How a Storage Locker Alleviates Stress in a Family Emergency

September 19, 2019

Unfortunately, hard times in life are bound to come along. In the case of a family emergency, emotions run high and often hard decisions must be made. Many different circumstances fall under the family emergency umbrella, such as illness, extended travel, and the loss of a family member or anything else that affects the people you love the most in a stressful way.


Luckily, you can take action to get through the hard times with a little more ease and grace. Depending on your situation, renting a storage locker might be just what you need. Here are three ways a storage locker can provide relief during a family emergency.


A Storage Locker Gives You Time

Renting a storage space gives you the gift of extra time to figure out what to do with things that need to be sorted. For example, let’s say you have to drop everything and move far away to be with a loved one in need. You might not know what to do with all your furniture, dishes, and other household things. The thought of getting rid of all your stuff at the drop of a hat can be daunting. Plus, you might have no idea where you will end up when the dust settles. 


In a situation like this, putting things into storage gives you time to see how things will unfold and how your stuff fits into the situation. Instead of dumping all your things at a thrift store, you can safely store them until a later date when your situation is more stable.


Storage Frees Up Space

Time and time again, countless studies have proven that clutter can cause stress. It creates distractions and causes frustration because it’s harder to find the things you actually need. Additionally, being surrounded by clutter at home can make you feel like you shouldn’t relax because your space is such a mess.


If you’re already going through the stress of a family emergency, why let unnecessary stuff and clutter around your house compound your anxiety? Renting some storage space can help you tidy up your space and find some peace in your living quarters during this difficult time.


Storage Takes the Pressure Off

Renting a storage locker can alleviate your stress by taking away the pressure to act right away. With things securely stored away, you can always return to them when life calms down again. For example, let’s say a family member passes away and you find yourself in charge of going through their belongings. At first, you might be too emotional to think about letting any of their things go. With storage, you don’t have to feel pressured to sort out all their personal items, family photos, heirlooms, and other household items right away when your grief is still fresh. Instead, you can grieve in your own time and go through things when you’re really able to think clearly and sort through them purposefully.


About Storage Locker

Storage Locker is a group of storage unit facilities with locations in Victorville and Barstow, California. Storage Locker offers rental units capable of storing anything from cars and RVs to household items. 




2180 E. Main St.
Barstow, CA 92311
13574 6th Ave.
Victorville, CA 92395
16422 Adelanto Road
Adelanto, CA 92301