- On February 28, 2015
Planning a large family – Three Top Tips
Having a family is great, the good schools are fit for bursting in Manchester and families are quickly growing out of their homes. A fact is that it’s been reported that new houses are 82% of the size to houses that were built 20 years ago. So growing families in Manchester are under pressure to maximise what space they have.
Top three tips
– You may well be staggering your family additions to dovetail with maternity/paternity leave, so leaving a few years between each child, however baby clothes, baby toys and equipment tends to be outgrown virtually overnight. All these items cost a small fortune and rather than sell and re-buy, FLEXiSPACE Store, a small locker can cost pennies a day where as the cost of rebuying these items can be the cost of a good used car!
– Being near a good school is very important, if you are in a good catchment area it’s best to stay where you are. Moving house is costly, normally around £10-12,000 in just selling , buying and legal costs, so sometimes it’s best to stay put and put the money towards extend and improving your existing home. More house holds are converting attics and making cellars a useable family room. While renovations are underway FLEXiSPACE Self Store your family treasures and furniture that could get damaged.
– Family life is important. Having a place for the children to run around, more and more families are planning stay-at-home vacations so to have a garden for your children to run off stream and build up those childhood memories of building dens and having adventures with siblings and friends are ones we all have and treasure. Create more out door space, maximise your haven for fun, pleasure and relaxation. Is that unsightly shed and unused garage really that essential? They all end up as dumping grounds for items one step closer to the tip. However some of those little season essentials and tools used a dozen times a year could well be securely stored at a FLEXiSPACE Self Store, in an easy to access unit, where you can interchange seasonal items and expand your outdoor space and create blank canvas for family memories.