Spring Cleaning Garden Furniture and Equipment

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It seems the ‘Beast from the East’ has finally left us! Forecasts suggest May is the new August for the best summer weather and a good time for some spring cleaning. With warmer weather about, there are jobs to do in the garden including a little garden furniture TLC.

For the super organised who cleaned and stored everything at the end of last summer, it’ll be a breeze. Get the furniture out of the shed, garage or storage unit, give it a quick wipe down and you’re all set. If the garden furniture and equipment did not spend the winter in self storage, prepare for some serious spring cleaning.

Snagging clothes or injuring yourself on wood splinters or broken plastic is no fun. Neither is getting rust marks or stains on your clothes from moss among other things. We’ve compiled some handy tips on how to revamp and prepare your garden furniture and equipment for summer. Continue reading

Checklist: Preparing A Room For Decoration

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Self storage for decoration is something to really consider while moving or redecorating. As with most things in life, preparation is vital. Perhaps you’re moving or looking to add an extension, a conservatory, a new kitchen or bathroom or simply a new coat of paint. What will you do with the furniture? How do you pack and safely store your small, personal belongings? What is the best way to use self storage for decoration?

Whatever project you take on, small or large, your belongings need protection and safe storage. This includes protection against dust, paint and damage either from moving around or the builders themselves. Self storage for decoration is important in getting a room ready and neglecting this step could put your renovations and decoration work at risk. Continue reading

Things To Remember On Moving Day

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Moving can be exciting but also daunting, especially going to a new city or country far from your current home. Finding new places to socialise, eat and shop is part of the experience but before the fun stuff, comes moving day.

Whether you’re moving for a new job, a fresh start or to be closer to family, moving day can be stressful. With so much going on, there are a couple of important things to remember for a smooth move. Some might seem glaringly obvious but you’ll be surprised how easy it is to forget something. Continue reading

Household Storage Tips For A House Clearance

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House clearance can mean different things to different people. We all need to get rid of unwanted items at some point and good household storage solutions can really help. A full house clearance is the easiest way to rid your home, garage, room or attic of items you no longer need. This extends to furniture, antiques, collectibles, valuable and non-valuable goods.

Depending on the circumstances, it can be a difficult time so don’t rush into anything. You may regret it later if you bring in a house clearance firm before doing any organising yourself. Continue reading

Moving House Checklist Even Professionals Can Use

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We’ve mentioned before how stressful moving house can be but a good moving strategy can make all the difference. The first part is getting all the questions answered in terms of school district, local health services, public transport and the daily commute to and from work. Once that is covered and you found a property, the next step is crucial. Preparation is key to everything and the golden rule is to never wait until the last minute to plan a successful move.

Before you start packing the moving van and stuffing your car with whatever you can squeeze in, there are a few things to consider for a stress-free move. Our checklist for moving house will help you before, during and after. Continue reading