Moving house is one of the largest logistical feats that the average person will undertake. Needless to say, it can be a bit of a handful! If you’ve done it a few times, you are probably aware of how much effort goes into the whole process. And if this is your first time moving, you’ll shortly find out! Luckily, though, we can help. Our team of storage specialists have put together this quick checklist to help you nail your house moving project. So read on, and put your mind at ease!
Renovations are a logistical feat to be admired! The planning that goes into each stage of a successful renovation is almost unbelievable. But there’s one aspect that goes overlooked too often: how does one safely store belongings during the renovation period? The answer: Self Storage. Continue reading
Let’s face it, not everyone can go camping as much as they would like to. Camping trips take planning and a bit of free time. Of course, they’re always worth it – but what can you do with your camping gear in the meantime?
Storing camping gear is a bit of an art. It’s all pretty robust, but there’s still a trick to storing camping gear correctly. So before you load it up and head to your self storage unit, have a look at our tips for storing camping gear.x
If you have just signed the papers on a new self storage unit, we are willing to bet that furniture will be one of the first things to reside there. Furniture is a self storage staple, and it’s not hard to see why. Most items of furniture take up a little too much room to store at home. But they usually still have use and significance to you. Continue reading
Minimalism: no doubt you’ve heard the term before. People seem to be chasing a minimalistic lifestyle left, right and centre. And they look like they love it! But what is it? Minimalism actually began as an artistic movement in the sixties and seventies. Like its name suggests, minimalism aims to reduce things to their necessary elements. In visual art, that means stripping away the excessive details. In life, that means getting rid of excessive possessions. The artistic concept of minimalism has effectively been applied to life, and it works a treat! But in a world where possessions are everything, it can be tricky. That’s where utilising self storage can help. Continue reading
The organised kitchen: everyone wants one, but very few of us have actually pulled it off. The truth is, organising your kitchen isn’t always easy. At least, it wasn’t until now! We have compiled some of our best kitchen organisation tips to help you get started on your odyssey against kitchen clutter. In our experience, a point in the right direction is all you need to master the kitchen domain and reclaim space you didn’t even know you had. Continue reading
If you have just shouted yourself a storage unit then congratulations! Organisation is clearly one of your strong points. But there is still more organisation to go. Getting a storage unit is only half the batter; the other half is packing it. If you pack your storage unit well, you will be able to enjoy its benefits to a much higher extent. Continue reading
It’s the one question on every homeowner’s mind: how to declutter your home. With Christmas rolling in, it’s time to get ready for that inevitable influx of stuff! Whether it’s new gifts, visitors, or both, Christmas can really test the capacity of any home. So how can you declutter your home? Unsurprisingly, there is no right or wrong answer. It actually depends on a whole range of things, from the nature of your clutter, to the size of your house. But if you stick to a few basic principles, it should be a breeze. Check out our solutions below for more tips on how to declutter your home. Continue reading
Talk to any homeowner about clutter and you will probably hear of children’s toys, old furniture and paperwork. But there’s one class of clutter that seems to fly under the radar: electronics. We’ll be the first to admit that technology moves so fast it’s hard to keep up. And what gets left behind? The old phone models, DVD player or home theatre system – things that are too valuable to throw away, but too dated to use in our day-to-day lives. Continue reading
It’s that time of year, yet again: Christmas! And it’s your turn to play host. Time to get cleaning! But the holiday season requires more than just your average vacuum and mop. You have relatives coming to stay, friends staying for lunch and people coming and going almost non-stop! You need to clear out the spare room. The one job that nobody wants – second only to clearing out the garage! So how do you do it? Well, it’s not as hard as you might think. Continue reading