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How Self Storage Helps D.C. Seniors with Downsizing

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Retirement is when you no longer have to live somewhere for work and can instead move to be closer to friends or family, or for opportunities there that interest you. Washington, D.C. and Baltimore offer a variety of entertainment, shopping, dining, and cultural options for people of all ages.

If you’re considering relocating to a downtown loft or a smaller house in the suburbs, you may need to downsize. From minimizing clutter to making the most of your living space, Self Storage Plus can help simplify the process with our wide range of self storage units in the D.C. and Baltimore area.

In fact, we can help make “rightsizing” or “downsizing” simpler than ever, because you don’t have to make difficult decisions about what furniture to keep or where to put needed, but seldom used, household items. Now you can put seasonal decorations and other valued belongings in one of our self storage units located conveniently near your new home. 

As one of the companies that help seniors downsize, we have years of experience and can help make the whole move as easy as possible. To help you get started, here are a few downsizing tips. 

Downsizing Tips for Seniors

Downsizing in Washington, D.C. or Baltimore doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, with Self Storage Plus, simple is the name of the game. As you plan for a move to a smaller space, here are a few downsizing suggestions for seniors:

  • Once you know you want to move, start organizing. Even if you haven’t found a new home yet. This will keep you from having to do it all in a month or two.
  • Take an inventory of the items you absolutely have to have in your new home: bed, dresser, table, chairs, etc. Keep in mind that it’s a good idea to minimize items that can create a tripping hazard in your new home. 
  • Bought your new home? Great. Now figure out how much space you have and decide what will fit and what will need to be stored. 
  • Box up and label mementos, keepsakes and family heirlooms that you plan to store in a well-lit, secure self storage unit. Once all items are stored with Self Storage Plus, you can access them at any time.
  • After everything has been sorted, have a sale or donate items you know you won’t be storing or moving.

Downsizing near D.C. or Baltimore? Explore Your Self Storage Options

Finding spacious, well lit and secure self storage units is very important when downsizing. Self Storage Plus features locations in downtown D.C., Baltimore and in neighboring suburbs. Don’t wait and book your spot online now to get your first month’s rent free. 

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