When you are getting ready to move, you can end up with a bigger mess and a lot more stuff than you know what to deal with. If you have a long lead time and your move is local, there are things that you can do that will help you get moved easier and that can help with the big mess that packing up can be. One of those things is to rent a self-storage unit. There are a lot of reasons that you should go with a self-storage unit to make your move easier.
One reason is that you can use the self-storage unit as a staging station. You can take the things that you aren't sure whether you want to keep or not and put them in the unit. When you are at the unit, you can take a better look at everything and decide whether or not you want to keep that particular thing. If you do, then you can put it into the storage facility and keep it there until you move. If you don't, then you can either take it to a second-hand store or throw it away. Once you are sure of what you are going to do with each thing, you can set it into the storage unit so that you can find it when you are done and ready to move into your new place.
Another reason that you might want to use a self-storage facility is that it is going to be a lot more convenient for you. As you are packing, you can take your boxes to the unit and leave them there. If you have limited space in your house, all the boxes and such can get in your way when you are trying to get everything else packed, leaving you no space to maneuver around in or to put any more packed boxes. That can leave you with having to pack on moving day. But, if you can take everything to a storage unit, then you free up a lot of space and can use that freed up space so that you can pack more boxes for your move.
Moving isn't easy, and you want to do everything you can to make your move easier. Using a self-storage facility can make your move a lot easier on you and make everything run smoother. Contact local storage facilities to learn more about renting a unit.