One of the main issues that people face when they leave the country to travel or move abroad is where to store their belongings. There are many ways to ensure that your property is kept safe from weather elements, thieves and animals, but not all are equally as effective. One of the most popular storage methods used by a reputed storage company – Guardian Self Storage is to store your items in a climate-controlled storage unit so that you can be assured that your belongings will stay safe while you are away.
Find the right size storage unit for you?
With a wide range of sizes and facilities, self-storage can be a great place to keep all the stuff that’s cluttering up your house, your garage, your shed or even your backyard. Before you rent a unit, though, it’s important to work out which size you need. To do this, you’ll need to consider how much stuff you have and how much you’re going to have in the future. So, if you’re moving to a smaller house or apartment now, you’ll need less storage space than if you’re expecting your kids to have kids and you’re going to have a big family! If you’re having trouble working out how much space you need in a storage unit, you can always contact them.
Storage unit comes in a range of sizes, depending on what you need to store, and the amount of space available in your home or office. At Guardian Self Storage, we’ve created a handy guide to the most common storage unit sizes, so that you can find the right one for your needs. The Small Size Storage Unit (5x3m) The smallest size of the storage unit, a small unit is ideal for storing items that don’t take up much space, such as clothing, kitchen appliances and small pieces of furniture.
Things you should store in a storage unit
The summer holidays are almost upon us in Australia and that means one thing- it’s time to pack up the car and hit the road. If you’re like many Australian families, at the top of your to-do list is to pack up all your belongings and store them in a secure, climate-controlled, fully enclosed storage unit.
If you need to store your possessions for any length of time, you should consider renting a storage unit. Storing stuff in a traditional, stationary place, like a garage or cellar, can be a hassle. First, you need to find a place to put it all. Then, you have to decide where each item should go. Finally, you need to go back and get that one thing you forgot. With a storage unit, you can just load it up and forget about it until you need it.
Things you should not store
Not everything can be stored safely in a self-storage facility. There are many items you may not know you are not supposed to store in a self-storage unit. Many of these items are damaged every year by people who think they can throw them in the storage unit and that they will be fine. Some of these items that people should not store in a storage unit include food, items that are wet or have mould, and many other items that can be damaged or that damage the self-storage facility.