Moving to a new home can be an exciting and joyful occasion, though the move itself can be a highly stressful experience, especially if not handled in the most efficient and professional manner possible. There's usually a lot to consider during a move and, depending upon whether it's a local, interstate or international one, the costs involved and the time required to complete the move to the new address are two of the most important factors. Consideration may also need to be given to the safe and secure storage of all furniture and household items.
If the new address is not yet available or cannot be moved into straight away, it might be a good idea to consider containerised storage services for cost effectiveness and peace of mind. This type of home storage solution, whether temporary or permanent, is offered by removalists who are able to drop a shipping container to a nominated address, load it with contents and then take it to a secure storage facility, where it remains until needed.
There are different sized shipping containers to suit different storage requirements. The main specification is their length; the two standard options are the 20-foot long container and the 40-foot long container. There also two different height options: the standard and the slightly taller Hi Cube. Generally, a 20-foot container is sufficient to store all furniture and household items contained in a small house, but the standard for moving and storage services is the 40-foot length. Regardless of their holding capacity, standardised containers are ideal for home storage as they are lockable and secure, vermin proof and will keep contents dry.
Containerised storage can be utilized whenever the safe and secure storage of items is needed, and not just when moving home; for example, when storage space is short, when going overseas, or when planning or building a new home or renovating an existing one. In addition, it can also be used to store other items such as equipment, tools and machinery,
Many removals and storage companies offer both 20-foot and 40-foot containers for either hire or sale, as well as container transport and delivery services, and storage facilities to suit every purpose - for either the short-term or the long-term. Containerised storage is a cost effective solution that not only saves time and money, but it also saves the headache that comes with a stressful moving experience.