Alternative uses for self-storage units

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For most people, a storage unit is a temporary place to put furniture and belongings, either because storage space at home runs out or during a move or absence. But recent years have seen an increasing number of people putting self-storage to other purposes. Artists, small businesses, startups and the self-employed often need secure space at a reasonable cost, and these customers have found some alternative uses for storage lockers, from the obvious to the unusual.

22 September 2016

3 Tips For Moving Home Stress-Free

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Most people don't enjoy moving house. It can be a physically and emotionally exhausting time, and a change of home often coincides with other changes in your life too, such as a new job or new community. However, it doesn't have to be stressful if you commit to looking after yourself during the move period. Here are three tips for moving home stress-free: Embrace Minimalism Moving tends to mean late nights of carefully packing all the stuff you don't actually need or use.

22 September 2016

7 Vital Steps to Take Before Moving into Your New Home

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Moving into a new house is a daunting affair. You have packing to do, removalists to hire, kids to console and a whole host of other responsibilities to take care of before the ordeal is over. While juggling these various tasks before your move, it is easy to overlook something important. Before the chaos of the big day when you set off with all your possessions in tow, you can make your arrival in your new home so much less stressful if you prepare a few things in advance, before the boxes and clutter take over.

31 August 2016

Keys To Success: Choosing The Right Piano Removals Company For Moving Your Instrument

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Any pianist will tell you just how much time, effort and money goes into maintaining their instrument, and keeping a piano safe while you move homes or relocate to a new town can be a nerve-wracking affair. As such, you will want to take every precaution to keep your expensive instrument as safe as possible, and hiring a professional team of piano movers is the best way to ensure that your piano arrives at its new home in one piece.

31 August 2016

How to Make a Big Move Faster and Easier on the Family

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Moving the family home can be very stressful in of itself; the children may need to adjust to a new school and you may be moving for a new job or some other situation that means added stress with or without a move. While moving may always be somewhat stressful, there are some things you might do to make a move faster and easier on you and the whole family. Note a few tips.

29 August 2016

How to prepare for your upcoming house move

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Moving into a new property with your loved ones is one of life's most exciting experiences; however, the work involved in preparing for this event is rarely as enjoyable.  Here are some steps you can take to make the process less daunting and ensure that your impending house move goes according to plan. De-clutter your current home There are many benefits to de-cluttering prior to a house move; in addition to reducing the amount of items you have to lug around on moving day, it also ensures that when you move into your new home, you only bring with you the things that you genuinely need and love.

29 August 2016

Six Things You Need to Store Old Newspapers Safely

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If you have old newspapers that you want to save for future generations, you need to store them carefully. Neither the paper or the ink on these documents are designed to last, but with the right tools, you can protect your newspapers and ensure they last as long as possible. Here are some things that can help: 1. Climate-Controlled Storage Storing your newspapers in a too-dry environment can cause them to become brittle and break down.

29 August 2016

4 Suggestions to Help You Get the Best from Your Long Term Storage Unit

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You need to do several things in order to ensure that you don't have any unpleasant experiences when you rent a long-term self-storage unit. This article discusses some suggestions that you can implement so that your experience is hassle free. Purge Your Belongings Go through your belongings and get rid of anything that is no longer valuable to you. You can donate those extras or organise a garage sale. This action will be helpful in several ways.

20 April 2016

5 Essential Items You Need When Moving Office Computers

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If your office is relocating, your computers are likely some of the most fragile and important items you are moving. Want to ensure the process goes smoothly? Here are five essential items you need when moving office computers: 1. Cloud storage If your computers are damaged during the move, you could lose all of the information on your hard drives. To avoid potential disaster, make sure that all of your work files are adequately backed up.

25 January 2016

Questions to Ask a Potential Office Relocation Service

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An office relocation service can be the best choice for when you're moving your company or even redesigning your space. They will know how to safely pack your items and ensure things get relocated without damage. Using their services will mean avoiding the liability of having an office worker get hurt or injured while moving something too heavy or awkward for them. Before you hire an office relocation service, note a few questions to ask them so you know what's involved and know everything about the services they offer.

20 January 2016