Furniture Storage: How to Store Furniture in a Storage Unit
24 May 2022
Finding a way to safely store your loved and well-used furniture sounds daunting but with Rent-A-Store, it’s furniture storage is actually a lot easier than you think!
Read more below to learn great tips on how to effectively and safely store furniture in your storage unit.
Our Best Storage Tips to Help Your Move Go Smoothly
26 April 2022
Feeling overwhelmed with an impending move? Take a deep breath, stop stressing and read our blog post below as we’ve put together some of our best storage tips to ensure that your move goes as smoothly as possible!
How to Move Houses When You’re Pregnant
24 March 2022
Moving houses and having a baby are 2 important moments in anyone's lives, but there is no reason why either of them should cause you stress - even if they’re done at the same time.
The Top 5 Things You Need to Look Out for When Choosing Your Storage Unit
21 February 2022
The process of renting a storage unit can quickly become confusing and overwhelming - especially if you are a first-time renter. Read more to find out the top 5 things to look out for when choosing a storage unit rental company.
5-ways to Make Space for the New Year
25 January 2022
We’re sure we are not the only ones who feel like 2021 went by in a flash. Even though it was filled with lots of hardship for many, we’re feeling optimistic that 2022 will allow us all to focus on the positive.
Your end of year clean out - from A-Z
14 December 2021
Follow our easy guide below to ensure that your new year starts off on a clean slate (and a clean home!)
Creative Ways to Make More Space in Your Home
24 November 2021
Whether you’re living in a micro-apartment or have a freestanding home, a little extra space is always appreciated. Here are some creative hacks for increasing space without breaking the bank.
How to Avoid Costly Mistakes When Booking a Moving Service
2 November 2021
It’s no secret that moving some of your most-loved possessions from house to house can be a very stressful thing to do - especially if you need to hire moving transportation to help you on this journey.
How to Declutter Your Home in 3 Weeks Without Tearing Your Hair Out
2 November 2021
Decluttering your home should not cause you any stress - yes, we said it! While it sounds nearly impossible, when planned and executed correctly, doing a deep declutter in your home and garage should be a calm and easy process.
How to Organise a Self-storage Unit Easily and Know Where Everything Is
2 November 2021
You’ve hired a storage unit to store your possessions, that's great, but now what? Packing all of your items into your unit in one go might save you time but it can cause stress and anxiety in the long run.
House Moving Hacks: A Simple Checklist to Move House Easily Without Losing Your Mind
2 November 2021
Whether you’re single, coupled up or have kids, moving homes can be an overwhelming experience. Even if this is not your first time moving, the planning, packing, unpacking and settling in can take some time to get used to. If you find yourself in this situation right now, then be sure to check out our checklist below to move houses easily and stress-free!
How to Overcome Hoarding Tendencies
22 October 2021
Described as having an excess of clutter in the home, hoarding can become a debilitating problem that can impact one's life, mental health and emotional state.
How to Organise a Self-storage Unit Easily – Get the Most Out of the Space and Know Where Everything Is
22 September 2021
Whether you are renting your storage unit for a few months or need it for a long term solution, taking the time at the beginning to properly pack and organize the unit will make a world of difference when you need to access it again.
6 Top Tips to Eliminate Clutter and Chaos
25 August 2021
Oftentimes you might find yourself wandering through your home and come to the overwhelming realisation that it is fast becoming full of clutter. If this is something that you are currently struggling with, then be sure to read our top 6 tips below on how to eliminate clutter and chaos and leave your home feeling fresh, clean, and spacious!
How Self-storage Can Benefit Your Business
23 July 2021
Renting a storage unit before moving to the office could make a world of difference to your work life and your transition to working in an office space.
Civil Unrest July 2021
16 July 2021
We are committed to doing everything we can to assist; particularly where businesses or livelihoods have already been impacted or face an imminent threat of disruption.
RENT-A-STORE / COVID-19 LEVEL 4, PRECAUTIONS AND ACCESSIBILITY
1 July 2021
The health and safety of you, our customers, is of utmost importance to us, at RENT-A-STORE. We are closely monitoring and adapting to new updates from the Center for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and South African regulatory bodies regarding COVID-19.
Selling Your Home? Here’s Why You Need a Storage Unit When Planning an Open House
25 June 2021
Selling your home can be quite a stressful process, here are some of our favourite expert tips and tricks to make the journey a breeze - and yes, you read that right!
Tips to Declutter Your Storage Unit
26 May 2021
Chances are, cleaning out your storage unit is not always top of mind. If you have not managed to make time to visit your unit, try to set up some time over to visit the storage unit and give it a deep clean.
Why Renting a Storage Unit Before Having a Baby Is the Best Thing You Can Do
23 April 2021
Renting storage space for a few months to a year during pregnancy and after the baby is born can make the world of difference to your space, leaving you with a lot less clutter and extra things to worry about!
