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Moving in With a New Person

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Moving is stressful enough, but it’s even more stressful when you are trying to move in with someone else. Combining two households into one is a challenging task. Where to start? Let Stop and Store Dover show you how. It’s not as bad as you think.

Moving In Together


You have to talk with your partner openly and honestly about your expectations from the new living arrangement. Can’t live without certain things? Well let them know now and eliminate the risk of it becoming an issue later. Make a list of all you plan to bring with you and have a discussion about those items.


Take a look at yourself and your items and throw away anything that isn’t needed anymore. Don’t become a hoarder, you have more things then you need, we guarantee it. Self Storage becomes a big part here, we have the space you need for those things you can’t bear to throw away but can’t take.

No Doubles

You do not need two freezers, two fridges, two of anything that can be shared. Discuss who is to throw away what and which item to keep. Just remember that if it’s your stuff that you kept, it’s now BOTH of yours, as they had to throw out or sell theirs. This helps to reduce clutter. For larger items, store them away into Self Storage or sell them on sites like eBay or Craigslist.

Start New

This is a chance to start over and it’s exciting! Try to purchase some new things together to celebrate the new household you now share. This is stressful enough, so make it fun and memorable as much as you can.

When you are melding 2 into 1 think of Stop and Store Dover for your self storage needs. Have a precious Lego collection your partner won’t let past the door? We are the solution. Great rates, call us today!

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