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How Can a Storage Unit Help Me During the Holidays?

admin | Dec 08, 2019

The holidays are a beautiful, hectic time of year. This is especially true if your home is the place where family, friends, and loved ones gather to celebrate. There is a lot of work to be done to prepare for such occasions. Cooking, cleaning, organizing, planning, and beyond. When you’re in charge of all of this, you’d do anything for a little help.

That’s where storage units come in. A storage unit can offer you a considerable amount of help with winter storage and organization. Storage units can help you with your holiday stress in all kinds of different ways--including a few beyond the obvious. Here are four great ways you could use a storage unit to make your holiday season easier.

Clear home space for visiting relatives. 

One of the hardest things about coordinating for the holidays is figuring out where everyone’s going to sleep. Many people will wind up hosting relatives on their spare rooms, couches, and floors this holiday season. If your homes are full of your stuff, it can be hard to make even this much room. This is where storage units can help.

Storage units are a quick, easy, and temporary way to clear out your home in preparation for guests. You can store unneeded items to make space for the air mattresses, sleeping bags, and any comfort items your family requires. Once the holidays are over and your guests have gone, you can put everything back where it was.

It will make it easier to stay neat. 

Let’s be honest: staying neat and clean during the holidays is nearly impossible. There’s no shame in taking clutter, tossing it in a box, and getting it out of the way. If you don’t have any room for all of these boxes, you could simply throw them in a storage unit! 

Obviously, this won’t help you stay better organized long term, but it will give you space you desperately need during the holidays. All of the belongings you don’t know quite what to do with will be safe and secure in your storage unit. You can always deal with after the hectic holidays are behind you.

It's a next level way to prevent present snooping. 

Kids love to sneak a peek at their gifts before they’re delivered. Hiding presents can be surprisingly hard work, especially if you’ve got super sleuths in your family. You can subvert their schemes by keeping your gifts out of the way in your storage unit. 

Unless your giftees are sneaky enough to steal your unit key or passcode, you’ll be safe. It gives you a chance to rest assured that none of your special surprises get loose.

You can store your seasonal decor with ease. 

This is less a season-specific suggestion than it is a year-round one. Seasonal decor is fun and festive, but it also takes up a lot of space. If you don’t have a place to put all that decor, managing it can be stressful. Luckily, storage units are a perfect solution to this problem. 

After the holidays, you could always store all of your decor in a storage unit. That way, you won’t have to worry about making space for it in your home until next year. A storage unit also gives you the opportunity to indulge in bigger, wackier decor items, since you have the space to store them.


The entire team at Storage Direct would like to wish you and yours the happiest of holiday seasons. Whether you need a seasonal storage unit or want to gift a loved one with extra space, we’ve got you covered. Get in touch with us to talk about the wide variety of storage options we offer. We’ll help you discover which solution is the best fit for your needs.

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