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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The Impact of Moving House With Cats and Dogs

moving with pets and the benefits of using short term self storage

Moving house is a really stressful time for people but moving with pets can add another level of anxiety for you and them. The biggest challenge is timing as the best thing to do is a ‘staged move’. It’s almost always better to gradually move things into your new home to reduce the level of stress for your pets. In this article, we share some expert tips on moving with pets and how you can benefit from short term self storage.

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Simple Loft Storage Tips For Creating More Space

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Creating more space at home is always a challenge but this article explores some amazing storage tips and ideas for the loft. Traditionally, the top of the house is used to store things we only use once a year, such as Halloween or Christmas decorations. However, whether it’s a simple boarding or full conversion, your loft can be the perfect storage place for a lot more. The secret is knowing what to do and we are here to help.

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