The Rise In Demand for Self-Storage In Australia

Overview of the industry. Australia’s self-storage industry has evolved from humble beginnings in the 1970’s to an industry that today boasts over 1,000 storage facilities across the country and is worth over 1 billion dollars.  The industry has also matured beyond the leasing of small spaces for personal use to include speciality needs for wine …

Types of Self-Storage Units: How To Choose?

Renting a self-storage unit these days is very common because it offers people a short-term or long-term solution to their storage needs.  Renters, homeowners, small and large business owners are typical self-storage customers.  There are many different storage options available.  Choosing a unit may seem overwhelming at first, but it’s not as difficult as it …

What Is The Cost Of A Self-Storage Unit In Australia?

Storage unit prices vary depending on the size category the customer requires – small, medium, large or extra-large.  Furthermore, factors such as geographical, rental period, extra add-on services and supply can also affect the cost of storage. How much does storage cost in major capital cities? City Average self-storage unit prices for medium size unit …

What Factors Determine The Price You’ll Pay for Self-Storage?

Storage prices for the same size unit vary from facility to facility.  This is because of several factors like location, unit size and position, convenience and duration of your stay. Location Storage costs will differ the closer a facility is located to the city.  The reasoning is that real estate prices are far cheaper in …

3 Clever Self Storage Tips When Your Moving House

Moving house and needing to relocated everything right from the ground to the roof is certainly a mammoth task. The interesting part is you’ll never believe how much stuff you have collected over the years, until you have the overwhelming task of organising, packing and moving every item, all in one fine day. Nevertheless, there …

How a Self-Storage Unit Can Be Useful To Your Business

When you think of a self-storage facility you may be thinking it’s a place to store some home clutter or your home contents as you wait for your new home to be built.  THINK AGAIN.  Businesses, big and small, use a self-storage facility as part of their operations to solve long-term and short-term needs. 4 …

Best Questions to Ask before Renting Your Self Storage Unit

The need for off-site storage has never been stronger. There are just about as many reasons to store as there are things to store. Of course, when choosing your self storage facility, there are many essential questions you need to ask, besides the price and location, to help make your decision much easier. WHEN SPEAKING …

10 Ways to Use a Self Storage Unit

Self Storage has quickly become the ideal service for both families and businesses, as they become more aware of the advantages they bring. The versatility of self storage units has kept them in such high demand, that there are now have over 3000 storage facilities across Australia, with more on the way. Here are some …

What Size Storage Unit Do I Need? A Guide to Self-Storage Unit Sizes

If you’re renting a self storage unit for the first time, it can be tough to estimate how much space you actually need. Choosing the right storage unit will not only help you save money, but also take a lot of stress out of the process. We have come up with a great size guide …

Tips for Organising & Categorising Your Belongings for Self Storage

When it comes to storing your belongings in a self storage unit either for the short-term or long-term, it pays to systematically organise and categorise your belongings so that it is easier to access when required. Here are some handy tips to arrange your items for easy storage. 1. Firstly, gather all the items that …