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A Few Storage “Don’t’s”

Jul 15, 2016 | | 1 comment

Making the leap of faith into having your own storage unit is a fab idea, but if you don’t manage the storage process effectively, you might end up with a rather less enjoyable experience than you were bargaining for. Here we will be having a quick look at a few areas where first time storage […more]

Tips On Storing Wood

Jun 7, 2015 | | Say something

Wood is undoubtedly a valuable and abundant building material, being employed widely in the construction of homes, and also many of items inside them – shelves, doors, tables, chairs, and so on. It is also very common to find wood used in antique items and pieces of craftsmanship. Whilst it has proved the test of time […more]

Seasonal Self Storage To Keep Orderly And Organised

Jun 2, 2015 | | Say something

When it comes down to it, self storage is a tremendously useful service for simply keeping your life tidy and organised. For the price of a modest monthly fee, you have free reign to a piece of industrial space in a well secured building to use as you like. It is somewhat similar to having […more]

Self Storage Between Term Times

May 10, 2015 | | Say something

The first years of young adulthood can be exciting times – studying in a new town, enjoying the pleasures of the world far away from the family nest – but are also a dawning of great responsibilities. Feeding yourself, paying rent and eking out a social life without much money from one day to the next […more]

Spending Wisely on Self Storage

Apr 26, 2015 | | Say something

Keeping your self storage payments is an important commitment – you will need to make sure that you have sufficient monthly funds to cover it. The alternative, as we have seen many times on this site, is that your storage outlet will take ownership of your items and sell them off, hopefully not with the […more]

Think Tall With Shelves

Mar 18, 2015 | | Say something

Running out of self storage space or underestimating how much you needed is an irritating proposition, but before giving up it is worth considering whether you are making best use of the space within your unit. Even though your storage provider will take primary interest in the floor space size that you are occupying, self […more]

Precautions for Storing Works of Art

Mar 12, 2015 | | Say something

Storing a work of art is principally based on the perceived value of the artwork in question. In some cases the value may be great exaggerated if by a well known artist, and orders of magnitude beyond the actual value of the materials it was created with. Like other expensive but tricky to store collectibles […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 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]

An Approach to Storing Books and Magazines

Feb 15, 2015 | | Say something

You can’t beat a good book, but some of us may find the opportunity to read books dwindling. The present age offers different entertainment experiences – we can store all of our books on one kindle device rather than keeping shelves of them, and for those of us that used to follow magazines, the internet […more]

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