Looking after and storing furniture is a common theme in the self-storage
industry and for many reasons. It could be that you are decluttering,
downsizing, moving, taking a gap year or dealing with bereavement. Whatever the
reason, it’s important to properly take care of and store wooden or fabric furniture
Most of us will run out of space at home during some point in our lives but
do you know what to do when that happens? In this article, we explore some
useful cleaning tips and share expert advice on storing furniture the right
It seems the ‘Beast from the East’ has finally left us! Forecasts suggest May is the new August for the best summer weather and a good time for some spring cleaning. With warmer weather about, there are jobs to do in the garden including a little garden furniture TLC.
For the super organised who cleaned and stored everything at the end of last summer, it’ll be a breeze. Get the furniture out of the shed, garage or storage unit, give it a quick wipe down and you’re all set. If the garden furniture and equipment did not spend the winter in self storage, prepare for some serious spring cleaning.
Snagging clothes or injuring yourself on wood splinters or broken plastic is no fun. Neither is getting rust marks or stains on your clothes from moss among other things. We’ve compiled some handy tips on how to revamp and prepare your garden furniture and equipment for summer.Continue reading →
A good home makeover is an exciting prospect but even simple renovating needs thorough planning. Think about how you can add value to your home and what improvements will yield the best return. It doesn’t make sense to spend a small fortune on renovating if it’s barely adding to the overall value. This is particularly important when you renovate with moving in mind. Don’t overspend on unnecessary improvements and remember to weigh up renovating costs against the increase in property value. Continue reading →
One of the most frequently asked questions from people looking for self-storage space is just how much space they need. It can be a challenge to calculate or visualise how much space is required especially for first-timers. This is an important step in the process as you don’t want to pay for space you don’t need right? It’s easy to picture your furniture in your living room, dining room or bedrooms but not so much when you have to stack everything into a smaller space. Continue reading →
There are many reasons for storing furniture and it seems most of us, at some point in our lives, run out of space; the spare room turns into a storage area, the garage has become an obstacle course and the garden shed is no longer just for the garden.
This could easily lead to damage and unnecessary repair costs later on but there is a simple solution though: your own self-storage unit.
Here are some common reasons for furniture storage:
Unused furniture could be in your way
You may have inherited valuable family heirlooms and have no space at home
Moving house and you need a safe haven for your furniture
You can’t seem to let go and want to keep your old furniture
Redecorating your home – safely store everything until your house is ready