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5 reasons why we love having a base in Kendal

5 reasons why we love having a base in Kendal

To celebrate our success in Kendal and mark Discover National Parks Fortnight, which runs until April 18, we’re taking a look at all the reasons we love being based in the town.

14 Apr 2021
Five ways to kick-start your spring clean

Five ways to kick-start your spring clean

Spring is the perfect time to cut the clutter, banish the grime, and clean up the environment you live in. Here are a few tips about how you can spruce up and spring clean your home, office (or indeed home-office), street, and other local areas to keep your environments looking their best.

26 Mar 2021
What to do with your boxes and packaging after you move

What to do with your boxes and packaging after you move

What should you do with your boxes and packaging once you’ve unpacked? Most local authorities collect paper and cardboard for recycling but around seven million tonnes of it is still sent to landfill in the UK each year. March 18 is Global Recycling Day so we’re looking at some of the ways you can give your boxes and packaging a new lease of life.

17 Mar 2021
Our customers appreciate our employees – and we do too!

Our customers appreciate our employees – and we do too!

A company is only as good as the people who work for it and at Andrew Porter Limited, we’re proud to have an amazing team who contribute to our success.

05 Mar 2021
Getting ready to move house? Make your life easier by using self storage with FREE collection

Getting ready to move house? Make your life easier by using self storage with FREE collection

If you’re getting ready to move house, you’re probably amazed at how much stuff you have. March 2 is Old Stuff Day – a date in the calendar which centres around getting rid of both the physical and mental baggage holding you back and embracing a new way of doing things. Do you really want to take everything you own to your next property or is your attitude more ‘out with the old and in with the new’?

22 Feb 2021
How to spoil your pets without sacrificing your home

How to spoil your pets without sacrificing your home

Britain has always been a nation of animal lovers but lockdown has seen pets take an even more important role in our lives. But how do you give your pet a fantastic life without letting them completely take over your home?

09 Feb 2021
Achievable New Year’s resolutions which will make a real difference to 2021

Achievable New Year’s resolutions which will make a real difference to 2021

January is traditionally the time of year when we decide to make positive changes to our lives, think about our goals and reassess our priorities. But if your New Year’s Resolutions are too ambitious, you are setting yourself up to fail. Research carried out by Strava earlier in 2020 found that most people will have given up on their resolutions for the year ahead by January 19. So what resolutions can you make which will have a genuine impact on your lifestyle without being impossible to stick to?

05 Jan 2021
3 ways storage can help businesses survive the pandemic

3 ways storage can help businesses survive the pandemic

As the pandemic continues, business owners are having to look at steps they can take to survive the weeks and months ahead. Self storage is one tool which could help organisations save money and cut costs.

02 Dec 2020
How containerised storage can speed up your house move

How containerised storage can speed up your house move

If you’re moving home, there may be a period of time where you are between properties and need somewhere safe to store your belongings. Andrew Porter Ltd offers a containerised storage option alongside the self-storage units it rents to customers. Here are five reasons why containerised storage may be the answer for you:

10 Nov 2020
How to make moving house less stressful for children

How to make moving house less stressful for children

Moving house is a stressful time for adults but it can be worrying and unsettling for children as well. If you are planning a house move with your family, it’s important to be aware that change can be difficult for young people. This week is Stress Awareness Week so we have put together some tips on how to make moving easier for your child.

04 Nov 2020

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