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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 everything you’ve got to think about about your household move, there’s one vital thing you may not have thought about: storage. Alas that might be a major problem. Many folks find it desirable, if not necessary, to de-clutter their house ahead of a move. Others must move out of their old house before their new house is prepared for occupancy. And still others might have all sorts of reasons for not being able to accept delivery of their possessions to their new residence straight away. What do they do with their belongings? They find someplace for storage.

Many moving companies in Austin – like A-1 Freeman Moving Group – can provide their customers a variety of short-term and long-term storage options. The industry term for this is “vanline” storage. Its rate varies based on the moving company and the options you pick, of course.

However lots of people choose to secure their own storage solutions, apart from those of their moving company in Austin. It is a good idea to think about what vanline storage provides versus what you will get with self-storage. The chart below might help you do that.



Comparing the pros and cons of vanline storage as opposed to self-storage, one must give the advantage to vanline storage through your professional moving company in Austin. Your considerations, though, might lead you to a different conclusion. However the option is yours. And it is well worth pondering as early as possible while planning your move. Need a bit of assistance deciding? Discuss with us at A-1 Freeman Moving Group. We believe you’ll appreciate the storage options we offer.


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