How To Pack Your Self Storage Unit

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Packing your self storage unit is not a complicated process but it does require some careful thought and planning. At the end of the day, you want to fully optimise the storage space you’re essentially paying for. People often think they need more space than they actually do and therein lies the problem. One should never base storage requirements on how much you can squeeze into a room or garage. It’s always best to ask the professionals to help find a storage solution that suits your needs.

Poorly organised storage units can be hazardous in so many ways. Boxes stacked incorrectly and too high could easily topple over damaging goods or, even worse, cause Continue reading

Downsizing Tips and The Difference Self Storage Makes

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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

Best Ideas For Unwanted Christmas Gifts

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Every year we face the same problem of unwanted Christmas gifts. Many presents are just right but others are often only used once, or sometimes not at all. Items like jumpers, socks, books, games and food items are high on the ‘get-rid-of’ list. Thousands of presents are soon likely to see the inside of a bin but what are your options? We take a look at our top 5 best ideas to deal with your unwanted Christmas gifts. Continue reading

Checklist: Preparing for Self Storage

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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

Self-Storage Trends For 2018

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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