Downsizing has long been considered something people do when they retire. Fact is, the modern-day minimalist way of living is one of the major contributing factors. Downsizing your household is sometimes difficult but self storage units can really help. You get to declutter, organise and safely store sentimental or high valued items without breaking a sweat. Continue reading
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
Throughout history, the self-storage industry have had some challenges but in recent years, it’s mostly been re-invented. Self-storage trends play a continuous role year-on-year and 2018 is sitting pretty on the fairway. Right off the tee, it’s hard to argue the impact Millennials have had and how this will continue but what about urbanisation leading to smaller living spaces and the rising property prices?
Some attribute the positive growth to modern construction and design techniques while others focus more on technological advancements. Let’s take a look at the top 3 self-storage trends to watch for in 2018! Continue reading
The internet and digital connectivity make it so much easier for people to start up and run a business from home. In recent years, the remote workforce concept has grown considerably whether you’re working for someone in the comfort your own home or running your own home business. For some, this is a great solution while others might find the reality of working from home a daunting task.
Aspects such as business storage, financial aid, personal time management all come to mind as things to consider. What else do you need to ensure success? Continue reading
If you’ve never used self-storage before chances are you need expert advice on what you should keep in mind. One of the most frequently asked questions from first timers looking for self-storage is how much space they really need. This is an important step in the process as you don’t want to pay for space you don’t need.
Similarly, the type of self-storage you need will depend on what you’re storing, how much and how often you need to access it. Cost and flexibility of rental terms are other factors to also take into consideration. This is particularly important as we find that people tend to keep their units longer than they initially planned for. Knowing what type of storage unit you need and the costs involved are key to avoid storage fails. Continue reading