How to Pack a Self Storage Unit

How to pack a Self Storage Unit

If you visit a self storage facility and look in every unit, you will probably see many different approaches to packing. Some of these are more effective than others. Packing your goods well is important for the longevity of your possessions, your convenience and even your safety. As well as this, a well-packed self storage unit will yield more space and therefore offer better value for money. But packing your self storage unit well is often easier said than done. Fortunately, there are a few basic rules you can follow to make the most of your self storage unit. Continue reading

Five Signs that you Need to Rent a Storage Unit

Five Signs that you Need to Rent a Storage Unit

Self storage units are a fantastic and pragmatic solution to home storage problems. In fact, they are so effective that even business owners are utilising their benefits. But for some reason, a lot of people try to avoid getting a storage unit. Some might feel as though they don’t have the time, while others simply aren’t aware of the advantages. To help you recognise when the time has come to rent a self storage unit, we have compiled a list of five signs. If they seem familiar, you should look at renting a storage unit. Continue reading

How can self storage help you declutter your home?

At a time when space is at a premium across Australia, self-storage is a more relevant solution than ever. A lot of homeowners report an abundance of clutter in their homes. With the average house size decreasing and apartment living on the rise, storage solutions around your home are probably more limited than ever. Shelves, cupboards and other such storage solutions can only go so far. At some point, you simply need more space. But how can you get more space? Self storage units are the perfect answer to this question and they are rapidly rising in popularity. Continue reading

5 Essential Furniture Storage Tips

5 Essential Furniture Storage Tips

Self Storage units are a great place to store furniture that you do not use frequently. Many people store furniture in self storage units, however not everyone does so correctly. Many people do not realise that there is a correct way to store certain items of furniture. Not all furniture is the same and if stored incorrectly, it can sustain damage over the long term. Below, we have complied a list of five furniture storage tips to remember! Continue reading

5 Tips for Storing Glass Items in Your Storage Unit

Storage units are often seen as places to store hardwearing things like old furniture or clothes. With the right approach however, you can successfully store delicate items as well. Porcelain, china and glass are all relatively easy to store in self storage units. With a bit of research and the right packaging materials, you can store glass in your self storage unit for years on end, with no risk of breakages. The five tips below provide a good starting point for you, if you are considering storing glass items. Continue reading

How Self Storage Can Help You

How Self Storage Can Help You

For some people, there is a bit of mystery surrounding the self-storage process. Chances are, you have heard people talk about self-storage and its many benefits, but what does it actually involve and how can it help you? Basically, self-storage involves renting a unit or shed in a storage facility.

These units are secure and provide you with offsite storage for your belongings. This means that you can free up space in your home or office, without compromising the security or accessibility of your possessions. There are many ways that you can use self-storage to your advantage and some of these benefits are explained below. Continue reading

Secure Self Storage: Making Sure Your Belongings Are Safe

Secure Self Storage: making sure your belongings are safe

When it comes to self storage, security can mean a lot of things. Most people would be inclined to think of theft protection and vandalism safeguards when security is mentioned, but often there are other things to consider as well. It is certainly important to ensure that your self storage facility is secure from intruders, however it is equally important to ensure that your belongings are environmentally secure. Continue reading

Storage Sheds: The Importance of Environmental Security

Storage Sheds: The Importance of Environmental Security

When you think about a few of the benefits of self-storage, one of the foremost is likely to be security. Storage sheds are great for keeping your possessions safe when you move houses, or simply store your things off site to make some space. Security is a broad term and it includes more than just protection against theft or criminal damage. One of the important types of security when it comes to storing your things is environmental security. Environmental security is something that many people overlook when it comes to choosing a self-storage shed, even though it is vital in keeping your belongings in good condition. But what exactly is environmental security? Continue reading