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 →
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 →
The uncertainty around Brexit combined with fewer foreign buyers and a higher stamp duty is affecting the UK housing market. For the first time since 2009, the country is experiencing negative growth and not even self storage facilities are exempt.
Late last year, economists predicted that a range of factors could impact house price growth in 2018. These include continued economic and political uncertainty over Brexit, the possibility of further interest rate hikes, falling real wages, weak consumer confidence and mortgage affordability. The Land Registry reported that the average house price growth in the UK, until April, was just 3.86 per cent. At the same time, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors found that the level of homes on the market has remained constant at a record low for more than a year. Continue reading →
People need good quality household storage solutions for various reasons. It’s all about storing personal belongings away from home to clear up additional space and to keep valuables safe. Whether you’re moving, renting out your property, decluttering or doing home renovations, secure household storage is essential.
Along with moving house, here at Space Centre Self Storage, home renovations is one of the main reasons people choose short-term household storage during spring and summer. The improved weather conditions during this time of year is why many people get started with their home renovations. In order to save time, money and effort, you must be prepared! Continue reading →
It’s nearly that time of year again when university students start winding down. June signals the mass exodus of students from campus and accommodation looking for safe student storage options. For those forced to leave due to landlord agreements, where will you store your belongings for the summer?
Your clothes, laptop and other valuables will go home with you but what about everything else? Do you really want to bring home car loads of pots, pans, dishes, your DVD player and television? The biggest downside is that you’ll have to load it all up and take it back again in 12 weeks. Right about now you should really think about renting a student storage locker close to university. Continue reading →