Low Rent, High Anxiety: A Guide to Storing Your Valuable Items When Moving to a New Apartment

For most people, just making rent in New York City causes significant financial strain. That’s why most New Yorkers jump at the opportunity to move into a lower-rent apartment.
However, unless you’re moving to a very familiar area, this can come with stresses of its own. A new building and new neighborhood are full of uncertainties about security, both for you and your valuable items.
Instead of wondering whether your door is securely locked and your valuables are safe each time you leave a new apartment, consider placing them in storage until you’re more comfortable with and confident in your new home.

Choose Short or Long Term Storage Options

Whether you simply need a little time to recalibrate in order to feel completely safe again after a move, or you want to eliminate the anxiety you feel over keeping your valuables safe altogether, there’s a storage option that will fit your needs in terms of duration.
Even if you choose a short term storage space to start with, you can always move your items into long term storage if you never feel sufficiently comfortable to bring them home with you.

Vault Storage, Surveillance, and Security Guards

There’s simply no way for you to provide the same level of security as a private storage facility. Whether it’s your mother’s engagement ring, the title to your car, or a signed first edition, seeking out storage in NYC is the best way to ensure your valuables stay secure.
Plus, there’s no need to count storage facilities out as a viable option if you don’t have any large items—there are plenty of small, secure storage spaces for your more compact valuable items. You can even opt for vault storage if you need that level of security to feel comfortable.

Affordable Rates

You may be thinking that paying for a storage facility will cancel out any rent savings you may be gaining in your move. However, a local company that genuinely cares about customer experience won’t overcharge you for their services.
Besides, think about the anxiety you would endure if one of your items were lost, stolen or damaged. Paying a reasonable storage rate every month is nominal in comparison with losing one of your most valuable possessions, and peace of mind is well worth the cost.

Retrieve Items at Your Convenience

Placing your valuables in storage doesn’t mean relegating them to an out-of-reach existence. You will be able to check on and retrieve your items anytime you’d like.
In fact, a high quality company will even deliver those items to you should you begin to feel comfortable with the security of your new home.
Moving is stressful enough. Don’t make it worse by worrying yourself over the safety of your valuables. Instead, contact us for a free storage quote, and restore your piece of mind in your new apartment!

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We couldn’t be happier with our recent move with Simply Moving.

Their prices were affordable, in fact, a lot cheaper than the quotes we got from the other movers we had called in the NYC area.

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I had a truly 5 star experience – they were on time, gave me a call an hour before arriving, packed everything neatly and efficiently and placed all items in my new place perfectly. Did the job as promised!

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The movers arrived 15 minutes ahead of schedule, when it was cold and rainy. I wasn’t able to pack everything since my mother had passed away a few days before my move. They made me feel safe and helped pack things gently and quickly. They were patient and very positive and compassionate. They were too notch. Highly recommend their services.

Christine V.

Dear Stefan, I want to tell the public how wonderful your company has treated me. Has stored my possessions and has delivered everything with the utmost of care. Thank you will all my heart for the service you gave me and the protection you provided for all my things these years. If I had to rate your company I would give you a ten…!

P.S. when I got the delivery we thought there was an antique shelf missing but I found that behind some boxes after the truck left…So I have it all and am filled with joy…

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