How to Declutter Your Home by Using Self Storage Facilities

declutter home According to research, clutter could significantly increase the production of cortisol, a stress-causing hormone in our body. Clutter negatively impacts performance and productivity, causes distraction, and makes you feel restless. Despite this fact, many people don’t seem to be very efficient when it comes to moving their unnecessary items into a self-storage facility.   Many of us have cluttered homes and find it hard to do away with our possessions. People choose to keep items for their sentimental value and sometimes these items can be bulky and seldom used, taking up space at home.In these cases, self-storage facilities are the perfect solution.   Prior to moving your items to a self-storage facility, you’ll need to sort them out in your home. If your home is cluttered, this might take a while but it’s worth the effort. When your home is finally decluttered, you’ll feel energized and refreshed. It’s a great way to revamp your home. When moving your items to the facility, make sure to hire professional movers.   Cluttered homes are also more difficult to clean and for that reason, can sometimes be infested with pests and germs. Once the clutter is out, your home will be much more hygienic and easier to clean.   When selling a home, stylists and realtors will typically recommend you declutter your home. Why? Because a home always looks much bigger and inviting when it’s not filled with items.   Here’s how you can declutter each room in your home and how it will benefit you. decluttering tips


One of the rooms that get very easily cluttered is the kitchen. If you like cooking, you probably have plenty of pans, pots and kitchen gadgets that take up lots of space. Moving them to a self-storage facility is a great way to open up some more room for cooking and make the kitchen cleaner. Your kitchen may have also become a dumping ground for items so it may be time to clean them out with a skip hire company. 

Living room

The living room is usually the biggest room in the house. Think about whether you really need all the furniture. There’s a reason why interior design magazines are filled with photos of rooms with minimal furniture. You probably have some ornaments and trinkets of sentimental value that can be removed too. Once you move the unnecessary items into self-storage, your living room will be much more open and relaxing


Many people can tolerate living in a cluttered space, but most of us prefer to work in a neat environment according to research. We tend to focus better with fewer things around us. There are probably dozens of old documents you don’t need, but if you do have some important files you want to keep, self-storage is a great solution.


There’s probably no room in the house that gets more cluttered than the loft. Most of us avoid decluttering it because the process can be hard work, but once it is cleared, your loft will be easier to manage. You’ll get a whole extra floor that gives you more spacetouse in your home. Many homes have built-in huge storage space that can provide you extra space at your loft. But remember, even if you live a cheap apartment in a huge city or a small neighborhood in the suburbs, storage issues need to be resolved!


In most homes, the conservatory is so cluttered that no one dares to touch it. But if you clear it out and put the items in self-storage, the conservatory may become one of your favorite room in the house. Use it to relax with a book or entertain friends when the weather is suitable.

Shed & Garage

The shed and garage are two spaces most prone to clutter. By decluttering the garage, you’ll actually be able to keep your car there! A decluttered shed can be used for a variety of purposes such as gardening and home maintenance projects. For example roof maintenance where the roofing is removed. That scenario will require a lot of extra space to store the belongings that were originally stored in the loft whether it be suitcases, boxes of old albums the tv aerial or satellite dish that had to be temporarily removed off of the roof and any old electronics.  Home maintenance projects really make the importance of having extra space in either the shed or garage very clear.

Hire A Man and Van To Transport Your Belongings Into Storage

Once you have decided which items you want to move into self storage, you may hire transportation services to help you out with your big move. One of the best option you have for this, of course, is a man and van company. Such companies can help you every step of the way, including the packing, transporting, and even hauling of your belongings into your self storage unit.  If hiring a man and van is something you are truly considering, do remember to check out multiple companies in terms of price, reviews, and ratings to ensure that you are hiring the best option possible/  

Can I Hire A Removal Company Instead?

You most definitely can hire a removals company to do this job for you. After all, such companies might be able to offer you with the same services at a larger scale. You will also find that some removals firms offer long term storage services, making it so much easier for you to organise and declutter your home. However, you might find that removal companies are much harder to book than man and van companies. After all, such professional movers are often hired at least a month in advance, and for larger relcoations as well.  

In Conclusion

Too much clutter is a source of stress and anxiety. Your home should be a place where you can rest and relax. If you don’t want to throw away items of sentimental value, improve the quality of your life by moving them to a self-storage facility. It’s well worth the effort! On the other hand another thing that’s worth the effort, is changing cleaning routines to prevent clutter accumulating!