Archive Storage Tips For Business Documents

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With 2017 coming to an end, it’s another year worth of paperwork to be stored. Most businesses know that documents should generally be stored for at least 7 years but where do you find the space? Many companies simply don’t have extra storage space to archive physical copies of everything in the office. Another filing cabinet just won’t cut it and who is ultimately responsible for archiving everything in-house?

Effective archive storage is essential for keeping documents in order, safe and easily accessible – and we don’t mean storing everything in the loft either. Some companies Continue reading

Christmas Storage Tips: Preparing Your Home For Visitors

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Every year most of us face the same challenges making space for Christmas visitors. Not only is the fridge overwhelmed with goodies, the spare room is filled with junk. You could buy a second fridge or a bigger house but there are easier alternatives. Don’t let Christmas storage be an obstacle this year; be prepared and follow our tips to maximise your existing space. Continue reading

Wardrobe Warrior: Packing and Storing Clothes for Winter

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Summer has gone and if you haven’t done so already, storing clothes should be next on your ‘to-do’ list. For most of us, it is a seasonal chore but don’t be tempted to just shove everything into the cupboard. Wardrobe space is limited and the last thing anyone wants to do is waste time finding something to wear. Not only that, how often have you discovered a ruined top among the pile of clothes?

Storing clothes is not something we can ignore and a little effort can go a long way to simplify your life when you later unpack. Take the time to go through what you want to store and follow our guidelines to avoid mould, discolouration or insect damage. Continue reading

Wrapping and Storage Ideas for Odd-Shaped Christmas Presents

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In an ideal world, everything we buy should be easy to wrap and store but some gifts are shaped awkwardly. If you have a big family or just like buying loads of presents, where do you keep everything? And let’s face it, some kids will stop at nothing to find their presents so you need to come up with creative storage ideas. This is especially the case when it’s a bicycle, a scooter or a piece of furniture. Not only do you need superhuman wrapping skills, you also need good storage ideas other than the garage or shed. Continue reading

Self-Storage Advice For First Timers

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If you’ve never used self-storage before chances are you need expert advice on what you should keep in mind. One of the most frequently asked questions from first timers looking for self-storage is how much space they really need. This is an important step in the process as you don’t want to pay for space you don’t need.

Similarly, the type of self-storage you need will depend on what you’re storing, how much and how often you need to access it. Cost and flexibility of rental terms are other factors to also take into consideration. This is particularly important as we find that people tend to keep their units longer than they initially planned for. Knowing what type of storage unit you need and the costs involved are key to avoid storage fails. Continue reading