Ideas and Inspirations from the storage experts to improve your living space

Category: Moving

How to Pack Your Mattress and Bedding

How to Pack Your Mattress and Bedding

We all need our beauty sleep! After a day moving to a new house you’ll definitely need some – and there’s nothing better than curling up into your own bed, right? So, whether you’re just moving your bed between houses, or it is going into to storage […]

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How to Pack your Television for Moving – Do’s & Don’ts

How to Pack your Television for Moving – Do’s & Don’ts

The TV has probably been your entertainment during endless hours of packing up your house. Consequently, the TV is usually one of the last things to get packed up. But – don’t rush this part! TVs are expensive, heavy, fragile and easily scratched and broken. You need […]

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Moving house – expert advice to pack your plates

Moving house – expert advice to pack your plates

A set of plates called ‘Famous Ladies’ by Bell and Grant was recently valued at a cool £1 million. Now, that’s a plate you don’t want to break during a house move! Ok, my set is Ikea, so cost is not such a concern – but I […]

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How to pack your china like a pro

How to pack your china like a pro

It is believed that breaking a mirror may bring you seven years of bad luck. But what about breaking your finest china or antique tea cups? Aside from the superstition part, remember that proper packing is essential to ensure your Villeroy & Boch’s collection survives for future […]

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Raphaël’s story: where can you store your paintings or artwork?

Raphaël’s story: where can you store your paintings or artwork?

There are many reasons why moving into a smaller home makes sense. Raphaël took the decision to downsize and found a safe and secure storage solution for his artwork. Read on and find out why Raphaël is storing his paintings at Shurgard. Who? Raphaël is a young […]

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Christiane’s story: where to store a loved one’s belongings?

Christiane’s story: where to store a loved one’s belongings?

When you are going through life’s ups and downs, you’d be surprised how much self-storage can help. Meet Christiane and her family and find out why she stores her belongings at Shurgard. WHO? Christiane is a mum and a former teacher. She used to live with her […]

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Claudio’s story: what to do when you’re in between houses?

Claudio’s story: what to do when you’re in between houses?

There are so many situations in which self-storage can come in handy. Want to know more? Read on! Over the next five weeks, some of our customers will be sharing their personal storage experiences with us. Who? Our first customer is Claudio. He is the lead singer […]

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Surviving a House Move with Children

Surviving a House Move with Children

In to Uni. In with mates. In with the boyfriend. In with the husband. I’ve moved to a new house several times, but this latest move has been the most difficult… moving with a small child! They don’t understand patience, or the fact those cardboard boxes aren’t […]

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From ‘For Sale’ to ‘Sold’

From ‘For Sale’ to ‘Sold’

We have seen the UK housing market going crazy for years. House prices soaring and demand for housing being so high, that homes have been sold in minutes. In the last few months, however, we have started to see less activity in the market with reports that […]

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To buy or to build? That’s the question!

To buy or to build? That’s the question!

You want to invest in a home or a flat. But should you build a brand-new home or renovate an existing property? It’s important to have a good think about what kind of home you want and where you want to live. Take all the time you […]

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