Renovating Your Home? Here's How a Storage Unit Can Help You.
24 March 2021
Renovating your home can be an exciting yet stressful time - especially if you will be staying in your home while the renovation takes place. While it might seem like an unnecessary expense to add to your already growing home renovation bill, one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your mental health in this transition stage is to rent a storage unit on a short-term basis.
How to Store Valuable Possessions in a Storage Unit
24 February 2021
Do you need to store some of your valuables but don't want to keep them at home? A storage unit might just be what you’re looking for! Whether it’s important family heirlooms that carry significant memories, artworks or even vintage furniture that you simply cannot get rid of, a well-secured storage unit near you will be your best bet to not only store them in but give you peace of mind.
Are You a Small and Budding Business? Here’s Why a Storage Unit Might Be a Great Option for You
25 January 2021
Do you have a small and budding business? If you started at home, then chances are that most of your businesses work and tools are taking up some much-needed room. Now it’s time to consider renting a storage unit close by to help scale your business without any stress
How to Organise Your Work From Home Space for the New Year
14 December 2020
Now that most of us have been working from home for about 9 months and somewhat adjusted to this new way of living (and working), we thought it might help to share some tips and advice on how to clean up your space so that you enter the new year with peace of mind, knowing that your work-from-home situation is smoother and easier in 2021.
How to Keep Your Clothing Safe in a Storage Space
23 November 2020
Whether you’re downsizing, moving away for a bit or just need to make some space in your home and closet, then a great place to start is to move some of your beloved clothing to a safe environment like a storage unit.
First Time Renting a Storage Unit? Here’s Everything You Need to Know
27 October 2020
Before renting a storage unit, it is super important to make sure that you know exactly what’s in store for you and how the process will work. Because this is something that you will be paying for, it is also incredibly important to ensure that you get the storage unit that is suited to your needs.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Storage Unit
23 September 2020
While it might sound daunting to move some (or most) of your belongings into a storage space, there are a few simple things you can do to ensure that you are making the most out of your storage unit.
Your 4-week Guide to Decluttering Your Home
24 August 2020
We know that even the words “declutter your home” could leave one feeling anxious and stressed out. While it does seem like a mighty task - and it is, it certainly can be done in as little time as possible. This is especially true if you have a killer task list and a trustworthy storage unit and, luckily for you, that is exactly what you will find here at Rent-a-Store!
Planning on Downsizing? Here Are a Few Helpful Tips on How to Get Started
27 July 2020
Are you planning on downsizing your home but not too sure where to start? No matter the
reason, it often makes financial sense to downsize your home by finding a smaller and more
economical place to live in.
How to Organize Your Kitchen
26 June 2020
No matter the size, it can be a struggle to constantly keep your kitchen clean, tidy, and looking great. Even if you do not have a lot of space, there are nifty little storage tips and tricks that you can adopt to make the most of your kitchen without breaking the bank.
How to Organise Your Home During Lock-down
13 May 2020
Organising your home is a great way to take your mind off current world-events and, your newly organized space is bound to put you in a better headspace.
How to Declutter and Make Way for a Newborn
1 April 2020
Becoming a parent is an exciting time in many people's lives, however, it can get daunting when you feel unprepared and as if you still have a mountain of things to do before the new baby arrives.
Tips to Keep Yourself Sane While Renovating Your Home
1 April 2020
There is no better time to organize your living space than just before a home renovation. While it might seem unnecessary step to take before embarking on any renovation.
It's Time for a Spring Clean
24 February 2020
Spring is here and with the new season comes new beginnings. Spring is a time for clearing out, letting go and starting afresh
Meet our Rent-A-Store-Locations
24 February 2020
After being in the business for 17 years, Rent-A-Store has become leaders in their industry providing A-grade storage units, exceptionally high-quality management and security systems at all of our facilities, an effective and easy online signup process, competitive pricing, ideal locations and helpful staff.
Get your Garage Organised and looking Great
24 February 2020
Perhaps one of the areas in most homes that are not cleaned out as much as other spaces, is the garage. Due to this, many garages become ‘spare-rooms’ where random bits and bobs are dumped or packed away, never to be seen again.
Top Tips for Getting Organised for the New Year
21 February 2020
We have some great tips to help you get a head-start on your home organization and ease you into the new year with a clear physical and mental space.
How Best to Store Your Camping and Lifestyle Equipment
21 February 2020
Summer is finally here and the festive season is just around the corner! Here are our top tips to ensure the safe storage of your valued camping items.
How to Merge two Homes into one as Newlyweds
20 February 2020
A cluttered home filled with items that either of you don't use or like can lead to an anxious living space and even put a strain on your partnership.