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Self storage vs. furniture storage: the advantages of furniture storage.

Self storage is a practical solution for individuals and professionals who need extra space to store their belongings. However, this solution is not always the most suitable for all needs. In this article, we will explain why switching from self storage to furniture storage can be a great option to save money, time, adapt to your needs and benefit from additional security.

Save money with a dedicated space calculated to the nearest cubic meter.

Self storage works on the principle of renting a box. The customer rents a space based on his needs, but he must pay for the space that is not used. For example, if the customer rents a 20m3 box, but only uses 15m3, he must still pay for the remaining 5m3. This can represent a significant loss of income at the end of the month.

The furniture repository, on the other hand, offers a dedicated space that is calculated to the nearest cubic meter according to the client's needs. Thus, the client only pays for the space actually used, which allows for significant savings.

Save time with a turnkey service.

Self storage can be complicated, as the customer has to do everything himself, from the preparation of the goods (dismantling, protection, boxing) to their storage and transportation. This can be particularly complicated for professionals who have bulky or fragile goods.

The furniture repository, on the other hand, can offer a turnkey service. At Moovebox, for example, customers are accompanied from A to Z with a service that includes the collection of goods, the dismantling if necessary, the transport to the storage places and even the possibility of sending back part of the goods if necessary. This service saves precious time for individuals and professionals.

Adapt to your needs with a flexible, non-restrictive solution.

Self-storage can be limiting for people with varying storage needs, such as seasonal businesses. For example, a retailer who sells Christmas items only needs to store his products for a few months a year. However, with self storage, he is obliged to rent a box during all the year, which represents a significant cost.

A furniture storage unit, on the other hand, offers a flexible and non-restrictive solution. The person can rent a storage space for a determined period, according to his real needs. At Moovebox, for example, it is possible to rent a furniture repository for a few weeks, a few months or several years, depending on the client's needs.

Security is a priority for furniture repositories.

The furniture repository also offers additional security compared to self storage. Indeed, it is accessible only in the presence of a chosen and authorized professional. In addition, the maintenance of the premises, the cleanliness, the protection of the premises and the security with cameras are a plus that you cannot always find in self storage. This can be particularly interesting for valuable goods or confidential archives.

Moovebox services.

Moovebox is a furniture storage company that offers a complete service from A to Z. It offers personalized assistance to each client, according to their specific needs. Thus, the company collects the goods to be stored, dismantles them if necessary, transports them to the storage place and allows a certain flexibility by making it possible to send back part of the goods if necessary. In addition, the company is committed to providing a quality service with optimal security for the stored goods. Moovebox's warehouses are secured with surveillance cameras and authorized personnel, ensuring the safety of the stored goods.


Switching from self storage to furniture storage can have many advantages for both individuals and professionals. It allows you to save money by only paying for the space you really need, to save time by benefiting from a turnkey and flexible service, and to benefit from a reinforced security for your goods. By choosing a professional storage company like Moovebox, you can ensure that your belongings will be safely stored and that you will benefit from a service adapted to your specific needs. We encourage you to consider this option if you are looking for a convenient and efficient storage solution for your belongings.

Do not hesitate to contact Moovebox for more information on their professional storage services.

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