Using a storage unit for Christmas shopping
Learn about the benefits of using self storage for Christmas shopping.
For many, the Christmas season is really shopping season. Many of us have numerous people to buy gifts for. Whether you are shopping at stores, in the mall, or online, you likely are accumulating a ton of presents to give away in the build-up to Christmas.
This can be problematic for several reasons. First, if your apartment or home is on the smaller side, you may just not have room for all the stuff. Secondly, if you are having guests over, those same guests are likely the same people that some of the presents are for. So unless you have time to get everything wrapped and under the tree, that means you are going to need to hide those presents somewhere that your guests won’t find them. Again, this can be tough in apartments, condos, or smaller homes.
One solution to these problems could be to rent a storage unit to store your Christmas gifts in until you are ready for them. Storage units are fairly affordable and give you a ton of extra space in which to store your items. By storing your Christmas shopping in a storage unit, you also can avoid having to hide gifts or get them wrapped right away.
Many people actually have multiple Christmases to attend. You may have to attend your family and your spouse’s family Christmases. Maybe you have divorced parents, or Christmas with friends, or work parties. Whatever the reason, using a storage unit can help you get organized.
Instead of placing all of the presents you have under the tree in one big group, you could sort them and only have the ones you need under the tree, while the rest are in your storage unit. For instance, maybe the first Christmas at your home this year is with a few friends. You could have just the presents for those friends under the tree, while all the other presents are in your storage unit. Then, when Christmas rolls around with your family, you can grab the presents from your storage unit that you need and put those under the tree. This helps to save space and keep your home looking tidy.
If you are worried about getting everything to your storage unit, many of them have 24/7 access, which means you can come and go as you please. You also can use a storage unit to wrap your presents in peace, without worrying about little ones or prying eyes.
So if you are struggling with where to put all your Christmas gifts this year, consider using self storage for Christmas shopping. It may be the best solution for you! Ace Self Storage has self storage units available in the San Diego area. Contact us today to check on availability.