How To Google Search Storage Near Me

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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.

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Best Tips For Packing Glassware And Crockery

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.

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How Secure Self Storage Can Help Following Bereavement

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?

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Busting The Myths On Self Storage

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When you think of self storage, what comes to mind first? For some, it is a safe place to keep valuables, a safety net during a life altering transition, while others simply see it as a junkyard for people who hoard things. Whatever your perception, we felt it was time to bust some self storage myths wide open. Allow us to reveal the truth about why more people are using self storage and for what purpose.

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Home Improvements: Adding Value To Your Home When Renovating

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End of the year is approaching and many people are either thinking about home improvements, selling or extending. Considering the current state of the UK housing market, unless you have to move, perhaps you could renovate your existing home instead to keep costs down.

If you are moving, what can you do to add value and improve saleability and is it worth the effort? There is no point in spending tons of money if you are not going to recover it. At the same time, what should you do to add value to your house if you want to stay?

To move up a rung (or two) in the property ladder, you need to know how to maximise the value of your current property. Potential buyers will almost certainly be more interested if your property is well-maintained and feature a few valuable home improvements. If you want to turn a good profit selling your house, these handy tips on home improvements could prove particularly valuable. Continue reading