Cheapskates Guide to Making Your Own Packaging Material to Pack Boxes for Self Storage

If you are getting ready to put some items in self storage, you need to pack them carefully, but that doesn't necessarily mean you need to waste a lot of money on packaging materials. Instead, you can make your own. Check out these four cheap or free ideas: 1. Ask friends to save packaging material from mail Talk to your friends, relatives and neighbours and ask them to save their packaging materials. [Read More]

Make Use of Self Storage Solutions for Your Restaurant and Catering Supplies

If you own a restaurant or run a catering business or both, self storage does offer a convenient location to store equipment when you are not using it, particularly in the off season. More often than not, restaurant owners lack enough space on site to store all their supplies. In this regard, an off site self-storage facility is a good storage option. This article highlights the types of equipment and supplies that can be stored in a self-storage unit, much to the delight of restaurant owners and caterers. [Read More]

What You Need to Know About the 2 Types of Temperature Controlled Shipping Containers

Temperature controlled shipping containers are the ideal solution for transporting sensitive cargo that should maintain a constant temperature over long distances. Temperature controlled containers are often used to transport perishable items such as foodstuffs, chemical substances and medication among other items. There are two main types of temperature-controlled systems: refrigerated and insulated containers. Refrigerated containers Refrigerated containers are also called integrated unit containers. These containers have an integral refrigeration unit that controls the temperature inside the container. [Read More]

3 Tips for Packing Up Your Bedroom for a Move

When you move house, the bedroom can be one of the most difficult rooms to pack up simply because you do so much living in there. It is a very personal space that can be tricky to put into boxes, no matter how necessary that might be. But in order to ensure a swift transition from one house to another and from one bedroom to another, pack up you must. Here are a few tips to make the process as pain free as possible. [Read More]