Is it time you downsized? Let us help!
Moving into a smaller home can be an intimidating process. It requires you to make tough decisions and let go of items that have been a part of your life for many years. With careful planning, organization, and some creativity, downsizing can become an exciting adventure that will save time, space, and money in the long run.
Here is a little more information on the Downsizing:
What to do first when downsizing
The first step of downsizing your home is to begin planning exactly what you need to take with you and what you can get rid of. Sentimental items can often be the hardest to part with, so it’s essential to decide what these items are and store them safely away.
Once you’ve decided what you are willing to part with, you can list the items on eBay, Facebook Market, Gumtree, or even simply give them away to friends or charity shops.
The next step is to determine how you will transport your belongings from one home to another. Consider all of your moving options and then plan accordingly. Make sure you’re familiar with the layout of both homes – this will help you finalise what to keep and what to leave behind.
When considering whether downsizing is right for you, seek expert advice from professionals such as removal companies who specialise in helping people relocate safely and efficiently during this process. Make sure all details are thoroughly discussed so nothing is left in the air when it comes time to make that important move!
Utilise storage when moving to a smaller home
Storage is always an option if there are larger possessions or lots of smaller ones that you can’t bear to part with but don’t necessarily want in your new home. Here at Thompson & Son, we offer long- and short-term storage solutions for those looking to downsize. With our friendly and knowledgeable staff, we can advise on the most suitable solution that is best suited to you.
If your move also includes a home office, you can rest assured that our storage facilities can cater to document storage, files, art collections, as well as larger household items like sofas and pianos. We’ll even put motorbikes in storage. All we ask is 48 hours’ notice when you want to access your possessions.
Downsizing doesn’t have to be a stressful experience; it can be an enjoyable challenge! With the right attitude and help from professionals, you can find yourself in a comfortable new home sooner than you think. Let us help you with this daunting move so that you can focus on creating your perfect living space.