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Where and How to Store Your Christmas Decorations Article

Where and How to Store Your Christmas Decorations

Admittedly, it’s a sad time of year when Christmas decorations need to be cleaned up, packed away, and returned to their place in storage. They bring so much joy to the house, creating bright colours and movement, such that it is always a bit painful to take them all down when January 6th rolls around (yes, that’s the official day Christmas decorations are supposed to be taken down, coinciding with the day the Three Kings are said to have arrived in Bethlehem).

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If It’s Either Cardboard or Plastic, Cardboard is Best for Self Storage and Moving Article

If It’s Either Cardboard or Plastic, Cardboard is Best for Self Storage and Moving

Whatever your moving or self storage project entails, cardboard stands up as a superior material for packing your belongings than plastic. This is significant to take note of when preparing for a move as you would want to remove your items from storage in the same condition they went into storage. Cardboard proves to keep your belongings in better condition, especially for extended periods of time, and remains the choice material for moving jobs.

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LOAD IT LIKE TETRIS: GETTING THE MOST SPACE OUT OF YOUR SELF STORAGE UNIT Article

LOAD IT LIKE TETRIS: GETTING THE MOST SPACE OUT OF YOUR SELF STORAGE UNIT

Tetris – yes, that video game of fitting blocks together the ancients is what you should really have in mind when it comes time to load your truck or storage unit with your belongings. Your storage items come in many shapes and sizes, just like Tetris blocks, and just like the best way to beat Tetris, fitting them together as tightly as possible is also the best way to optimize storage. In other words, it’s the best way to save space and prevent your items from shifting and being damaged.

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The Tools and Supplies You Require for a Successful Move, and How to Use Them Article

The Tools and Supplies You Require for a Successful Move, and How to Use Them

If you’re in a transition and have enlisted the convenience of a self storage unit for your moving project, then we know how much can be involved in a project like this. There are many arrangements that need to be made and a tonne of organizing, packing, wrapping, and moving to be done.

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How to Make Space for Your Newborn Baby Article

How to Make Space for Your Newborn Baby

The most exciting moment of your life is on the way; you’re having a baby! Is it a boy or a girl? How much will they look like you? What will you name them? Wait – where will they sleep? Where will they play? Do we have space for a cradle and stroller? What about all the toys? Oh, we need a car seat! And where will we put all the diapers?

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How to Choose the Best Insurance Plan for Your Self Storage Belongings Article

How to Choose the Best Insurance Plan for Your Self Storage Belongings

It is a common misunderstanding that a self storage facility’s building insurance covers the contents of their tenants’ storage belongings; this is not, in fact, the case. While the facility requires insurance to protect the building, so do the tenants require insurance to protect their belongings contained within the facility.

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