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A lot happens in between dreaming up your perfect space and picking out your favourite feature lights. The first part of proper planning is to make way for the renovation. It might sound like a silly thing to do, but from a tradies perspective, time is money and having good access is everything. Every minute you spend shuffling furniture from room to room is time not spent getting the job done. Your tradies aren’t removalists, so rather let them get on with what they do best. Our team have put together a few tips to help you plan and budget.

What To Store

Your project will help determine what to store. If you’re redoing your floors for example, then you’ll need to store a lot more than if you’re redoing your kitchen or repainting. What you store also depends on your circumstances. If you have young kids, you’ll want to keep familiar toys handy to help keep them settled and comfortable. The main rule of thumb is, if it’s not essential, fragile or sentimental – store it. Our handy online calculator will help you make sensible storage decisions.  

Keep Options Open

Renovations take a lot more planning and flexibility than people imagine they do which means keeping your options open is crucial in managing unexpected setbacks. Our mobile self storage options are contract free, so if you need to extend your storage or your renovation finishes early, we can work around you. If you’re juggling the project, work and a family, call on our Load 4 U team who can help you pack and unpack.  

Cost And Size  

When it comes to renovations and self storage, there’s more to consider than just the cost of the storage. Clearing space and creating a blank canvas for your project means you’re spending less time working around your furniture and more time working on your renovation. We get that life goes on while you’re renovating, so knowing what to store and how much space you need can be a bit tricky if you’ve never done it before. Grace mobile Self Storage options come in three handy sizes of 5m3, 10m3 and 20m3. Our online storage calculator can assist you in choosing the right size and cost to suit your project, lifestyle and budget.