Back to School Storage Space Preparation

storage space

It’s only a couple of weeks until the kids go back to school and chances are your house is a mess. A new school term brings about more books, bags, sport kits, musical instruments and uniforms. We all know how quickly things can pile up so instead of cluttering the floor, cupboards or under the bed; perhaps it’s time to prepare storage space for all the school goodies. Continue reading

Making money from your car boot sale

Car Boot Sale

A car boot sale is one of the best ways to clear out your cupboard, garage, de-clutter your home and generate some additional income. It does require some time and effort but can be loads of fun as well. You’ll meet new people and get out in the fresh air for a couple of hours. What’s not to love?

Our car boot sale guide should be valuable to anyone but particularly for those doing it for the first time. Once you have a successful car boot sale under your belt, you’ll want to do another one. Why not take a look at Continue reading

Storage Ideas For Your Summer Items

storage ideas

Summer usually means more outdoor activities and many of us have probably added a number of garden toys, paddling pools or furniture to our collection. Not only does this mean more fun in the sun; it also means cluttering your garage or garden shed. Why not use the good weather wisely and clear a bit of space or consider self-storage.  Don’t leave it until the last minute; think about storage ideas now and how or where you’ll store everything at the end of summer. 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

Why self storage providers use shipping containers

self storage shipping containerIf you visit any extensive self storage facility you are likely to see rows or blocks of converted shipping containers. It’s not the first thing that springs to mind when you’re thinking about how and where you can store things. After all, the official description of a shipping container is

‘a segmental, stackable metal container used to carry luggage or goods by overseas or land transport’

so definitely not top of the list. But shipping containers are so versatile it’s not only self storage providers that use them anymore. Cafes, bars, businesses, and even homeowners are finding innovative ways to use shipping containers and here’s why: Continue reading