When you're selling your home, you have to keep it prepared for potential buyers. This can be difficult to do when you're living there and all of your personal items are still around the home. Getting a storage unit, though, can help you organize your home and speed the selling process along—here's how. 

How Can Storing Items Help You Sell the House?

1. Easier to Stage the Home

Staging has become a customary part of selling a home because it gives the house a more open feel and makes it easier for buyers to picture themselves living there. This means removing personal items, like family pictures, DVDs, and games, and adding furniture that makes the home look bigger, like glass tables and large mirrors. Use a storage unit to keep all of your personal items safely out of the way, and your home will constantly be prepared for visitors.

2. Keeps House Clean

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When selling your home, it needs to be kept clean and fresh, which is difficult to do if you and your family are still living in it. It's easy to forget and leave personal items lying around, so the best way to make sure your home is kept presentation-ready is to store as many of these items outside the home as possible. 

3. Allows Buyers to See All of Home

When viewing the house, buyers will want to go around and see every room, including the basement and garage, which tend to get cluttered and messy because it's where extra items are usually kept. These rooms should be as empty and neat as possible, which is much easier to do when you have a storage unit. Organize these rooms by storing any unneeded items in the unit, and tidy up whatever's left so the spaces are inviting.


If you're looking for a storage unit in Bethel Park, PA, contact Route 88 Self Storage. They've been serving the community since 1995 and have safe and comfortable solutions for your personal and excess items. They have a wide selection of temperature-controlled units and give you 27/4 access to your unit. Reserve a unit by calling them at (412) 854-8888, or visit their website to view their rates.