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Life Events that May Require Self Storage

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We’re here for you. No matter what your circumstances are or what life events you’re going through, expected and not, our self storage facilities can provide you with relief.
Our self storage stores have a wide range of household storage options to suit all requirements, whether you need permanent or temporary storage space. There are plenty of reasons as to why you would choose to use self storage facilities. Perhaps you’re moving home and need somewhere to store furniture while you wait for completion, or maybe you’re expecting a baby and need some extra space. Whatever the reason, you can rest assured that we will go above and beyond to ensure that our self storage facilities provide exactly what you need.

Moving Home

According to the Self Storage Association Annual Report, 29% of self storage customers are involved in moving home, making it one of the most common reasons for someone to use our household storage.
Moving home is one of the most stressful experiences in a lifetime, with so many factors to think about simultaneously and a long list of different expenses to consider. We aim to take some of the pressure off and allow our self storage units to give you some breathing space while you focus on other areas of the move.
There are many reasons someone might use our household storage in Edinburgh and other locations when moving home, for example:
• When waiting for a completion date
• When clearing their home ready for viewings
• To make space for renovating
• To hold items before selling after a clear-out


Another huge life event that could require help from our self storage in Glasgow or other areas is marriage. When you get married, you’ll acquire many things during the lead-up, including a vast array of decorations such as table settings, flower arrangements, signs, seating charts, and anything else you’ve accumulated to create your perfect day. Many couples buy these items in bulk to cut costs but struggle to find somewhere to keep them in their home amongst the other pre-wedding chaos.

Wedding flowers in a cardboard box

Our household self storage facilities can act as a hub for your big day, allowing you to organise and store everything you need in one safe place. Rest assured that you will not be running from your family home to your future mother-in-law’s house and everywhere in between looking for the candle holders you put in a “safe place”. With our self storage units, you can keep everything you need contained and secure.
Additionally, keep all your wedding gifts, leftover decorations, flowers, and outfits in your storage unit after the big day. Sorting through these items can take time, and the last thing you will want after arriving home from your honeymoon is to be faced with clutter and piles of things to organise.


Going through a divorce is an emotionally exhausting experience, so doing anything you can to take some pressure off and make this time in your life easier is always worth doing. Each divorce is entirely individual, so it’s difficult to say just how self storage can help in your situation. Here are a few examples:
• Store household belongings while you decide which party they are going to
• Store household belongings before selling
• Store your personal belongings and important documents for security reasons
• Store household items while you clear your home before moving
We understand that each scenario is different, and often quick decisions need to be made. If you find that you need to make changes to your storage unit, for example, needing to upgrade to store more belongings, we will be more than happy to accommodate.

Self storage units at Kangaroo


A death in the family is the most common reason someone would use household storage facilities. Understandably, it is a traumatic and incredibly upsetting time for everyone involved, which is why the team at Kangaroo will do everything we can to make your time with us simple and hassle-free.
Store their belongings in our household storage units for as long as you need. So whether you need a place to store items while you clear out their home or are storing things until it is decided who is receiving what, we can accommodate you. Our household storage in Warrington and other areas in North West England have plenty of options depending on the volume of items that need storing.

Having a Baby

When you’re expecting a baby, everything else in your life gets put on pause. All your priorities shift to ensuring everything is ready for their arrival, including making extra space you may not think you have.
As part of the nesting process, it’s essential for expecting parents to have the facilities to get their home to the standard they want before their baby arrives. We have plenty of household storage options available, whether you need to clear out an entire room or just a corner. If you need to make space for a nursery or baby items, then we’re here to help.
We understand that these life events can cause a considerable stir in your everyday routines, and it can take time to get back on track. However, the team at Kangaroo will ensure that your or your loved ones’ belongings are safe and secure until you’re ready to take them back, however long that is.

Get in touch with us to find out what we can do for you, or visit our sites for household storage in Dundee and other cities in Scotland and North West England.

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