10 Items to Include in Your Student Housing Checklist

Date: 10/06/2024

Going to University is an exciting adventure, and preparing for student housing is a crucial part of the journey. As you prepare for this new chapter, creating a checklist ...

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5 Ways Self-Storage Can Help Your Business

Date: 07/05/2024

Self-storage units aren’t just for homeowners or students – they’re great for businesses too! Here are 5 ways self-storage can benefit your business.

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The Benefits of Self Storage: Organising Your Living Space

Date: 12/04/2024

Managing space within your home can be a tricky task, especially if you're a sentimental person or like to hold onto items for potential future use. In ...

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Getting Ready for Spring - How Self Storage Can Help!

Date: 28/03/2024

As the winter frost begins to melt and the days grow longer, the arrival of spring is just around the corner. Whether you're a homeowner seeking a fresh start ...

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Moving House? Here are some quick tips for safely storing your belongings!

Date: 21/02/2024

Whether you are relocating to a new home or during a home renovation, the need for secure and efficient storage is vital. At Pickups Self Storage, we understand the ...

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Adapt Your Wardrobe for the Changing Seasons

Date: 09/01/2024

As the seasons change, so does our wardrobe. Transitioning from summer to winter requires a thoughtful and organised approach to ensure your closet is ready. In this blog post, ...

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Unlocking Space: The Guide to Self Storage Solutions

Date: 27/12/2023

Frustrated with the number of items you have? Moving house and need to store items temporarily? In this blog, we hope to inform you on why self-storage may be ...

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter

Date: 13/11/2023

As the temperatures drop and the weather gets wetter, it’s not just the plants in your garden that begin to suffer! The cold, damp weather can be ...

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Do Not Make These 5 Self Storage Mistakes!

Date: 18/10/2023

Whilst self-storage may seem quite simple, there are some common mistakes that you should try to avoid! The consequences of these mistakes can range from damage to your products ...

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7 Things NOT to Store in Your Storage Unit

Date: 25/09/2023

Our storage lockers are extremely useful for storing a wide variety of items, from clothes to household goods. However, there are some things that you should not store in ...

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Moving into University Halls? Avoid Stress with Self Storage

Date: 17/08/2023

As the start of university nears, you will need to choose where to stay. Whether it is student halls, a house share with your friends or another accommodation, we ...

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Streamline Your Business with Self Storage Solutions

Date: 25/07/2023

Business owners are constantly faced with the challenge of finding adequate space to store their inventory, equipment, and documents. From tradespeople to online store owners, many businesses can benefit ...

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Take the Hassle Out of Moving House

Date: 22/06/2023

Among the excitement of moving house, there comes the logistical challenge of packing, transporting, and unpacking your belongings. Whether you're downsizing, upgrading, or just in need of a temporary ...

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Rearranging your wardrobe for the warmer weather

Date: 29/05/2023

As the weather starts to warm up, it’s time to bring your summer clothes out of storage and put away your winter clothes for next ...

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How To Safely Store Your Furniture

Date: 28/04/2023

From short term storage while redecorating your home to long term storage after downsizing, you will need to know the best way to store your furniture to ...

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Our Guide to Spring Cleaning

Date: 20/03/2023

The 20th of March marks the official start of spring this year.

With the warmer weather it’s a great ...

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Do Not Make These 5 Self Storage Mistakes

Date: 22/02/2023

Whilst self-storage may seem quite simple, there are some common mistakes that you should try to avoid! The consequences of these mistakes can range from damage to your products ...

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8 Things You Should Not Store in Your Storage Unit

Date: 14/01/2023

Our storage lockers are extremely useful for storing a wide variety of items, from clothes to household goods. However, there are some things that you should not store in ...

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Storage This Christmas

Date: 09/12/2022

It’s that time of year again, it’s cold, the days are long, and everyone’s shopping for that all-important day. CHRISTMAS. At ...

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Term time. It’s looming.

Date: 10/11/2022

For many parents, it may be a welcome break from the chaos of the summer holidays. For many students however it’s the start of a ...

