Your Summer Travel Checklist

Blogimages_NEW_SummerTravelChecklistWhen you’re planning a summer vacation, it’s a good idea to have a checklist of all the things you need and want to take with you. Everything from the clothes you’ll wear to the games you want to play in the car are an important part of summer travel, but perhaps even more important is the checklist of things to take care of at home before you leave. At EZ Storage® in Detroit, we can help you store certain items while you’re away, and they’ll be safe and sound until you return!

Who’s Watching the House?

dreamstime_xxl_32730154If you’re planning to be gone for a few weeks (or longer), then it might be a good idea to have someone check on the house every so often. A neighbor can get your mail or any packages that are delivered, and he or she can check on the safety and security of your property. It might be smart to hire a house sitter so that someone is there every day, watching over the house and taking care of your plants and/or pets. If you have things that you need to store, such as valuables or a second vehicle, then our staff will gladly help you find the ideal space.

Who’s Taking Care of Your Pets?

Your pets might be staying at home while you’re away, and your neighbor or house sitter will be responsible for making sure your animals have food and water. However, you might not feel comfortable with leaving your pet at home while you’re on vacation, and there are plenty of alternatives to choose from, such as doggy daycare or a local kennel. You might have a friend or relative who is willing to host and watch your pets while you’re gone, and you’ll know that your dog, cat, or other animal friend is getting the love and attention that they need. If you have pet supplies that you want to store, you can easily bring them to your self-storage unit.

When Will You Be Back?

dreamstime_xxl_78946342 (1)You probably don’t want to think about the end of your vacation, but it is important to know when you will return home. If you’re taking an extended vacation overseas, or you’re planning to travel across the country for a couple of months, then you’ll want to know how long you need a house sitter and how long you’ll need to store certain items. All of our Detroit self-storage units are available on a month-to-month basis, so you can store things for the time you need. If you need to park a car or motorcycle for two months, then we can make sure it’s protected until you come to pick it up. You can also designate an emergency contact to handle your account while you’re away!

If you’re making summer travel plans, then make sure you don’t forget to take care of things at home before you go. It can be tempting just to focus on where you’re going and what you’ll be doing, but you don’t want to leave things uncared for in the house or on your property. If we can help you get things ready to go in any way, such as storing items from your garage so that your house sitter can safely park inside, then visit one of our locations today. Each one has the options you need and a staff that can help you find the best unit for your belongings.

We’ve proudly served Michigan for more than 40 years, and when you need affordable self-storage, there’s no better option. Make your summer travel plans a success by contacting us today. We look forward to helping you!