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Why Self Storage Is So Successful & What’s To Come

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While you might think the storage industry to be somewhat dull, what you might be surprised to learn is that it has evolved to make millions each year as an industry. As a society we use storage more and more now, giving the industry a resilience which has helped to spawn more benefits for customers. … Continue reading

Moving House? What About Your Gas & Electric?

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One of the first things you’ll need to do when you move home is to get in touch with your current supplier. Your supplier will need to be given 48 hours notice, though you can inform them of your move a lot earlier than that. Look into whether or not there is a cancellation fee … Continue reading

Checklist For Moving Abroad

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One of the most stressful things you can do in life is move home, so just think how much more stressful it would be if you were moving abroad. Whether it’s to begin a new career abroad or simply to settle for a new life in your retirement, there are extra logistical factors which will … Continue reading

Annual Self Storage Association Survey 2015

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To get a better idea of how the industry is performing year on year the Self Storage Association conducts an annual survey. The survey also offers some insight into how customers feel about the industry and what the future might hold for self storage in general. The survey is conducted using the general public as … Continue reading

Students: Know the Law on Deposit Protection

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When you want to rent a property from a private landlord, you must usually put down a deposit, a sum of money that is requested as security against you not meeting the obligations set out in your rental agreement. Your landlord must place your deposit in a recognised Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP) scheme within 14 … Continue reading

Dream Home Made From Storage Containers

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With the current trend for larger, open plan living spaces, a surprising resource has recently been employed by some enterprising architects – shipping containers. In Northern Ireland, one man has transformed four old shipping containers into a 1236 square foot dream home worth £133k. Farmer and architect Patrick Bradley sourced the four 45ft containers from … Continue reading

What To Consider When Choosing A Storage Provider

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Storage is a great option for people who don’t have the room at home for some of their possessions or for people who need somewhere temporary to store their things. There are so many reasons storage can be useful, but you need to ensure that you can trust your storage provider and that they are … Continue reading

Top Hidden Storage Ideas

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The bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms we see in design magazines often look impeccable, with zero tolerance on clutter, but this is because those rooms have been specifically designed to look that way. We’d all like to be able to have our dream home designed and built to take care of all our possessions, but … Continue reading

Results Of Self Storage Public Survey

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Here in the UK, the self storage industry is still seeing slow growth, with more and more people using storage units for a variety of purposes. In order to analyse the industry in greater detail, and as part of the Self Storage Association’s report, a poll was carried out to gauge the levels of interaction … Continue reading

The Facts About Emigrating To Australia

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It’s no secret that many people want to emigrate away from the UK and every year plenty of us Brits do. Whether it’s to find a more suitable climate in which to retire, or to find work elsewhere as a necessity for a career, there are plenty of expats dotted around the globe. One popular … Continue reading