Self Storage Blog

Signs you might need some extra storage space

Monday, January 30, 2017
Signs you might need some extra storage space

Most of us have areas of our home where stuff accumulates. Some of us struggle to have an area in our homes where stuff does not accumulate. Here are a few tell-tale indications you could do with some more storage space.   Read More . . .

Everything you ever wanted to know about bubble wrap

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Everything you ever wanted to know about bubble wrap

Originally invented as air filled wallpaper, bubble wrap has hundreds of uses around the home as well as being the king of packing supplies.   Read More . . .

Which style of packing box do I need?

Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Which style of packing box do I need?

Knowing which size and style of packing box to buy for all the stuff in your house can be awfully confusing. Some go for the one size fits all model where they purchase a stack of tea chest size boxes and fill them to the top without considering how much they'll weigh or what to do with the items that don't fit in.   Read More . . .

Motorcycle storage tips

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Motorcycle storage tips

Nobody likes to think about putting their pride and joy away for any length of time. Some even struggle to get through the week without taking their motorbike out for a spin. We know it can be very difficult to pack up your motorcycle, whatever the reason.   Read More . . .

10 great ways to get your home ready for a house swap

Monday, August 01, 2016
10 great ways to get your home ready for a house swap

House swapping is a great way to take a holiday just about anywhere without a huge accommodation expense. With 100's of homes up for exchange in Perth and thousands of swap options around the world, home swap is the perfect budget get-away.   Read More . . .

The best way to store your sporting gear

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The best way to store your sporting gear

Getting out and enjoying our amazing country is a great Aussie pastime. Weekends and holidays see West Australians hitting the beach, cruising along the rivers, relaxing in Perth's beautiful parks or heading for the countryside in the thousands. We love nothing more than to take advantage of everything the natural environment has to offer. Our outdoor endeavors often include a diverse range of sports and hobbies such as jet skiing, trail bike riding, cycling, kite surfing and fishing, with the city offering an activity for just about any interest.   Read More . . .

10 essential steps when taking your car out of long term storage

Friday, July 15, 2016
10 essential steps when taking your car out of long term storage

Protect your vehicle by carrying out these 10 essential steps before you put pedal to the metal after long-term car storage. These simple checks could prevent major issues and costly repairs down the road.   Read More . . .

Free printable packing box labels

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Free printable packing box labels

Looking for an easy, no-fuss way to label your moving boxes? We have the answer. We've put together these free, downloadable, colour-coded printable packing box labels to make packing your home simple and organised.
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How to protect your furniture during a renovation

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
How to protect your furniture during a renovation

Whether you're renovating the kitchen and bathroom, adding an extra room or two, or repainting your whole house, living in your home during a renovation can be a serious challenge. There is so much to think about it's easy to get overwhelmed.  But it is important to consider the basics such as what to do with all your stuff. Protecting your furniture from the rigors of a renovation is essential if you want to avoid a costly cleanup and repair bill when it's all over. There are several ways you can ensure your furnishings are cared for while the reno chaos ensues.   Read More . . .

8 self storage myths we hear all the time

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
8 self storage myths we hear all the time

Every industry has its share of common misconceptions or false facts. Apparently, plumbers suffer from permanent wardrobe malfunction issues, car salesmen can't be trusted and road workers just stand around all day leaning on shovels. The self storage industry is also riddled with untruths which can seriously confuse anyone wanting to take advantage of this great resource.    Read More . . .