Ways to Get Out of Storage Unit LeaseIf there’s still an active lease, that too, presents a bit of a challenge. You do have a few options, though. First and foremost is to just empty out the unit and then wait for the lease to expire. Don’t renew it and you’re home free. If there’s still a time obligation, you can ask about requesting an early release.
Storage units are great resources when you temporarily need a place to put your things for three to six months, like you needed to do with this move. Storage units, however, are not where things should go to live for years. When you abandon things in storage units you end up spending more money storing the items than you would selling everything and buying replacement items in the future. —Unclutterer.comKeep in mind, there might well be a penalty fee for this convenience. Or, it could require you to just wait it out anyway. There’s also the possibility of subletting it to someone else. But, most storage unit lease agreements prohibit subletting. So, it’s most likely best to go the path of least resistance.
Top Indio Self Storage Space Cleanout HacksIf you are at the end or near the end of your lease agreement, you’ll probably be required to clear the space out. Also, to leave it in “broom swept” condition. Here are some helpful self storage space cleanout hacks you can use:
- Start in the front. When you are ready to do the storage unit cleanout, it’s time to get down to business. Start in the front of the storage unit, on one side. Then, work your way down that side to the back, go across, and then up the other side to the front.
- Take a complete inventory. Next, you need to take an inventory of everything. This is a great way to get you motivated to really pare down. You’ll have the opportunity to actually be more discerning what’s still useful and valuable and what isn’t.
- Purge as much as you can. Take this opportunity to really purge as much as possible. This is a great time to pare down and lighten the load so you only keep what you really need.
- Keep only what’s important. Now, just because you don’t really want to part with this or that doesn’t mean it’s a necessity. After all, if it’s been inside the storage space for any length of time, it’s probably not that vital. This is a great way to maximize your purge so you have fewer items to store at home.