that, at some point in the near future, most households will have
a storage unit. Future generations will unfortunately never be able to afford a
2-storey house with a pool in the suburbs like their parents and grandparents
once did. And as our population keeps growing, most people will be forced to
live in smaller spaces, especially in the city. No longer will city-dwellers have
attics and basements to store their belongings in. In these circumstances, a
storage unit is, not only handy, but will be essential to have.
Before it becomes the newest trend, before your ideal facility runs out of
storage units altogether, before supply cannot possibly meet demand, it is
important to make self-storage a part of your lifestyle today.

This article was written in conjunction with Entreposage Montreal Mini-Storage.