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Useful Tips for Self Storage Cairns

Hints To Save You Time And Money

Selecting A Storage Space

Discuss your needs with Diane at Centenary Self Storage to ensure you only pay for what you require. An efficiently packed small space will cost less than a large space. However, if you need to access your storage space frequently, a well organised larger space with racks and archive boxes may be more convenient for you.

Planning Your Storage Space

Large, heavy items you can stack other items on are usually stored at the back. Work forward and upwards with lighter, more fragile items. Store goods you'll need to access at the front of the storage space or leave a walkway to the rear if necessary. Using professional storage cartons and accessories (available from Centenary Self Storage) provides maximum protection and makes stowing and unpacking easier and safer.

How Much Will A Storage Unit Hold?

storage guide 1.5x1.5m storage guide 1.5x3m storage guide 3x3m storage guide 6x3m

1.5 x 1.5m space holds one room of belongings

1.5 x 3.0m space holds 2-3 rooms

3 x 3m space holds the contents of a 2 bedroom flat or half a house.

6 x 3m space holds the contents of an average 3 bedroom home, business stock, large archive storage or tradesman equipment

Moving Checklist

Arrange disconnection and reconnection of services like power, gas and phone. Cancel deliveries like the paper and drinks, and organise redirection of mail with the post office.

Authorities and businesses to notify of your change of address include; electoral office, vehicle registration office, banks and financial advisers, taxation office, insurers, educational institutions, the department of social security, Medicare, clubs and subscriptions.

The Storage Agreement

Centenary Self Storage uses the standard self storage agreement to protect the storer and our business. It is an important document - be sure to read it thoroughly. If you have any questions ask us.

What Can't I Store?

Common sense and state and federal laws determine what can and can't be stored. However, under your self storage agreement you can't store hazardous, dangerous, illegal, stolen, perishable, environmentally harmful goods or explosive goods.


The goods you have in a self storage space are yours and remain your sole responsibility. You should always have them covered by insurance. Your goods are not insured by the self storage centre.


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