How to Declutter Your Home Using Self Storage

Decluttering your home

Whether you’re holding onto old nostalgic belongings or you just haven’t had a spring clean in months (or even years), it may be time to think about decluttering your home. When it comes to overflowing drawers, cupboards and wardrobes, we’ve all had the same thought of “I’ll just do it later”, but did you know…

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The Benefits of Using the Best Self Storage Company in Peterborough


There are currently more than 67 million people living in the United Kingdom. The size of the population means there’s lots of stuff and limited space to put it all. This is especially true for people living in small houses or apartments with belongings they want to keep yet simply lack storage room. When space becomes a significant…

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How Safe is Self Storage?

How Safe is self storage

Thinking about storing your belongings but worried about the safety and security of your valuables? You’re not alone. Leaving your property in storage can be a nerve wracking process, especially when your belongings have monetary or sentimental value.  Here at 1st Access we take security seriously. In fact, we’re experts in keeping belongings safe –…

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Moving into a Care Home: Storage Solutions

Care Home Storage Solutions

Moving a loved one into a care home can be both physically and emotionally draining. A major life event such as this comes with a lot of worry and confusion, but mostly questions that need to be answered before confidently moving forward. If you aren’t sure what to do with your loved one’s furniture or…

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6 Tips for Choosing a Reliable Storage Company

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When it comes to storing your personal belongings, you want to know that your furniture, documents and household items are in safe hands. It’s why you’ve spent hours scouring the web for a reliable storage company you can trust, so you can store your valuables with peace of mind.  If you aren’t sure what makes…

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4 Benefits of Outdoor Storage Containers

Benefits of Outdoor Storage Containers

If you’re thinking about renting an outdoor storage container instead of an indoor storage unit, read our blog to learn four reasons why outdoor storage containers are ideal for active people on the go. 1st Access Self Storage is the expert in innovative storage solutions and we have a reputation of  keeping your belongings safe…

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How Do You Keep Furniture from Moulding in Storage?

how to protect furniture in storage

Whether you’re headed back to university or are in between moves, self storage may be an attractive option for you; especially when needing to store furniture on a short- or long-term basis.  Here at 1st Access Self Storage, we specialise in helping Cambridgeshire residents store their excess furniture in high-quality storage containers. Our team has…

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How Do You Pack a Storage Unit?

If you recently invested in a local storage unit, congratulations on decluttering your home or office! Self storage is ideal for creating more space when you need it, but sadly most people don’t know how to maximise their investment when filling their lockers. If you want to get the best return on investment for your…

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How Do I Pack My Belongings for Storage?

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Placing the care of your prized possessions into the hands of a self storage company can be daunting if you don’t know how to protect your items in storage properly. At 1st Access Self Storage, we place peace of mind and the security of your valuables above all else. That’s why we’ve created a quick…

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How Do You Maximise Space in a Storage Unit?

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When it comes to renting or buying self storage in Peterborough, a commonly asked question is, “how do I store a lot of things in a small space?”. Contrary to popular belief, maximising space in a storage unit isn’t a fine art – anyone can do it! Read our storage unit tips and tricks for…

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