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info@ustore.net.nz
23 Kennaway Road, Opawa
Christchurch, New Zealand

Let’s get social!

We at Ustore storage units like to think we know our customers.  Their needs, requirements, likes and dislikes.  However no amount of market research can give you a true feel for this.  Did you know we have a presence on a number of well known social websites? Whether it’s Facebook, Google+, Twitter, or even Neighbourly […]

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Autumn is a time for storing precious things.

Here in New Zealand Autumn lasts from mid March through to June, with the arrival of April we are today reminded of the need to be well prepared for those potential winter days ahead. Luckily most winters in New Zealand tend to be mild (depending on where you live). So why talk about Autumn at […]

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Port Hills Fire in Christchurch.

Five days ago, tragedy struck the Port Hills region with a bush fire which quickly escalated out of control. A large number of residential properties have been affected by this and now that the worst appears to be over, the clean-up operation is in progress. However, there is still a state of emergency in place. […]

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Store those Winter Woollies!

With Christmas over with, and the New Year well under way it’s time to think about making space for your summer outfits! If you have a storage unit, or you are thinking about the benefits of hiring one, then this can be the ideal solution for you. Think about it? Winter is only a few […]

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Pack Christmas Decorations the Smart Way

Christmas may only come once a year, it’s traditionally a time for family and sharing gifts, and for putting up those glittery decorations. However, when it comes to packing down and storing your decorations for the next year, it can very quickly become an onerous task if not approached smartly. Hopefully this article will give […]

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Taking Inventory of Your Storage Unit

Anyone who has had a storage unit knows it can be a lifesaver but also a huge frustration at the same time. Storage units are ideal options because there are moments when you just don’t have enough room or temporary space when you are moving home, or perhaps renovating.   A storage unit gives you the […]

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Handy Tips for Packaging Boxes

1) Use the right box! Typically you’ll need one large box for every 4 medium boxes. Use smaller boxes for heavy items such as books and dishes; the large boxes for lighter items like bedding, blankets and linens. 2) Don’t overload Packed boxes should not weigh more than you can comfortably lift. Make sure the […]

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