When people move their property into a StoreLocal Northcote Self Storage unit, they seldom do so with a plan, and more than often end up paying for more storage than they really need.

The key to saving money on your month-by-month Self Storage bill, is by storing smartly, and being prepared. Below you will find a few tips on how to get the best results from your storage experience with StoreLocal in Northcote.

First tip is to only pay for the space you need, and the best way to do that is by packing and stacking your storage unit as effectively as possible, and more than likely, this will include the use of boxes to house the smaller items. If unsure how much space you need, ask us at StoreLocal Northcote, and we can advise you on all things Self Storage in Northcote.

We sell boxes, and they are really inexpensive, so don’t hesitate to visit our Box Shop online, or give us a call to arrange the right packaging materials for you. By stacking boxes, you save space, and by marking them properly, you will save time in the retrieving of items.

Then you should arrange your storage space so that you can access everything; so place larger items on ground level, and at the rear of the storage unit, and the smaller, lighter items on top.

Keep your storage space clean, and keep an itemised list of everything in storage. It might seem like a tedious task, but it will make your life a lot easier down the line.

Only store items worth storing. It might sound obvious, but you will be surprised to see what people store, and how a trip to the local refuse centre would have been a better business choice.

If you have items to store, and you’re not sure whether you can or should store them… Then please call StoreLocal Northcote, and the Self Storage in Northcote team of specialists will guide you along the way.