When the children come back

When the children come back

Picture this. Your home is just the way you want it. Your children are grown and you not only have a hobby room but a movie room too. No toys cluttering up the living room. No boxes full of trophies, or old sporting equipment. Life is peaceful. But then you hear a knock on the door. You open it to find your first born standing on the doorstep with a suitcase… and an overflowing car. "It's only for a little while."

Making space

We all go through hiccups, and if one of your kids has returned to the nest, even though it means packing things away to make space it also means that you get to spend time with them. You're not worried about how long they stay because you’re secretly happy they are home. Yes they can have their old room, and no, it's not a problem- but you both know you need more space for your things.

Moving in

The next consideration is their stuff. They have been out in the big wide world for years now. They have made memories and spent their hard-earned dollars furnishing where they were. You both know your garage can't hold everything and some heirloom items need to be handled with care.  

Taking the guesswork out

The first step is taking inventory of what needs to be stored.  How much space do you need? Yatala Self Storage offers spaces ranging from 2 square meters to 24 square meters?

Do you need bubble wrap? Boxes? A trolley to move your belongings with? Yatala Self Storage has it all. We also have cold drinks on site so you can relax and catch your breath once you are done.

We even have a buyback service for boxes once your little darling flies the coup again. Need some help planning out how much space you need? Check out our handy storage estimator so you can get an idea of what size storage you need.

What about a revamp?

What about a revamp?

Renovating your home can be an exciting yet daunting task for anyone and undoubtedly problematic without careful planning. Which tiles should you choose? What colour paint will work best? What kind of layout will suit your family?

Will it be a minor facelift? Or a total overhaul! Maybe you are considering adding on an extension which can take time and require patience. And then of course, the big question is… what do you do with all of your belongings while the renovation takes place?

Where to start

Planning out what to do with your furniture during a renovation is almost as important as preparing the upgrades themselves. The last thing you want is for your belongings to become damaged during the renovation process. You need to consider the time frame and costs involved with storage. Also consider the security and access to the facility as well as flexibility on the move day.

Why store?

Sometimes you can’t see the forest through the trees. It's hard to see what you’re working with and imagine making changes in a space that is busy or cluttered. Not to mention taking measurements and mapping a new design. Then there is the issue of your furniture getting damaged or scuffed by accident, or by less than careful tradespeople in your home.

Living out of a spare room might be a possibility during a renovation, but perhaps not if every item that you own is crammed into that tiny space with you! This is where a self storage space could be just the solution you were looking for.

Security and peace of mind

By enlisting the help of Yatala self-storage, you know your furniture and essential items are kept safe and out of harm's way, while you sculpt the space of your dreams. Short term, long term, compact and large Yatala Self-storage has a solution for you.