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Top Ten Reasons for Needing Extra Storage

Thursday, January 4, 2018


Have the kids grown up, been to university and left home? Not using those extra bedrooms anymore? After careful consideration, you’ve realised that you don’t need such a big house and you could do with something that’s easier to clean and maintain.

Downsizing is a common solution to this problem and it’s one of the big reasons people reach out to us. Undoubtedly, you’ll throw out many items in the house move, but what about the items that won’t fit in your new home and you don’t want to part with?

Let us help you with a managed storage plan. We have storage units in various sizes and locations, so for whatever reason you need extra storage space we'll be able to help you. 

Tidy House

One of the greatest feelings is returning home to a decluttered house that’s clean. It’s likely that there are many items in your house that you don’t need, taking up space but you can’t bear to throw them away.

Use the extra storage space we provide. You can select your price plan and the longer you store with us the cheaper your plan is. To find out more about decluttering your house, have a look at our blog post here.


Wine? Stamps? Spoons? Whatever it is, store the collection with us. We have 24/7 CCTV and a come and go as you please policy, meaning your collection is extra safe and extra sound and you can check on it whenever you like.


Surprise! You’ve got a baby on the way; your life has just turned upside-down. There’s so much to think about, all the classes you need to attend, bits you need to buy, and where is the cot going to go?

Clear out the extra space you need and leave your belongings safe with us in storage. We can take the stress out of the situation for you – well, at least some of it.


Has your hobby grown in size? Are you taking over the house with your model railway or Warhammer? Is your partner beginning to grow tired and impatient?

We have the solution for you no matter the hobby. Be it crafts, sewing, exercise, you can use our units however you like and come and go as you please. Leave your hobby set up in SureStore's extra storage space, so it's ready for you for when you return.


Tools can be large and often messy. Your collection can also take up loads of space which you need for other stuff. So, why not store them with us if you need extra storage space?

Whether you use them for work or for a hobby, you can keep them organised with a space of your choosing and a size that fits the need.

Office Needs

Be it archiving files or desk space, there has been an increase in people using storage units for office space. Talk to us today if you think moving to a managed storage unit will be a productive move for you.


Redecorating is an exciting time. From choosing paint colour and new furniture to extending your home, there are an almost endless list of possibilities, but what are you going to do with your existing belongings during the transition period?

The chances are you won’t have room in your house and do you really need the clutter? Redecorating can take months, so you'll likely need extra storage space - have a think about managed storage. You can come and go as you need and our prices drop the longer you stay with us.

Seasonal items

Summer is a great time to be out in the garden; using all your furniture, toys and tools. Come the winter, the garden furniture can often be ruined due to the weather. Keep all your belongings safe by storing them with us over the winter season - we have plenty of extra storage space! 


Do you find yourself struggling with items around the house that you simply don’t need? They’re valuable and you don’t want to throw them away just like that, so store them with us until you can find a better home for them.

SureStore Self-Storage

If you live in the North West of England, SureStore can help. We have various sites across the region, including Bolton, Cannock, and Burton-on-Trent, with more opening in Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and elsewhere soon. Talk to one of our experts about how we can keep your possessions safe and secure by contacting us via our website.

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