Abu Dhabi Storage Blog provides information and tips on storage and moving services

Feb 20, 2017

Your Self Storage Queries, Answered!

You may have many questions pertaining to storage companies, or storage units. You want to make sure the storage unit you are going to store your things with has all your concerns addressed. Read on to clear the air with regards to many common doubts.

We need to buy locks or they’re provided at the storage unit?

Some self-storage companies provide locks at the facility while some don’t. We, at Storage in Abu Dhabi, provide various types of locks to suits different purposes from the common padlocks, and well mounted locks to the most reliable disc locks.

Do we need a cover to insure security for our things?

A good storage company will ensure your things are protected against any kind of damaged influenced by the internal or external factors. However, it is always wise to get an insurance cover for your things, especially if they are costly and valuable. You can also opt for insurance policies offered by the storage companies or get your own insurance cover from your reliable insurance partner.

Can we use storage units for a personal or official purpose?

It depends on your storage organisation. Some rent units even for purposes like practicing as a band or using it as an office space. But many restrict themselves to enabling its tenants use the unit for storage purpose only. In any case, it will help, if you enquire with the.

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Jan 13, 2017

Making Relocation A Stress-Free Process

The process of moving can be one of the most stressful events in one’s life. The tedious task of relocating brings with equally gruelling tasks from logistics (moving things from one place to another without damage) to ensuring everything is placed at the right spots in the new place.

We are here to make your relocation process simple and enjoyable with the help of some easy steps.

Step 1- Advance planning

Planning always results in a smooth outcome. Hence, plan how you are going to initiate the moving process well in advance. How to handle the heavy furniture? (Hire professionals), Can I move the less heavy furniture myself even before the moving day?

Step 2- Setting budgets

Impulse shopping is one of the reasons for many people’s wallets taking a huge hit. Similarly, impulse spending during moving can make your cash reserves evaporate. Hence, it is important to set budgets. It will save you sufficient money.

Step 3- Create and follow the checklist

Pen down a checklist that will be a record of everything you need to do during the moving day. Tick-mark the tasks as and when they are completed. This will help you stay on track and boost your confidence on realising the completion of all the tasks, thus keeping you refreshed and motivated throughout the journey.

Step 4- Hire professionals

Last but not the least, professional movers & packers In Abu Dhabi will save the day for you. They will offer you the most reliable helping hand at every step of your relocation process.

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Dec 20, 2016

Your Self Storage Questions Answered!


While you are busy finalising your storage company, here is a blog that you can have a quick sneak-peak to have all your common questions answered.

Can I store anything and everything with storage facilities?

You can store furniture, sports and gym equipment, documents, wines, office stock, and automobiles. But you cannot store things like paint, and gasoline that are highly inflammable.

How secure are storage units and warehouses?

If you choose a storage provider that is well-known and reliable, you can rely on the provider for 100% security. Here comes the much important task of sorting and arriving at your storage company wisely. This refers to getting all the details about past and present customer experiences, conditions of the company’s storage units, service quality, quality and know-how of the company executives and so on.

Bonus tip- Avoid a storage company that offers only padlocks and security gates as its most reliable safety gadgets.  It’s because these security manifestos can be easily breached by crooks and thieves. Look for storage companies that offer advanced and impenetrable security systems from cylinder locks and installed alarms to 360 degree rotating cameras.

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Nov 14, 2016

Must Know Indicators Of A Reliable Storage Company



There are many aspects of a good storage company. Have a look at those which will help you decide on a reliable storage company.

The units are in good shape:

Ensure that the buildings are well maintained. Make sure they don’t show any signs of falling apart or any kind of damage like holes or cracks it hints at the facility being vulnerable to leaking, or infestations of termites, pest and much more. The property should be kept clean and in a good state of repair. Dirty and messed up areas indicate lack of maintenance and amplified fire risks.

Proper arrangement of necessities is ensured:

This includes the availability of useful equipment, loading docks, parking, direct access to items, and sufficient lighting and safety precautions. There should be sufficient lighting to ensure easy handling of belongings regardless of day or night.

Occupancy rate | International Removal Services Abu Dhabi:

A high occupancy of storage units is another indicator to help decide the reliability of the storage and moving company. It is because a lack of occupancy indicates that the facility may have underlying issues. Also look out for a facility that employs friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff who’d help tenants or customers at various stages of storage or moving processes.
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Oct 18, 2016

Some Interesting Facts About Self Storage In Asia


Self-storage is acquiring an important place in the lives of people. Having being around for more than 50 years, self-storage companies continue to make the lives of citizens around the world spacious. Let’s explore some interesting know-how about self-storage.

Rising demand in Asia

It seems that people in Asia can’t get enough of storage facilities, saying so witnessing the ever increasing demand from people.

One of the biggest reasons is the alacrity of people for more space either for personal use or to set up a work-from home station. The needs differ but the solutions remains constant- A storage unit to de-clutter life and add space for productivity, or leisure.

Another thing is about the rising rentals. Instead of paying the high rental costs, individuals and businesses prefer storage spaces that are comparatively cheaper. The storage units are also equipped and secure. The need for a storage unit is not restricted to personal usage. People who want to open offices to work from home can transfer the not-so-often used materials to storage units and use the space for the purpose. Storage space has even gone commercial, with the services of storage companies appealing the corporate sector as well.

