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22 April 2011

Tips While Moving House

So your moving house and wondering when and where to start from? Moving house is usually considered to be a very stressful task to accomplish. But that usually happens when you have not planned the move well.

The first thing that you should do, is find a packaging store like the Box Shop in Dubai, such shops will have an answer to every one of your packaging and moving needs. They have packing material like bubble wrap, tape, tape guns and boxes of all sizes. Buy as many boxes as you can because that will help you segregate all the household items separately. Stuff bubble wrap and newspapers in and around delicate items like porcelain vases and artifacts so that they do not get damaged during transit. At this time you should also contact an experienced moving company in Dubai like The Box. The removal company should be well informed about the move and using their expertise they will be able to advice you on how to pack a particular item, couches for example and at what time, should the move be planned for so as to provide minimum inconvenience to your family and make it less stressful. Lastly you should check for all utility and connectivity issues before moving into your new home well in advance. This will avoid unnecessary trouble while moving in and will keep everybody at peace. Last but not the least do not forget to change all your addresses of magazine subscriptions, utility bills and even banking details well in advance. Also remember to select a removal company that is capable of moving according to your requirements else things may go wrong at the end moment when you least expect them to.

The Box in Dubai is a storage company in the UAE. They specialize in personal and commercial storage, while also dealing with removals and record management. They take their position as a progressive storage company in Dubai very seriously, customer satisfaction being their main strength.

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15 April 2011

Commercial Storage Makes Your Office Bigger!

Employers today are trying very hard to accommodate and utilize office space to the fullest, since commercial property prices keeps rising. Small businesses end up stocking and storing lots of flyers, records and boxes of commercial goods right in their workspace which leads to a very crammed working environment hindering the work morale of the company.

The office soon begins to look like a store room where employees have to hop over piles and stacks of documents to get to their cubicles. Moreover this creates a bad impression on the clients visiting the office. A fine solution would be to contact a commercial storage facility in Dubai and store all those extra files, folders, flyers, and documentation which are not used on a daily basis, in a storage facility. Commercial storage facilities like The Box, take care of all your documents and goods with their 24 hour CCTV surveillance as well as climate controlled storage units. What makes The Box so special is that along with self storage they also offer services like, document archiving and management, inventory management and fulfillment, courier, import/export and mailbox services, as well as delivery solutions. Having so many value added services really makes the box unique. The Box will work hard to your satisfaction for all your business needs. They really work like an extension for your office without all the hassles of running and maintaining your own storage facility.

The Box was established with the main aim of meeting a growing need for office and household storage in Dubai. They strive to be a progressive storage company in Dubai by placing customer satisfaction as their number one priority.

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8 April 2011

How To Make Space In Your Wardrobe

Does your wardrobe cabinet look like a disaster where the clothes just drop out when you open the doors? Well there is only one person to blame here and that is you! Most of us keep piling up on old garments when we purchase new ones. Piling up clothes is only a part of this issue. Some of us even store clothing like leather jackets and coats which take up a lot of space in the wardrobe. Another problem that results in a messed up wardrobe is the amount of clothing and gear that ends up in there, winter jackets from last years ski trip to Switzerland for example.

A simple solution would be to first take an extremely strict approach and discard all the old clothing, clothing that is years old (which you think you would wear someday… Yes someday!) and get rid of them. After you have removed the clutter from the chaos, the next task is to find out which clothes or gear you would use often. Divide the pile into two lots ones that you use daily or weekly and the ones that you don’t wear often even occasionally for that matter. With the majority of the work almost done now all you need to do is arrange your wardrobe with the clothes that you wear on a daily basis. What do I do with the other clothes you ask? That’s where storage facilities like The Box come in. Box up the entire lot of leathers, sports gear and those odd boots and head to a self storage facility in Dubai like The Box.

The Box is a safe and secure way to store all your unused household items, seasonal clothing, sports gear and even luggage. The Box is a storage solution in Dubai which strives to achieve complete customer satisfaction, be it in terms of removals, storage, moving and even logistics.

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1 April 2011

Choose What You Store

Most of us like to collect and preserve old photographs, household items and even old documents. All of this fine up to a point at which the house doesn’t end up looking like a mess, especially in the case of smaller apartments. Choosing what to store and what to dump and let go is important.

When it comes to old electronic appliances, be it even a mobile phone, get them discarded at the store the same time you buy a new one. Most mobile phone stores these days will have a system in place to safely recycle old phones. Keeping small electronic items things like old calculators, tapes, unused stationary (which you think you probably would use someday) in a drawer will usually lead to a pile up. So its best to discard such items the minute you buy something to replace it. This habit will automatically reduce clutter at home and in turn also help in saving the environment when it reaches the recycler in time. In terms of old furniture, either reuse the wood for other applications or ask the furniture company to get rid of it for you. The good thing about electronic appliances are that most stores usually have an exchange offers set in place for dealing with your old appliance. When it come to old photographs and antiques store the ones that really have value and not anything and everything. Else you’ll end up with a cartload of boxes lying around the apartment containing all the photographs turning your memories into a mess.

Now after you have chosen what to retain and what to discard, you will still end up having a couple of boxes lying around using up all those corners and spaces in and around the house and even in the wardrobe. This is when you should search for a storage facility in Dubai like The Box. The Box is a smart storage company in the UAE offering a variety of services to securely store all your precious goods and antiques with their climate controlled and CCTV monitored storage facilities.

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