As the emphasis on preserving the environment remains crucial these days, people who use self storage facilities can also practice the green habit. In fact, apart from the three R's (reduce, reuse, recycle) that we often hear being talked about by the experts, there are other R's that you can do to help maintain a green environment when you're storing items in rental units.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
These days, social peer review is the new word of mouth. If you have searched for a local plumber, florist, dry cleaner - any type of service or retail store - you likely ask a trusted friend or relative for suggestions. So it goes with self-storage facilities. A person willing to place his/her belongings in a long-term storage unit wants a reliable service with amenities that promote peace of mind. When you provide good service and quality space to new customers, you hope word of mouth brings even more people to your door. There are ways to encourage this sort of viral promotion, and if you're not using social media to your advantage now is the time.
Organizing your garage is one of the most tedious yet necessary home improvement tasks that you will come across. Although it may sound completely boring, there is a very comprehensive and logical way to go about this exercise.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
As there are different kinds of gardens, there are unique garden sheds that are available. The type of shed varies with the general setting where a household is located. For instance, households located in an area that is urban in nature are better off with garden sheds that are made of metal or one of its alloys such as steel, while rural setting households should build ones that are more in sync with the natural setting that surrounds them, by way of a wooden shed.
Friday, September 13, 2013
A school can hold a lot of valuable equipment and if not stored and locked away correctly, this can be a thief's dream! Petty crime is on the rise in the UK and currently schools are a prime target for thieves and vandals. Thieves are looking for gardening tools, toys, bikes and outdoor sports equipment. These are all items that schools tend to have by the bucket load.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Garage doors are a part of your home structure. With constant usage they can become worn and risk harming not only the structure of the home but also your belongings and even family members. Many of today's garage doors come equipped with automatic openers. These are great when they work, but if they fail can be a potential hazard. Like everything else they too require maintenance to keep them functioning properly. Parts like springs and other components wear out over time. Without proper maintenance your garage door could be an accident waiting to happen.
Many self storage facilities are now adopting the electronic payment system for the convenience of their clients. With this option, it is easy for tenants to pay their monthly rent even while at home or in their office. It saves time and gas cost in going to the facility just to pay their due.
Garage organizers could be a great way to finally get this space in your home reclaimed. How many garages have everything and anything in them except the car? If your home has a space like this, it may be time to clean it up and get it back on track. The job may sound like it is too large to tackle but once you use the right tools for the job you will find that this process is rewarding and even fun to do. Getting to use that space again will make it well worth the investment.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
When floods occur they can cause drastic damage and accumulate thousands upon thousands of dollars in repairs. Garage doors are typically equipped with a rubber seal at the bottom to prevent excessive rainwater from entering the garage. However, with rain amounts that equivocate to floods, this rubber stopper will be no match for the rain. In the event of heavy rainfall you can protect your investments by following a few of these tips as well as be prepared to avoid flood damage in the future. All of these steps combined could ultimately save you time and money when rain starts to pour.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Chances are pretty good that you have a book collection and you keep all of that in a bookcase that is large enough to accommodate your collection. A bookcase is useful because it keeps all your books in one place, protects them from dust and humidity and looks good. A garden shed is used for a similar purpose, with the focus being on garden tools.