Storing Clothes The Right Way

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Winter has gone (or so it appears) and we’re all hoping for some warmer weather. With that comes storing clothes which can be more challenging for some than for others. If your wardrobe and chest of drawers are stuffed with winter woollies, perhaps it’s time for a clear out.

For some, storing clothes for all seasons is not a problem especially if they have additional wardrobe space. They simply move their summer clothes to the front while relegating the winter woollies to the back. Unfortunately, not everyone has that luxury and you need to get creative with storage ideas.

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Storing Work Tools And Equipment

Tradesmen, both sole traders and businesses, need space for storing work tools and equipment. Having a safe space to store tools and equipment is a common concern for gardeners, plumbers, self-employed builders or electricians among others. These are all tradespeople looking to solve the problem of storing work tools in a safe, convenient and affordable manner.

Considering the escalating costs of obtaining business premises, there are very few sole traders who have an actual office. Why waste money on renting or buying business premises when you can simply rent a long-term self storage unit?

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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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Pros And Cons Of Running A Business From Home

Running a business from home is a simple option if you don’t need a rented or owned premises. Not every type of business can be easily operated from home as some require business storage. Working from home is common for people who only need a small office space, who mainly work on their computers or spend most of their time on their client’s premises.

Working from home may not be ideal if it significantly changes the use of your home or affects your local area. For example, if you rent your home and receive lots of visitors, your licence or lease may include some restrictions. While more people are running a business from home, is it really for you?

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Moving House Checklist: Items For The Essentials Box

There’s no denying that moving house is a challenging as there is so much to remember before, during and after. If you’re in the process of moving or planning a move soon, just thinking about everything you need to organise may stress you out a little.

There are so many things going through your mind when moving house with several burning questions such as: What are the local schools like? What are the local health services like? How long will my commute to work be? Is there good public transport? Are there good childcare facilities nearby? What about gyms, sports clubs and restaurants?

Fact is, the list goes on and many reports suggest that moving house is even more stressful than break-ups or changing jobs. Perhaps you’ve come across this article at the perfect time as our handy moving checklist may just be your saving grace. 

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