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Certain items that we have in our homes will always have value. Whether this value is monetary or sentimental, these items are important to us in their own special way. However, what happens once you have to leave your home for a week or a weekend? Do you store your valuables while being on a business trip in a storage unit? Or do you take them with you just to be safe? Maybe you should place them somewhere safe in your home? Well, that is what we will help you figure out today. If you want, you can contact Divine Moving and Storage NYC, and see if renting a storage unit is a possibility before you decide to do so.

How should you store your valuables while being on a business trip?

The importance of the items you want to store while away is important mostly to you. Therefore, you should do the research and see what is your best solution. Whether we are talking about storing fine art or family heirlooms, you want to ensure your items are as safe as possible while you are away.

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See how many valuables you have to put away before finding the best way to store them

So, when talking about creating safe space for your items while you are away, we can offer these three solutions:

  • Renting a short-period storage unit
  • Asking a good friend to keep them safe for you
  • Creating a safe storage space for those items in your home

Renting a short-period storage unit

Did you know that you can store items in a storage unit for 24 hours? Services like 24-hour storage Manhattan are your best choice for short-term storage renting. That way, you can be at peace knowing that your items will be safe until your return. Moreover, make sure to contact the company you are renting the unit from and make sure that the items you want to store are allowed. If you want to store your valuables while being on a business trip, you need to make sure it is possible. Because many companies often do not allow storing or moving valuable items, it is safe to be sure about it before you opt for such a service.

Asking a friend to keep them safe for you

If you are not sure about giving money for storage units to store your valuables while being on a business trip, you can consider an alternative. Namely, we all have that one friend we can trust with anything. If you do, contact them and see if they could get a hold of your items while you are away.

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Turn to a friend you can trust and entrust them with your valuables while you are away

This will help you be assured that the items are safe. More importantly, you can always contact your friend and check up on the situation.

Store your valuables while being on a business trip in a safe space in your home

If you have the time, engage in some DIY storage projects to create a safe place for your items inside your home. However, this will mostly work with smaller items like jewelry, collectibles, etc. Nonetheless, because you know all the ins and outs of your home, figure out where the safest place for your items is. If you want, pack the items inside boxes and cover those boxes with items to cover up the tracks.

 

About Author

Born and raised in the upper east side of NYC. I consider myself an expert with anything moving or storage related aspects in New York City. Having been in the NYC relocation industry for almost two decades I found myself at a point that I am able to answer and help my clients on the first phone call. NYC is amazing and I can't wait for it to recover from the COVID related closures. Feel free to email or call anytime! 212-244-4011