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Lounge, Dining Room
3 Seater Settee
603 ft
2 Seater Settee
453 ft
 
Armchair
203 ft
 
Rocking chair
203 ft
 
Tub Armchair, Small
153 ft
 
Occasional Chair
103 ft
 
 
Wall Unit
153 ft
China Cabinet, large
353 ft
 
China Cabinet, small
153 ft
 
China Cabinet, medium
253 ft
 
 
Welsh Dresser
503 ft
Sideboard, large
403 ft
 
 
Sideboard, medium
303 ft
Sideboard, small
203 ft
 
Dining Table, large
503 ft
 
 
Dining Table, medium
403 ft
 
Dining Table, small
303 ft
Occasional Table, small
153 ft
 
 
Dining chair
53 ft
Carver
103 ft
 
 
Roll-top Desk, large
303 ft
 
Roll-top Desk, small
203 ft
 
Bureau, large
253 ft
Bureau, small
153 ft
 
 
Bookcase, large
303 ft
 
Bookcase, small
153 ft
 
Bookshelf (per shelf)
23 ft
 
Grandfather Clock
203 ft
 
Chandelier
53 ft
Standard Lamp
83 ft
 
 
 
Carpet, fitted
23 ft
Rug, medium
53 ft
 
Piano, upright
403 ft
 
Piano, Miniature
253 ft
 
Piano, Player
403 ft
 
Piano, Baby Grand
503 ft
 
 
Piano, Boudoir Grand
703 ft
Piano Stool
53 ft
 
Hi-fi system
83 ft
 
Floor Standing Speakers
53 ft
 
 
CD Stand
53 ft
T.V.
103 ft
 
 
Video / DVD Player
23 ft
Nest Tables
103 ft
 
Music Cabinet
153 ft
 
 
Stool
53 ft
 
Mirror
33 ft
Coffee Table
103 ft
 
 
Picture
23 ft
Kitchen
Cooker
183 ft
Microwave
53 ft
 
Freezer, upright
183 ft
 
Freezer, chest
183 ft
 
Fridge Freezer
183 ft
 
Refrigerator, small
123 ft
 
 
Refrigerator, medium
183 ft
Refrigerator, large (American style)
303 ft
 
Washing Machine
303 ft
 
Washer and Dryer
183 ft
 
 
Dryer
183 ft
Vacuum Cleaner
53 ft
 
 
Electric Floor Polisher
123 ft
Dishwasher
183 ft
 
Kitchen Cabinet
403 ft
 
 
Kitchen Table, large
503 ft
 
Kitchen Table, small
303 ft
Kitchen Chair
103 ft
 
 
Baby's High Chair
103 ft
Tea Trolley
103 ft
 
 
Store Cupboard, medium
103 ft
 
Hand Sewing Machine
53 ft
 
Hall Table
103 ft
Hall Stand
153 ft
 
 
Hall chair
153 ft
 
Clothes Horse, 3 fold
53 ft
 
Safe (state make & weight)
103 ft
 
Bedroom
Wardrobe 6' 6" (width)
603 ft
Wardrobe 4' 6" (width)
403 ft
 
Wardrobe 3' 0" (width)
303 ft
 
Wardrobe 2' 6" (width)
253 ft
 
Home Computer
103 ft
 
Dressing Table
253 ft
 
 
Dressing Table
253 ft
Chest of Drawers. Large
253 ft
 
Chest of Drawers, Medium
153 ft
 
Chest of Drawers, Small
103 ft
 
 
Chest of Drawers, Bow fronted
253 ft
Tallboy, normal
503 ft
 
 
Blanket Box
103 ft
Folding Bed
103 ft
 
Sofa Bed
403 ft
 
 
Bedroom Chair
103 ft
 
Cot
253 ft
Bedstead 5’
603 ft
 
 
Bedstead 4’
503 ft
Bedstead 3’
303 ft
 
 
Bunk Beds
503 ft
 
Continental Headboard
103 ft
 
Pedestal Cupboard
103 ft
Childs Folding Cot
103 ft
 
 
Bedside Table
103 ft
 
Box Ottoman
123 ft
 
Linen Basket
53 ft
 
Table Lamp
23 ft
 
Outside effects
Garden Roller
153 ft
Wheelbarrow
203 ft
 
Lawn Mower, normal
123 ft
 
Lawn Mower, ride on
303 ft
 
Barbeque
203 ft
 
Sun, Lounger
53 ft
 
 
Hose and Reel
33 ft
Garden Tool, per tool
13 ft
 
Dustbin, normal
7,53 ft
 
Pair Steps
103 ft
 
 
Garden table
303 ft
Garden Chairs (Stackable)
53 ft
 
 
Outside Effects and Other Items
Pram/Pushchair
123 ft
Extensions Ladder
203 ft
 
Deck Chairs
53 ft
 
Work Bench
73 ft
 
Plant Pots
53 ft
 
Plants
7,53 ft
 
 
Golf Clubs
73 ft
Bicycle
153 ft
 
Boxed Goods
A Carton
43 ft
E Carton
23 ft
 
L Carton
53 ft
 
M Carton
53 ft
 
W Carton
103 ft
 
Trunk
203 ft
 
 
Suitcase
53 ft
Additional items
Folding Chairs
83 ft
Office Desk
13 ft
 
Office Chair
13 ft
 
Kitchen Bin
13 ft
 
Brooms/Mop
23 ft
 
Wine – (box)
63 ft
 
 
Storage Boxes (large plasticg)
203 ft
Storage Boxes (small Plastic)
123 ft
 
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How to Properly Organise Your London Storage Unit

posted: 5th November 2018

