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.
Car storage is an interesting topic
of conversation especially for those who collect and restore classic cars. For
the most part, people drive these collector’s items only a few times each year,
especially in summer, and require a safe and convenient location. On the other hand,
many people also store their cars when going away on holiday or extended business
Besides your house, your car is likely
the next most expensive asset and needs to be looked after properly. If you barely
drive your car, why risk leaving it parked in the driveway or on the street?
Not only does it tempt would-be car thieves but it also leaves your car exposed
to the elements. In this article, we take
a look at the benefits of car storage and how to prepare your car.
With the heatwave dissipating somewhat and a distinct chill in the air, it’s almost time to pack away your seasonal clothing. More people are walking around with trousers and hoodies gearing up for the cold weather ahead. Enjoy the last bit of sunshine as one season ends, another begins and with that, our seasonal storage tips.
Many of us can divide our wardrobes into spring, summer, autumn and winter collections which makes storage slightly easier. However, limited storage space in your cupboards and drawers means your clothes could end up all over the place. In the end, we keep an obscene amount of clothes in one big pile with winter woollies and summer clothes mixed together. Worst of all is that we probably won’t even wear half of the clothes we own. 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.
The Bristol Harbour Festival is only 2 weeks away and it’s a big reason so many people get a hankering for a boating holiday. Starting on Friday 21 July, the festival is jam packed with live music and other performance arts, narrow boating, water sports, stalls and much more. It’s an event not to be missed so here is some more information to entice you even more.
If long-term boat living is something you’ve considered, this post is just for you. The biggest concern for most would be secure storage for the stuff you can’t take with. Boat living can essentially help you declutter as well. Continue reading →