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Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:34 pm 
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Today more and more people are looking for ways for moving storage when either they are moving home or business and below are a number of different options that you may want to consider and below are details of two just such options.

Removal Company
There are many companies around who are specially trained and have been established for a number of years who can move storage from one location to another. All you need do to find the right sort of company for your needs is to carry out a search on the internet for “Removal Company” and see what results you have. You will be amazed at just how many companies there are and there are some which specifically deal with house moves and others which will deal specifically with business moves.

The benefit of using a removal company to move storage is that they will provide a team of men to lift and carry the items on to the van and then unload them at the other location. However, the disadvantage of using this type of service to move storage is that the company you are using will have time constraints and you may find yourself with extra costs if it takes longer than expected to carry out the move.

Portable On Demand Storage
This is fast becoming a more popular way to move storage than the traditional method of using a removal and storage company. There are many benefits to be had from using this kind of storage service and below are just a number of reasons why.

1. The storage container is delivered directly to your location (whether it is a home or business).
2. You load the container yourself which is at ground level and it is up to you how long it takes to load it .
3. Because these units are at ground level they are easy to load and unload no having to go up ramps or stairs to put your possessions in it.
4. Once you have completed loading the container and you have locked it up (you have the only key to the unit) you then arrange with the company you ordered it from to collect it and either deliver to the next location or place it in their storage facilities until you need it.

However, not only can you use either of the above to help move storage, but you may also want to try and carry out a search of the internet or see what other options are available to you. You may decide you want to move the storage on your own by using a hire van or it may be a case that you find a local truck firm that also has storage facilities which you would like to use. But whatever you decide upon it is wise to carry out some research before making any final decisions regarding moving storage.

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 Post subject: Re: Moving & Storage Options
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:35 pm 
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A self storage facility is a cost effective storage option for either domestic or commercial use. However, unlike other traditional storage methods that are available a self storage facility is perfect for storing household items, valuables, documents, filing cabinets, vehicles, furniture, tools etc and they usually cover all aspects of storage (from packing kits through to moving supplies).

These facilities provide storage space that you can rent in order to store your personal possessions and you know that they will be safe and secure. The biggest benefit of using a self storage facility is that you can choose the size of room that you want to rent and you can also choose how long you wish to rent the unit for (whether a week or a few months or a year). All the rooms within the facility are protected by close circuit TV (CCTV) systems and other security methods (some may even have security staff that are located there are night as well as staff being available during normal opening hours).

The costs for renting these units will either be paid weekly or monthly and any excess payment made by you will be refunded at the end of the agreement.

When renting a self storage room you will be provided with a lock and key for that room and you will be the only one holding such a key. However, you may if you wish nominate other people to be key holders (in case of an emergency).

You may also find that the self storage facility has other benefits that they can offer such as a free self-drive van, deposit and insurance offers, free use of their equipment, offers on packaging equipment etc.

However, before choosing a self storage company it is important that you find out whether they provide 24 hour access to the self storage facility do they have heated and non-heated storage, what the security is like, what fire precautions they have in place, what alarm system is installed and how easy is access for you to get into your room. Once you are happy with the answers that they have provided you can now go ahead and set up your room rental contract with them.

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 Post subject: Re: Moving & Storage Options
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:36 pm 
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Today more and more people are looking household storage ideas in order to provide that all important extra space in your home then hopefully the ideas below may give you some ideas on how this can be achieved.

Garage Storage
All garage storage cabinets need to be strong and durable to withstand the years of heavy use that they will be put under and for that reason alone either stainless steel or wood have been the preferred materials. But today there are other alternatives that can be used instead.

In recent years the modular resin storage cabinet has become a popular garage accessory as they are low maintenance, strong and durable at a very reasonable price. These types of cabinets normally sell for less than $100 and if you purchase them as part of a larger storage system that are stackable.

Attic Storage
You may consider a storage cabinet for the attic to be unnecessary but think about how much dust accumulates over time in this area and the possible damage it may be doing to your prized possessions. The use of storage pods or storage cabinets in this area is both inexpensive and a highly useful form of attic storage.

All storage pods and cabinets are waterproof, fire resistant and they can be attached to the rafters in the attic and there are ones which have a washable filter which reduces the amount of dust contamination that will affect the products inside.

Home Storage Cabinets
The problem with the more traditional storage cabinets to be found in the home is that they are often bulky and unattractive. But today more and more cabinet manufacturers are producing designs which offer cabinets that are both taller and thinner.

One of the biggest challenges that we face in our homes is the use of unused space to help reduce clutter. Many corners of homes have become the latest place for decorative storage units to be placed and you could either have a corner curio cabinet or open book shelves to use for household storage.

If floor space is limited in your home then why not think about using wall hanging storage units instead or just install a single shelf in an open wall space either above a window or above home furnishings.

So as you see the types of household storage products is varied and finding the right one for you just needs a little bit of imagination.

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 Post subject: Re: Moving & Storage Options
Unread postPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:19 am 
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Storage options are very useful when you have a lot of items to move and want to store at a safe place. There are various types of storage option you can choose according to your requirement.


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