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Energy Saving Self Storage

Mar 11, 2015 | | Say something

Not very long ago we had a look at the new and exciting ways self storage providers are able to help the environment. We saw how self storage facilities are by their nature very adaptable to trialing and using environmentally friendly methods of energy production – in many parts of the world they are relatively […more]

Self Storage On Your Doorstep

Mar 10, 2015 | | Say something

When evaluating alternatives to self storage, a recent and promising addition to the roster of methods is that of mobile self storage, or rather a storage company that will collect your belongings from your location and store them for you elsewhere. Then when the time comes that you need these items back, you give the […more]

Know Your Boxes

Mar 9, 2015 | | Say something

We have obviously broached the subject of boxes before on this blog, going hand in hand as they do with storage facilities, and we have talked about the ways of packing them and where you might be able to find them for free. Boxes can be a rather surprising extra cost that needs to be […more]

Self Storage and Lapsed Payments

Mar 8, 2015 | | Say something

A self storage contract may not be planned for the long haul, but the convenience and ease of depositing a quantity of items for the day that they will come in useful again, of for the day that you have more space, is irresistible and becomes part of one’s monthly bills. The problem inevitably is […more]

What Does Self Storage Insurance Consist Of?

Mar 7, 2015 | | Say something

Insurance is a big topic when it comes to self storage as ultimately it is needed one way or the other, so that if the worst should happen, the situation is covered, either by a policy you have taken out through the self storage company or one that you have entered into independently. It is […more]

Moving House and Self Storage Options

Mar 6, 2015 | | Say something

Moving house is so frequently associated with the need to clear out or reorganise belongings, as you don’t to have to move a wealth of items that are not needed, nor do you want to be clambering over boxes when trying to get new furniture and white goods installed. It may be felt highly desirable┬áthat […more]

Self Storage Locks And Doors

Mar 5, 2015 | | Say something

A while back we looked at the various types of locks that might be on offer to secure your items in self storage, and what the general consensus is on the best one to purchase. Our overall conclusion was that the disc lock was probably the best, being robust and due to its shape difficult […more]

Running An Office From Self Storage

Mar 4, 2015 | | Say something

Self storage, as we have seen, is quite a versatile market and there are many alternative ways to use the storage space other than as a drop off point for excess items. Knowing that customers are turning to self storage to run their business, there is a wave of facilities that can offer dedicated office […more]

Going Down The Container Route

Mar 3, 2015 | | Say something

We’ve covered a few alternatives to self storage on this blog, be they tweaks or alternatives to the usual self storage model, or classic methods that will probably never die. One that we haven’t given credit to at this stage is using shipping containers for storage, which is an offer that comes up from time […more]

Considerations When Choosing Self Storage Facilities

Mar 2, 2015 | | Say something

Let’s suppose you have the luxury of several self storage facilities near you to choose from. Each has its own benefits, some have promised very cheap deals, at least at the start of the contract, and you want to know where is the best place to put your money. There are many questions to ask […more]

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