Using Self Storage to Help Sell Your Home

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More people put their house on the market during summer and opt for “staging” to speed up the process. The only way to do that is showing it off at its best and that means removing all the clutter and putting any extra furniture into self storage. You could keep things with a friend or in the garage but there is a risk of damage or theft.

When the time is right, prepare your home for “staging” as showing it to potential buyers in a good state is essential. Not only will it ensure your house gets sold faster but you could also potentially add to the property value. Here is a helpful guide on home staging, self storage and a few home improvements for best results.

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Temporary Storage For Empty Nesters

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Space is often an issue especially when the kids are still around and you make-do with what you have. However, what happens when your 20-something moves out whether they’re going to uni or a place of their own? This is the perfect time to clear out and a temporary storage unit may come in very handy.

The options seem endless now as you have extra space to play with so what are you going to do? Are you thinking of converting bedrooms into dressing rooms or a snug reading room? Maybe you have your sights set on a sewing room, gym or a man cave.

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Moving House Tips: Home Improvements Before Selling

Are you thinking about moving? Is your home in tip top shape to get the most value? While some home improvements can be rather costly, there are many DIY projects you can do. These quick and easy moving house tips won’t cost the earth or take months to complete. Even if you’re not currently selling, making these inexpensive changes will make you enjoy your home more.

From decluttering and painting to getting rid of old, outdated fixtures and furniture are just the beginning. Our moving house tips will help make your home more modern and organised while adding value when you do sell. You can also create visions of space using some of our handy storage ideas.

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Home Improvements: Adding Value To Your Home When Renovating

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End of the year is approaching and many people are either thinking about home improvements, selling or extending. Considering the current state of the UK housing market, unless you have to move, perhaps you could renovate your existing home instead to keep costs down.

If you are moving, what can you do to add value and improve saleability and is it worth the effort? There is no point in spending tons of money if you are not going to recover it. At the same time, what should you do to add value to your house if you want to stay?

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Renovation Storage And Redecorating Ideas

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Along with moving house, home improvement is one of the main reasons why people decide on renovation storage. If you’re not moving but in the process of renovating or redecorating, it is very likely that major construction projects will result in the need for temporary storage space.

Whether the kids are off to Uni or moved out to start a life of their own, there is now an extra room you could transform. Depending on your hobbies, interests or future plans, you could turn that extra space into a dressing room, study or a home office. Small bedrooms are perfect renovation projects but don’t underestimate everything that goes along with it. Thinking about it and actually doing it are two different things and effective planning may involve more than you realise.

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