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  • SPRING CLEANING TIPS. Plus, old wives' tales – is there any truth in them?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Tuesday 14th March 2017
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    TOO MUCH STUFF CLUTTERING THINGS UP?  Or do you just fancy a really good spring clean?

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  • MORE MOVING TIPS (6 WEEK CHECKLIST)

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Monday 27th February 2017
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    6 THINGS TO DO 6 WEEKS BEFORE MOVING. Got your move date? Here’s a few things you can do to help things run smoothly in the run-up.

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  • 8 THINGS TO DO 8 WEEKS BEFORE MOVING

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Wednesday 25th January 2017
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    TIPS FOR MOVING HOUSE (8 week checklist). Moving house is on a par stress-wise with a death in the family or going through a divorce. Not nice.

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  • WHY DRIVE-UP STORAGE IS BETTER

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Sunday 27th November 2016
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    6 REASONS WHY DRIVE-UP STORAGE (SINGLE LEVEL) IS BETTER. Plus, how to know what storage is right for you.

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  • IS MY ARCHIVE STORAGE SAFE IN A CONTAINER?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Wednesday 14th September 2016
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    A QUICK Q&A ABOUT STORING BUSINESS DOCUMENTS AND PAPERWORK: Some people worry about business archive storage and storing delicate and important documents in container storage units. Here's a few of the most commonly asked questions about archive storage answered.

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  • IS A CHEAP STORAGE PRICE A REAL CHEAP STORAGE PRICE?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Friday 2nd September 2016
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    OR JUST PART OF A STORAGE PRICE? Our lovely MD George Spence shares his recent frustrations with hidden rental charges and reflects on how that's not the way we do things here.

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  • MOVING HOME AND NEED A MAN WITH A VAN?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Wednesday 20th July 2016
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    THE 7 SIMPLE RULES OF HOUSE REMOVALS: At RedSpot Self Storage, we’re all about making people’s self-storage journeys easy. So we’ve invited our good friend Dave Puttock at Bristol Van Removals to share the ‘rules of house removals’ and the…

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  • STUDENT STORAGE: Six tips for easy self storage

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Monday 18th July 2016
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    Finished uni and need student storage to store your stuff? Don't stress, our drive-up single-level self storage couldn't be easier. Here are six tips that will make your student storage experience even easier.

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  • More memoirs of a storage manager

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Monday 22nd February 2016
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    A WEEK IN SELF STORAGE AS A STORAGE MANAGER (PART 2). Hi there, my name’s Hector and I am the Junior Storage Manager at the RedSpot Bristol Central self storage location in the South West. I deal with all sorts…

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  • How big is one of our large storage units (160SqFt)?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Monday 18th January 2016
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    Or, how many boxes will go in large storage units? We get asked all the time so we've decided to create a series of infographics showing you just how much. Here's the first...

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  • What it's like being a storage manager

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Tuesday 5th January 2016
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    A WEEK IN SELF STORAGE (PART 1). Hi there, my name's Hector Campbell and I'm the Junior Storage Manager at RedSpot Storage’s Bristol Central location. I get to deal with people from all walks of life and I'd like to…

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  • The challenge facing British storage providers for growth

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Tuesday 17th November 2015
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    Average space rented. A look at why the available rentable space per person in the USA far outstrips the UK by George Spence, MD, RedSpot Self Storage. Article originally published in Inside Self Storage International October 2014.

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  • HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY FOR YOUR SPARE ROOM?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Monday 27th July 2015
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    IF YOU'VE RECENTLY MOVED, WHAT WERE YOUR REASONS? Did you need more (or less) space? Were you moving in with a partner and shedding a property? When looking to buy or rent, people get excited at the thought of a…

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  • IS STORING OLD PAPERWORK COSTING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Sunday 17th May 2015
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    TAKING ARCHIVE STORAGE OFFSITE COULD RECOUP SOME COSTS. Many small businesses don’t realise that along with all the inconvenience of redundant paperwork and paraphernalia, there are also huge costs involved in using the office for document storage and archive storage.…

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  • What do you do when your home starts turning into a warehouse?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Tuesday 24th March 2015
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    ANSWER: EXPAND INTO SPACE. Many small businesses start from home and operate out of a spare bedroom, lounge, or out building. But what happens when they've outgrown that space and they're not yet ready to move out yet?

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  • 3 reasons to run a business from a shipping container

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Monday 26th January 2015
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    AND GET A HEAD START BY USING SELF STORAGE. You’ve got a great business idea and you’ve already decided what to name it. The advice and research you’ve done shows there’s a gap in the market, and your business plan…

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  • Overwhelmed by too much clutter?

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Friday 12th September 2014
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    DECLUTTER AND DESTRESS At RedSpot we’re all about helping people get a bit more space in their lives. Being organised also creates space, which is why organising your office, your home, or even the space where you store your stuff…

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  • Clutter up your office and deflate morale

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Tuesday 19th August 2014
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    IS AN UNTIDY OFFICE HARMING YOUR BUSINESS'S PERFORMANCE? Imagine sales are down because there’s less demand for your product or service, or perhaps a new competitor has entered the market...

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  • Real facts about storage containers

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Friday 25th July 2014
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    SHIPPING CONTAINERS TRAVEL THE WORLD. As an Island nation, the maritime industry (and the use of shipping containers) is fundamental to our everyday existence. It's how a lot of things arrive here...

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  • How to save money using self storage

    • Published in BlogSpot
    • Thursday 5th June 2014
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    MONEY SAVING TIPS FROM REDSPOT. Self Storage could save or even make you money in the long run. It has been well reported in recent years that UK households have been facing a drop of hundreds of pounds in disposable…

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Old Goods Yard, Kingsland Road

Bristol, Avon BS2 0QW

Telephone: 0117 325 8830

 

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Berkshire RG20 7LU

Telephone: 01488 760 883

 

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Berkshire RG17 8RA

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