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How Self-Storage Supports Spring Cleaning

Self-storage is a shorter term for self-service storage. Self-service storage pertains to storage units like lockers, rooms, and containers. These units are rented to tenants most commonly on a month-to-month basis. Tenants can be individuals or businesses that need some extra space to stow their items. When it comes time for spring cleaning, self-storage units are a great way to clear the clutter.

How Self-Storage Supports Spring Cleaning

Why Do People Need Self-Storage Units?

There are a number of reasons why people may need to rent out a certain space solely for storage purposes. We have provided you with a few of those reasons below.

Moving or Home Renovations

When moving houses, homeowners might need a space where they can temporarily keep furniture and other belongings. This could be because their new house isn’t built yet. Another reason could be that they need somewhere to place the things that they don’t plan to keep after the move.

Whatever the reason, moving homes involves handling a lot of personal property. The same is true for house renovations. If you’re getting a project done in your home, you have to make sure that the area is empty so none of your belongings get damaged or lost. Having extra space to store all your things is effective and practical.

Keeping Inventory

Businesses that sell products need a space where they can stock their supplies. If they have a sizable inventory (but not one that’s on a factory-level scale), renting a storage unit will cost significantly less than a whole warehouse.

Benefits of Self-Storage

Getting your own storage unit has a number of advantages other than just providing you some more space to keep your stuff. Unlike full-storage services, self-storage allows you to have full control over your unit. This means you can access it whenever you want and arrange your belongings as you please. We’ve included more perks so you can see how useful this service is when it comes time for spring cleaning.

Reduces Clutter

Spring is a good time to go through your belongings and sort out everything that’s already old, worn out, or rarely used. If you won’t be using them anymore, it’s better to free up all the space that they’re occupying. By doing so, you can make room for other goods. The question is: what are you going to do with all the stuff you took out?

Additional Source: How Decluttering Your Space Could Make You Happier and Healthier

One thing you can do is keep all your old possessions in the storage unit so at least the clutter doesn’t take up space in your home. Putting items in storage can give you time to decide if you want to sell them, repurpose them, donate them to a charity, or simply throw them out.


Storage providers take several security measures to ensure that their tenants’ belongings are not easily accessible by others. Premises of storage facilities are often equipped with multiple safety cameras, guards, security fences, and heavy gates. Additionally, tenants have full control over how their units are locked. Therefore, tenants are able to control who has a key to access items in the storage unit.


If you have kids, a lot of things like power tools, old furniture, machines, and equipment could become potential hazards. Keeping them in a storage unit will prevent them from being tampered with by children or any other people.

Clark Storage – Best and Most Secured Storage Units in the Area

Our family business objective is to provide you with the best service and facilities in a secure location. As you get to know our facilities, you will note they were selected for your ease of access, location, and security. Please let us know how we can continue to improve your storage needs and fulfill your high expectations. We have storage units in Council Bluffs, Glenwood, and Pacific Junction. Contact us today. We are also offering a Move-In Referral Program, click here for more information.