As we head into a new year with the cost of living soaring, many will be looking for ways to cut costs. If you have a storage unit that you continue to pay on, then it might be time for you to consider the potential of looking into outdoor sheds as a substitute. There are many advantages to investing in an outdoor shed, with one of them being nixing the monthly installment into a storage unit that you’ll have nothing to show for. These are just some of the reasons to ditch your storage for an outdoor shed.
When you pay for a storage unit to house your things, you are just renting a space. When you consider that many people pay for years on storage units and have nothing to show for the rental cost, it is like throwing money out the window. When you buy an outdoor shed, you are adding equity to your property and home. So, if you ever sell your home, you will recoup your investment. Also, if you ever choose to sell the shed, you will have something to show for your purchase!
You Probably Could Have Paid for Everything You’re Storing
Most of us are creatures of habit who just keep on keeping on because it is easier than stopping to look around. Many people who have storage units house things that they forget about and pay monthly not really thinking logically. If you have family heirlooms, that is one thing, but most likely you are paying for items that you stored a while ago and could have paid ten times over. A storage shed will force you to reevaluate what you are paying to store and whether it is a wise investment or not.
No More Going Back and Forth
Likely whatever you have in storage, you look at very infrequently and use even less so. It is a pain in the rear to go to the storage unit, drive through the gate, find yours and then take out what you are looking for. When you are. Done with it, you have to go through the same process, which probably means that you don’t use it as much as you should have, or really get to enjoy what you are storing. When you buy an outdoor shed and it is on-premises, you can use it, look at it, and enjoy it any time that you want!
Resolve to Fix it Up
Many people store things that they want to restore or fix up but just don’t have the time. If you get an outdoor shed and bring your items closer to home, then you can resolve this year to make it the one where you finally bite the bullet and start your renovation project. If you leave it sitting in storage, it will never get done. We tend to take care of things that are in our faces, rather than far removed from our to-do list.
As we head into the new year, many will resolve to find ways to save money for the long year ahead. If you have a storage unit that you are paying on, it might be wiser to consider outdoor sheds. They are an investment that you can recoup whether you sell it at some point or you sell the property that it sits on. Contact us today to see a full list of the many styles, sizes, and builds that you can choose from and start your new year off right!