Summer Storage Ideas For Home

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Summer is almost in full swing and that means spending more time outdoors with family and friends. But before you can enjoy all the activities, you should look into summer storage ideas for garden toys, splash pools, garden equipment or furniture.

The warmer weather is ideal to spend some time decluttering your garage or garden shed to make more space. Rather be organised now than leave everything last minute whether you want to store excess summer things or prepare for winter. If you are like many other families with too much stuff, you can always opt for a self storage unit. 

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Garden Furniture Storage: Prepping For Summer

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Where has the year gone as it’s at that time again where we talk about garden furniture storage and preparation! We had a great Easter weekend with lovely sunshine and everyone is hoping for a good long summer. Now is the time to get the dusty garden furniture out of storage, the shed or garage and getting it ready.

If you read some of our earlier blogs and prepared everything properly for storage, it should really only be a case of getting it all out and dusting it off. However, if you didn’t, you may need to put in a bit more effort cleaning and restoring where needed. In this article, we share some handy tips on making sure everything is ready for the season.

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Storing Garden Furniture For Winter

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Winter is well and truly on the way and judging from last year, we can expect a quick change in weather. If you haven’t already, now is a good time for storing garden furniture and toys in the garage, shed or self storage. Before long, everything is covered in ice and snow; not the best time to clean and pack your outdoor furniture. You’ll want to get it all inside if possible but do you have enough space? What if you bought new furniture this year?

Storing garden furniture correctly is essential to keep everything in good condition for next season. This is not only important for homeowners, what about small café or restaurants with outside seating? At some point, the weather will deteriorate where nobody sits outside. If you don’t have enough space at home or your business premises, perhaps you should consider a self storage unit.

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Spring Cleaning Garden Furniture and Equipment

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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

Top Tips for Winter Furniture Storage

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Not too long ago we gave advice on furniture storage and how to prepare it for summer. Within a blink of an eye, the season is almost over and therein lays the next challenge. Winter is around the corner and now you must decide what to store and what to keep. We’re also not just talking about furniture storage but also seasonal toys and garden equipment.

Storing your garden tools, furniture or toys in the garage or shed will take up too much room and it’s not as safe as you might think. Without even mentioning the clutter you’ll create, you have to consider Continue reading