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5 steps for planning a business move

5 simple steps for planning a business movePreparing to move an office or a business can be a lot more complicated than moving a household. Careful planning and preparation is key to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible. Follow these 5 simple steps for...

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4 tips for decluttering your elderly parent’s home

4 tips for decluttering your elderly parent's home Is your elderly parent's home slowly getting filled with stuff, making it next to impossible to move around without bumping into things? If that’s the case, then it’s time to get things in order and utilise some of...

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Packing supplies you need for self storage

Packing supplies you need for self storage Packing your items safely and securely is often overlooked. Unless you want your items to be vulnerable or susceptible to breakage, you need to ensure that they're packed in the right way. There are many packing supplies you...

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50% off first 8 weeks storage

50% off your first 8 weeks storage if you reserve space with us now!We are offering new customers 50% off first 8 weeks storage. To take advantage of this special offer you must pay for the 8 weeks upfront when you move in. We do not charge a deposit and you are free...

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2 reasons why you need self storage for home renovations

2 reasons you need self storage for home renovationsThe boom in popularity of home improvement T.V. shows and property auction shows have created an upsurge in home renovations.  Your first priority for home renovation projects is securing a safe space for your...

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Minimalism 101: 4 tips for a simpler lifestyle

Minimalism 101: 4 tips for a simpler lifestyle We are being bombarded all of the time these days with advertisements that encourage us to buy more and collect more. This often leads to an accumulation of clutter and distractions in life. To resolve this and to start...

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Why offsite storage is best for documents

Why offsite storage is best for documentsCompanies have legal requirements when it concerns the storage of confidential documents. Often the best and most secure storage solution is to have offsite self storage space. Classified business archives need to be kept...

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4 things to remember when using business storage units

4 things to remember when using business storage unitsAs a business grows, it needs more space to continue and expand its operations. Keeping stock and products in a spare room at home may only be feasible for a limited time. It is always best to consider using secure...

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Self storage – what you can & can’t store

Self storage - what you can & can't storeRenting out storage space is a smart move, especially for anyone looking to minimise clutter, keep seasonal items safely away, and even easing a house moving transition. Storage units can not only save space but save you...

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5 simple steps to declutter your home

5 simple steps to declutter your homeSpring is upon us and this is a good time to start making positive changes in your life. Here, we’ll tackle one aspect of your life that, more often than not, could benefit from you taking action. We’re talking about the clutter in...

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4 self storage mistakes you should not make

4 self storage unit mistakes you should not makeIf you're planning to rent a self storage unit, it is worth taking note of some of the mistakes you should not make during your rental term. Always choose a service provider that is reliable, secure, and affordable. You...

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Self storage contracts – everything you need to know

Self storage contracts - everything you need to know In the self storage industry, the contract or licence agreement serves as a legal agreement between the facility and the storer. When you plan to rent a storage unit, it’s essential that you thoroughly understand...

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4 tips for choosing a business storage provider

4 tips for choosing a business storage providerFor a growing business, the need for extra space grows too. Looking for the right place to store equipment and inventory can take some thought and consideration. Although your garage or attic may seem fine for now, this...

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Storage tips when planning a long trip

Storage tips when planning a long trip There may come a time in your life when you might need some personal storage space for when planning a long trip, going away for a long period of time or moving abroad. The planning stages for this would typically just be like...

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Creative small businesses that can use self storage

Creative small businesses that can use self storageMost people assume that storage is only suitable for household or personal use, however, they are available for everyone to use including businesses. Lots of businesses have gradually transcended to using secure...

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How storage units can catapult your business

How storage units can catapult your business to the next levelDirect-sales based businesses have never had it so competitive. With the widespread use of the internet, it is easier to connect to the whole world and drastically add more people to your prospect list of...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update from Bigfoot Self Storage

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update from Bigfoot Self Storage- Update as of Monday 1st June 2020 - WE HAVE RESUMED NORMAL OPENING HOURS As of Monday 1st June 2020 we are resuming our normal opening hours. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm and Saturday 9am -...

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5 practical tips for using a self storage unit

5 practical tips for using a self storage unitSelf storage units are great if you are planning to move home and need some of your things kept securely away out fof the house. Storage units are also great during a home renovation project, giving you temporary secure...

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4 benefits of self storage for businesses

4 benefits of self storage for businessesMany people tend to assume that self storage is only for personal use. However, they're actually available for everyone, and that includes businesses! Self storage units bring many benefits for businesses, especially if they...

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4 tips for choosing the best self storage facility

4 tips for choosing the best self storage facilitySelf storage facilities, in essence, are versatile enough to fulfil a wide variety of purposes for anyone that needs storage space. Ranging from low-cost storage container compounds to state-of-the-art facilities that...

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The pros and cons of storage containers

Our guide to the pros & cons of storage containersStorage units are invaluable for lots of reasons, whether moving home, need some extra space or for business purposes. They offer many benefits to help make things easier including convenience and flexibility as...

