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.
If you’re downsizing, renovating, relocating or space maximising there are plenty of instances where a storage unit can come in handy. But before dump everything and run, there are a few quick tips which can save you money on your storage unit and help you store in such a way that you will thank yourself later.
Using your space wisely in a storage unit is essential to organise items in a way that they are easily accessible and so that you only pay for the size of the storage unit that you need. For this reason the storage specialists here at ABC Self Storage explain some techniques to best store, stack and categorise your items when using self-storage facilities.
Remember if you smartly stack your items you can often use a smaller storage unit, which can save you considerably over the long term. Continue reading
You have decided you want to store all or some of your belongings; however, you don’t know what size of storage room to get? In today’s article, we aim to help you choose the right storage unit. Here at ABC Self Storage we are always looking into ways to help our customers and anyone in need of some guidance. We hope this article points you in the right direction! Happy reading! Continue reading
Finding a reliable and secure storage business is not always easy, especially if you are looking to store belongings that are important and you would like to keep in optimal conditions. A reliable storage facility has to not only be clean, but also secure and provide outstanding service. If you are looking for storage facilities around the Gold Coast and Tweed, you should consider us, ABC Self Storage, a recognised storage business with over 25 years of experience.