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Create space for living in a shared home

Shared homes can be fun but how do you make sure your things are safe and fit them all into one room?

Create space for living in a shared home

With the demand for rented housing pushing rental prices ever higher, houses of multiple occupancy are now a necessary part of London living for many. There can be some really great benefits to this. If you’re moving to the city and don’t have an existing network of friends then they can provide a ready-made social group. This can be a great alternative to socializing with people from the office. They can also be a great way of getting introduced to other people too. Many don’t actually like the thought of living on their own and they are certainly a way of making sure that life is never dull.

Lack of storage

For whatever reason you might live in a shared home, there is one issue that tends to be common and that is the lack of space. Communal areas tend to be on the smaller side and in any case, housemates tend to frown upon you if you use the living room to store your ever-expanding wardrobe, your rowing machine or whatever else it is that you can’t fit into your bedroom. Shared houses really don’t offer much in the way of storage solutions.

Another issue is that you might often need to move quite frequently; it can sometimes take several attempts to find the right house, your landlord suddenly decides to sell the place or you just don’t get on with your flat mates as well as you want to. And this often means transporting all of your things to a new residence every 6 months. It’s time consuming, frustrating and can really make you feel like you are living out of a suitcase, taking its toll on your energy levels.

Storage cupboard away from home

There is a simpler way. You can make the most of the space in your home by keeping the things that you don’t use as frequently in a storage unit. This storage solution has numerous advantages. Firstly, you’ll have peace of mind as you know that your things will be completely safe. Only you will have access to them – no more coming home to find that your favorite book seems to have been borrowed and lent to a friend never to see the light of day again!

Clutter Free Living

Secondly, when you do need to move, you don’t need to lug all of your belongings with you every time. You can just leave them in your storage unit and just worry about transporting yourself – it’s much less stressful this way. And thirdly, as if you needed another reason, you will have much more space to live in. You’ll have a clutter free living space and an area in which you can really relax. Get a quote today (ink), our units start from as little as 10 square feet and they can really make a difference to the space in your life.