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Storing Christmas Decorations

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During December, the prospect of finding, unpacking and arranging Christmas decorations can quickly lose its appeal if you realise that having quickly thrown last year’s decorations into disorganised boxes, considerable time will have to be spent sorting through the chaos of tangled lights and broken baubles before the fun of decorating can begin. There are … Continue reading

Most Unusual And Valuable Finds At Storage Auctions

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Few people could have predicted that a reality show set in a yard full of storage containers would become one of the most successful television programmes of recent years. Storage Wars first aired on the American A&E network in 2010 and is heading for its sixth season this year, with three spin-off series set in … Continue reading

Self-storage Auctions

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Ever since American TV network A&E’s hit show ‘Storage Wars’ was first aired in 2010, the shutter door has been opened onto a burgeoning, hitherto unknown aspect of the storage industry, with the self-storage auctions depicted in the show now growing in popularity across the world. The show follows a disparate group of traders who … Continue reading

Self-Storage FAQs

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What is self-storage? Self-storage is a way of keeping possessions in a safe place away from home, usually in a personally allocated, locked room or cupboard; this allows houses to be kept free from clutter, and for valuable belongings to be kept safe when there is nowhere else they can be stored. Why choose self-storage? … Continue reading

Picking the right removal company?

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Moving home is a difficult and stressful process and there are so many things you need to take into consideration – none more so than the moving of all your furniture and possessions. The thing most people try to do to get around this is have their family and friends help out. But this could … Continue reading

The Portugal barn find story

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Whether jewellery, antiques, cars or any kind of collectable, we all dream of making an unexpected find from which we can make a profit and as a nation of hoarders this one story is one which should have mass appeal. Whether you’re a collector or a dreamer the Portugal barn find story is something of … Continue reading

A guide to professional removal companies

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Moving house or relocating your business to new premises can be a daunting prospect. However, choosing the right professional company to organise your move makes all the difference. Having experts to call on for help and advice suddenly makes the whole process more manageable and cuts out a lot of the stress. So don’t risk … Continue reading

Real Storage Wars – the television hit

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The storage industry has gained recognition across the UK now and it’s only fitting that it should become the focus of a documentary for the BBC in their series Business Boomers. Real Storage Wars is an insightful look into the storage industry with analysis of all the people who make self-storage work. Credit is given … Continue reading

Self-storage: The men who got rich selling empty space

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With the self-storage proving to be a useful innovation and the industry making a healthy profit, you might be left wondering who the founding fathers of the UK self-storage industry are. Every idea has to be new at some point, and that’s where the entrepreneurs come in. There are some people who either have the … Continue reading

The world of storage boxes

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  It may seem like a slightly dull thing to think about, but just stop for a second and consider how much we use boxes in everyday life. At first you might only think of a few examples, but when we reflect on the variety of boxes and storage vessels available to us there are … Continue reading