Finding the best way to transport your valuables when moving can be challenging. What would be the best removals option to help you move? Should you hire a professional removals company, man with a van or do it yourself? There are pro’s and con’s when choosing any of them as it all comes down to what you are moving, how much, how far and your budget.Continue reading
Looking after and storing furniture is a common theme in the self-storage industry and for many reasons. It could be that you are decluttering, downsizing, moving, taking a gap year or dealing with bereavement. Whatever the reason, it’s important to properly take care of and store wooden or fabric furniture in particular.
Most of us will run out of space at home during some point in our lives but do you know what to do when that happens? In this article, we explore some useful cleaning tips and share expert advice on storing furniture the right way.Continue reading
The self storage industry is continuously growing as more people (and businesses) want affordable storage space for household goods or business stock. Today, finding a storage facility has become easier thanks to Google search and using the term “storage near me”.
Considering the sheer volume of people actively using the internet every day to find something, using “near me” or “near me now” search terms are essential. Whether you are searching for “storage near me” on your desktop, laptop or mobile device, Google will provide the answer based on where you are located.Continue reading
We know first-hand the stresses and worries when moving house as sometimes there is just too much to remember. From packing glassware and crockery to furniture, clothing and important documents, you need to be prepared. While moving can be a stressful time, it should also be exciting for the entire family looking forward to a future in their new home.
There’s no denying that moving into a new house is a big job and packing is unfortunately one of the things you cannot leave until the last minute. Look at moving and packing as an opportunity to consider what you actually need, what must be thrown out or put into self storage.
To avoid last minute packing and forgetting half your stuff, think about what you can pack in advance. You can start clearing your wardrobe, shelves and cupboards of anything that you don’t often use and pack some of it ahead of time. While there are many things to remember when moving, packing glassware and crockery is among the most important. Not only in terms of value but also the sheer amount of time it takes.Continue reading
We may not like talking about it but the sad fact is that many people will inherit a home with everything in it following the death of family member. You may be lucky enough to be able to hold on to the house and contents, but for many, distributing the inheritance or paying costs means the house will need to be sold. After a family bereavement, secure storage may not be high priority but what do you do with the contents?
Following a bereavement, there is often outstanding debt, inheritance tax or other bills to pay. Some of the belongings in the house may be valuable and could help financially but others will have sentimental value. Don’t add to the traumatic experience by using a house clearance company just yet; opt for secure self storage instead. Whilst selling the house might be challenging, parting with a loved one’s belongings can be an emotional experience. So why not do it right?Continue reading