Service top of self storage conference agenda

Apr 03, 2014

The word ‘self’ in ‘self storage’ may allude to a straight-up DIY set-up, however a lot of research goes on behind the scenes to ensure customers experience a seamless, hassle-free service. In August this year, self storage industry players from Australia, New Zealand and around the globe will gather to…

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Do your Spring cleaning in Autumn

Mar 25, 2014

With the kids back at school, Autumn is a great time to tidy up, reorder your home, and dig out those heaters and blankets in preparation for the coming Winter. Check that your heaters are still working, and wash all your blankets, doonas and any throws, and keep them handy…

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Victorian homes storing ‘down’

Mar 19, 2014

While it has long been popular to build ‘up’ or ‘sideways’ in an effort to garner more storage space in the home, adding extensions at the basement level not only adds more value to the property, but also preserves those all-important street-view aesthetics. According to an article posted on the…

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Australian capitals among world’s most expensive

Mar 12, 2014

Sydney and Melbourne have made it to the top-10 list of the most expensive cities in the world to live, according to a report from The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Worldwide Cost of Living Survey for 2014 has named Sydney the fifth most expensive, and Melbourne the equal sixth…

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Defence department trials activity-based working

Mar 03, 2014

With the internet and cloud computing making it easier to work remotely, a number of businesses – including the Australian Army – are discovering the benefits of virtual offices. In a previous Containaway Blog post, we spoke about the pros of renting a virtual office, such as saving money, increasing…

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