Save Money On Storing Your Tampa Home’s Clutter Without Lifting A Finger

People selling their homes often rent storage units to store all the clutter that the home staging professional says can’t be kept in the Tampa home for sale while it’s being shown. You don’t always have to rent an expensive storage unit though. What if you can take that money you’d spend on a storage unit and upgrade some extra fixtures to better appeal to Millennial homebuyers?

Getting rid of clutter is the fastest, cheapest way to spruce up a Tampa Bay home. Extra clutter is the most common problem people face when they List a Tampa home for sale. In order to de-clutter without throwing away the important items, you may need to rent a U-haul to transport your treasures and then rent the storage unit while you actually sell your home. There are some really cool alternatives to the expense of transporting and renting a storage unit though.

There are companies that will send you boxes. You fill them up with your belongings and then you mail them back to the storage company. The companies hold onto these boxes full of your belongings until you ask for them to send them back.

Even better, there are options where you don’t have to lift a finger. These storage companies will send someone to come get your items and then take them away! You can store boxes of knick-knacks or that favorite old couch that your home stager says has to be out of the house while you sell.

Makespace services are available in Tampa. They will send a team to your home. They will wrap, carry and pack everything you ask them to. They can come right to your door and do all of the lifting. All of this service will cost less than it would cost for you to do it yourself and bring it to a storage unit.

Clutter offers advantages over a traditional storage unit in that they offer free packing supplies, free packing help, free online inventory photos and free pick up and delivery. You only pay for the storage! Clutter pick-up and delivery isn’t currently located in Tampa, but keep your eyes open, because this is a great company that is sure to expand.


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