There are few things that are as difficult to cope with than a family bereavement or if a close friend passes away. And if you’re also in charge of the funeral arrangements and executing the estate, it becomes difficult to set aside our emotions and be practical. Ultimately, you might end up with another household’s worth of items with nowhere to store them.
There is a temporary solution that can help you get through this challenging period while safeguarding any valuables and other items. Renting a self storage unit during this period will give you somewhere secure to store things while the estate is processed. And doing so with Fort Box, you’ll have the peace of mind that you’re dealing with a compassionate company that cares about our customers.
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If you’re getting ready to relocate this year, it’s vital that you start preparing early to ensure you get everything done on time. The planning part of the move is where most people fall short because they leave too many things until the last minute. Rather than take the initiative straight away, they wait until it’s too close to the moving day to correct any issues.
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Like all major cities, one of the most important things for homeowners to remember about living in London is the security of your house or apartment. It’s crucial that things like doors and windows to our homes are secure to prevent theft or damage from damp and rot. Your home and car should have a working alarm, and if possible, other security features to prevent break-ins. If you’re vigilant and follow basic security protocol, you’ll be able to stop people from gaining access to your property or vehicle.
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Whether we consider ourselves dedicated followers of fashion or just like shopping, we all need somewhere to store our clothing and shoes. The only catch is that a lot of properties in London have limited storage space and upgrading apartments or houses comes at a costly premium. However, it’s not all doom and gloom. Rather than getting rid of items en masse, you can rent a self storage unit. Fort Box has the ideal solution to store all your clothing and shoes in London.
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If you’re moving to a new house or flat in London, you’ll no doubt have your hands full with all the planning and organising that comes with relocating. Due to the high intensity that comes with moving, there is a tendency to look too far forward and miss things in your current property. Lots of people fall into the trap of too much future thinking and forget that they need to get the full deposit back. That’s why it pays off to be vigilant throughout your tenancy or be ready to tackle any small issues before you move out.
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People in London make the decision to relocate to a new house for any number of reasons, often because of a change in their circumstances. There are times where moving home is less about progressing up the property ladder than it is about trimming costs and being more prudent with our finances. If this is relevant to your upcoming move, you might be looking to downsize to a smaller house or an apartment. And with that comes a need to consider whether you need to reduce the number of possessions you’re relocating with drastically.
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For any business owner operating in London, you’ll understand how tricky it can be to find a suitable building with plenty of storage space. This is even more true for people to run luxury retail stores in the capital due to the necessity of location. It doesn’t just apply to the need of attracting passing trade. Having a prime location is part of the image that goes with running a company at this level. Reputation is all part of the game, and a exclusive address is crucial to luring in those dedicated followers of fashion.
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In our own way, we all try to make some sort of home improvements, but most people rarely consider upgrading the garden. Improving your garden can add value to your property, which is essential if you’re putting your house on the market. And best yet – it’s possible to enjoy your garden all year round. With the right equipment, you can keep warm and socialise outside, even during winter. However, before we get carried away, the first thing that needs to happen is creating space for your garden upgrade.
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Everyone likes to spend their time off work doing something they look forward to. And for many Londoners, that means enjoying in their favourite hobby. For anyone who hasn’t thought of trying out a hobby before, you’re in luck as London is the place to be for downtime. The capital has so much going on there is one hundred percent likelihood you’ll find something that matches your tastes and budget. Whether you’re an outdoors person with a love of being active or a movie buff who loves new releases, you’ll find your niche in London.
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As the festive season is just about to kick off in style, you might be racing around trying to organise Christmas dinner or prepare for a New Year’s Eve party to remember. The main issue that a lot of people have when they make plans to have family or friends over is space. You need enough space to make sure your guests aren’t tripping over each other when they move between rooms. And you might already be panicking because every room has boxes that are nearly spilling out of them.
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