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Posted on October 12, 2021 by Henry

At Instore Storage, we like to provide our customers and followers with real-world examples of how storage applies to various situations. That’s because we want to be informative and give some context about how it benefits people. Online blogs are sometimes slightly vague and miss the most important aspect of highlighting how to apply storage.

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DIY Storage – Pros and Cons

Posted on September 10, 2021 by Henry

When we think about how we store things, the default position is to keep everything at home or in the office, where we have dedicated rooms or spaces. The problem with this begins when space runs out, and we start cramming things on top of wardrobes and under beds. For a workplace, change this to a back office or buying more filing cabinets.

Before you know it, you don’t have anywhere else for things to go. Not only that, you’ve lost a number of rooms in the process, and it starts to become a major problem, specifically for businesses where compliance and spacing regulations are strict. That’s why it’s important to consider how you’re currently storing things and whether it’s the best choice to do it yourself.

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Your Local Business Storage Gillingham

Posted on August 10, 2021 by Henry

Instore Storage is your local business storage close to Gillingham, our closest town, with a train to our warehouses. Why go any distance with your important business documentation? If you have found yourself at that ‘end-of-year time’, now is the perfect moment to consider what to do for your business storage needs. Whether you want to clear office space or you’re a business wanting to store your annual paperwork, legal documents, or business-critical information, we can help.

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Specialist Storage for Sports Kit

Posted on July 8, 2021 by Henry
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Extreme Sports Storage Solutions

For thousands of people in Dorset every week, sport is a massively important part of their lives, not just a hobby. It’s an excellent way to exercise and socialise with people for team games or as part of a community. Even for solo sports, you get the chance to chat with peers in between sessions and the organisers.  We’re hopefully heading towards fewer restrictions, making it easier to take part and have spectators.

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Using Storage to Manage Your Holiday Rental Business in Dorset

Posted on June 14, 2021 by Peter Donaldson
Using Storage to Manage Your Holiday Rental Business in Dorset

Dorset is a beautiful county, and tourism plays a crucial role in our economy, with tens of thousands of visitors arriving every year. That’s why the holiday rental business industry is popular and continues to attract new business owners. Guests have more say in what type of place they rent out instead of using hotels and B&Bs. But is there an affordable way to organise everything to make things more efficient?

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Top Tips for Organising Your Home this Summer

Posted on May 10, 2021 by Peter Donaldson
Top Tips for Organising Your Home this Summer

You might be familiar with the phrase when someone plans on doing a ‘spring clean’ – but it’s something to apply to every new season. It could be even more relevant, now restrictions are easing, and entertaining house guests might be possible soon. Our advice is to be optimistic and celebrate by donning your marigolds and giving your home a top-to-bottom clean.

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A Moving Checklist for People Arriving in Dorset

Posted on April 12, 2021 by Peter Donaldson
Thinking of Starting a New Business in Dorset after the Lockdown?

If you’re planning a move to Dorset this year, it’s a good idea to have a plan of action before you start organising. No one likes things like packing and other chores, but they’re necessary parts of the relocation. It’s tempting to put them off until the week of the move, only to realise there’s an issue. Fear not – this blog will provide you with the best way to organise your relocation.

Creating a moving checklist is a sure-fire way to keep on top of everything. You’ll have a holistic list of every task and when you need to complete by. From there, you’ll be able to fit things into your daily or weekly schedule. This is our guide to moving in or out of Dorset, with practical steps and suggestions on how to go through each stage.

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Top Storage and Moving Tips for Relocations in Dorset

Posted on March 8, 2021 by Peter Donaldson
Top Storage and Moving Tips for Relocations in Dorset

We all need help when moving to a new home; it’s a massive undertaking, and we rarely hear anyone say they enjoy it. People often find themselves trying to balance their home life and work duties while organising a relocation! It’s enough to send anyone into a panic, but luckily there’s a way of preventing the stress levels from going through the roof.

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The Importance of Storage During Lockdown for Businesses in Dorset

Posted on February 13, 2021 by Peter Donaldson

The end of this phase of the lockdown is due to happen on the 8th of March with lot of business owners keeping a close eye on any updates. Many businesses in Dorset and throughout the UK remain sceptical about whether this will go ahead. It feels a lot lie déjà vu and it raises a question – what should companies do to prepare in the event of an extension?

The best way to mitigate any concerns you’re having regarding further restrictions is with proactive planning. Using storage can help protect your work’s equipment, goods, and materials, rather than leaving them unattended. It’s also possible to start thinking about finding a cheaper workspace and coupling it with a storage service. In this blog, we’ll discuss some tips and ideas for you to consider and are just as applicable after the lockdown ends.  

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Create More Space After the Festive Season with Self Storage

Posted on January 18, 2021 by Peter Donaldson
Create More Space After the Festive Season with Self Storage

It’s almost impossible to come away from the Christmas period without having accumulated yet more stuff. Even after the the diminished celebrations caused by the covid pandemic, there’ll have been mounds of gifts, cardboard boxes, wrapping paper, trinkets and the kind of tin or plastic toys that fall out of crackers. As we try to squeeze even more space out of our cupboards, attics and basements, it’s enough to make us yearn for the time in our early twenties when we weren’t quite so weighed down by acquisitions. If you’re beginning to drown in an excess of stuff but you’re not ready just to start throwing things away with a ruthless and unsentimental determination, then there’s only one thing for it – self storage. Read more…