Storing Paper Records Effectively

storing paper

The importance of storing paper efficiently is essential. Not just as a business looking to store financial and client documentation but also for personal reasons.  You may have valuable family documents, birth certificates, academic qualifications and other sensitive material. What do you do with all your important files? What is the best way to archive paper records? Continue reading

Storing Sports Equipment

Storing Sports Equipment

It’s almost time again for the Bristol Harbourside Triathlon! For those taking part this Sunday, we hope that you’re fit and ready for the 1500m swim, 40km cycle and 10km run. In saying that, storing sports equipment is as important as storing furniture or other valuables especially if you’re an avid sports person. Storing a swimsuit and your trainers are easy but what about your expensive bike?  Continue reading

Preparing Garden Furniture for Summer

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We’ve recently had an unusual spell of hot weather and most people probably still have covers on their garden furniture or they haven’t even taken it out of storage yet. With the beautiful weather it’s definitely time to get out into the garden. Have you taken good care of your garden furniture and is it ready for summer?

If you chose self-storage or properly utilised the last bit of space in your garage, you did the right thing. Continue reading

Self Storage can help with your Spring clean

spring clean self storageThe daffodils are out, the sun is trying to get through and the clocks go forward next weekend. So, it’s about now when we all turn our thoughts to the Spring clean. A bit of decorating, some gardening, or just a clear out of all those overfull cupboards – they are all things we promise ourselves we’ll do once the days start getting a little longer. But, it’s still a little chilly so whilst we all have good intentions, it can be a little difficult to motivate yourself to make a start.

Unless you have a pressing need to clear everything out in one go (like a house move) it’s important to do things in manageable chunks. It’s all too easy to empty drawers and cupboards only to be so overwhelmed by the volume of things to sort through that it all goes back exactly where it came from!

Here are a few tips to help Continue reading

How cheap self storage can turn out to be expensive

indoor self storage unitsWe all like a good bargain from time to time and can sometimes get quite excited when we see something we want at a surprisingly low price. Sometimes we get lucky but often there’s some sort of problem or catch. When it comes to self storage, there’s not necessarily always a catch; often it’s just an omission of some of the finer details in those ‘cheap self storage’ ads.

Offer adverts are often the same. Various offers scream out from the headlines; 8 weeks for the price of 4 or 50% off for the first 6 weeks are common examples. But often they don’t reveal the potential for costs to be incurred if you change your mind part way through an offer period or exactly what’s included. Continue reading