London StorageFinding a good apartment or house in London is a nightmare. The city is packed with people that finding a spacious home for a reasonable price is close to impossible. That is why more and more Londoners choose to use the services of storage companies. It is easy, fast, and you don’t have to worry about where are you going to put your ski equipment or camping gear. Storage units are perfect for storing your possessions during a house relocation or renovation, or when you simply need more space. The units come in different sizes depending on their price. If you want to pay less, you need to learn how to properly arrange your belongings. Typically people rent bigger units just because they have no clue how to utilise the space they have. That is precisely why we have created this small but useful guide on how to correctly and neatly organise your storage unit.

Storage Containers and Boxes – Think Twice

One of the most common reasons to lose space is the storage boxes you use when packing your belongings. A couple of simple rules will save you time and money:

  • Storage containers must be made of plastic and be reusable. This way they will be mould and water resistant and you don’t have to buy new ones for years to come.
  • Choose two or three sizes of boxes and buy and use only them. The more containers you have that are different shapes and sizes the harder there is to arrange them in the limited place you have.
  • All containers must have a lid that can be properly closed. You don’t want any moisture to get to your belongings. It is best if the bigger containers also have handles.
  • Avoid using cardboard boxes because they can get easily damaged and are no easy to carry around.

The Importance of Labeling

Put labels on Storage boxesWe can’t stress enough how important it is to label every box and have a clear list with all of your stored items. You need to be able to see what is the contents of every storage container without actually opening it. When you place one container on top of the other, you will always have at least one side of the box pointing at you. Print or make on your own label cards that you can glue to the side of the visible side of the box. Write the type of items there are in the container and when they were placed there.

Another trick is to mentally divide the storage unit into sectors and them label the boxes according to the sector, for example, “Kitchen Items, box 2.”

This type of labelling is very useful during all sorts of house relocations or even during the remodelling of your home. Just pack every room, label the boxes and later arrange them by room and number in the storage unit. This is a widespread practice and many London moving companies offer excellent storage conditions.

What to Do With the Furniture?

One of the big advantages of having a storage unit is that you can place there old furniture that you are not yet ready to say goodbye to. However, a sofa or a dining table take much of your precious space, so what to do? Simple disassemble everything, place it in a big plastic container and forget about it. Well, ok, not everything can be stored in pieces but most of it can. Desks, chairs, beds, everything can be dismantled, covered with a protective wrapping and neatly stored. Be careful not to lose all of the nuts and bolts. You will need those when the time for reassembling comes.

Basic Packing Instructions

When you prepare your storage containers and pack your belongings, you need to follow these basic rules:

  • Heavier items go on the bottom and lighter ones on top.
  • Pack heavier things in medium boxes, if it is for a house move because you need to be able to lift the container by yourself.
  • Always wrap glasses, mugs, plates in paper sheets. Avoid using newspapers as the ink may stain your items.
  • Foam peanuts are a great decision if you are searching for a good cushioning material that doesn’t absorb moisture.

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