How to Utilize Storage During the Winter

by Dusty Rhodes on Dec 31, 2015  in 
  • Storage Tips
Remodeling & Renovations

With the approach of winter just around the corner, it is important to consider a winter storage plan for various items in or around your home. From seasonal items inside your home that are taking up valuable space, to outdoor patio furniture and tools that need to be protected as the weather changes, storage will provide a place to house items you want to store for the winter.

Many homeowners face an issue of not being able to park their vehicles inside their garage during the harsh, winter months, allowing snow and other winter weather elements to build up on the paint of their cars. By having a winter storage plan, you can clear out a lot of the seasonal items from seasons past, and move your car back into your garage during the winter months.

Take inventory of how many items you have to clear out of your garage, then choose a storage method that will accommodate your storage needs. Depending on how many items you need to store, consider getting a storage unit that you can use all year round so that you can maximize your storage options.

Temperature controlled storage will offer you the protection you need in any type of weather condition and will give your belongings, extra added protection. Portable storage units will provide you with convenience and flexibility to pack at your leisure which is a great benefit if you are on a strict schedule or have a limited amount of time to devote to packing a storage unit.

Patio furniture is a great addition to the look of your backyard, but if it is not protected properly during the off season, it can become less than presentable next spring and summer. Save on your investment, and store your furniture properly in a protected storage unit so that you have the reassurance in knowing that your patio furniture is protected, maintaining its same value.

Inside of your home, perhaps a lot of space such as closets and basements is being allocated for spring and summer belongings. This can create a cluttered indoor environment, especially during the winter months when you are more likely to be inside your home. Free up space and room with a storage unit. Storage units are an extension of your home, and a great way for you to combat clutter that may build up in your home.

Storage offers multiple benefits from better organization to added space. Winter is a great time to organize the inside of your home, and storage allows you the room you need to take on indoor home remodeling projects or changes you would like to make in your seasonal décor.

Hopefully, all of these storage tips will help you during the winter months and provide you with the additional space you seek within your home. If you would like to read about more space saving solutions or ways you can utilize storage to help organize your home for the season; find great resources throughout our website and on our Storage page.

Dusty Rhodes