Professional Downsizing Tips And Self Storage Units

Downsizing, for whatever reason, can be a challenging process as there is so much to consider. What do you keep and throw away? What if you want to hold onto things that just won’t fit in your new, smaller property? Besides planning ahead and being vigilant when clearing out, self storage units are extremely beneficial when it comes to downsizing. We take a look at a few downsizing tips along with best practices when using self storage units.

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Top Tips For Packing Your Self Storage Unit

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More people are choosing to rent a self storage unit and why not, it just makes sense. Most of us have too much junk cluttering our homes, garages, or sheds which makes a self storage unit the ideal solution. Not only are they great for households but many businesses have gone down this route as well.

By using self storage, you can safely store all of your belongings and access them at any time. For those who like to collect things, when the time is right, you can sell some of it on eBay, at a car boot sale or pass them on to friends or family.

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Space Centre Self Storage Stonehouse Update

As the demand for self storage increases so does the need for additional premises. While our facilities in Bristol, Stroud and Gloucester provide excellent coverage, this expansion provides our customers with even more options. It’s been in the pipeline for some time but at last, Space Centre Self Storage Stonehouse could open late Spring.

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Putting Unwanted Christmas Gifts To Good Use

As 2019 gets underway, Christmas is already a distant memory with all the focus on the year ahead. Perhaps you’ve just had a declutter and realised there are several unwanted Christmas gifts lying around. While some presents may seem useful, let’s face it, you’re not likely to really use any of them. Instead of stuffing them into drawers and cupboards you have just cleared out, why not put them to good use?

For starters, you could donate your unwanted Christmas gifts to a good charity that will find a use for them. Homeless shelters are always looking for hats, gloves and toiletries while food banks eagerly await food items and also toiletries. There are also many other charitable organisations that provide things for people who are struggling.

Did you know that three out of five people receive unwanted Christmas gifts? With that in mind, please consider less fortunate people before you simply throw anything away.

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How To Pack Your Self Storage Unit

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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