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How To Downsize And Declutter

7. Rent A Storage Unit
When you’re moving into a new living space, it’s pretty hard to know right off the bat which items to keep and which should go in the give-away pile. Is that antique side table useful, or is it just taking up space? Does it have sentimental value? Sometimes it’s best to give yourself some time, and the best way to do that is by renting a storage unit.

By renting a storage unit, you’ll be able to more easily organize your new living space. Once everything in your new home is in order, you can review the items in your storage unit and determine which you truly need — or just want to hang onto for sentimental reasons — and which should be sold or donated.