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Why you should consider using self-storage

We usually associate self-storage companies as the people we turn to when we are moving house but in actual fact, they may have far more uses. For example, here in Perth we experience changes in the weather throughout the year – meaning that we require different clothes for different seasons. Most of us have far more clothes than what we need, so why not consider putting a few in storage? Also, many of us have bulkier items that we may not use throughout the year, surfboards or gardening equipment are prime examples. These can take up a great deal of [...]

Why use a self-storage company?

People move house for a variety of reasons but sadly sometimes we aren’t able to move all our belongings to our new property. That doesn’t mean that they need to be sold or left behind – after all, they can have sentimental if not monetary value attached to them - it just means that you need to find somewhere to keep them. This may be for the short-term or it may be for a longer period, this is where self-storage companies come in. So why use a self-storage company? Firstly, your items will be stored in a safe environment, protected [...]

How to Pack, Transport and Store Artwork

Whether you’re an avid art collector about to move house, or you’re an emerging artist about to sell and ship your first piece, it’s important that you know how to properly pack, move and store your artwork. Here are a few tips from the experts at Perth Metro Storage: Clean the Artwork Before you even consider packing and storing your artwork, the first thing you’ll want to do is ensure that it has been properly cleaned. Bits of dirt, grease and other contaminants can take their toll over time, so it’s important to get rid of these before committing the [...]

Helpful Ideas to Quickly Pack Your Home

Moving home is a stressful experience, there really is no other way to describe it. While stress in some form or fashion tends to accompany even the most successful residential relocation, there’s no reason why moving home should ever be an unenjoyable experience. Moving to a new home is all about new opportunities and prospects, so focus on the positives and leave the negatives behind with these helpful ideas to quickly pack your home. The Essentials Bag Whether it’s a bag, a box, or even a clothes basket, put all your essentials and the things you need for your first [...]

7 Craziest Things Found in Storage Units

Storage units are used by companies and individuals across the globe, mostly for everyday items such as furniture, motor vehicles, corporate documents, and suchlike. However, every now and again, strange discoveries are made at self storage facilities in Perth and other cities around the world: items that you would never expect people to leave in such a place. Weird, Wonderful, and Crazy Discoveries Below is a list of the weird and wonderful things found in self storage units, along with some that are frankly bizarre. $25 Million of Drugs – 20 kg of methamphetamine and 49 kg of heroin were [...]

Make More Money from Your Garage Sale with Self Storage

A garage sale is all about decluttering. In one fell swoop, you can empty your house of everything that you don’t need or want anymore – and even earn a little spending money in the process! But making the most of this situation requires some advanced planning and organisation. And as you’ll learn in this post, having access to a self storage unit can simplify the process. Decluttering Before a Garage Sale Preparing for a garage sale is a lot of work. In fact, a sale like this is as much about the decluttering process as it is about the [...]

We’ve got 5 stars across the board for our storage units and service in Perth!

Don’t Settle for Less than 5-Star Storage in Perth It’s easy to assume that if you’ve seen one self-storage facility, you’ve seen them all. After all, what is there to self-storage beyond an arrangement of lockable units arrayed across an accessible but secure area? Well, as our customers can attest, there’s a great deal more worth taking into account. With well over three decades of experience providing storage in Perth, it’s probably safe to say that we’ve learned a thing or two about what it takes to succeed in our industry. And we’ve found that the best storage facilities in [...]

5 Reasons why you should choose us for storage in Perth

5 Reasons why you should choose us for storage in Perth Here at Perth Metro Storage, we believe we offer the best storage solutions in Perth. Don’t believe us? Then have a read of these five reasons to choose us for your self-storage needs: Highly Affordable If you’re looking for some cheap storage units in Perth, then we’ve got you covered. We want you to have the best experience possible, and not worry about your budget. As such, we promise to beat any quote by 20%. Our pricing is straightforward; we don’t include any hidden fees or other things to [...]

Decluttering Your Home Means Decluttering Your Life

Decluttering Your Home Means Decluttering Your Life The idea of living in a simple and organised home will always sound attractive to many people. The thought of clutter makes people stressed out and disorganised no matter where they are or what they are doing. According to studies, a clean and systematic home makes people positive and more progressive. Decluttering your home also means decluttering your life, since it helps you eliminate all the junk in your mind and personal space. If you think that you need to declutter now, here are five techniques that will help you along the way. [...]

Self-Storage Units: A Better Investment than Warehouses?

Self-Storage Units: A Better Investment than Warehouses? As a business owner, there will come a time when your inventory or pieces of equipment no longer fit in your commercial space. As your business grows, so does your storage space needs. For many, addressing this concern is simply a matter of purchasing space in a warehouse. But is this really the safer choice to make? Self-storage space is fast becoming a popular alternative due to increased safety and security. Private Storage Space Vs. Warehouses Although mostly used for storing antiques and decorations, self-storage units are applicable to the commercial setting. One [...]