It's common to have to store a piano, for example when moving homes, travelling or remodelling your house. You may also need to store a piano temporarily before selling it, especially if you've inherited one and don't have space to accommodate it. A piano is a significant investment, so it's... Read more.
How to Store
A good-quality mattress isn't cheap, but if you take good care of it, it should last anywhere between 10 and 15 years. If you need to store a mattress, following some basic guidelines will help ensure that it remains clean and comfortable, and has many years of use left, after it's removed from... Read more.
Is your computer room at work or your office at home a snarly mess of computer cables, extra motherboards and drives, keyboards, monitors and other unused computer parts? If so, you’re not alone. Especially in businesses, spare computers and computer parts tend to pile up as some employees leave... Read more.
Over the years, music has been stored on media of different sizes, shapes and materials. Many of the original recordings of pop, rock, jazz and blues are collectible items that can fetch high prices at auction. Vintage 78 rpms in shellac, vinyl LPs, cassettes and compact discs all require careful... Read more.
Before storing jewellery it’s important to prepare it properly so that it will stay in good condition during storage. The following tips will help you do just this: Cleaning Over time, exposure to skin oil, hairspray, household chemicals and other corrosive substances can tarnish and even corrode... Read more.
Antiques, original paintings, silk carpets, tapestries, silverware and other objects d’art have to be properly stored if they’re to maintain their intrinsic value. Many of these collectibles are old and fragile, and susceptible to damage. For example, too much natural light or heat can cause the... Read more.
Whether you collect comic books just for fun or are a serious collector hoping one day to cash in on your investment, it’s important to protect your DC/Marvel treasures properly before putting them in storage. Follow this handy guide to make sure that your comics are in the same condition when you... Read more.
In this age of digital publications, many have declared books obsolete artifacts of ancient technology. But to book-lovers, nothing could be further from the truth. Not only do books still offer numerous practical advantages over their digital counterparts, but they can also carry financial value... Read more.
If you’re planning to store your car , for example, because you’ll be away on a vacation or business trip, you should take several precautions to ensure that the car will still be in good condition when you drive it out of the storage facility. Exterior Make sure you give your car’s exterior a good... Read more.
There’s a myriad of reasons for storing clothing in sturdy, well ventilated and dust free self-storage units. You may be moving home, storing the bulky winter woollies or have simply run out of cupboard space and don’t want to part with those comfortable well-worn favourites. Although self-storage... Read more.