Kamloops Storage Tips

With the new year just started, you may have made some resolutions, but have you considered storage resolutions? Renting a Kamloops storage unit will help you clear out the clutter, refurbish a room, or even starting a home-based business. You may ask, “How can a storage unit do that?” A storage unit can enable you to finally declutter in your home (or business) and make room for your 2019 home and/or business organization goals.

A Kamloops storage unit may seem like an unusual holiday season gift, but at Valleyview Mini Storage we think it’s a great idea. Storage is practical and would be a welcome gift for loved ones who need storage and could use a little help with the cost. For students, young couples just starting out, sons and daughters between homes, and anyone who’s home is overcrowded and would like to clear the decks before they deck the halls.

Starting and running a home-based business in Kamloops doesn’t have to be expensive, but it will take some time and effort, persistence, and space. Extra space can often be hard to come by in your home, so a Kamloops storage unit can provide the added space you require. The following are just a few home-based businesses you can run with the help of a storage facility like Valleyview Mini Storage.

If you are a serious hobbyist, you may want to consider moving your hobby supplies to what many consider the best Kamloops BC storage facility - Valleyview Mini Storage. Why? Over time, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of supplies. Whether you’re a weekend inventor, photographer, electronics buff of furniture restorer, you need space – often quite a bit of space. It doesn’t take long for gear and supplies to accumulate and overtake your home.

Whether you already have Kamloops storage or are considering getting a storage unit, the end of summer is the perfect time to add some organization to your life and home. Seasonal items such as summer and winter gear are only used for a limited time. After that, they take up room in basements, garages, spare rooms, closets and wherever else you can find room in your home. Storage isn’t just a secure, temporary place to store belongings. Instead, it can be thought of as a “home away from home” for things that would otherwise be taking up useful space in your home.

If you’ve ever considered Kamloops self storage units, you may have also thought about portable storage containers (the kind that are dropped off at your curb and picked up). While we may have a vested interest in suggesting that self-storage units are better, we’ve also heard our customers’ opinions on the subject. Portable storage containers or “pods” (Portable On-Demand Storage) work for some people, but you should be aware of the pitfalls that can be associated with this type of storage.

If you are moving to a new home in Kamloops, you may want to consider a significant side-benefit of renting a Kamloops storage locker: savings on your home purchase. With Kamloops real estate prices on the rise, do you really want to pay for extra square footage that you only need for in-home storage? Before purchasing your next home, talk to the experts at Valleyview Mini Storage about Kamloops storage locker options and prices. It could change your perspective on the amount of living space you actually need. According to the Kamloops Real Estate Blog, as of this writing the Kamloops and District median home price (not including condos and mobile homes) was $429,900. The median home price in the city of Kamloops was $473,000. If several hundred square feet of that home is only used for storage, you are paying a premium for space that you’re not living in. Several Ways...

Commercial storage units are becoming a must-have for small Kamloops retailers. Retail square footage can be pricey, so requiring a retail shop that has extra space for storage costs much more than using our Kamloops commercial storage units. Instead of paying for costly additional space in your retail store, you can rent business storage and save on square footage or have more sales floor space.