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Packing Hacks!

To hack, or not to hack. That is the question! The internet elves have decreed that it really is about time we posted another blog entry, this one is all about hacks. It’s always difficult to keep this up and remain fresh and topical, but hey! we’re sure you’ll let us know if we miss […]

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Spring is nearly here.

Back in June we gave you an opportunity to engage with us through our various social portals, and even directly through our website, as part of a promotion.  Alas we didn’t receive any entries through our promotions email address.  Our internet elves have been scurrying around making sure everything is running correctly and we are […]

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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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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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