Ways Self-Storage Can Ensure You Have A Happy New Year!

Ways Self-Storage Can Ensure You Have A Happy New Year!   As January of the New Year draws to an end, so too do many resolutions. At Top Box Self Storage, we want to help you kick off this decade by making it well and truly great. Here are some storage solutions (and examples) you…

New Year, New Home… 

New Year, New Home…   Statistics show that the average residential property prices in Scotland rose by 3.7% with the highest property prices being in the City of Edinburgh, averaging £266,118. The question is, how can you use those stats to your advantage, get your property on the market and potentially sell your home for…

Turn Your Garage Into A Home Gym

Turn Your Garage Into A Home Gym If you have a garage, you can turn it into a home gym and save yourself and the family gym membership fees and probably get more fitness time in because you won’t need to travel in the cold and wet weather to get to and from the gym!…

CLEAN, PROTECT AND STORE COUCHES

Clean, Protect And Store Couches Couches are expensive and there’s always going to be an aftermarket for your old couch and 3-piece suites. Whether it’s for your older kids who are already saving for a mortgage and would like to use your old couch until they get on their feet, or you may have a…

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Choosing Your Container Storage Company

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Choosing Your Container Storage Company   You would think it would be an easy task to find a suitable storage container company that will take care of your goods and valuable belongings, some of which may be of sentimental value but in all too many cases that’s not the way…

Put An End To Container Self Storage Myths

Put An End To Container Self Storage Myths   Too often people are afraid of what they don’t know, believing that container self-storage carries an extravagant cost and with terms littered in clauses that do nothing to protect the consumer and only serve for the companies commercial gain. In reality, Container Self-Storage is super simple,…

Christmas Storage Solutions (Residential & Business)

Christmas Storage Solutions (Residential & Business) Christmas decorations don’t come cheap which is why most households have boxes upon boxes of decorations, Christmas ornaments including snow globes, indoor tree lights, outdoor lights and even festive garden statues such as Santa Clause and Reindeers. All of these take up storage space in the loft, garage, shed,…

Self Storage For Your Motorcycle

Self Storage For Your Motorcycle Summer motorcycle riders will generally be out on their bikes from April through to September and place their bike in storage over the winter period. With the right gear, some are able to extend their riding season up until the heavier winter weather comes around. However, during this time the…

Storing Collectibles Professionally And Freeing Up Space In Your Home

Storing Collectibles Professionally And Freeing Up Space In Your Home Collectors face the age-old problem of storage, no matter what your collection is. The larger the items, the faster you will find it difficult to store everything. Collecting trading cards will not have the same storage demands as collecting vintage lampshades, memorabilia or even a…

Businesses That Would Benefit From Container Storage

Businesses That Would Benefit From Container Storage Container Storage is often seen as a temporary storage solution by commercial clients needing somewhere to store their equipment and or stock either during a relocation or when the business premises are closed for refurbishment. However, more businesses are seeing substantial benefits from using Container Storage for the…

Seasonality Storage And Halloween Retailers

Seasonality Storage And Halloween Retailers Retailers of seasonal items have high storage costs and while there is opportunity throughout the year to sell costumes for Fancy Dress parties, Cosplay events or Character costumes for events promotions, there is usually only a sales spike around September and October. The rest of the year, most items are…

The Differences Between One Trip And Used Shipping Containers

The Differences Between One Trip And Used Shipping Containers Property sizes in the UK are typically the smallest in Europe as shown by recent studies, which is one of many reasons for people to choose self-storage containers for long-term use, as it’s cheaper to store items in a storage facility than it is to up-size…

Top Considerations for Renting Storage Space Between Home Moves

Top Considerations for Renting Storage Space Between Home Moves Some people choose to sell their home the traditional way by looking for their next property whilst placing theirs on the market. Others find it more cost-effective to sell their home early, move into a relatives place or back with their parents until they can buy…

Advantages of Outside Container Storage vs. Internal Storage

Advantages of Outside Container Storage vs. Internal Storage Most people searching for container storage will believe inside is more beneficial than outside, however there are some very good advantages to outside container storage units that you may not be aware of. 7 Benefits of Using Outdoor Container Storage Units   More Cost-Effective The price per…

Self-Storage Solutions for Local Trades Contractors

Self-Storage Solutions for Local Trades Contractors Small businesses account for 99.3% of UK businesses with 75% of those operating as sole contractors with no employees and just under 1/5th of those businesses are in the construction sector. That’s a lot of tradespeople working self-employed who could be using their van as their main workshop and…

How to Pack the Most into Storage Containers

How to Pack the Most into Storage Containers You’d be surprised the number of items you can pack into a storage unit with just a little planning. While you may think you can just stack boxes from floor to ceiling and move your entire home belongings into a container, it takes some planning to make…

The Multiple Needs Self-Storage Containers Meet

The Multiple Needs Self-Storage Containers Meet Chances are, when you think of storage units, top of mind will be using them to store personal belongings between selling your home and moving to your new home. There can be a substantial time lapse between selling and moving and it’s certainly one of the most common reasons…