Packing your self storage unit is not a complicated process but it does require some careful thought and planning. At the end of the day, you want to fully optimise the storage space you’re essentially paying for. People often think they need more space than they actually do and therein lies the problem. One should never base storage requirements on how much you can squeeze into a room or garage. It’s always best to ask the professionals to help find a storage solution that suits your needs.
Poorly organised storage units can be hazardous in so many ways. Boxes stacked incorrectly and too high could easily topple over damaging goods or, even worse, cause Continue reading →
House clearance can mean different things to different people. We all need to get rid of unwanted items at some point and good household storage solutions can really help. A full house clearance is the easiest way to rid your home, garage, room or attic of items you no longer need. This extends to furniture, antiques, collectibles, valuable and non-valuable goods.
Depending on the circumstances, it can be a difficult time so don’t rush into anything. You may regret it later if you bring in a house clearance firm before doing any organising yourself. Continue reading →
Downsizing has long been considered something people do when they retire. Fact is, the modern-day minimalist way of living is one of the major contributing factors. Downsizing your household is sometimes difficult but self storage units can really help. You get to declutter, organise and safely store sentimental or high valued items without breaking a sweat. Continue reading →
If you decide on self storage, to help with your de-cluttering or downsizing, make sure you choose the right unit. It’s the most important decision you will make. After all, whilst a small unit with too little space is pointless, a cavernous unit with too much space is equally, unnecessary.
Your self storage centre will help you make the right decision. They will also assist when it comes to preparing your goods for self storage.
As any experienced storage expert will tell you, there is little point in renting a self storage unit and storing your goods without rhyme or reason. Each item should be packed and prepared properly. It’s a simple, but very important, part of the process.
Have you thought how you would pack your summer clothes for autumn and winter storage? Have you wondered how to keep your antiques in good condition or how to preserve that leather Chesterfield whilst you move home? What about your surplus furniture or garden tools?
Although your unit is likely to be damp free, overlooking the advice given to you, will almost certainly lead to your goods becoming damaged, tarnished or even unfit for use or future sale. Continue reading →