Where to sell it
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to ways of selling your furniture. The old school way is a garage sale or newspaper listing. While these methods might get some attention, they are not very effective as they have a very limited reach. A better way is to list the item online. Sites such as craigslist, eBay and gumtree are perfect for this. If you choose this method, you’re going to have to have a write a description and this can make or break a sale, I’ll go into more detail on this later. Continue reading “A Simple Guide to Selling Your Furniture – Part 2” »
Whether you’re moving oversees, strapped for cash or simply redecorating there comes a time when you have to sell off your furniture. Now if you’re like most people, this can be a very irritating and stressful experience. Sure, the internet has made second-hand selling easier, but that old couch of yours isn’t exactly the easiest of items to ship. Not only that but some items can take months to sell and then only sell for a fraction of their cost. To avoid all that hassle I’ve decided to give you some of my best tips for selling your unwanted furniture and turning a nice little profit while you’re at it.
So the first thing you’ll want to do is determine the value of your furniture piece. Be sure to quickly give it a once over. Check for scratches on the wood, fading or damaged fabric and other easy to spot signs of wear and tear. Continue reading “A Simple Guide to Selling your Furniture – Part 1” »
If you fancy starting your own wine collection then efficient wine storage will be a primary concern. If your home has enough space you can store wines here, or else you can rent storage space designed especially for safekeeping of the finest wines.
What makes a wine age well?
Some wines will age better than others, but how do you know which types are best to hang onto and which should be drank soon after purchase? As a general rule of thumb, grapes grown in a good vintage are likely to develop well once bottled and stored. Certain grape varieties are renowned for their ageing abilities, including Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Continue reading “Australian Wines that Age Well” »
Ever get sick of how dull and lifeless your house can look? The best way to bring your house from dreary to dreamy is by simply giving the walls a new coat of paint. Not only will you impress all your friends with your design skills but also you could potentially increase the value of the property. “Oh, that’s easy for you to say, painting a house is a lot of work!” True, it takes some effort but like most things in life you get out what you put in. I’m going to help you out on your renovation journey by telling you exactly what you need to know. Continue reading “A Simple and Easy Guide to Repainting your House” »
So you’re considering hitching up a trailer and taking to the open road are you? Not so fast. Before you drop a significant wad of cash on that shiny new caravan there are a few important things you should consider.
Firstly, you need to know that purchasing a caravan is not a decision to be taken lightly. Many are shocked to find that the caravan they are after is often nearly double the price they were expecting. So consider why you would want a caravan. Are you going on a road trip and want to save the cost of motels? Do you want to camp out at that remote secret fishing spot? Or do you want to get away for the weekend. If your intending bashing through the wilderness make sure that your caravan is suited to off road travel.
Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Buying your First Caravan” »
If your wardrobe looks cluttered and untidy, this can have an impact on the look of the whole room, not to mention making it more difficult to access your clothes. De-cluttering your wardrobe, highlighting items to get rid of and hiring a home storage facility and other packaging solutions are all ways to free up more valuable space inside your bedroom. Continue reading “How to clean out your wardrobe” »
5. NASA Equipment
Houston we have a problem. One lucky buyer at a storage auction was shocked to find a stack of old space equipment lying around in their newly cracked locker. A NASA rocket and a countdown timer were among the treasures discovered. The stuff had originally been part of a now discontinued space program and had been stored at a Florida storage centre probably due to its proximity to Cape Canaveral. This discovery was uncovered by the show Action Hunters. Continue reading “The 5 Weirdest things ever found in Storage” »
Life can be messy. Sometimes, part of living life to the fullest is learning to go with the flow and embrace the chaos. But just because your life might be a bit unorganised, doesn’t mean your house has to be. Your home should be a welcome respite from the anarchy and confusion of the outside world. This means having a space that is clear of clutter and free from unnecessary mess. If you want to get your home in order, here are some tips on where to start. Continue reading “Tips on Using Self-Storage Units in Brisbane” »
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could quickly shift all of your stock out of the business storage premises, and when you replenish your inventory with new stock, that is sold too and you have to order even more stock, which also disappears faster than you can blink and the process repeats itself each day? Continue reading “What To Do With Surplus Stock” »
The self-storage industry began in Australia in the 1970s but it was not until the late 80’s that it began to experience substantial growth. Today, there are in excess of 1,000 self-storage facilities ranging in size from small 10 unit sites, through to multi storey 1,000+ unit centres across the country. The industry also now offers a range of specialised storage solutions, including climate controlled storage, document storage and vehicle storage. With this strong history of development, what is the current state of Australia’s self-storage industry? Continue reading “The Current State of Australia’s Self-Storage Industry” »