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Feeling stressed? You might need to try self storage

Feeling stressed? You might need to try self storage

Stress is something most of us feel from time to time, whether it is down to a major life event or simply trying to keep up with our day-to-day lives. April is stress awareness month, designed to highlight how common the issue is and help people come up with strategies to deal with it. We can all think of ways in which we combat stress like talking to a friend or taking a relaxing bath but it’s possible that using self storage might help too.

23 Apr 2018
Self storage – a solution for all seasons

Self storage – a solution for all seasons

As the seasons change, so do your household priorities, and the Easter break is the perfect time to plan out how to keep a tidy home for the year ahead. Here are five seasonal things you might want to consider putting into self storage.

04 Apr 2018
Could decluttering make us happier?

Could decluttering make us happier?

The secret to a happy and fulfilled life could lie in having a clean and tidy home. Today (March 20) is the International Day of Happiness and it seems the key to becoming content might just be clearing out your clutter.

20 Mar 2018
Let self storage help you achieve your downsizing dream

Let self storage help you achieve your downsizing dream

Growing numbers of pensioners are downsizing their homes after retirement. But while downsizing often makes perfect sense financially, it can leave people wondering what to do with a lifetime’s worth of personal belongings. A smaller home inevitably means less space but getting rid of items which have so many memories can be challenging. If you have too many things for your new property, self storage could be the answer. Putting items into storage gives you more time to work out which treasures you really want to keep and which you can probably live without.

12 Mar 2018
Sort out your old stuff – five reasons why having a clear out is good for you

Sort out your old stuff – five reasons why having a clear out is good for you

Today (March 2) is National Old Stuff Day, a date designed to celebrate all the treasures and trinkets cluttering up your home. Most houses are packed full of furniture, ornaments or simply odds and ends from years gone by. But if your old stuff is not being used, loved or appreciated, is there any point having it at all?

02 Mar 2018
Why all new parents should think about self storage

Why all new parents should think about self storage

If you’re getting ready to welcome a new arrival, you probably have a long list of tasks you want to achieve before your baby’s due date. Getting your home ready for a newborn can seem a momentous task for many expectant parents. But investing in self storage is a simple and effective way of creating space for the newest member of your family.

19 Feb 2018
Five Reasons to Move to Australia

Five Reasons to Move to Australia

January 26 is Australia Day, and 2018 marks the 230th anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove. But what makes Australia so special? At Andrew Porter Limited we thought we’d use Australia Day to highlight five reasons why so many of us are making the move Down Under.

26 Jan 2018
Clear the clutter for a bright 2018

Clear the clutter for a bright 2018

Now the festive season is well and truly over and everyone’s in ‘back to work’ mode, it’s a safe bet that most of us have either taken our Christmas decorations down - or are slowly building up the motivation to do so! If you’re among those who have already packed up and put away the ‘decs’, maybe you’re already concerned about clutter in your loft or storage area. Then again, if you haven’t yet taken down the decorations, maybe worrying about where it will all go is one of the reasons why.

10 Jan 2018
Don’t spoil the Christmas surprises – store them with us and we’ll wrap them for free

Don’t spoil the Christmas surprises – store them with us and we’ll wrap them for free

Christmas is less than a month away, and as the big day approaches over the coming weeks the mad panic slowly starts to set in – the big food shop needs ordering or arranging, cards need writing and posting, and the decorations need to be taken out of the loft (or storage!)

27 Nov 2017
Moving to France? Take our advice to get ahead!

Moving to France? Take our advice to get ahead!

Maybe it’s the lifestyle or culture, or even the weather, but more and more Brits are making the move across the Channel to live in France. Whether for business or pleasure, emigrating or buying a holiday home, we have plenty of advice to help you make a great start.

09 Nov 2017

Andrew Porter have now launched a dedicated laboratory relocation specialist, APort Global. As part of this there is now a dedicated web site where you can get all the up to date and relevant information about our laboratory relocation services.

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