When can you access your self-storage unit? How frequently can you access it? These are just a couple of the most commonly asked questions, and not just among those renting a self-storage unit for the first time. Here is a look at the highlights of what you should know about accessing your self-storage unit. Access Hours Vary One facility may offer unlimited 24/7 access, while another will have limited access hours that you must stick to, save for special exceptions, as may be agreed upon with the facility manager.
11 June 2020
There are many factors to consider when looking for a rental safe-storage unit. These factors include how easy it is to access the storage unit, whether or not the unit is climate-controlled and even whether the self-storage facility is insured. The safety and security of your property while in a self-storage facility is also an important factor to consider. How do you determine whether a self-storage facility is safe and secure?
11 March 2020
One of the best decisions you can make when relocating to a new home is to work with removalists. These professionals are trained and experienced and will make sure everything is handled efficiently no matter how complicated the job is. The key to getting quality services is to pick a reputable company in your area. So, consider evaluating several companies to know their qualifications, experience and charges before hiring the most suitable one.
15 January 2020
When moving homes, you might need to keep some of your furniture in a storage unit before you decide what to do. While some furniture can easily take on tough conditions, you need to be careful when keeping high-quality furniture that is upholstered or made of leather. If special consideration isn't offered, problems such as mould spores, pests and dust can settle on the fabric during storage and may damage the furniture.
28 September 2019
Moving house is a very stressful thing to go through if you haven't planned ahead and you have a large amount of furniture to transport. One of the bigger stresses comes from worrying about keeping your furniture safe and secure. Fortunately, furniture removalists will be able to offer sound advice regarding packing and will handle your items with care. However, for some peace of mind, here are some practical tips to prepare your furniture and house for the move — and how you can save money doing it.
18 August 2019
Moving home can be stressful at the best of times, but relocating can be especially daunting if you're moving to a new state or country. Here are four helpful, essential tips to help you plan for your move. Clear out the clutter You'll only really get to see just how much clutter you've accumulated over the years when the time comes to pack up for a move. Use the opportunity to ditch anything that you really won't need in your new place.
19 January 2017
Moving home is frequently referred to as one of the most stressful things that you can face in life. However, the truth is that it needn't be. So long as you are adequately prepared, moving day can be quite an adventure and something to look forward to. Most people who find the trials of moving day excessively problematic to cope with usually have not planned far in enough in advance and left too many things to the last minute.
9 December 2016
Packing is a stressful process, but it needn't be a lengthy one. Provided you prepare properly, you can gather up your belongings and get them ready for removal in a very short space of time. Create a packing plan Packing your possessions in an aimless, disorganised manner will almost certain prolong this experience; without giving yourself specific goals and deadlines, you're more likely to get distracted when you come across items you haven't seen in a while (such as old photo albums).
6 December 2016
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
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