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Four Essential Spring Cleaning Tips with Self Storage

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As we usher in the New Year (and for some of us in Singapore and Malaysia, Chinese New Year), it's the perfect time to clear our living spaces of clutter. Spring cleaning goes beyond just tidying up; it's about creating an organised environment that sets the tone for the year ahead. If you're ready to declutter, reorganise, and give your home a facelift, consider using self storage to complement your spring cleaning routine. Here are four useful tips to make your spring cleaning a breeze. 🧨

Tip 1: Categorise items into three groups: keep, donate and discard 📦

Before diving into the cleaning process, take stock of your belongings. Categorise items into three groups: items for keeping, for donation and for discarding. This step is crucial to ensure you keep only essential items in your living space.

Tip 2: Use the services of a self-storage provider 🚚

If you are undecided about what to keep or if you are keeping more than you have space for, using the services of a self-storage provider can be helpful. Be it seasonal decorations, sentimental items, or furniture that's not currently in use, self storage offers a secure and flexible solution to free up valuable space in your home. You should embark on your spring cleaning only after you have put your items in storage.

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Tip 3: Label boxes clearly before storing them 🏷️

Efficient packing is key to maximising your self-storage space. Use strong boxes, label them clearly, and create an inventory to keep track of your stored items. Use shelving units to maximise vertical space within the storage unit, ensuring a well-organised and easily accessible storage space.

Tip 4: Create a Cleaning Schedule 🗓️

Once you have put your items in storage, create a cleaning schedule for your home. Focus on one room at a time. This approach ensures a thorough and efficient cleaning process.

Conclusion: 🎉

Spring cleaning can seem like a daunting task from the outset, as such, you should break down tasks into manageable chunks and progress room by room.

Now you can supercharge your spring cleaning by taking advantage of our self-storage offers at two locations in Singapore – Lock+Store Bedok / Chai Chee and Lock+Store Tanjong Pagar. Enjoy up to 40% off air-con storage units at Lock+Store Chai Chee, and 58% off non-air con storage units at Lock+Store Tanjong Pagar.* Happy spring cleaning!

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