Bidding on a Storage Locker? Five Tips and Clues That May Indicate Hidden Valueables Inside the Locker

In certain situations, self storage facilities auction off storage lockers, and although the auction format varies from location to location, typically, you get just a few minutes to look at the locker's contents to decide if you want to bid. With such limited time, you have to look for clues that indicate the items in locker have value. While any locker could be full of rubies or rubbish, here are some clues and tips that may be able to help you find a locker full of valuables -- however, remember that when bidding on a locker, you are taking a gamble; there is no foolproof way to ensure it holds valuable items. [Read More]

Staying a Few Steps Ahead: Planning a Long Distance Move

Moving to a new home doesn't figure on anyone's list of fun things to do, and moving to the other side of the country makes the whole process a lot more complicated. Sure, the interstate removals company will pack up your old home and transport your possessions quickly and securely, but the whole process is much easier if you're a few steps ahead of them. In order to achieve this, you should fly to your new home, and stay in a hotel or motel while you get things ready. [Read More]

What to Expect From the Terms of A Self-Storage Contract

When you rent a storage unit you're free to do with the space exactly what you like right? Well – not exactly. Many people don't realise that storage hire agreements come with many conditions, just like most other leases. For those who may have creative ideas about what to do with a storage unit, or for those who may be wondering what conditions they'll need to abide by, this article will explain many of the terms and conditions covered in a typical storage contract. [Read More]