Merits of Short-term Storage Units.
If you ask a lot of people why they do not like moving they will tell you it is too much effort to pack and transport the items in a whim especially if getting rid of everything is not a question. In the event where a house is being sold, it is better if it is vacant because buyers can drop in anytime to check it out and the other option will be holding an open house. Some people may not have sufficient funds to buy the next house and in this case, it makes more sense to have everything moves into a short-term storage unit until the sale is complete. When you are getting a storage for a few weeks or months, you will not be tied to a contract that has serious implications on your finances in the long-run. A lease comes with other expenses too and unless you have to use the storage for long you do not have to go down this road.
Security is important when you are moving your items into a storage. Depending on the storage units you choose, your items will be guarded day and night by security officers and up-to-date security systems are installed to ensure there is no burglar who will break in. Your day will not be spent with worry about losing everything. The owners have gone a notch higher to secure the storage units so that if a client loses something or finds his or her goods damaged there will be compensation. If you have goods which are likely to be damaged by adverse conditions, make sure you put them in a climate controlled storage unit.
When you are renting such a unit, you will be able to choose a compartment that best suits your needs. Because it is not always that you will come by with the same items, you can make changes depending on what you have at hand. You can lower the expenses incurred in renting the unit in the short-term because only the number of days you have actually had items in the unit will be factored in unlike in leasing for the long-term when you have to deposit rent whether you had items in the unit or not. You should not just expect your friends or family to take your items in as you figure out your next step because it will be putting a strain on their homes.