With many people who turn to self-storage in London as a solution, I
ask myself an important question can you really have enough space? especially if you are in major city like London, I recently entered a transitional period in my life. I was down sizing my home after five years due to sale. While I had accumulated plenty of memories and life experience, I had also accumulated plenty of stuff that are fairly new and yet to be fully enjoyed. There was storage room at home for the memories, and not so used items including all the excess clothing, cot and buggy for my toddler,paintings and many more but there was no way one more item would fit into the room.
The new property we moving into is a leafy, smart area modern apartment on ground floor with garden, large living room and an open plan fully integrated kitchen although am not a big fan of open plan kitchen, not only that the size of the property is not sufficient for amount of goods we have acquired over long period am now face with added problem of sorting out what stays and what goes into storage, including all my fairly new white goods from american size fridge to washing machine, dryer in fact all my white goods will have to be either sold or stored.
The idea of storage is appealing since we would be moving into a large family home soon, I thought why not put them all in storage and treat that as extension of our home the idea seems great, but were do I start looking for self storage in London with so many online from multinational storage companies to small provider finding the right storage company that is secure, clean and fits into my budget and equally that can cater for my specific needs wont be a walk in the park.
With a hectic busy schedule I know exactly what am looking for I started my search by calling few multinational self storage in London the price quoted varies from location to location and some are shockingly expensive without the added cost of insurance , padlock and so on. I also find out many are offering introductory offers, some confusing in many cases and designed to get you to sign up, but what happens after the introductory offer? How about transportation to storage facilities many are offering free van hire ranging from few hours to a day, some with free collection that is not so free should you go beyond the prescribe free allocated hours charges per hour could be exorbitant leaving you out of pocket .
None of the offer quite match what am looking for, suddenly it came to my mind as the name implies self-storage in London is DIY, is your responsibility to arrange pack, boxed up all your goods with hectic schedule and a toddler to look after I could not see how this option is for me. I started to look for different option, I thought wouldn’t it be nice to find a storage company that will supply boxes, pack my belonging and take them to storage and deliver them back to me when I needed them, my prayers were answered when I found Smartbox Storage in London they offer mobile storage option in their secure, and fully alarmed storage facilities in London, they arrange the storage, boxes supplied, packed and label.
I couldn’t be more happier, I do not even have to leave my home or do any lifting, everything was done efficiently with free collection service and generous prepayment discount and boxes all free for long term customers on top of a very competitive low pricing. I struggled hard to find the justification why traditional self storage in London are charging such an expensive rate almost 37% -55% more than likes of Smartbox storage in London, perhaps is the seven days access offered by multinational storage companies, but if you don’t need access frequently or not at all, why pay more?
In my opinion of self storage in London, Smartbox storage provide the best value, low rate, packing service, collection and delivery a tailored service to suit your specific needs.