Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Facing Difficulty Storing Your Items In Your Holiday Suitcase? Quick Tips For You

Whether it is 2 feet area or 20 acres, storage is an art. It is not really about the space but how you utilize the available space. This blog entails quick tips so that you’re able to pack all your items at ease in your holiday suitcase.

Utilize not only the suitcase but certain things to make more space

Take for instance, shoes. The space inside can be used to stuff socks and underwear. It’s a great way to make more space; also maintaining the shape of your shoes.

Roll it up

Look at above image. It clearly indicates that rolling enables packing of greater quantity of clothes and fabrics, without crinkles!

Wrapping it up
When you’ve finished rolling lay a pashmina, scarf or large jumper on the top of your case and, if your case has them, close the elastic fasteners. That extra layer will stop smaller, loose items from moving around and keeps everything in place.

The benefit of collaboration
If you’re travelling with two or more people, split your belongings. The chance of losing your case is slim but it’s better to be prepared. If one case goes missing, at least you have another with a change of clothes to choose from.

Get it done in advance
We’d recommend finishing your packing at least 24 hours before you’re due to leave. This will remove the air between clothes just in case you decide to add anything else to your load on the go.

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Thursday, 9 April 2015

Attention: Is Your Self Storage Service Provider Deficient?

The answer might be a yes or no. In this blog, you will come across through a real illustration. It is about how a self storage provider lacking in even one salient aspect leads to a great blunder. After reading this blog, you will become alert while choosing the right storage provider.

This is an incident which occurred at Kepp’s Self Storage in New Zealand:

On April 4, 2015; there erupted a fire at the self-storage unit. This resulted in the loss for many people who had stored their belongings with utmost faith at the self storage unit.

Let’s see what the storage facility lacked:

Adequate sprinklers and relative advanced technology-
It is true that like a house, any self-storage unit cannot be immune to calamities like fire, floods or tornadoes. However, the installation of necessary measures greatly helps to prevent losses and gain control over the situation.

Like in this illustration, the self storage provider lacked the sprinklers. Kepp’s buildings did not have sprinklers; the presence of which would have prevented the extent of loss. However, today even sprinklers are not enough and you need storage providers who are equipped with advanced protective gears.

What to look for in a self storage provider to be covered against such losses?

As a customer, you must-
Ensure the self storage provider has a proper insurance clause to redeem the losses of any customer during such situations. After all is not the mistake of customers for any calamity faced by the storage unit. So why should you face losses?

Summing it up-

Have something to add or suggest? Let us know in the comments below.