Mark Dangerfield

About Mark Dangerfield

Mark started his career in precision engineering before establishing Space Centre Self Storage in 1995 with his father Paul. The company started in Stroud with just a handful of storage units and has now expanded to include three branches and over 800 individual units in Gloucestershire & North Bristol. Mark's great grandfather started a Stroud based removal company J H Dangerfield & Son in 1900, and the family have been in the industry ever since. With storage facilities in Gloucester, Stroud and Bristol, Mark has a wealth of experience and is passionate about providing local affordable, quality self storage

Christmas Storage Tips For Hiding Presents

Christmas storage tips for hiding gifts

It seems that Christmas storage for unwrapped presents is becoming increasingly difficult every year. With only a few short weeks until Christmas, your partner and the kids are probably getting curious about their presents. Keeping them hidden is always a challenge as it seems children are masters at finding things they aren’t supposed to! 

Considering there are only so many hiding spots at home, you’ll have to get creative and find more ways of keeping Christmas presents out of sight and out of mind. If you are running out of secret places to store them, or have large and awkward shaped presents, maybe these Christmas storage tips can help. 

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Christmas Storage And Safety Tips

Christmas storage and safety tips

With the build-up to the festive season, there is a long list of things to do that wouldn’t be a consideration at any other time. Just think of all the presents, decorations, cooking, cleaning and preparing your home for visitors over the holidays. That is why we have compiled a simple Christmas storage and safety guide with some valuable, practical tips to ease your burden.

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Commonly Asked Self Storage Questions And Answers

Everyone has different storage needs, whether it is moving house, downsizing, retiring, antiques or business purposes. Self storage is one of the most convenient and affordable ways to free up space at home or the office, but there are some common self storage questions that people often ask. To help you understand what to expect, how it all works and more, here are some of the most frequently asked questions (and answers) about self storage units.

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Self Storage Costs And Consequences Of Non-Payment

self storage costs

Many people assume that if they do not pay their bill, the self storage company can sell the contents to recover their self storage costs. But unlike the TV shows like Storage Wars, there is a drawn-out process that costs time and money. Even when they go through this process, the contents often don’t cover the self storage costs and will only end up in the bin or at the tip. 

There are several reasons people miss payments from belonging to somebody who passed and never told anyone to a loss of income or divorce. Often, it’s as simple as someone forgetting to pay their bills or who didn’t speak to the storage facility to discuss a payment plan. With that in mind, what are the rules around non-payment of a self storage unit and what are your rights?

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The Ultimate Summer Sports Equipment Storage Guide

We can all agree that the good weather is all but over and that means it’s time to start thinking about summer sports equipment storage. Considering good quality sports equipment isn’t cheap, you need to follow best practices to ensure everything stays in excellent condition until the next season. 

Leaving it on the floor in the garage or garden shed with little to no security is not the right way. To help you keep your summer sports equipment in good condition, whether it’s golf clubs, stand up paddleboards, kayaks or bicycles, these sports equipment storage tips can help. 

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