Removalists account for one of the bigger costs of moving. And when you see them hard at work in a Queensland summer, it’s easy to see why! But do you really need to hire removalists? After all, you know your stuff better than anyone – surely you could pack it and move it quickly. Well, maybe, but there’s more to it than that. A lot of the benefits of hiring removalists are unseen. So let’s take a look at some of the reasons why you might want to hire removalists for your next move. Continue reading
Storage units are the most time-tested and effective way to rid your life of clutter. Got some stuff you don’t know what to do with? A storage unit is your first port of call! However, there are lots available. Across the state, there are countless storage units up for rent. Some are great; others are not so great. A lot of the time, though, it’s hard to tell. Continue reading
Furniture: it’s responsible for taking most of the space in our homes. That’s one of the reasons furniture often has to go into storage. If you need space but aren’t ready to part with certain things for good, then long term storage is the solution you need. But, despite what you might think, furniture storage isn’t a set and forget solution. Sure, furniture is pretty tough and doesn’t need much maintenance. But, over the long term, small problems can become big ones. That’s why we’ve put together these tips for storing furniture long term. Continue reading
Antiques are absolutely full of character; that’s why we love them so much. But that character was almost invariably gained over the course of a long, and sometimes hard life. Every crack, scratch, colour change, and texture is usually attributable to some event in the distant past. And as much as we love our antiques for that character, it’s not normally something we want to make much contribution to. That’s why we always try and store antiques carefully. But what if you need to reclaim a bit of space around the house? Some of those antiques may be first in line for a stint in self storage. That then begs the question: how should you store antiques in self storage?
If you’ve got a shed full of camping gear, you’ve probably also got the urge to camp every weekend. However, it’s sad to say that few of us get the opportunity to do so. With work and family commitments, camping often has to take a back seat. Not to worry though – all you need to do is store your camping gear well so it’s ready to go next time. After all, if your camping gear is in good nick, you’ll have no troubles getting outdoors when the chance next arises. But that’s easier said than done. So often, when you bring out the camping gear, it’s still bearing remnants of your last trip. And not in a good way! Luckily, with these tips, storing your camping gear will be easier and more effective.
Getting your goods into self storage is relieving to say the least. Self storage is undoubtedly the most effective way to recover space around your house. But there’s an art to all storage, and self storage is no different. The art of packing is founded on a stable supply of packing equipment. If you have all the necessary packing supplies, you can make the most of your self storage space, and get more bang for your buck. So here’s our list of self storage packing essentials!
Storing furniture is necessary on many occasions. Whether you’re moving house, or simply reclaiming some space, self storage is the best way to keep your furniture out of harm’s way. However, some items of furniture need a little more love than others; storing is rarely a set and forget solution! Luckily, though, with some careful thought you can store your furniture easily and effectively for long periods of time. Here are our best six tips for doing so. Continue reading
Moving house is one of the most significant logistical tasks most people undertake. It involves packing your entire life into boxes and moving it anywhere from up the road, to interstate. It’s little wonder, then, that a lot of people find moving stressful. Normally, there’s a pretty long period of uncertainty – a transitional period where you don’t really have any permanent storage available. That is, if you don’t have a self storage unit. Self storage units are the key to stability in your moving experience. With self storage, you can get rid of the stress that too often comes with moving house. That’ll leave you free to focus on what is likely to be a profound life event! Continue reading
Decluttering is the job that everyone has, but nobody wants. At the end of a long day at work, the last thing you want to think about is straightening up. What’s the point anyway? Well, there’s actually a pretty big point to decluttering your house – it’s important. Decluttering your house will have more far-reaching benefits than you may be aware of. That’s why we’ve listed five awesome benefits of decluttering your home! After reading them, we’re confident you’ll find that little bit of energy you need to get started. Continue reading
By this point in the year, the benches are starting to stack up and things just aren’t where they should be. At least, that’s our experience! And that means one thing: a big decluttering project is just around the corner. If that made your blood run cold, then you’re probably not alone. The annual decluttering project is on nobody’s list of fun activities. But it needs to be done, and luckily, it’s not as hard as it seems. With this home decluttering checklist, we reckon you’ll get it done in no time. Continue reading