Losing a loved one is something that none of us want to go through but unfortunately is something that we will all have to face at some point in our lives. We all have different ways of dealing with bereavement but however you deal with it, you need to make sure you create time and space to allow yourself to go through this process. The problem is this in itself can be difficult as there are often things that need to be dealt with at this time too. You will need to sort out possessions, retrieve important documents and decide how to deal with any property they had as well as making funeral arrangements and notifying relatives.
It’s essential that you prioritise which things to deal with first and also minimise the amount of things that you have to deal with immediately.
Clearing a property
Often, when there is property involved, there is pressure to sell as soon as possible in order that the estate can be finalised. Doing this however means taking the time to clear the property, carefully sorting through all of the contents to make sure that you keep important documents and anything of sentimental value. Possessions sometimes need to be distributed amongst family members too and all this takes planning and requires space to do. There are somethings that you might just not be ready to part with immediately too.
Storage unit flexibility
Renting a storage unit can often bring flexibility to this whole process by giving you time to allow you to sort through possessions at your own rate, at a time that suits you and when you feel emotionally ready to do so. You can simply move the contents of the property into a storage unit and then sort through this at a later date with no pressure. If you decide that you want to keep some items, particularly larger items such as furniture, then you will have the space to do so and the time to decide where to house them in the future.
Our team at Attic Self Storage can give you all the help you need with the process. If you’re new to self storage then we can help you at every step along the way. We have designed our processes and systems to make storage as convenient and easy for our customers as possible. You can do everything, apart from physically moving in, from the comfort of your own home at whatever time suits you, including identity checks. Of course, if you prefer then our store teams will be more than happy to guide you through this process in store too. They can even arrange transport for you so that you have one less thing to think about. Give is a call or get an online quote today and let us do what we can to help.