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Preserving Family Pictures and Documents Properly

Preserving Family Pictures and Documents Properly Family photographs, old letters, journals and important family documents help us recall our past and preserve memories with our loved ones. These, however, are prone to decay and destruction if not cared for properly. Your family memento needs more careful handling than simply placing it in the basement or attic, as factors like temperature and sunlight can destroy them. Read on to learn the proper ways to store your family pictures and documents. Regulate Temperature and Humidity An uninsulated attic or basement is the worst place to store photos and documents. With the constant [...]

2016-01-11T08:03:08+00:00January 11th, 2016|News, Perth Storage News|

Self-Storage for Businesses: Securing the Business Essentials

Securing The Business Essentials Any business, whether it’s an office or a retailer, needs a place to safely store their business essentials. You need to make sure that important documents and files, as well as all products are stored safely, and putting them in a safety deposit box or in a warehouse isn’t often the best way to go about securing them. You’ve probably heard of self-storage units, but you may not know that they are the superior option when it comes to safely and effectively storing your items, even more so than a warehouse or a personal safe. Extra [...]

2016-01-06T10:04:37+00:00January 6th, 2016|News, Perth Storage News|

How to Pack and Store Computers and Electronics

It’s essential that the correct materials and techniques are used to pack and store valuable items like computers and electronic equipment. Whether for business or personal use, these items often represent a significant investment, so you want to make sure they’re safely secured when in storage. Follow the manufacturer’s advice All computers and items of electronic equipment are best stored in line with the manufacturer’s advice, after all, they know tend to know what’s best for the items they produce. This information can be found in the owner’s manual or on their website and it’s an excellent guide on packing [...]

2015-12-22T14:11:18+00:00December 22nd, 2015|News, Perth Storage News|

Boat Traffic in Land: Government Will Impound Trailers

Boat Traffic in Land: Government Will Impound Trailers One of the rarest sources of traffic congestion, boat trailers parked roadside is a common sight in Australia. Nonetheless, it is not a welcoming tradition and it actually renders road rules and wide driving spaces useless. We do not know why some people use the roads as parking spaces, but we are willing to wager that it is about convenience. We here at Perth Metro Storage offer our boat storage units as the solution to the increasingly cluttered roads near marinas. For a low rate, people can park their boats in a [...]

2015-11-20T08:07:59+00:00November 20th, 2015|News, Perth Storage News|

Self-Storage Units: The Unconventional Asset for Businesses

Self-Storage Units: The Unconventional Asset for Businesses It’s exciting to start a small business, but thinking about the challenges that lie ahead makes business owners worry. One of the toughest tasks is managing the records, inventory and equipment, especially for retail enterprises. That is why investing in self-storage units may do wonders for any business. Investing in self-storage units is a move that many business owners tend to overlook. What makes this a valuable asset is that it gives you additional off-site space for the records, inventory and equipment you will accumulate over time. It serves as an extension of [...]

2015-10-16T00:13:43+00:00October 16th, 2015|News, Perth Storage News|

Long-Term Vehicle Storage: The Right Way to Prepare

Long-Term Vehicle Storage: The Right Way to Prepare It is not uncommon for individuals to stop driving a vehicle for an extended period of time. Licence suspensions, temporary relocation, having another car, or even the changing of the seasons are all valid reasons for long-term vehicle storage including options for caravan storage. Whatever your reasons are, hopefully, you will have prepared the vehicle for the extended hibernation before the day comes. Whilst we strive to provide you quality car storage solutions, a few easy preparations on your part can do a lot to ensure your car is safe and ready [...]

2015-10-12T06:32:42+00:00October 12th, 2015|News, Perth Storage News|

How Cool, How Hot: Items Sensitive to Climate

How Cool, How Hot: Items Sensitive to Climate Whether you are in the middle of a move or trying to make room for a renovation, a new family member, or a big event, a self-storage unit can come really handy. You simply rent a storage unit and move all your stuff so you can carry on with the move or have additional space. Simple enough as it may seem, the process is actually quite difficult. Think of it this way: you need to organise everything, pack all of it neatly and secure your valuable items. First-time users of these storage [...]

2015-10-09T06:55:41+00:00October 9th, 2015|News, Perth Storage News|

Auto Theft on the Rise in Australia

Auto Theft on the Rise in Australia Some studies show that vehicles are the most stolen items apart from gadgets and other valuables. Figures may just go up as thieves catch up with advances in automotive security. Auto theft – a growing concern A 2014 study by the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council revealed that there was an average of 145 thefts per day, with one in every 163 households experiencing auto thefts on the national level. Furthermore, the Council revealed that cars stolen from outside homes drastically increased over the past three years, accounting for almost half of [...]

2015-10-08T06:21:29+00:00October 8th, 2015|News, Perth Storage News|

Can’t Sleep? Clutter Might Be the Cause

Can't Sleep? Clutter Might Be the Cause Most people only have to lie down and close their eyes to sleep. However, that is not the case for most regular hoarders. That is what researchers concluded in a recent study about the relationship between sleep and too much clutter. More clutter means less sleep A research from St. Lawrence University revealed that those who build up clutter would have more trouble sleeping than those who do not. People who most likely have hoarding disorders not only take longer to fall asleep, but also may occasionally experience sleep disruptions and daytime tiredness. [...]

2015-10-06T00:47:59+00:00October 6th, 2015|News, Perth Storage News|

What Storage Unit Size Do I Need?

If you have never rented a unit at a self-storage facility in Perth before, you may be wondering how to work out what size will be best suited to your needs. While it is difficult to say for sure without knowing exactly what you wish to store, we can give you a rough idea of the capacity of our most popular units. How Much Stuff Will Fit Inside? For those of you who are trying to calculate your storage needs, we have compiled a handy reference below. For each unit size that is listed, we have provided a rough estimate [...]

2015-02-21T14:11:25+00:00February 21st, 2015|Perth Storage News|