Because occasions come randomly and your article must be ready and neat when removed for use.
And electronic appliances should never be stored. Dust and moisture kills the machine.
Mechanical tools too, die of rust no matter how good your preservation is. Clothes follow the same way. Cutlery is ok. You can store kitchen appliances for future.
Food, never mind.
But people don't even understand this simple logic. They even store stuff that are not to be stored. Half opened paint cans for an instance can pollute your whole room.
Never store them. Not inside your house.
Differentiate wisely between saving and misery.
The stronger a light shines the darker are the shadows around it.
I think we should not store too many items as that creates a problem for storage as well as the articles get dusted and stale.
Only a few items which are of utter importance should be kept for emergency situations or coming festivals.
Knowledge is power.
'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
It is our habit to keep the best for others. In our childhood when there generally was financial problem, we used to get the best foods or clothes only when guests arrived .
However finding that we incur expense for many tings that we do not use, when it came to building a house, I stayed put within my affordable budget and made it just a very basic utility flat. We use all the space to the optimum, which sometimes makes us feel lack of space also.