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Packing Tips for Your Self-Storage Unit

Packing units can be tricky and stressful if not done properly. At-home preparation Make a list of items you are storing Take pictures of the items you are storing Use good quality boxes that are stackable List the contents of each box on the outside to identify your items Organise them before you get to the unit Put heavier boxes…

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Secure Storage While You Travel

Before moving abroad or when travelling, be sure to check out Stratford Self Store’s services. In order to pack for a big adventure, you’ll need a place to store your belongings that’s convenient, secure, and affordable. Our self-storage units can be tailored to fit your exact needs, which is why Stratford self-storage offers customized storage solutions. Short Term Self Storage…

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5 stunning container homes

    Containers are used for many things, from shipping to, as in our case, storing your belongings. Who would have thought that we might also want to live in them? Even more than that, they have been transformed into architecturally stunning properties. Some of you may have seen the episode of George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces where Max McMurdo, an…

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How to Store Furniture in a Storage Unit

With these furniture-specific storage tips, you will know how to correctly store furniture in a storage unit along with protecting it to ensure it stays in peak condition. Measure Up Research your storage options. Here at Stratford Self Store, we have a variety of different units and other storage facilities available to rent on a short- or long-term basis, depending…

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How to choose the right storage unit

Here at Stratford Self Store, we have a range of units available in different sizes to suit different requirements. Our smallest storage unit is 35sqft and our largest storage unit is 200sqft, with a range of sized units in between. Different sized units are available Thinking about the items that you wish to store. Are they large bulky items like…

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Local Family-Run Self Storage Company Celebrates Expansion

A family-run self-storage company is celebrating its recent expansion in the picturesque surroundings of Long Marston in Warwickshire. The Reid family, which have been in business for over a century, opened Stratford Self Store nearly 30 years ago. The local company has since doubled in size and is going from strength to strength. Following an increase in demand for smaller…

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Storage Unit in Divorce

**Benefits Of Having A Storage Unit During A Divorce**

Going through a divorce is a hard process. As well as the emotional stress involved there’s also the worry about selling your home and what you are going to do with all of your stuff. People can split up quickly and start the process of divorce, often without very much warning, meaning that rapid-fire decisions must be made about what…

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5 tips for decluttering your home and business

At Stratford Self Store, we know that whether you’re moving house, re-decorating your offices or simply changing the look of your home or workspace, you may wish to declutter and streamline your interiors. However, we also understand that you might not want to get rid of things that are precious, valuable, useful and sentimental to you and that’s where one…

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