Should I insure my stored property?

Self Storage facilities go out of their way to protect and secure your stored items from fire and theft, pests and environmental issues, and it is no different at KeepSafe Storage. It is however important to know that the contents of storage units are not covered by the facility itself, and if it’s important enough to store your property, then it should be important enough to insure it. You might already be covered by your household insurance, as some policies include items stored away from the property, so it is worth finding out. Insurance options are available at KeepSafe Storage Balcatta and KeepSafe Storage O’Connor. Insurance is immediate and low in cost, and it will protect your belongings in the case of fire, environmental damage…

Self Storage in O’Connor

WHY SELF STORAGE? There are numerous reasons to use self-storage: Reduce clutter: Using a self storage unit is a great way to reduce clutter in your home or office. Self storage units are the perfect solution for being able to clear your home of some extraneous items without needing to be rid of them entirely. You can access your belongings at your convenience but don’t have them underfoot. Many collectors also find self storage in O’Connor a great solution to a growing collection. Other things you no longer need, but would like to hold on to (antique baby crib?) can be held in storage for the next time it’s needed! Space: An obvious benefit of self storage in O’Connor is that it provides you extra…

Looking for storage in Fremantle? It’s better than storing your stuff with Friends and Family

Here’s Jake’s story which could very well be a valuable lesson to all of us: When the thought first crossed my mind, it seemed like the best thing to do; store my stuff at a friend’s place to save some pocket money. So I decided to move in with some of my friends from school. At the time, I had a couple of things like my bed, an Xbox, a 42 inch plasma, my laptop, games, some old school stuff and my kayak. All of this pretty much fit in my room. When I told my dad about the plan he gave me the green light but insisted I get home contents insurance. I thought to myself ‘nah, I don’t need that’. Boy, was I…

Keep Your Christmas Presents A Surprise

Everyone loves to be surprised with a special gift during the Christmas season. But as the gifts begin to pile up, we are left wondering how and where to hide them from prying eyes. Let’s face it; kids can turn into sleuths when the big day approaches. And if you still think they won’t find those gifts you squirreled into the attic or the boxes you labelled tax receipts, then you will be in for a big surprise. So how do you save yourself from faked surprises, which can be so hard to tell, when unwrapping? Well, the answer is quite straightforward- self storage. You only need to rent a unit, and we will store your Christmas gifts safely from the time you bring them…

Space when packing

Whether you’re the guru of packing or just a novice packer who is determined to fit 10 pairs of shoes and a comfort pillow for a quick trip on the road. It does not matter where you fall because you could do with some extra room in your bag. For this reason, these 7 suitcase space saving tips will always come to your rescue as highlighted below. The Power of Compression Tap into the power of compression Pack-It Cubes! They are excellent for saving space leaving you very well organized. The compression cube set is not just water and stain resistant but is fitted with compression zippers which work wonders when it comes to shrinking your cubes that are fully packed. It is time to…

How to unpack and organise into your new home

When you’re moving to a new home, you may end up with a mess! A moving company can help you unpack by unloading several items in the day. However you’ll still have to manage some part of the task on your own. There are some things you need to consider to unpack and organize your move. These simple tips can help you out.   Planning for the Move As soon as you’re sure about the move, you should go through all the belongings to find things that you no longer need. This can help you avoid paying for moving unnecessary items. You need to get real about things you don’t need. You should set up a system to identify items that you need in every…

How to store paintings

Over time it’s inevitable that we will have to move home and this move means that we may have to store paintings. At Keepsafe Storage we have put together a guide to help you prepare to store your valuable paintings. The first thing to consider is that you must ensure that the paintings stay dry. This is one of the reasons why you should use a self storage space at Keepsafe Storage rather than storing your paintings at a friend’s place or relatives. You cannot guarantee that the storage space that they have will stay dry. Importantly storage spaces are not accessed frequently preventing incidental damage. Ideally the best place to store them would be to be hanging them up somewhere but this may not…

Spring Cleaning Tips from KeepSafe Storage

As we emerge from winter, all the team at KeepSafe Storage are making sure that our facility is looking the best it can ready for the spring and summer rental season. We thought we would share with you some spring cleaning tips that we reckon are pretty good and we even use some of them ourselves at KeepSafe Storage! The number one tip. Make sure that your space with us at KeepSafe Storage is tidy. Spaces are pretty small and valuable space can be wasted by not storing your valuable goods in a tidy way in your storage space. Stack up all of your cartons at the back of the space and make sure that when you open the door the gear doesn’t fall on…

Moving Office? Here Are Some Tips

There comes a time when your office will have to move. Businesses expand, leases expire, buildings get sold; all good reasons for you to move office. At KeepSafe Storage we have put some handy tips together to help you minimise the amount of downtime that you will have moving and also some great ideas to help you with your office move. Planning is the key: create a timeline that includes not only the actual move but the leading up period to the move and also the period after. Many officers forget to let the customers know that they’ve moved and also their suppliers and contacts. Make sure you update your website and send a written letter to all of your suppliers and customers so that…

Archive Storage – KeepSafe Storage

Paper-based materials can break down easily. Some disintegrate as a result of their characteristic properties, others as an aftereffect of poor stockpiling or storage conditions. Damage can be brought on by poor storage practices. The material on paper-based articles, for example, ink, watercolor or pencil can likewise debase. While we can’t stop crumbling, we can impact the rate at which it happens. Decay Substance decay: Blurring and discolouration of papers and the media on the paper brought on by introduction to light or bright (UV) radiation. Crumbling will happen all the more immediately when presented to higher light power. Crumbling brought about by mold assault that can create in sticky conditions; mold can devour and stain the materials on which it develops. Decay can be caused due…

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