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Sep 19, 2016

Tips To Store Excess Furniture Appropriately


Wanna store your excess furniture? Rent a storage facility and you get complete security, the storage units equipped with latest technology. But before you decide to move your furniture in the storage units, here are some tips to prevent any damage to your furniture.

• Elevate the units by placing ledges or boards that prevent floods.

• Prevent dust accumulation by covering the furniture with cotton fabric.

• Optimise space usage by making the mattresses and sofas stand.

• Disassemble all the furniture units possible and assemble them back once you’ve moved to the permanent location.

• Use bubble wrap to protect the corners and edges of your furniture.

More tips:

In the end don’t forget to ensure the following things-

• The doors of the facility are wide enough to easily let the furniture pass in and out without any damage.

• The storage units’ walls are strong and secure.

• There are no issues like water leakage which can ruin your furniture.

• The facility provides climate-controlled services.

• The facility provides facilities like mini storage, long term, short term, indoor and outdoor services to enable you to select which kind suits your needs the best. Also you can rely on the storage facility for ad-hoc storage needs, big or small.

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Aug 22, 2016

Conducting Storage Process In An Appropriate Manner


Before moving, the first thing to ensure is whether your goods are prepared for moving and storage or not. Here are some important things to remember to prevent any damages to your things during and moving and storage process.

Tip 1
Ensure the upholstered furniture is properly wrapped with plastic to prevent liquids and sunlight from getting in contact with the fabric that covers the furniture. Liquids and sunrays can also lead to discoloration during the moving and storage process.

Tip 2
Don’t wrap any wooden furniture in plastic as it causes staining of the furniture do the wood breathing process. Put furniture pads that prevent unwanted marks and scratches on the furniture.

Tip 3
The remaining goods must be packed and moved in boxes stacked on one another in a way that won’t damage the contents inside the boxes. Why boxes? Because boxes enable goods to be arranged in a proper manner and also lets you identify which boxes contain what type of goods. (by writing on to it or labelling the boxes)

Tip 4
If you plan to move your goods into the storage unit by yourself, ensure you employ the above tips to prevent damage. On the other hand, if you want to take professional help of a moving and storage company to move your goods, our Relocation Services in Abu Dhabi are always available.
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Jul 25, 2016

Upgrading Outdoor Space With Easily Available Items

Is your outdoor space crammed with unwanted objects? How about upgrading your outdoor space using those objects? Yes, it is possible. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you create useful furniture and improve your outdoor area.

1. Replace the cloth with something strong:


The indoor cloth that you use to cover your table and other furniture cannot bear the effects of rain and sunlight. This does not infer that your outdoor furniture cannot be protected. Chuck those indoor fabrics and replace them with tough outdoor cloths that are moisture and heat resistant. If you want to get the indoor feel, search for bright colours and designs.

2. Put the unused metal furniture to use:


Is there a furniture item made up of wrought iron or aluminium just rusting away in your storage cabinet? It’s time to get it out. It’s the perfect furniture for outdoors as heavy-wear items like them can easily last for years amidst the toughest environments.

Tip- Just ensure you cover these items to protect them against rain that can cause the furniture to rust and wear down. Such metal pieces of furniture can put life into your outdoor space.

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Jun 10, 2016

What Are The Advantages Of Storing Automobiles In Storage Facilities?



There are more benefits of storing automobiles in storage facilities than just saving or providing more space. We all know how difficult it is to find parking facilities around residential and official premises. In such circumstances, storage facilities are a boon. There is more than one such crucial reason that individuals and organizations seek automobile storage services. Let’s see what are they?

Affordable:

Any company wants to cut down its costs. The automobile parking facilities in an owned official premise can cost a bomb. Storage facilities are comparatively cheaper.

More Secure:

Storing your car in your garage may be a good as you’d have access to it as and when you want. But it can be disadvantageous as well. Considering the increasing amount of thefts, you cannot risk an asset that is worth lots of money, do you? The storage facilities are equipped with robust and advanced securities devices like alarms, rock solid locking systems, and surveillance. These devices if installed in a garage will cost you lot of money compared to the cost of storing your car safely in a good reliable storage facility. The storage facilities also protect the car against environmental and natural factors like rust, fire mishaps and so on that can damage your vehicle if proper safety measures are not present.

Not just your car:

Storage facilities like our team of Movers & Packers In Abu Dhabi provide secure storage services for not only automobiles but also boats, furniture, trucks, tractors, and yachts.

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May 11, 2016

What Are Storage Auctions And Storage Rental Periods?



Economists often advise on knowing the instrument you are going to invest in completely before investing. Similarly, investing in storage also requires you to know everything about storage so that you can make a sound decision and not get surprised on discovering facts later. In this blog, you will learn about the storage rental periods and storage auctions.

What are storage rental periods and how are they determined?

Storage facilities, most of them, require you to leave your items at least for a month at their storage facility or pay the amount equivalent to a month’s lease. You can store your things in the storage unit starting from one month which can go up to two months, a year and any time frame beyond the minimum requirement of one month. They are determined as per the item you are planning to store. For instance, people store their valuable paintings in climate control storage units for years to prevent any decay due to hot and humidity, rains, or moulds and mildews. You storage manager will help you to determine the storage time you should allocate for particular items.

What does self storage auction refer to?

Storage companies arrange for storage auctions when the owner fails to pay the rent for his stored goods and abandons the same. In this way, the storage company recovers its costs and unpaid rent. They even allow renters to auction off their goods to pay their bills.

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