Moving House Checklist Even Professionals Can Use

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We’ve mentioned before how stressful moving house can be but a good moving strategy can make all the difference. The first part is getting all the questions answered in terms of school district, local health services, public transport and the daily commute to and from work. Once that is covered and you found a property, the next step is crucial. Preparation is key to everything and the golden rule is to never wait until the last minute to plan a successful move.

Before you start packing the moving van and stuffing your car with whatever you can squeeze in, there are a few things to consider for a stress-free move. Our checklist for moving house will help you before, during and after. 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

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

Christmas Storage Tips: Preparing Your Home For Visitors

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Every year most of us face the same challenges making space for Christmas visitors. Not only is the fridge overwhelmed with goodies, the spare room is filled with junk. You could buy a second fridge or a bigger house but there are easier alternatives. Don’t let Christmas storage be an obstacle this year; be prepared and follow our tips to maximise your existing space. Continue reading

Wardrobe Warrior: Packing and Storing Clothes for Winter

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Summer has gone and if you haven’t done so already, storing clothes should be next on your ‘to-do’ list. For most of us, it is a seasonal chore but don’t be tempted to just shove everything into the cupboard. Wardrobe space is limited and the last thing anyone wants to do is waste time finding something to wear. Not only that, how often have you discovered a ruined top among the pile of clothes?

Storing clothes is not something we can ignore and a little effort can go a long way to simplify your life when you later unpack. Take the time to go through what you want to store and follow our guidelines to avoid mould, discolouration or insect damage. Continue reading