Remodeling your home is an exciting process with many moving parts. While many decisions are made on countertops, flooring etc. You also have to figure out the logistics such as where you are going to keep all of your stuff. Storing things during a remodel can be tricky. You need to store your things out of the way while still have access to them, as needed. Luckily there are a variety of storage options to choose from while creating your dream home. Here are 5 ideas for storing your stuff during a remodel.

Pack the Garage

Garages are a great place to store items during a remodel. With the extra space, you can easily organize your items on shelves or even cover them with a tarp. Having that extra garage space during a remodel is exactly what you need to keep your belongings safe and secure. Plus, it helps keep the dust and debris from entering your home while you’re working on the project. With careful packing and organization, you can make sure that all of your items stay safe and sound in the garage until the remodel is complete.

Rent a Portable Storage Container

A portable storage container is a great solution for remodeling projects. Whether you are doing a home renovation or an office remodel, having your own storage facility right in your driveway can help make the process easier and more efficient. Portable storage containers provide secure and convenient storage that can be used to store furniture, tools and other materials while the project is being completed. With a portable storage container, you don’t have to worry about finding a place to store items off-site or paying for expensive self-storage units. You can rent one of these containers for as long as you need it and keep everything organized and safe until the project is finished.

Pick another room in the house

If there is a space in your home that you do not use often – such as a vacant corner of the basement or a guest room – it can make an excellent solution for storing items during the remodeling process. If you’re having trouble giving up your space, keep in mind that it will be temporary, and the most cost effective.

There are a few things to keep in mind when using this option. If you are having a big renovation project, make sure to pick a room that you won’t need to use anytime soon as these types of projects tend to run over schedule. Also, make sure to leave yourself space to move around in whatever room you choose.

Phone a friend or family member

If you need to store items but don’t have the space at home, asking a friend or family member for help is a great option. Not only can you save money by not having to rent a storage unit, but you can also save time and hassle by having someone close to you manage the items for you.

If you know a friend or family member who has an unused room in their house, a big garage, or an outbuilding with space, this may be the perfect solution for your storage needs. Your friend or family member will be able to keep an eye on your items and make sure they’re safe and secure until you need them again. Plus, it’s always nice to help out those we care about!

Use Self-Storage

If accessibility isn’t going to be an issue for you then you can always choose to store your items in a traditional self storage facility.  Make sure you understand how their deposits and leases work — you don’t want to sign into a six-month lease when your remodel only lasts six weeks. Also make sure the facility does not have moisture or rodent problems.

Remodeling a home can be a messy process especially if you don’t move your belongings elsewhere while the process is taking place. Your belongings will be best protected if you move and store them somewhere else while the remodel is happening. Pick an option that suits you and enjoy your renovation.