How Much Self Storage Space Do I Need?

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The first question on everyone’s mind when they consider self storage is how much space they need. Regardless of how much you want to store, it’s never easy knowing what size self storage unit you should rent. It’s even harder to picture where everything from the living room, bedroom or kitchen will go.

Self-storage units of all different sizes are used by a wide variety of individuals and businesses. Whether you’re renovating, moving house or to a new office, it’s a stressful process. Running out of space at home or the office is not ideal but that’s what makes self storage the perfect solution.

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Self Storage Providers – Which One To Use

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Today, there are so many self storage providers and finding one that best suits your needs can be challenging. With all these available options, there is no room for bad customer service or poor quality self storage units. Avoid the pitfalls and always do extensive online research to check the company’s reputation. Don’t accept anything less than superb and always consider reputable self storage providers.

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Use Of Self Storage Continues To Increase In The UK

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Statistics indicate that the UK self storage industry is continuing on its upward curve as more people are turning to storage facilities. Demand for storage is higher than ever where the UK leads Europe with 47% of the total number of facilities. Small businesses use self storage as an extension to the office which helps reduce overheads and adds convenience. This has only added to the overall value of storage facilities as their purpose and use continues to expand.

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Professional Downsizing Tips And Self Storage Units

Downsizing, for whatever reason, can be a challenging process as there is so much to consider. What do you keep and throw away? What if you want to hold onto things that just won’t fit in your new, smaller property? Besides planning ahead and being vigilant when clearing out, self storage units are extremely beneficial when it comes to downsizing. We take a look at a few downsizing tips along with best practices when using self storage units.

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The Impact Of Brexit On UK Housing Market

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It’s already been a year since our last post on Brexit and not much has changed. There is still a sense of uncertainty around how it will affect the housing market and self storage as well. There’s no denying that some sellers have been waiting with bated breath with hopes of a higher post-Brexit price. Other buyers have been reluctant to purchase due to fears that the prices may drop in the event of a no-deal.

While many people solely blame Brexit, there may be more to it than that. There has been a cause of concern about the UK housing market since the 2008 crash and we haven’t seen a noticeable increase in transactions since. With Boris Johnson replacing Theresa May as Prime Minister, could we see a shift in momentum or is it too soon to tell?

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