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Trevor Spink

Store and Insure Operations

Consumer Rights Act changes

The Consumer Rights Act which came into force last year affords far more protection to the consumer than ever before. No longer can a self storage provider apply excess hidden charges or should they damage or lose your goods simply walk away from their responsibility as a  'Bailee' for reward'

 

What the IPT increase means for customers

In the Autumn Statement, Philip Hammond stated Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) would be increased from 10% to 12% with effect from 1st June, 2017. This is the third IPT increase in two years.

 

Continued Expansion - Self storage market is on the up!

According to recent figures released by the Self Storage Association the number of new start up self storage companies is at an all time high.

 

Some self Storage companies will not accept your insurance !

We hear this sometimes from potential customers as a number of self storage companies will not allow their customers to purchase any other insurance policy apart from their own. They will use some nebulous excuse but, in essence, they are going against the rules and regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority.

 
Store your books to sell your property

Store your books to sell your property

“I don’t mean to be rude,” said the estate agent, “but I have to turn sideways to get past the bookcases in your hall. And that’s a problem.”

 

Rate Comparisons - Caveat Emptor !

We are often asked how we able to provide far more competitive rates than those being offered by the self-storage companies and other online insurance providers.

 
Skis are better off in storage over summer

Skis are better off in storage over summer

The early May bank holiday is when I give up hope of one last ski trip before the season ends.

 

storage insurance Self Storage Association have a recognised operating standard

The Self Storage Association have a recognised operating standard to which all their members have to meet certain criteria in able to use the Self Storage Association logo .

 
Guard against pests

Guard against pests

How to protect your stored clothes from moths

 
Why should I hang on to my CDs

Why should I hang on to my CDs?

Should I get rid of all my discs?

 
Enjoy your decluttered spare room

Enjoy your decluttered spare room

A useable spare room has many benefits

 
Zen and the art of bathroom maintenance

Zen and the art of bathroom maintenance

Keep your bathroom running as it should with a quick declutter  

 
Is your clutter dangerous

Is your clutter dangerous?

Get organised for safety’s sake

 
A pile of clean summer clothes

How to store summer clothes

A round-up of tips for storing out-of-season garments

 
A home library organised on white box shelves with plenty of pleasing empty space

Get your books into storage

We used storage to help us properly enjoy our library

 
A family enjoying their tidy hall

A well-ordered hall

These simple decluttering rules will keep your hall neat and functional