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Downsizing

Are you looking to downsize in Southern California? Sometimes people find that they have too much stuff, too much space, or a combination of the two. Some empty nesters decide to live their life in a smaller, more manageable home. Or there may be financial reasons as to why you are choosing to downsize. No matter what leads you to decide on downsizing, The Moving & Storage Pros of Southern California offers exceptional services that will keep your downsize move as stress-free as possible. Somethings you might want to research are: 

  • Packing Services
  • Storage Services
  • Moving Services
  • Where to Make Donations

These four areas will help your move go as smoothly as possible.

Packing Services

If you have decided to downsize from a family home that you have spent the last 15-30 years in, you may need extra help with packing. You might not realize it looking around, but you have collected a lot of belongings while you’ve lived in your same home. A professional team of packers can help you dig through and organize all your belongings that you wish to take with you to your new home. A packing service can also help you by packing up things that you want to donate or throw away into organized, labeled boxes. The key to a smooth and stress free move is packing. Utilizing the right materials to minimize damage and using organization techniques can make for a great experience. The packing team at Moving & Storage Pros can turn any overwhelming packing situation into a very manageable task. 

Storage Services

Downsizing your home means less room, and you may not want to part with your belongings just yet. You may even have large items that you need to keep in storage or seasonal things like holiday decorations that you do not have the room for in your new place. Choose a storage service with a security team, security protocols, the size units you need, and temperature controlled units. All of these attributes will ensure your belongings stay safe and kept like new. Most people do not realize how vital temperature control units are, but they provide an atmosphere to minimize warping in wood furniture; your antique items do not get temperature damage, and your electronics are not compromised by humidity and heat. Having a storage unit can be a great idea if you are looking to downsize but still want to hold on to precious heirlooms and other items. The Moving & Storage Pros offers excellent storage options for your belongings. We offer high-security and temperature-controlled units. We can even make crates for your things that need extra protection. You can learn more about our storage services on our website.

Moving Services

Now that you have packed up all your belongings, organized them, and placed some in your new temperature-controlled unit, it is time to actually move to your new home. Having a safety-focused move is extremely important. Inviting friends or family to help you move can seem like a good idea until either no one shows up or someone hurts themselves moving heavy furniture or boxes. The Moving & Storage Pros team of expert movers have all the tools and experience they need to ensure the safety of people, and your belongings are a top priority. A team of moving experts will have moving traps to help assist in carrying your heavy furniture to and from the truck and even up and downstairs. Leave the heavy lifting to our experts to ensure your move is safe and quick!

Make Donations

When it comes to downsizing, you’re probably looking to get rid of a lot of useful home items. It is a nice gesture to make donations to your local resale store, homeless shelter, or any other place that accepts donations. You may want to call around and ask what they allow and even see if they offer free pick up, this way you don’t have to worry about transporting large donations. Most places accept the following contributions: 

  • Gently used clothing 
  • Blankets, sheets, comforters
  • Mattresses
  • Couches
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Furniture i.e., dressers and nightstands
  • Electronics

This list is a concise list of what is typically accepted, so be sure to call ahead or check out their website before making arrangements. Making donations or even reselling items can help you get rid of extra clutter in your home can make downsizing a lot easier. 

Let The Moving & Storage Pros Help You Downsize

Being on top of what you have to do before, during, and after your move is one way of making the downsizing process simple. Go above and beyond simple and make downsizing a dream. The Moving & Storage Pros offer packing services, storing services, and moving services all to make your move hassle-free. We offer packages or individual services, depending on your moving needs. Call us today at 000-000-0000, and we can help you put together a packing plan and a moving day plan. Making your move fast and straightforward with our Southern California moving experts. 

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