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Your Home Has 300,000 Items Inside

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That’s right, believe it or not, your home has over 300,000 individual items inside it. These can range from paper clips to sofas. If you are just as surprised as we are keep reading below to understand our American fascination with collecting items.

Your Home Has a TON of Items

300,000 Things and Still Counting

Consider these statistics cited by professional organizer Regina Lark: The average U.S. household has 300,000 things, from paper clips to ironing boards. For many people, gathering possessions is just the stuff of life. We cherish things and accumulate them. We move them from shelf to shelf, and from home to home. Our things can give us a sense of security, connection to the past, to the people we love. Here is more info on these findings.

All this means that figuring out what to keep and what to discard is no easy matter. Maybe that is why so many just rent storage units. Which is great for us.

If you find that your home or apartment, or even dorm is accumulating too may items, it may be time to looking to selling some or storing some away. Never underestimate the amount of extra cash you can make by selling some unwanted items.

Contact a Storage Expert today to have a unit ready in minutes.

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