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Welcome to the Arden Self Storage news page. Here you will find all the latest news form the company as well as storage news in general. Remember to keep checking back to the site because we will be doing promotional offers at some point.

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Preparing to Move Overseas

One of the most exciting, scary but incredibly thrilling steps you can take in life is to move overseas. It’s a gamble; you don’t know what your life will look like. Will you like it? Where will you shop? What will you eat? Where will you spend your time and what will you be doing? … Continue reading Preparing to Move Overseas

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Declutter Your Home With 4 Easy Tips

There is no better feeling than decluttering an untidy and messy home environment. Whether it’s a room you hardly use that somehow has gathered so many things or a cupboard that you just ‘dump’ stuff inside. Or, perhaps, that pile of DVDs that you never watch anymore (thank you, online streaming services!) are staring at… Continue reading Declutter Your Home With 4 Easy Tips

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How To Hide Christmas Gifts, Creatively

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  We’re two weekends away from the most wonderful time of the year. December is a time for making new memories with family and friends, eating delicious food and sharing presents with the ones we love.  But, hiding Christmas presents can be tricky, especially from young, curious and… Continue reading How To Hide Christmas Gifts, Creatively

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Guide to Container Hire

What are the different types and sizes of shipping containers? There are several different sizes for shipping containers: 8ft, 10ft, 20ft and 40ft. Shipping containers provide ample space for storage, no matter the requirements, these containers can provide you with enough space. Who hires containers? Hiring a storage or shipping container is cost-effective and popular… Continue reading Guide to Container Hire

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How to Store Your Comic Books

Superheroes would be pretty lame without their superpowers. You don’t have to be a superhero to appreciate comic books and want to collect or preserve these graphic book stories from your childhood.  Marvel and DC are the big players in this industry, closely followed by Dark Horse Comics. We all know and love the characters,… Continue reading How to Store Your Comic Books

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Self Storage Tips: The Dos and Don’ts

Self-storage, both short and long term, is a great way to house belongings during a period of transition or to simply free up some space in your home. But when it comes to doing it right, it turns out that figuring out how to pack a storage unit is only part of the battle. To… Continue reading Self Storage Tips: The Dos and Don’ts

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Moving into a Care Home? Top Storage Tips

For people that are preparing for a move into a care home, you may be in need of some storage advice. It can be a confusing, difficult, stressful and emotional time for everyone involved in the move and transition. When supporting or moving an elderly relative into a care home, there are several things to… Continue reading Moving into a Care Home? Top Storage Tips

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Space Saving Storage Hacks for Your Home

We all want our houses to work practically and suit our lifestyle, one of the ways we can keep our space tidy is by getting creative and utilising some unconventional storage hacks. Whether you’re looking for a little more room in your home, or perhaps you’d like to be more efficient with your current use… Continue reading Space Saving Storage Hacks for Your Home

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What Are Storage Auctions?

Sometimes, but very rarely, a storage unit is left unclaimed or a customer defaults on their payments. When this happens, every effort is made to sort the situation, however, as a final resort, the storage unit is then offered to the highest bidder via a storage auction. From popular TV shows and movies, we envisage… Continue reading What Are Storage Auctions?

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5 Tips for Better Home Office Organisation

With many of us now working at home in our dining rooms, kitchens, conservatories or living rooms the divide between home and work is slightly blurred with less of a divide between the two.  Some of the working population have home offices already set up in their home, but if you’re like me, then the… Continue reading 5 Tips for Better Home Office Organisation

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Deep Cleaning and House Organisation Tips During Lockdown

With all of us staying at home during the Coronavirus lockdown, now more than ever before, we are getting out the cleaning gloves and having a thorough and deep house clean. Some of us have been staring at the copious clothes bursting out of the seams of our wardrobe, making plans to organise it. While… Continue reading Deep Cleaning and House Organisation Tips During Lockdown

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5 Tips for Student Summer Storage

Need student summer storage, but don’t know what to do next? Don’t worry, read our 5-step student summer storage advice guide. When you’re a student, you often have a variety of household items that you accumulate from moving into halls of residence then into a house. But, in between university terms, and especially during the… Continue reading 5 Tips for Student Summer Storage

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Customer Update: Coronavirus

CUSTOMER NOTICE Due to coronavirus CV19, there is NO customer access to the office until the end of April The office will be closed on Saturday’s until further notice. Please make payments by online banking or over the phone by card. Please keep the advised social distancing – stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other… Continue reading Customer Update: Coronavirus

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Household Storage: How to Store Furniture Correctly

When putting furniture into storage, one of the first things to consider is how to protect it. No matter what the item, whether it’s a sofa, table or cabinet, it is integral that you take a few additional steps before placing it into a storage unit – especially if it’s going to be in there… Continue reading Household Storage: How to Store Furniture Correctly

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8 Tips For Taking Your Car Out of Winter Storage

Is your car locked safely away in a storage unit? There are not many months left to go until Summer is upon us again, which is great news for car lovers who have been keeping their pride and joy locked up in a secure storage unit all winter. As summer approaches, the time has come… Continue reading 8 Tips For Taking Your Car Out of Winter Storage

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Living on a Houseboat – Here’s How to Solve Your Storage Problem

Storage space on a houseboat is understandably limited. A houseboat, otherwise known as a barge canal boat, is a narrow boat that is often used for leisure or living purposes. As the boats are long and thin, there is typically only space for your most essential household and personal items on board. These items can… Continue reading Living on a Houseboat – Here’s How to Solve Your Storage Problem

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Christmas & New Year Holiday Opening Times

We are changing our office hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Please see the amended hours below. Office Hours: Tuesday 24th December 2019Office Closes at 1pm Wednesday 25th December 2019 – Friday 27th December 2019OFFICE CLOSED Saturday 28th December 2019Office Open: 8.30am till 4.30pm Monday 30th December 2019Office Open: 8.30am till 5.30pm Tuesday… Continue reading Christmas & New Year Holiday Opening Times

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Reasons To Use Seasonal Self Storage at Christmas

All across the country, families and individuals are preparing for Christmas. It may only be one day, but it’s a special and busy 24 hours. A day jam packed with delicious food and drink, annual family traditions, board games, watching films and tv shows whilst lazily lounging on the sofa post-Christmas dinner.  Amongst all the… Continue reading Reasons To Use Seasonal Self Storage at Christmas

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How Self Storage Can Help When Moving House

Moving house is stressful. There are so many things to think about, so much to do, plan and prepare for. However, using a self storage unit can make this process a little easier, and far more efficient! Here are our top reasons why using a self storage unit when moving house can drastically help you… Continue reading How Self Storage Can Help When Moving House

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5 Reasons To Use a Self Storage Unit

There are plenty of reasons that people to decide to make the most of a self storage unit, whether they have simply run out of space, need a stop gap when moving house, or even for their seasonal equipment. It’s a great way to keep belongings out the way, but safe and secure, without needing… Continue reading 5 Reasons To Use a Self Storage Unit