Self Storage For House Moves: What You Need To Know

Moving house is always challenging whether you’re in a studio flat or a house in the suburbs. If you were renting a fully furnished property and only moving small items, you could do it yourself but it’s almost always better to hire a professional moving company. Something else that can help is using self storage for house moves as it offers extra space whilst giving you more time to properly organise things.

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Unmanned Self Storage: What You Need To Know

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If you think back to a few years ago, unmanned self storage facilities weren’t really on the radar. However, with technology advancing at a rapid pace and the industry demands shifting, including Covid-19, things have changed.

Only a few companies tried their hand at operating without an onsite manager as the idea of running a 30,000+ square foot facility was unheard of. Today, unmanned self storage facilities are more common but don’t let the name fool you as it doesn’t necessarily mean everything is automated. To be fair, nearly all sites are unmanned on some level so what does it all entail?

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Which Renovations Add The Most Property Value?

Are you looking to create extra space at home? Are you thinking of spending some of the money you saved during lockdown on home renovations? Let’s face it, not being able to go out to bars, restaurants or even on holiday means many of us have a little bit extra to work with.

Even if you are not planning on selling any time soon, it’s good to know which home improvements could help you in the long run. Don’t forget to consider renovation storage as it can really help keep your home improvement projects more organised.

In this article we take a closer look at what you should be doing to add value to your property and how renovation storage can make a significant difference.

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Problems Paying Your Self Storage Fees?

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When renting a self storage unit, many people often neglect to think about the long-term impact. This includes self storage payments and the real issues around what happens when you don’t pay. Just think of the TV show, Storage Wars and how they auction the contents of those cheap storage units.

The question we often get asked is whether self storage centres can actually arrange public auctions if customers don’t pay. Well, the answer is “Yes” and “No”.  Whilst they have the right to hold or sell the contents until any debt has been repaid, there is a process every storage facility must follow.

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Top Self Storage FAQs

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Putting Covid-19 aside for a moment, we’d like to shift the focus to some of the most frequently asked questions relating to self storage.

As people sort through their belongings at home or the office, many may be considering self storage for the first time. Anyone unfamiliar with the process will have several questions that require answers which is exactly what this article can help with.

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