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How to Make Your Fall Decluttering Project So Much More Painless

published Sep 17, 2018
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Fall is coming and it’s prime hygge season! While pulling out the cozy sweaters, chunky blankets, and the beloved slow cooker is fun, creating space for them sucks. It means you’re going to have to confront bedroom closets and kitchen cabinets, you’re going to have to make some tough decisions, and you’re going to be doing some schlepping in the near future.

Of course, you could also…not. MakeSpace has disrupted the storage industry by helping you declutter your space—and your schedule—in one go, so you can get comfy without going crazy. They set you up with free bins for small things (bye, beach towels :sniffs:), wrap and pack oversized items (so long, surfboard :sniffs:), pick it all up, and store it for you.

Once your items are packed, they pick them up and store them in their own secure warehouse. And they’ll bring any of it back whenever you want it. That’s the easiest way to get everything ready for hygge time.

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How It Works

Unlike a traditional storage company, MakeSpace does on-demand, to-your-door storage, so you don’t have to schlep your own stuff across the city.

  1. Call to set up an appointment or visit this page to have an organizational expert contact you.
  2. They help you figure out how much space you need based on what you need to store.
  3. Order some free durable storage bins. They’re free to use, and MakeSpace will give you as many as you want.
  4. Specify any extras, like special handling or disassembly.
  5. Get your first pickup free!
  6. Use the MakeSpace app to track your stuff they’re storing.
  7. Schedule a delivery whenever you want your items back.

The other big difference between MakeSpace and traditional storage services is that they won’t raise the rates on your space. (It’s not uncommon for storage companies to raise their rates by 10% after 6 months!)

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You can store a little or a lot with truly flexible plans. If you’re just swapping out some seasonal clothes and an air conditioner, you can book a tiny 2′ x 2′ plan instead of paying for a whole storage unit. If you’re doing a pre-Thanksgiving kitchen re-do, a medium-sized 5′ x 5′ plan will work. If you just went through a breakup and you’re ridding yourself of your stupid ex’s stupid stuff, perhaps the 10′ x 10′ is what you need. (And send your ex the bill.)

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When you live in a tiny apartment, you know that storage space for extravagances like a soup pot is the stuff of kings and queens. But you live in the age of on-demand everything, and MakeSpace has just given you an extra closet, royalty or not.

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