Spring cleaning is not solely about breaking out the mops and brooms – it also means going through all of your stuff and choosing what to keep and what to throw away. Whether it's a garage, attic or closet, nearly every homeowner has that one area of the house that is filling up with junk. It can be beneficial to sort through these old items and decide what's worth keeping.
People hang on to old items for a variety of reasons, reports The Globe and Mail, and sorting through objects can bring up numerous psychological issues. For example, many people feel guilty throwing away birthday and Christmas cards, so they hang on to them. Other items may have sentimental value, or bring up feelings of optimism, such as "I'll use that one day, better keep it."
While there may be good reasons for keeping something, the fact is that most people don't need these items frequently, or they wouldn't be buried in the garage, attic or closet. One great way to save some space is by renting a unit at a Toronto self storage facility. This can clear out space so you can reorganize your closet or perhaps fit an extra car into the garage without forcing you to throw away items that you may have use for in the future.
Self storage can be a smart way to hang on to valuable items without taking up room in a house or apartment. For Toronto storage solutions, there's no better than Jiffy Self Storage. Those interested in self storage should check out the affordable rates on Jiffy's website, where they can also enter to win a free iPad 3.