Outgrown your home but don’t want to move? Try self storage

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For many homeowners in the UK, moving somewhere bigger is at the top of their priority list. However, with everyday costs rising and insurance rates skyrocketing, it can often seem impossible to move out from a property you feel you’ve outgrown.   Rather than re-entering the stressful property market or forking out a big sum…

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What Happens to Stuff Left in Storage?

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Have you ever wondered what happens to items left in abandoned storage units? Perhaps you’re curious about why these units get abandoned in the first place. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s take a closer look at the ins and outs of abandoned self storage.   Why do units get ‘abandoned’  …

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Top 6 Tips For Storing Belongings In Summer

Making exciting summer plans? Dreaming of hosting social gatherings, but your house and garden is bursting at the seams with clutter? No problem. Self storage is a great solution for placing items temporarily into storage until you need them again. It’s a hassle-free way to free up some space so you can have the lifestyle…

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Top Tips For Emptying a House After the Death of a Loved One

The death of a loved one can be a time filled with grief and sadness. If you’re responsible for all their belongings this can quickly feel stressful and overwhelming. If you need to sort through your deceased loved one’s belongings, we’ve got some top tips on how to make the process that little bit easier…

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How To Book For Storage

If you’re in need of storage for your items, we’re here to make the process as simple and stress-free as possible. From getting a quote, to requesting the right storage size, our step-by-step instructions will effortlessly walk you through the process of how to book for storage in Peterborough.   Decide what type of storage…

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How to Store Items When Refurbishing Your House

You may have decided that lockdown is the perfect time to revamp and redecorate your home. However, if you’re having to remove large pieces of furniture from rooms for wallpaper stripping, painting, or a floor upgrade, then you may be wondering where to put those items – especially if space in your house is a…

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Checklist for Moving Out of a Rented Property

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