Many people wonder why would anyone put their household goods in storage? Lots of families in India do that. Some put the contents of their entire house into storage for as long as 12-18 months. The reasons are many.. Professionals working with software companies get relocated to another city on a work assignment and don’t want to leave their furniture and other goods in an unoccupied flat. Others might be re-building their homes into builder flats—a process that can take as long as 18-24 months. Still, others might be painting their homes, or re-doing an apartment.