Winter is really beginning to set in. The clocks have already been turned back, the weather is gloomy and we find ourselves tucked up in front of the fire on those cold winter evenings. Now you have no excuse; it’s a good time for those little winter storage projects you’ve been putting off.
Not only can you do a DIY ‘fix-a-thon’, you can also clear out the closets and declutter all over the house. Don’t try and do it all in one day though, give yourself sufficient time and tackle every project one step at a time. Take on too much and, just like most New Year’s resolutions, you’ll lose interest and move on to binge watch Netflix instead. 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 →
It’s that time of year again for the creepy and the spooky Halloween dress up, decorations and treats. Like all things American that find their way across the pond, not many are bigger than this. Homes and shops are decorated, fun activities for the little ones and loads of freaky treats. But as much as fun as it may be, it’s an annual event so where do you store everything in between? Is your garage or spare room cupboards a permanent Halloween fest? Over the years we’ve learned a few simple storage ideas that we would like to share with you. Continue reading →
None of us want to think about it but October is almost here and next on the calendar is Christmas. Can you believe it? Halloween is also still to come and if you’re a retail business, seasonal stock storage must be on your mind. Black Friday is another potential headache in-between so be sure you have enough space for all your business storage needs. By now many have ordered stock for the Christmas rush but there’s still time for final preparations. If you’re only just starting the process, here are some handy tips. Continue reading →
We all like a good bargain from time to time and can sometimes get quite excited when we see something we want at a surprisingly low price. Sometimes we get lucky but often there’s some sort of problem or catch. When it comes to self storage, there’s not necessarily always a catch; often it’s just an omission of some of the finer details in those ‘cheap self storage’ ads.
Offer adverts are often the same. Various offers scream out from the headlines; 8 weeks for the price of 4 or 50% off for the first 6 weeks are common examples. But often they don’t reveal the potential for costs to be incurred if you change your mind part way through an offer period or exactly what’s included. Continue reading →