The lockdown has brought about significant changes to our daily routines and homeschooling children is one of many. COVID-19 does present a unique challenge but it won’t last forever and you are not alone! Once schools reopen, kids will go back to ‘normal’ and get the help they need to catch up. That said, while they are at home, why not educate and interest them in different ways? One such idea involves organising and storing photographs which can be an exciting family project.Continue reading
Storing collectables or memorabilia is something many people choose to do for many different reasons. Some may be after the thrill of finding and storing collectables while others want to make a profit from buying-and-selling items. Anything unique enough is worthy of storing from paintings, glassware, comic books to antique furniture. Regardless of what people store, the common goal is to keep collectables in the best possible condition.Continue reading
More and more people are turning to a self storage unit to keep their belongings safe. Whether you’re storing household goods, collectibles, antiques, business stock, equipment or records, organising your storage unit is essential to easily find your things. Poorly organised storage units can be a dangerous playground in many ways. Incorrectly stacked boxes stacked that are too high or uneven could easily topple over damaging goods or cause serious injuries.
Once you have chosen your self storage unit, you must determine exactly how you are going to store your things. You might have a wide variety of items that you want to keep in a damp-free and secure environment. These items can range from books, personal records, old discs and files, to antiques and other valuables.
This simple guide will give you a few helpful ideas, enabling you to maximise space, keep your goods in excellent condition and make it easier to find what you are looking for.Continue reading
Summer fairs and car boot season mean some will begin collecting while others will add to their growing collection. For the most part, there are two main reasons for storing collectibles: they’re either valuable or cherished.
If you’re at a point where you need to purge some of your valuables, you need to make smart choices. Is your collection outgrowing the spare wardrobe, guest room or garage? Choosing to keep collectibles in self storage is usually a worthy gamble especially if you’re not ready to sell. To keep their value, collectible items need to be kept in top condition and storing collectibles correctly is huge importantly.Continue reading
For many people, being an antique collector or expert is synonymous to a hobby. For some, this could be that top earning job they’ve been looking for. Something every seasoned collector will tell you though is the importance of storing collectibles. A well preserved or maintained antique is far more valuable which means proper storage is vital.
Remember, age plus quality equals high value. But not every antique is worth a fortune so you have to know what you’re looking for. For some, their antiques Continue reading