Helping Senior Relatives Declutter Their Home and Mind


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The benefits of renting a self-storage unit are becoming increasingly apparent, with families and individuals recognizing that they have valuable items that they can’t bear to part with but perhaps they don’t want to clutter up their homes. Whether you need to clean out some clutter to make extra space due to a growing family, to stage your home during the sales process or to store leisure of valuable items, self-storage may just be the answer.

The benefits of self-storage

Being ruthless in uncluttering your home is a tough but ultimately rewarding task. Depending on your situation and reason for needing more space, you may find yourself not wanting to throw things away but instead have easy access to them while knowing that they are being stored in an affordable and safe place. Self-storage is ideal for those situations as it offers an affordable solution in a variety of sizes depending on what or how much you need to store, which is easily accessible if you choose a facility near where you live. Using self-storage facilities will also allow you to benefit from knowing that your goods are safe and secure, often including security and precautions such as color cameras digitally recording on all properties 24 hours a day, alarms, and security staff.

declutter your homeHelping senior relatives

Seniors can be particularly at risk of keeping too many items and creating excessive clutter in their home with around 1 in 20 elderly people displaying such tendencies. Prior conditions during their lifetime such as depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder can be contributing factors but emotional trauma involving loss also puts seniors at a higher risk. Helping a senior relative that begins keeping so many things that their home becomes hard to live in can be very beneficial to their health. Although a need to unclutter for most people is simply the result of wanting a cleaner living space, the possibility of there being a more serious underlying condition related can occur at any age. Symptoms and associated behavior potentially including severe anxiety when attempting to discard items, obsessive thoughts about running out of something and suspicion of others touching their things.

Whether you are taking action to reduce clutter in your own home for a cleaner living space or coming to the aid of an elderly relative to help prevent any long-term damage to their health and home, self-storage can be a great option. With options for different sized storage spaces, it is easy to find one that fits your requirements. Plus, the bonus of security features and still being suitable even for those on a budget, self-storage can help unclutter your mind and home.

About Amazing Spaces Storage Centers

Amazing Spaces is Houston, Spring, and The Woodlands area’s premier provider of self-storage and moving supplies. Amazing Spaces aims to provide everyone with the most remarkable storage experience possible. The properties offer highly secured storage spaces, fully climatized units, and a customer service experience unlike any other.

Amazing Spaces will be opening its 6th property in the Springwoods ~ Exxon Campus neighborhood in 2018. Learn more about Amazing Spaces and Discover all the Amazing Differences at Amazing Spaces Storage Centers by visiting

Contributed Post by Jane Sandwood

One Response to “Helping Senior Relatives Declutter Their Home and Mind”

  1. Jeff
    March 5, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Helping senior moves is a very special niche in the moving and storage industry.. Movers have to be sensitive to the fact that it’s a major life change but also positive and helpful with tips and best practices. This is a nice recap!


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