Lucinda Dangerfield

About Lucinda Dangerfield

Lucinda studied building and surveying and has been running the family owned Space Centre Self Storage business with husband Mark since January 2008. Although the storage side of the business was established in 1995, the Dangerfield family started in the industry in 1900, when removal company J H Dangerfield & Son was founded. This means that not only can Space Centre provide you with storage facilities and solutions but also with good practical knowledge and advice too.

Using Self Storage to Help Sell Your Home

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More people put their house on the market during summer and opt for “staging” to speed up the process. The only way to do that is showing it off at its best and that means removing all the clutter and putting any extra furniture into self storage. You could keep things with a friend or in the garage but there is a risk of damage or theft.

When the time is right, prepare your home for “staging” as showing it to potential buyers in a good state is essential. Not only will it ensure your house gets sold faster but you could also potentially add to the property value. Here is a helpful guide on home staging, self storage and a few home improvements for best results.

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Self Storage Tips For First Timers

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Using self storage for the first time may seem a little daunting but it doesn’t have to be. The process is really quite straightforward especially when you choose an experienced and reputable facility.

With self storage, you can keep the end date open while having the option to decide on a monthly basis whether you want to continue storing your belongings or not. The only challenging part is packing your storage unit as once everything is in, self storage is hassle-free.

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Temporary Storage For Empty Nesters

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Space is often an issue especially when the kids are still around and you make-do with what you have. However, what happens when your 20-something moves out whether they’re going to uni or a place of their own? This is the perfect time to clear out and a temporary storage unit may come in very handy.

The options seem endless now as you have extra space to play with so what are you going to do? Are you thinking of converting bedrooms into dressing rooms or a snug reading room? Maybe you have your sights set on a sewing room, gym or a man cave.

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Summer Storage Ideas For Home

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Summer is almost in full swing and that means spending more time outdoors with family and friends. But before you can enjoy all the activities, you should look into summer storage ideas for garden toys, splash pools, garden equipment or furniture.

The warmer weather is ideal to spend some time decluttering your garage or garden shed to make more space. Rather be organised now than leave everything last minute whether you want to store excess summer things or prepare for winter. If you are like many other families with too much stuff, you can always opt for a self storage unit. 

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Storing Work Tools And Equipment

Tradesmen, both sole traders and businesses, need space for storing work tools and equipment. Having a safe space to store tools and equipment is a common concern for gardeners, plumbers, self-employed builders or electricians among others. These are all tradespeople looking to solve the problem of storing work tools in a safe, convenient and affordable manner.

Considering the escalating costs of obtaining business premises, there are very few sole traders who have an actual office. Why waste money on renting or buying business premises when you can simply rent a long-term self storage unit?

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