Furniture Storage: How To Clean And Prepare For Winter

Like clockwork, autumn is in full swing with winter fast approaching and that means it’s time for some furniture storage advice. In this article, we share valuable cleaning tips, treating and storing furniture and garden equipment to ensure everything is in excellent condition next season.

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What Is The Best Way Of Organising Self Storage Units?

People use self storage for various reasons but whatever it may be, the idea is to keep your belongings in tip-top condition. One of the best ways for organising self storage units is installing racking or filing cabinets but is it allowed?

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Flood Storage And Tips For Preparing Your Home

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With the colder, wetter weather fast approaching, flooding is once again a real concern. Aside from your own safety, your belongings and property are also of significance. It is always wise to implement one or two plans beforehand – just in case. With that comes flood storage which refers to a designated safe place at your local self storage facility if necessary.

Whether you want to declutter your home or office, find a storage base in winter for your garden tools or a safe, damp-free space for your belongings when the weather threatens your property, flood storage is a cheap, short-term, worry-free solution. In this article, we highlight the importance of flood-proofing your home and how self storage can help.

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Can I Give Other People Access To My Storage Unit?

People often ask this question but the answer depends as not all storage facilities follow the same rules. Many companies don’t allow sharing of self storage units as you are the sole person named on the agreement. However, considering you are the only key holder, the choice is ultimately yours. 

If you are upfront and tell the storage facility that you will be giving access to someone else, they might ask you to add this person’s information to the agreement. There are practical reasons for having more than one key, but you need to know and trust the people concerned. It is, after all, your name on the tenancy agreement should anything go wrong. 

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Choosing The Right Containers For Self Storage

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Boxes come in various shapes and sizes and choosing the right containers for self storage may be more important than you realise. Getting organised and storing items involves more than simply putting things inside boxes. You must think about how much storage space you need, the appropriate storage conditions and the type of box best suited for your needs.

Today, we share some valuable tips on choosing the right containers for self storage, how to pack your things and what to avoid.

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