Building work on your home, major or minor, can feel like hard work for you as well as the builders. But it doesn’t have to be stressful – there are ways to keep the disruption to a minimum, and personal self storage can be one of the most useful. Here are some ways to make building work a breeze:
Keep it clean
Building work can create more dust than you could imagine, and it gets everywhere! It helps if you can seal up doors and gaps, but anything that’s easily damaged or hard to clean will be safer in storage. Be prepared for dirt, and make cleanup easier by putting things like rugs, antiques or electronics somewhere safe.
Give yourself room
You’ll have less space than you’re used to while the work’s going on. Not everyone has a spare room to cram furniture into, and piling everything up risks damage to bulky items. Think about moving some of it into storage units for a while instead. You won’t feel as cramped, and you can access your belongings at any time if you do need them.
If the work is taking place in multiple areas within the home, make sure you know when the builders are planning to start on each one – they should be able to provide you with a schedule. That way you can ensure the room is clear and ready, and anything delicate or precious is safely stowed away in your storage unit, without having to empty the whole house in one go.
Better safe than sorry
All good builders are extremely careful around your important possessions, but it only takes one small slip to potentially ruin something you care about. If you have items that are special to you – a collection, an heirloom, a scrapbook – it belongs in your personal self storage, where you can feel confident it’s secure.
Finally, don’t forget to focus on how great it’ll look when it’s all finished! If you’re ready to get the builders in, contact us, and we’ll do our best to take the stress out of home improvements.
Chelsea Self Storage
Chelsea Self Storage we have 30 years experience in providing the ideal storage solutions for businesses. We understand the optimal storage methods for archived documents and records and can help you calculate the right size of unit you’ll need to maximise your budget. With some of the lowest competitive rates in the capital, we’re convinced that we can offer a file management solution that’s just right for your business.
We are conveniently located near Kensington, a short walk from the Kings Road in Fulham, and have satisfied clients right across London who can testify to our capability and customer service.
If you need to reclaim valuable office storage space then contact us today and we’ll be happy to help you archive your records safely and securely.