Residential moving, whether it’s local, long-distance, cross-country, or international—can be a complicated process that requires careful planning and a lot of effort to execute properly. For many homeowners, hiring a reliable moving and storage company can make the process easier—and can transform even the trickiest or most complicated relocation into a streamlined and even enjoyable experience.

The best moving and storage companies will offer their customers with careful planning and moving logistics—from the creation of a dedicated moving calendar and items inventory to personalized packing and unpacking services. Some companies also offer specialized storage services for customers planning to relocate, which can be extremely useful before, during, and after the moving process.

At Westheimer Transfer & Storage, we’re dedicated to helping our customers with comprehensive moving services and are proud to offer storage solutions for those that need them during their relocation. this article, our expert movers will discuss the benefits of using storage facilities during a residential move, and how you can benefit from our storage services to orchestrate a successful relocation project.

Declutter Your New Home

Packing up a home might sound easy enough. However, when it comes down to it, packing is never as easy as it might seem—and most of us are prone to discovering this in the middle of a frustrating packing process.

One of the reasons why packing can be so difficult is that most of us own more things than we might realize. If you’ve determined that you need to declutter your home but don’t want to dispose of certain items just yet—renting a storage unit can provide you the extra space you need, and the time it takes to go through it all.

It is recommended to keep items that you rarely use in a rented storage space, giving you time to organize essential items in your home before everything else arrives. Once you’ve organized your basic set-up in your new home, you’ll be more able to determine what’s actually necessary for keeping, and what’s not.

Protect Your Belongings From Damage

Moving all your things together—appliances, furniture, smaller household items in boxes—can lead to damage. As the boxes move around in the truck during the transportation of your belongings into your new home, they can easily damage your antique furniture, oddly shaped shelves, and other bulky appliances. By deciding to keep sensitive items such as antiques into a rented storage space, you will be able to keep them protected and safe from harm.

Security and Flexibility to Move at Your Own Pace

Storage units are monitored 24/7 and have strong security systems in place to ensure that your items are protected at all times of the day and night. This will give you the peace of mind and reassurance that you need to know that you can move your belongings whenever you want without worries that they will be stolen or damaged.

Your Trusted Provider of Secure Storage Options

If you are finding it challenging to choose from the many moving and storage companies available, check out Westheimer Transfer & Storage. Since 1883, we have been the most trusted provider of moving and storage solutions within or into the Houston, Texas area.

With 80,000 sq. ft. of 100% secure and climate-controlled storage space available, you can trust us for your residential, commercial, warehousing, and specialized storage needs. To learn more about our storage solutions, call or email Westheimer Transfer & Storage today. You may also fill out this online form to request for a free, personalized quote.