Uses and Modifications for Shipping Containers

As you probably know, shipping containers are just large, empty metal boxes, used for transporting items overseas or by railcar, or used to ship bulky items that are otherwise difficult to transport. These containers are often very affordable, while still incredibly strong and durable, which is why these containers are often good for many purposes other than just shipping! If you're in the market for a remote office, storage space, workshop, or even living quarters, note how shipping containers can be modified and what new features might be added to accommodate a wide variety of needs and uses. [Read More]

3 Tips for Moving House with Your Precious Antiques

Of course companies who handle furniture removals are going to treat your possessions with the utmost of care. This is, after all, the service that you're paying for. And yet when you have valuable antiques in your home, you will want even more care when it comes to moving them to your new home. Part of this is choosing the best furniture removals company for the job, but you'll also need to do some preparation work yourself. [Read More]

Packing Furniture Safely for a Long-Distance Move

Moving home is a notoriously stressful experience at the best of times, but when it's over a long distance, there's even more to think about. That's especially the case when it comes to your belongings, particularly getting furniture ready for transportation. When your furniture is being moved over a long distance, there's more risk of it getting damaged on the way, so making sure it's packed safely is vital if you want it to come through unscathed. [Read More]

Box Clever: Making Sure Your Sofa Survives Its Time In A Storage Unit

Whether you're moving house, storing recently purchased furniture or have another reason to place your sofa in storage, making sure your prized settee will survive its time in the unit is paramount. While any self storage facility worth mentioning will be equipped with the safety and security equipment required to keep your furnishings safe from thieves, sofas can still suffer if you don't take a few simple precautions before locking your sofa away. [Read More]