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How to keep your belongings safe and secure with Storebox

  At Storebox, the safety of your storage unit and your belongings stored inside them are of the utmost importance. That’s why we have a number of different security measures installed in our units and on every Storebox site around the UK. We do our part by providing 24hr CCTV, floodlights for those night time visits and security codes for both the site gate and the boxes themselves. If you’re looking for even more security, there are a few things you can ... Read more

10 Reasons to use short-term storage

  There comes a time when we need a little extra space, either in our homes or at work. Self-storage solutions are the perfect way to organise your life’s clutter, whether it’s excess furniture, collector’s items or vehicles. We take a look at just how beneficial short-term storage can be and 10 reasons you could use short-term storage to your advantage.   Perfect mid-point for moving When you are moving from one property to another, the overlap can be stressful and confusing. You may find that ... Read more

What to place into student storage when you’re moving home for summer

  Our student storage is extremely popular during the summer months. International students and students that have moved away to attend university, find themselves having to move from halls to halls or house to house. Many will either move into temporary accommodation during the transition or move back in with their parents. At Storebox, we can help make this transition a lot smoother, giving you a safe and secure place to store your items, ready to be moved into your new home ... Read more

How business storage can support small businesses

  Starting your own business can be a scary prospect. There’s a lot of thought and planning that goes into getting everything up and running, with even more time and effort required to make it a success. For many, the business will start at home, with endless amounts of paperwork, stock, and equipment being stashed in spare rooms and cupboards. The beauty of self-storage is that it is an affordable way to free up some space in the privacy of your home, ... Read more

How to keep your home safe

  Your home should be your safe haven, somewhere you feel secure and happy. Which is why it makes sense to keep it well guarded. At Storebox, this is where we can help. Whether you are fast asleep, at work or on holiday, these 9 handy tips are designed to give you peace of mind. These by no means are certain solutions, but they should help discourage burglars. DIY home security Secure the doors Details from crime survey for England and Wales showed that 73% ... Read more

Can short term storage solutions save you money when moving house?

The way many of us will deal with the task of packing up our homes is to be ruthless and throw out anything we’ve hardly used or items that are long forgotten about. This technique could be wasting valuable pennies; Many of the items we dispose of are in perfect condition and could easily be sold or donated to a new home. Every item you throw into the bin has a value and you could be throwing away a fair bit of ... Read more

What to keep in mind when renting out your home privately

  When renting out your home privately, it’s important to make sure you are protecting your assets, whether that is your home or your possessions. With sites like Airbnb becoming increasingly popular, it’s essential that we are clued up about renting out safely and securely. Trusting a stranger in your home is a big commitment and making sure you have every possible outcome covered, can save you a great deal of stress and worry. Whether you plan to rent your home long ... Read more

5 Different Ways to Spring Clean

  Every year we get that sudden need to start afresh, whether it’s to move house or simply have a giant clear out of all the items cluttering up our space. All it takes is a free day at the weekend, some bin bags, and cleaning products and we could completely regenerate our homes. There’s a myriad of ways to get started with your spring cleaning and you can choose whether to do it all at once, or make it a project ... Read more

How Hip Chip Shop Uses Storebox Self Storage

  Storebox offers storage for all different types of storage needs, but our most popular is business storage. Small and mobile businesses love to use us to store excess equipment and stock and our easy to use storage solutions allows them to carry on with business as usual, no matter what they choose to store.   An example of one of these businesses is Manchester based food vendors, Hip Hop Chip Shop. These guys needed a place to store their equipment when not ... Read more

The Storebox Guide On How To Store A Caravan

  Owning a caravan can be exciting, you have the freedom to explore wherever you like and camp out at one of the many campsites across the UK. However, when it’s not in use, it can be extremely space consuming, especially if you have limited parking space at your home.   This is where self-storage solutions like Storebox can help. We can help provide that extra bit of room to store your caravan when you aren’t using it to travel around the country. ... Read more
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Small

Small

5ft (1.52m) x 8ft (2,4m) = 40 sq. ft. (3.72 m2)

What’s Suitable?

Contents of a small garden shed
Contents of a spare room
Transit van load


Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only. Exact dimensions may vary. Please contact us for details.

Medium

Medium

8ft (2.45m) x 10ft (3.05m) = 80 sq. ft (7.4m2)

What’s Suitable?

Contents of an average one bedroom house
Three Transit van loads


Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only. Exact dimensions may vary. Please contact us for details.

Large

Large

8ft (2.45m) x 20ft (6.1m) = 160 sq ft (14.8m2)

What’s Suitable?

Contents of a four bedroom house
Six Transit van loads


Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only. Exact dimensions may vary. Please contact us for details.