If you're downgrading your home (moving to a smaller house) or you simply need to declutter your current home, self-storage units can help you store away stuff you actually want to have around but don't need on a day-to-day basis. This article highlights some household items you can pack in storage units, and what you need to do to ensure they remain well kept. 1. Power tools If you have a large collection of power tools you no longer use often, you need to keep them dry and out of the reach of children. [Read More]
Packing Supplies You Need for Your Upcoming Move
When getting ready for a move, you want to ensure you have all the right packing supplies so that your items are properly protected and they will arrive safe and undamaged at your new home. Never underestimate the importance of using actual packing supplies; while you can make do with newspaper and linens for packing some items, newspaper ink may transfer to those wrapped items and linens may not absorb impact while your items are in transit, allowing those packed items to crack and break. [Read More]
Two tips for a stress-free house move
Moving house can be a daunting and draining process. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to keep your stress levels low throughout this experience. Pack carefully The way in which you pack your belongings into their boxes could play a significant role in how easy or difficult the moving process turns out to be. Overloading cardboard boxes, for example, could result in you or another household member sustaining a back injury when trying to lift them. [Read More]
Why Get a Custom Shipping Container for Your Residential Move?
A residential move can be very stressful for anyone, but it can be especially stressful for those who own lots of stuff and for an interstate move where you know you can't easily turn back and get forgotten items. One good way to alleviate some of this stress is to get a custom shipping container for your move. There are many such containers available, from lightweight plastic or vinyl with roll top doors to solid steel containers, used by companies to ship their inventory overseas. [Read More]