Month: July 2014

Incredible Container Creations

Shipping containers are usually used to transport large amounts of goods, but that’s not the only thing they are suitable for. These huge, strong containers are large enough to walk around in and sturdy enough to protect people from the elements. They make a cheap and easy base for a whole range of exciting projects not to mention they are super cool and environmentally friendly; upcycling at its best! Here’s a quick look at some of the most interesting uses for storage containers. 1. Shipping Container Homes A large shipping container can be turned into a small but comfortable apartment…

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Avoiding Damp Damage During Storage

Dampness is one of the worst things that furniture can be exposed to. Moist, humid environments can cause mold and mildew to take hold, seriously damaging your furniture and also creating a potential health hazard. If you need to store some furniture for a prolonged period of time, it is a good idea to take some precautions to prevent damp damage. Preventing Damp Damage Putting your furniture in self-storage can keep it safe and dry while you are decorating or moving house. However, not all self-storage units are created equal. You should choose your self-storage units carefully, and pack the…

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