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February 27, 2023

Storage Options: Moving Company VS. Self-Storage

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

With all the things you need to think about regarding your household move, there’s one vital thing you might not have thought about: storage. Alas that might become a massive problem. Lots of people find it good, if not necessary, to de-clutter their home ahead of a move. Others must move out of their old house before their new residence is ready for occupancy. And still others could have lots of reasons for not being able to accommodate delivery of their things to their new house immediately. What should they do with their possessions? They look for someplace for storage.

Most moving companies in Colorado Springs – like A-1 Freeman Moving Group – offer their customers a variety of short-term and long-term storage choices. The industry term for this is “vanline” storage. Its cost is dependent upon the moving company and the options you select, of course.

But a lot of people choose to locate their own storage solutions, aside from those of their moving company in Colorado Springs. It’s smart to compare what vanline storage provides versus what you can expect with self-storage. The following chart might help you do that.



Looking at the advantages and disadvantages of vanline storage versus self-storage, one must give the advantage to vanline storage through your professional moving company in Colorado Springs. Your considerations, though, might lead you to a different conclusion. Yet the decision is yours. And it is well worth pondering early on in your move planning. Need a bit of assistance deciding? Call us at A-1 Freeman Moving Group. We believe you might like the storage options we can provide.


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