Whether you’re a University fresher, a recent graduate, or you’ve decided to spread your wings and spend some time experiencing a gap year or completing seasonal work abroad, you may be looking for somewhere that you can store your belongings for some time. University students can accumulate a lot of belongings during their time away from home, so much so that moving back into their parents’ home can often seem like an impossible task for one simple reason: limited space. Similarly, if you’re due to start University and want to have your belongings a little closer to your campus halls, … Continue reading
Garages are all too often used to store junk, old bikes, and disused garden furniture or tools. If you want to reclaim your garage space a storage container is a great solution. Moving all your garage belongings into a container, either on your property or in a self-storage facility, frees up your garage for its proper use – storing your car. Continue reading
Out with the old and in with the new. Is your New Year’s Resolution to have a good clear out in your home, and to make decisions about items you haven’t used for years? If so, you will be faced with the question, shall I sell it, or store it? Continue reading
A car boot sale is a great way to get rid of unwanted belongings while picking up some extra cash. The only problems are where to keep the items you want to sell until you actually sell them, and how to organize the items until the sale day arrives. Self-storage is an excellent solution to these problems. Continue reading
There are all sorts of reasons you might need to move in a hurry. Maybe you need to break your lease because your apartment isn’t working out. Maybe you’re selling a home and got an offer earlier than you expected. Maybe you need to move to start a job immediately. No matter the cause, moving quickly can be stressful–but the following tips can help you succeed. Continue reading
2017 is upon us, and that means people are making all sorts of New Year’s resolutions. If your goal is to declutter and reorganize in 2017, read on for some resolutions you can make that can help organize both homes and self storage units. Continue reading
Container sales and hire business, Mr Box Ltd, has been acquired by Mobile Mini, a leading hirer of portable site accommodation and secure storage containers, with its global headquarters in Arizona, USA and UK operations based in Stockton-on-Tees.
Mr Box, based at Great Blakenham near Ipswich, services customers across the UK and has a fleet of approximately 2,600 containers for hire, as well as a substantial container sales and conversion business. The company has built a reputation for superb customer service and has established a position as a niche supplier to the fast-growing self-storage industry. Continue reading
If you renovate homes for a living, you know that a renovation done correctly can be an immensely rewarding endeavor. But such operations also take much space and planning. Luckily, self-storage can help on both of those fronts in a cost-effective manner. Read on to find out ways self-storage can be a boon to home renovators… Continue reading
The purchase of a house or flat has an incredible number of moving parts: The buyer and seller have to agree on a price and other terms; the schedule has to work out; and any lenders involved have to approve the whole process. In the meantime, the buyer and seller have to move their belongings. Self-storage can help with that last part, assisting buyers, sellers, and real estate agents alike: Continue reading
£600,625. That’s how much the average home in London costs as of 2016.
Looking to buy a home outside of London? The average home cost across all of England and Wales is still very high: £298,030.
If you’re worried about the stigma attached to moving back home, don’t be: More people than ever are doing it, with saving money as a primary motivator. Continue reading