Got your dream job overseas? Downsizing the family home? Starting a small business and need somewhere to keep your stock? Long term self storage is a great way to keep your possessions safe and secure when you can’t keep them in your home.
Before you start packing your belongings to put into self storage , STOP, not everything can stored!
The idea of storage is to preserve and protect your goods when you cannot keep them with you. The last thing you want to do is discover that you shouldn’t have left a particular item behind. Here is why!
Don’t throw away your treasured possessions! If you want to keep ’em, you should just store ’em! Moving house? Planning to travel? Storage will keep your stuff safe and sound. What you don’t realise is that you keep all your precious stuff; there’s no need to let strangers haul it away for pennies. Self storage costs are more affordable than you may think!
A funny thing happens when you start a family. As they grow, your home shrinks. You also suddenly find yourself inundated with stuff: the accoutrements of parenthood. Cots, bassinets, high chairs and toys. You’ve had to relegate your own treasures to high shelves and locked cupboards. You don’t want to lose the stuff that means so much to you. Trying to keep it safe when there’s sticky, inquisitive little fingers nearby seems like a futile exercise. Wouldn’t you be relieved to find a safe, secure and accessible storage solution for your precious things and all of the kid paraphernalia that you’re tripping over? Here’s our 5 top ways your family can use self storage to free up some precious space in your home.
Auction Hunters – it certainly makes for great TV viewing. A self-storage unit strewn with forgotten treasures and abandoned belongings. Quick scrutiny by the harsh glare of flashing torchlight. Keen bidders squawking, scrabbling and squabbling over the contents like vultures picking over a carcass. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of overdue storage auctions. Storage auctions are big business in the US, but do we breathe a collective sigh of relief and say only in America? Or are unpaid storage auctions a reality right here in Australia? What will happen to your precious belongings if you can’t meet the ongoing costs of storage? Let’s shed some light on the myths and truths about unpaid storage auctions in Australia.
Moving house can be one off the most stressful times in a person’s life. There is so much to organise, so many things to remember, and so many possessions you didn’t realise you had. This is why hiring a removalist who you can trust is essential for staying calm and keeping your sanity in good health. Here are some tips for hiring a professional who will get the job done and evoke your trust.
At ABC Self Storage, we work hard to keep your unit safe from outside influences, but we can’t protect the items inside your unit from accidental breakages. It’s a corollary to Murphy’s Law that the most delicate items are usually the most sentimental, so it’s important that you put some time and care into ensuring the safest method for storing your breakable items. Continue reading
In November, we highlighted a few mistakes you can make when relocating your life. Before 2015 lands with a crash, we’ve decided to check off a list of moving must-dos to further speed you on your way. Whether this is the first time you’ve packed, pruned and taped your spare time into boxes, there’s a tip here for everybody, veterans and learners alike. While the following cheats will certainly assist your moving mission, remember the cardinal rule – be calm. We’re not going to advise cashing in on the T-shirt craze, but channeling a calmed, rational outlook from day dot will help you get through the next few weeks and every week after. Continue reading
Getting organised often tops the resolution roll after the New Year passes in a haze of celebrations. Instead of waiting for the year to end, rustle up some time on the weekend to start getting sorted, moving from room to room with an eye for clutter. Remember, if you haven’t used it in the last six months, it’s not worth having.
Self storage is becoming more popular in Australia, for families and businesses that have belongings they are not able to store at their own properties. Self storage prevents clutter from piling up in our homes and offices, and gives us more space to live comfortably and freely. This article shows you four uses for self storage, so that you too can live an organised and efficient lifestyle. Continue reading