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How self storage can help you manage Christmas

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Christmas is a magical time.  A time to make money, selling seasonal items in your shop. A time to fill your home with beautiful decorations, plan wonderful surprises and entertain your family and friends. But it can also be a logistical nightmare — especially if you’re short on space. Here are some of the ways Read More »

How to declutter your workspace

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According to research, workers waste an average of 16–55 minutes every day looking for things they have misplaced. That’s a lot of time that could be spent more productively. Untidiness and excess clutter are two of the biggest problems. They are particularly common in businesses that have downsized to smaller premises or haven’t decluttered in Read More »

How to pack and label your items for storage

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Before you can move your surplus items into a storage container, you need to pack and label them. This can feel overwhelming, especially if you have a lot of things to move. In this article, we’ll give you some practical tips that should help to make it easier. 1. Pack like items together Keeping similar Read More »

How self storage can help you run your business from home

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Even a small business can take up a lot of room. If you’re running your business from home, it can quickly take over your living area, with piles of papers and boxes stacking up everywhere. But, thankfully, help is at hand. A self storage unit could be just what you need to restore some order, Read More »

Storage FAQs

BoxPod Self Storage Container Units

This post answers some of the questions not covered on our FAQs page. 1. What size are your storage units? The containers are 20ft x 8ft x 8ft, or 1,286 cubic feet. In metric, that’s 6m x 2.4m x 2.4m, or 36.4 cubic metres. The size is equivalent to 13 Ford Transit Vans, which means Read More »

How to decide what to put into storage

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Self storage is ideal for clearing items from your workplace or home and freeing up valuable space. But to get the best out of your storage facility, you need to decide exactly what to fill it with. If you need some professional guidance, here are our top tips for deciding what to store. Unused items. Read More »

10 Times self storage could be just what you need

Whether you’re running a business, making some changes or just need more space, self storage could be just what you’re looking for. Here are 10 times self storage could help you. 1. When moving. If you’re moving to a new business premises, self-storage provides an interim storage space until your new premises is completely fitted Read More »

10 Tips for filling your storage unit

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Renting a self storage unit is a fantastic way to create extra space in your home or main business premises. But once you have your extra space, what’s the best way to fill it? How can you get the maximum capacity and still have easy access to all your stuff?   Here are our top Read More »

How self storage can help you run your business more efficiently

SelfStorage solution for clutter in your office

If you run a business, chances are you’re always looking for ways to streamline your operations and make them more efficient. If something can save you space, effort, time or money it has to be worth considering, right?  Like self storage, for example. Self storage offers a number of ways to streamline your business and Read More »

How self storage can help you prepare for Brexit

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As we prepare to leave the European Union, UK businesses are facing uncertainty about the future and how Brexit will affect them. But, for now, no one really knows what the consequences of Brexit will be. And it’s difficult to make solid plans when we only know what might possibly happen. Has Brexit halted your Read More »