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Storage tips for downsizing to a flat or apartment

Storage tips for downsizing to a flat or apartmentThose who are living in urban cities know what it’s like to dwell in cramped spaces. Small flats or apartments are popular amongst city workers, students and also those looking to downsize. It can be difficult to try...

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Tips for organising your self storage

Tips for organising your self storage Self storage is your best option for when you want convenient storage and need regular access to your belongings. Taking some time to organise your self storage unit will provide many benefits. Here are some useful tips for...

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8 benefits of self storage for businesses

8 benefits of self storage for businessesSelf storage is not just the answer for people moving house or needing more space at home, there are also huge benefits of self storage for businesses. No matter what type of storage needs a business can have, a self storage...

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Smart storage ideas during home renovating

Smart storage ideas during home renovatingIf you are about to embark on a home renovation project, it pays to plan ahead and be organised. You will need to clear out things and plan where to store them. It may take some time before the renovation is done and you will...

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5 factors to consider when needing short term storage

5 factors to consider when needing short term storageThere are various factors you ought to consider if you are needing some short term storage space. Self storage units are great for providing a temporary storage solution where you can keep your items and possessions...

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5 useful tips for packing your storage unit

5 useful tips for packing your storage unitFor people who don’t have an attic or a basement, self storage units are great. These facilities allow them to store rarely used items away from the home so they can free up valuable living space. There are better ways than...

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5 things to do before putting belongings into storage

5 things to do before putting belongings into storageWhether you’re downsizing, moving home, or just needing extra space, self storage units are great for safeguarding your belongings. Before you get excited and start throwing everything into your newly rented storage...

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7 reasons why people use self storage

7 reasons why people use self storageMore and more people are using storage units nowadays as our need for extra space has got greater. Storage units are being used for a wide variety of reasons to keep belongings protected in a safe and secure environment. Here are...

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4 factors to consider when looking for a storage facility

4 factors to consider when looking for a storage facilityIt is important to consider some important factors when looking for a storage facility. Whether you’re renting a small flat or apartment and need extra space, moving home or need to free up some valuable extra...

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3 tips to make self storage work better for you

3 tips to make self storage units work better for youStorage units can be extremely handy to have and to get the most out of them it is important to try and make self storage units work better for you. Whether you're moving home or you want to get rid of unnecessary...

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3 moving tips for university students

3 moving tips for university students It can be a challenging time when moving university students into accomodation. Most dorm rooms are small and lack personal storage, making moving day a daunting task. Follow these three moving tips for university students and be...

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6 tips for selecting a storage unit on a tight budget

6 tips for selecting a storage unit on a tight budget If you are looking to select a storage unit on a tight budget then here are some helpful tips. Self storage is great if you need that extra space or are moving home. When taking into consideration the various sizes...

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How to successfully store items – Mistakes to avoid

How to successfully store items in your storage unit and common mistakes to avoidThinking about how to successfully store items in your storage unit can seem a bit of a waste of time, especially when it comes to dealing with things that do nothing else but take up...

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Getting the most out of your storage unit

Our guide on getting the most out of your storage unitSelf storage units are great because they provide a safe home for your personal belongings. They also protect your stuff from environmental elements, such as rain, wind, and sunlight. Storage rental is an...

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Packaging materials for storing items

 Call Now   01782 564600Email Today   keepit@bigfootstorage.comPackaging materials you need for storing itemsMoving home can be quite a challenge, especially when it comes to packing all of your items. The key is to think ahead and plan out what packaging materials...

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Tips for protecting your storage unit

Tips for protecting your storage unitThe purpose of a storage unit is to keep your possessions safe and secure. There are ways of protecting your storage unit for additional peace of mind, whether its while you're in the middle of moving home or want to create more...

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10 things you can’t store in storage units – What to know

10 things you can't store in storage units - What to knowThere are so many reasons why you would want to use a storage unit. Whether you're running out of space at home, working away, or a student enjoying summer vacation, you'll need a place to store your items. You...

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When should you get self storage? – Here’s what to consider

 Call Now   01782 564600Email Today   keepit@bigfootstorage.comWhen should you get self storage? - Here's what to considerHave you ever wondered when you should get self storage? Why have all these self storage facilities been sprouting up everywhere? It clearly seems...

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How to make self storage work for you – Our guide

 Call Now   01782 564600Email Today   keepit@bigfootstorage.comTop tips for making self-storage work for youNeed to free up some space at home? Subletting your house, flat or apartment as you travel abroad for a few months? Self-storage is the answer. It’s a great way...

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Top Tips: How to make your home more valuable and sell faster

  Call Now   01782 564600 Email Today   keepit@bigfootstorage.com Top tips on how to make your home more valuable and sell faster Preparing your home for viewers, or “staging” as it’s called, is important. It will not only ensure your property is sold faster, but...

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