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Moving in together? Self storage can help

Moving in together is a huge step in a relationship. Maybe you and your other half have decided you’re spending all your time together and there’s no point in having two homes, or you’ve just got engaged or married. No matter the circumstance, while moving in together is exciting, it can be a little overwhelming if you are unprepared.

Here are five tips to help make the move-in together run smoothly:

  1. Declutter

Take the time to declutter your current home and decide what is worth keeping and what must be thrown away, stored, sold or donated. Any valuable belongings that don’t fit it into your new home or that you don’t need just yet can go into storage. 

  1. Find the perfect location

An important decision to make is whether both of you are moving into a completely new home or one is moving in with the other. There are numerous factors to consider when moving such as affordability, travel time to work and if the accommodation is pet-friendly.

  1. Establish ground rules

Develop a schedule where household chores are divided up, to ensure that you each know what you’re responsible for. Clean up as you go along rather than letting mess build up – especially if one partner is more stringent about tidiness! Don’t let unnecessary arguments happen over a sink of dirty dishes.

  1. Sort out finances

Sit down with your partner and discuss who will pay for what. Make sure it’s fair to avoid any disputes down the line. Fair is not always equal and often the person with the greater income contributes more towards the household costs.

  1. Rent a self storage unit together

Can’t agree about that antique clock? He loves it but you hate it. Why not consider Stor-Age’s affordable, convenient and accessible self storage, where you can safely store your personal belongings for as little as a month or as long as you need. With a variety of different storage unit sizes to choose from, we guarantee that you’ll find the perfect unit.

If you are looking for flexible and convenient self storage, why not give us a call on 0861 18 18 18 or get a quick online self storage quote.

Posted by Stor-Age Self Storage - 10 September 2019 | Tips And Hints