Store Items Before Selling Your Home

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Putting your house on the market can be an overwhelming experience, especially when you begin thinking about moving to a new home and the amount of time it will take you to pack everything. However, before you begin packing, it’s important to get your house in order and ready to show to potential buyers. One way that you can make your house more appealing is to clear some things out of certain rooms and closets, making each space feel more open. This can give those viewing your home a better idea of how they would fill the rooms and what the house would look like with their family living there. At EZ Storage® in Pittsburgh, we can help you store your belongings for as long as you need!

Sprucing Up Each Room

dreamstime_xl_21748211You’re obviously going to take the time to spruce up each room, perhaps by vacuuming, dusting, and doing some minor rearranging. However, if the room feels to cramped or full of stuff, it can be beneficial to move some things out and make the area feel more spacious. Moving furniture around and taking some small pieces out and placing them in storage and create a more expansive feel, and it can give a potential buyer the ability to envision their belongings in the house. You can also enlist the help of an interior designer or professional home stager to help you present your house in the best way possible.

On the other hand, you want to make sure you don’t remove too many items and make the rooms feel too bare. Making a home feel “lived in” can appeal to a potential buyer and show them that you’ve taken care of the house and that you loved living there. Empty rooms may also signify that you’re in a hurry to sell and may be willing to take a lower offer.

Your Things Are Already Packed!

dreamstime_xxl_18450997On top of helping you create more space in each room of your house, self-storage can also be a great way to get a jumpstart on your move. Once you’ve decided what items you can box up and what furniture can be put in storage, you’ll be that much farther ahead when moving day finally arrives. You won’t have to worry about moving those things back into your current home, and once the house sells and you load up the truck, you can swing by your storage unit and pick up the rest of your belongings. Our drive-up access makes it easy to get to your unit and load the rest of your possessions into the truck. You can visit your storage space on any day of the week, so it doesn’t matter when you move, you’ll be able to get to your things!

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, and you have items that you want to put in storage for a few months, visit one of our Pittsburgh locations today. Whether you’re staging your home or you want to get a headstart on your move, a self-storage unit can be the perfect solution.

We look forward to helping you!