How Business Storage Saves Time And Money

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Many people think of self storage as rows of garage type facilities with old, unwanted household furniture and loft items. Not surprisingly, it’s not always the case as business storage units feature prominently at many self storage facilities.

Businesses are increasingly using self storage to keep their overhead costs to a minimum and not just home businesses either. People who work from home can easily run out space and business storage becomes essential for admin documents among others. Many businesses factor self storage into their budget as it is ideal for tools, equipment and stock.

Some facilities offer short- and long term business storage options so doing your research is vital. Short-term self storage is ideal especially if you’re moving to a smaller office and don’t know what you will need. Continue reading

Household Storage And Selling Your Home

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With the uncertainty of Brexit and fluctuating interest rates, people are constantly reviewing their needs to see where they can save money. If you are selling your property, you will need to find a secure place for all your household storage needs. While you could store things with a friend or in the garage, you do run the risk of damage or even theft.

Following our top household storage tips and through effective planning, your move could be much less stressful. Better yet, you might even have fun going through all your belongings and finally clearing out all the unnecessary things. But first, let’s take a look at what you should do about selling your house. Continue reading

Self Storage And Shipping Containers

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Shipping containers offer a great opportunity for self storage facilities to start, or grow, a business without having to build anything. Chances are that you will find rows of converted shipping containers at most larger self storage facilities.

Did you know that standardised shipping containers have been used for storage purposes since the early 1950’s? It became a popular method for storing construction equipment and temporary event storage around the time when the first vessels were built. Today, shipping containers are widely used for a number of different purposes including self storage facilities worldwide. Continue reading

Starting A Business: Here’s What You Need To Know

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Wouldn’t it be great to quit your day job and be your own boss? Starting a business for the first time can be a mammoth challenge whether you’re self-employed or a business entity. There is much to consider including business name, website, legal status, accountant, business storage plans and even commercial office furniture among others. It may seem daunting at first but it doesn’t have to be.

If you have a process in place and follow sound professional advice, you’ll be up and running in no time. Whether you work from home or your own premises, give your business the best chance of success with these top business tips. Continue reading

Checklist: Preparing for Self Storage

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Self storage is used for many reasons but it all comes down to being organised and prepared. Whether you’re moving home or office, downsizing or running a business that requires additional storage space, there are numerous things to consider. Effective decluttering, packing and transporting to keep valuables safe certainly come to mind.

As we all know, clearing everything you no longer need is a challenge in itself but it does get easier. From there it’s all about proper handling, transporting and packing which is where our checklist comes in. Continue reading