Divorce and Self Storage

A divorce is a painful process that affects every area of one’s life.  It‘s also considered one of the most stressful times in one’s life, so whatever can help make the process run smoothly is a great help.  Here are some ways a self storage unit can help.


  1. Avoid moving your belongings multiple times

If your partner is keeping the house and you are moving into a temporary residence while your finances are being worked out a, a storage unit would be helpful.  You may not have room for all your belongings if you decide to stay with family or your new residence is too small and that is when a storage unit can be helpful.  You can move items you do not need in your temporary home into storage while you find a more permanent place to live.


  1. Start with a Clean Slate

A divorce is a very difficult time but it comes with the opportunity to start your life again.  As you move onto this new stage of life you may want to simplify things for awhile as you decide where you want to be and how you want to live.  You may even decide to more miles away to make a fresh start and some items from your married life won’t transition into your new life.  You can store them and sell them when you are ready.


  1. Keep your Belongings Safe

If you will no longer be living in the family home, it’s a good idea to put valuable items into storage.  Divorces can be messy and to prevent items from disappearing it is best to get your stuff out fast and somewhere safe.  The best way to do this is by putting your items into storage until you have time to go through everything.


  1. Avoid the Need to go back

As you start dividing up shared possessions and moving them out of the home, a storage unit gives you a place to safely store your items.  It is also a good idea to put any seasonal items you are taking into storage right way to avoid having to go back into the home at a later day.