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Sydney Cheap Storage: Security is our Top Priority

When we are in need of space, we usually look for a secured space. We usually run to these “containers” because our relatives don’t have enough space in their basement or garage for our stuff as we go away for vacation or for home renovation.  Or we make use of them to store our much-loved items when our rooms or house lacks the space for it. Since we are storing stuff that are dear to us, we make sure that we put them away where our minds can be put at ease.

Importance of Storages’ Security in Sydney 

There are many types of security breaches that happen in the world today. In Australia, the most problems that the Australian Crime Commission has encountered are misplaced classified documents, identification, secure laptops and other equipments. And, of course, theft can not be crossed out.

In the case of personal stuff, we might fall prey to the latter. If we leave them in an unsecured place, we can expect to not find our stuff in the same place. Since storages in Sydney originated from simple lockers and containers, security breaches in the past happened on a regular basis.

This is why it is imperative that when we use the service of a storage facility company to store our belongings especially gadgets, appliances, and important documents, we have to make sure that we choose the most secured facility.

Safe and protected storage facility in Sydney

SCS is Sydney’s most secure, convenient and effective storage.

In our past blog article, we talked about the reasons why you should choose Sydney Cheap Storage. One of the reasons why you should do so is the excellent security measures that SCS employ for your stuff.

·         Secured facility

All our storage facilities are self-contained, fully-locked and alarm monitored. In addition, the self storage that is delivered to you comes with a padlock which you lock before we load and transport it. You can be assured that you’re the only one who can unlock it.

·         Well-preserved module

We make sure that your stuff is pristinely preserved. We are a name to be recalled when we talk about clean facilities and premises.  In addition, the portable modules that we use are made of the highest quality industrial plywood that ensures durability and breathability so your belongings won’t be destroyed or ruined both from outside or inside.

·         Safe Delivery

Our expert movers deliver the module with protective padding to your home, and can pack your belongings for you with utmost care. Once they’re packed with our highly secured module, we will bring your stuff to our warehouse where it is kept in the best conditions. You don’t have to worry since our full concierge services oversee both inbound and outbound deliveries.

·         Cheap Insurance

As a precautionary measure, we offer an affordable insurance plan which will put your mind more at ease. For just $1.50 per month for every $1, 000 of coverage, our plan can protect you and your stuff from unexpected problems such as theft, fire and flooding.

Cheap BUT Secured storages

With Sydney Cheap Storage, you can be assured of the high security measures that we undertake for your stuff. But we are not just a name for security. We also pride our self for providing excellent service at unbeatable prices.

 If you’re looking for a cheap storage in Sydney where you can enjoy additional services, then you must have heard of us. Here are our additional services that you can enjoy along with our normal packages:

·         Free appraisal. If you’re unsure of which package to avail, just call us and our professional mover will come to your home and give you an estimate.

·         Hassle-free packing and loading. When you avail of our packages, our expert movers will load your stuff, and transport them with our own vehicle. You don’t have to worry about hiring a van for them.

·         Payment bonus. Should you decide to move out early, we will refund your unused rent. And should you decide to pay your first six months in advance, you’ll get a month free of charge for your storage.

·         Availability. You will have full access to your portable module Monday to Friday from 8AM to 4PM. Just give us three days notice, and we’ll have your mobile storage unit ready and waiting for you.

Sydney Cheap Storage has built a reputation with its promise that when you use SCS, your belongings will be returned to you in the exact same condition in which they were originally stored.  So, call Sydney Cheap Storage now and avail of Sydney’s most secure, convenient and effective storage!

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Maximize Walls for Storage Space

When you think of storage space, you are probably thinking of huge boxes, containers or heavy cabinets. Those are common materials used to store items in household or even in business.

But one common problem with using those is that they consume space themselves. They need some floor space just to put these boxes or containers and gives you less space to walk or move around in. The other problem is that these storage containers can be heavy especially when full. Unless you hire our team that could help you with your storage requirements in Sydney, chances are you will do all these strenuous work on your own or with the help of your household and friends.

You might have a lot of boxes where you store your items and stacking them is a solution but that could also be a temporary one as you’ll end up having to buy more and more of these boxes or cabinets that can be costly on your part.

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One alternative to consider is by using your walls for storage. Nowadays, it pays to be practical and you have to think ahead, even if that means that you’ll have to consider storing items differently and in this case, vertically, aside from stacking boxes one after the other. There are ways to make your storage look more organized than a pile of boxes.

You might wonder how you’re going to store items on the wall. Don’t worry, you don’t need to destroy it by putting a big hole. Several fixtures can be installed in walls to make some space.

Cabinets and shelves can be installed on the walls of your home. These could be put in the bedrooms for your clothes or living rooms for your display collections and this is mostly effective in kitchens where wall cabinets are used as a pantry for food and ingredients.

