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Heather Du Plessis-Allan would require photo ID at a self storage facility

Heather Du Plessis Allen Gun TV3

Have you ever wondered why Self Storage facilities require photo ID?  The good storage facilities have more rigorous approvals than TV3 reporters buying Guns online from Gun City.

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First time home buyer? Your step by step guide

first home buyers

We are grateful to have a number of strong relationships with local real estate agents and the wonderful Warren Bexley at Barfoot and Thompson, Westharbour has just been kind enough...

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Are pop ups and shared space the best route to starting a new business?

Pop up businesses

Just like the Jack-in-the-box you used to play with, entrepreneurs starting new businesses are popping up all over the place as well. 

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Why do we hang onto clothes?

Do I want to clear out my wardrobe

When you open up a woman’s wardrobe, it normally has two parts, clothes that are worn and clothes that remain unworn.  We seem to hang on to these clothes, ever...

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Can you make money renting out your spare room?

Spare Bedroom

How often do you use your spare room?  If I am totally honest with myself, in Summer my house can resemble Grand Central Station with a deluge of visitors, but...

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Four great places to eat in Henderson, West Auckland

Chikos Restaurant Lincoln Road Henderson Auckland

Moving stuff into self storage can be hungry work!  Lucky for us, there are some fantastic places to eat satisfying food we have discovered.

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Bubble Wrap - Can you store without it?

bubble wrap and its benefits 600x442

Ever since I was a kid I have loved bubble wrap!  Don't you think there is something so satisfying about popping every last bubble in the wrap sheet?  

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Not all boxes are created equal, which packaging is best to use when storing?

storage boxes

It seems like a no brainer ... you are going to store your possessions, you need boxes and crates to store them in.

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Six questions to ask your self storage manager before moving in

Questions for a Self Storage Manager

Are you contemplating renting a storage unit? If you are after something a wee bit more secure than this old mattress storage unit seen this morning in the news you...

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In housing limbo? Six Tips to help you cope

Container House

With the property market at an all time high, more and more of us are finding ourselves in a temporary state of homelessness.

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