stairs_storageSo it’s renovation time. And while it’s exciting to see your long-awaited plans finally underway, there’s also the pain, hassle and clutter often associated with refurbishments.

It can be a chaotic time for many of us, especially when we have to camp out in spare rooms during the project, and live through the burden of household/office disorder.

With the Housing Industry Association predicting $30 billion spent on renovations in Australia during 2012/13, renovators need a few tips on how to self-storage during the process.

Here’s a few ideas from realestate.com.au with a list tips to help you stay on top of things.

Shop around

Before embarking on a renovation and storage plan, do your research. There are a number of helpful online forums and blogs that offer up useful advice on the self storage process, as well as personal experiences. Make the process as simple as possible by investigating all of the service offerings like mobile storage containers and warehouse facilities.

Box up your stuff

Not only will this protect your valuables but it’ll make the shifting process much easier. Some self storage companies will offer a loading service, where your packed boxes are loaded into the container by a professional. It doesn’t get much simpler than that.

For more of this article, visit realestate.com.au