You could also put in racks on the walls where you could hang different items such as towels, keys, belts and even a bicycle when you install one in your garage.

Walls are no longer limited for artworks and decorations but it can also be used to keep your house look organized.

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Substituting Items for a better Storage Space

One of the hardest tasks in storage is picking which items are in need of storage and/or disposal. In the previous blog, we revealed some ways on how to get rid of unwanted clutter that could give you more space to fill the storage. Some items like clothes and toys could be given as hand-me-downs and old equipment can be sold through garage sales.

There are also other items that you probably own that can be disposed of or be replaced with a substitute that is practical and space and cost-friendly.

Although it is common practice to store damaged, old or rarely used items, you can save a lot of time by replacing some of your regular items in exchange for these substitutes.

Collector’s Items

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Many people collect different items and consider it as an achievement. These are usually done for leisure or a hobby. It can be toys, magazines or any piece of item that may gain value in time. If you happen to be keeping your own collection, you know that these items take up space for display or storage.

However, as we grow up, some fall out from their interest and stop collecting. It can also be for financial restraints or it could be that these items are just hard to find and obtain. Maintenance also requires hard work to keep it safe from damage and away from dust and dirt.

If you ever get bored of collecting and find it of no use, you may use our storage space but you can also earn money from it. Some collectors are willing to pay for any valuable items for a price and selling items from your collection can earn you money.



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Pictures holds a lot of sentimental value. It contains a lot of memories that we often like to go back to and the reason why we keep them. But as we take many pictures, they also take up space for storage. One way of reducing it but maintaining these pictures is to go digital. Pictures can now be transferred to computers and it lessens the risk of getting damaged or decreasing quality.


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Books can be bulky and they may not even be of use after a few times. They are also prone to damage and could be lost. When you have a stock of books that are just collecting dust on the bookshelf. It may be better to put them on storage or give them away.

E-books is a popular substitute and a lot of books are available through this format. Using them is very convenient and you don’t need physical space to store them.

There are other things in your household that can be converted to cash or be disposed of to keep your home organized and require you a huge storage.

Whether you follow our advice above, our storage in Sydney can accommodate any of the items listed. Give us a call now and we can give you more storage advice!

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Tips in Packing and Organizing Your Self-Storage Unit

Stuffing your self-storage unit is an art. self-storage-unit-Australia and so that all of your unwanted furniture, equipment and etc. can fit into it. For someone who is not used to frequent relocation or is a first-time user of self-storage, it is better to prepare in advance because it can get oftentimes overwhelming if you do otherwise.

Here are a few tips in packing and organizing your stuff and self-storage space.

Organizing Your Self-Storage
It is important that before you pack your items, you must visit your unit so that you can visualize how and what you will put into it. Unit sizes are determined by price so you can save money by assessing what you have to store and planning to pack it efficiently. Remember, a smaller but well-organized unit is better than a larger one that is badly organized.

In organizing your unit, there are two essential reminders that you should keep in mind. First, make sure that you can access your items easily whenever you want it and secondly, take care of your belongings even if they are already stored. These are, after all, still your valuables.
Here are some tips in organizing your self-storage space:

  • If you think that the floor is not clean enough, put down protective sheeting or boards.
  • Check with the facility if they have trolleys or machineries that you can use especially if you are storing or lifting heavy boxes or furniture.
  • Try to create an aisle and leave enough room for you to roam around if you want to get something from your unit.
  • Stack similarly sized boxes together to save space.
  • Do not lean furniture against outside walls.
  • Put boxes or things that you might access frequently at the front of your unit.
  • Wedge the doors of your kitchen appliances to avoid bad odors and mildew.
  • If you have wobbly furniture or equipment, store them horizontally.

Packing Your Stuff
Many self-storage facilities, especially in Australia, that offer packing and cleaning your stuff but at an additional price. If you are clueless on what to do with your stuff, this is advisable; but if you want to be as organized as possible, do it on your own. One benefit of doing it yourself is that you will know exactly where your things are so can get it easily once you want to unpack it. Efficient packing is the key in maximizing your storage space.

Here are some tips in packing your valuables before storage:

  • Pack your books flatly on the floor to avoid damaging its spine.
  • Don’t store wet items in a storage facility because it can cause water damage, mold and mildew.
  • Defrost fridges and freezers thoroughly before storing them; otherwise it can become cause of water damage. However, leave its door slightly ajar to stop condensation forming and to ward off bad odor.
  • Wrap fragile items separately.
  • Wrap mirrors and pictures in a protective covering like bubble wrap and stack them on their ends.
  • Separate lamp bases and lampshades and wrap them for protection.

These are very easy-to-do tips so make sure that if you are relocating and storing your stuff, you apply these. But remember, packing and storing might be taxing but still, try as much as you can to enjoy the process.

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