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Summer storage

Date: 04/10/2022

With the sun beaming down and the BBQ smoke rising we can finally say, ITS SUMMER, but as we all know this comes with a lot to ...

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As The World Opens So Are We…24/7

Date: 06/09/2022

As the world slowly opens back up and we all hope for a brighter tomorrow, we all have a multitude of things on our to do list.


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Date: 16/08/2022

With the modern age comes modern problems like owning lots of stuff. We all accumulate stuff, from Christmas decorations to furniture we no longer use to keep sakes and ...

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Spring Cleaning - time to overhaul and sort out

Date: 25/07/2022

Spring Cleaning – time overhaul and sort out With spring firmly here and the sign of flowers blooming, the days getting longer and the weather looking to improve – ...

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Term time is coming to an end - Self Storage Pickups Leeds can help you look after your valuables

Date: 14/06/2022

You are working on end of term assignments and cramming in tonnes of information for end of year ...

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How can self storage help when you have experienced the loss of someone close.

Date: 15/05/2022

Death is such a sad time and can be a really confusing and overwhelming for all involved. You may find that at the ...

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Has Brexit and Covid affected your supply chain? Self Storage could help

Date: 23/04/2022

Are you a small or medium sized business who needs to order supplies from several different countries either in Europe or further afield? ...

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Declutter for the New Year and a New You!

Date: 11/03/2022

Declutter for the New Year and a New You It’s January 2022 and a fresh start is on the horizon for us ...

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Broken or damaged Christmas decorations? This is what you should have done instead!

Date: 21/02/2022

You are unpacking the Christmas decorations for your home or your business and many of you will find yourself in the unfortunate position ...

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Decluttering to help you destress

Date: 10/01/2022

When many of us feel overwhelmed, we look at many different solutions to help relieve this stress; yoga, a run or perhaps even ...

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Collectors - have you considered self-storage for your valuables?

Date: 30/11/2021

Wikipedia defines collecting as ‘The hobby of collecting includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organising, cataloguing, displaying, storing, and maintaining items that are of ...

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Self-storage for Online and Offline Businesses

Date: 21/10/2021

Lockdown has forced many of us to reassess our career paths and given others inspiration to think of a new ideas (having seen ...

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Frequently asked questions on self storage

Date: 17/09/2021

Here at Pickups Self Storage, we have over 20 year’s experience in looking after peoples and businesses valuables and we want to ...

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De-clutter your Home!

Date: 24/08/2021

Hands up if you find you just don’t have enough room in your house for your belongings? Whether you have a ...

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Cheap storage needed - Due to changes in your relationship

Date: 21/07/2021

There are many reasons why individuals and businesses need self-storage here in the Leeds and Bradford area. It is a practical, cost efficient ...

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You are in transit, so you need accessible and flexible storage solutions

Date: 18/06/2021

You have found yourself in one location for nearly 18 months now due to Covid-19, however the world is opening up and your world ...

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Different users of Self-Storage

Date: 19/05/2021

Self-storage may not seem like something for you, but you may be interested to discover how it is a fast-growing part of many ...

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How to save money when you are using Self-Storage

Date: 24/04/2021

Whilst you have decided that self storage Leeds or self storage Bradford is the solution for you – fancy hearing some tips on ...

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Renovating your home? Let self-storage help!

Date: 22/03/2021

There are many reasons for renovating your home – many of us recently have been spending more time in the home and are ...

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Benefits of self-storage

Date: 27/02/2021

Self-storage units have recently become ever more popular, providing a simple way to store anything you desire. Whether you are de-cluttering, down-sizing, looking for extra space or simply setting ...

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The Financial positives when you, Self-Storage

Date: 22/01/2021

It has always been a financially economical way of saving money, when you store items in self-storage – be it for yourself or ...

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Date: 21/12/2020

Your time at university is transitional and you move annually, never knowing what you will need or not need in each home. Some ...

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Security and Safe Storage for Offices and Personal Use.

Date: 17/11/2020

It’s important to keep things safe and protected at all times. Unfortunately there are so many burglaries and home break-ins every ...

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Moving House? How self-storage can help.

Date: 18/10/2020

Moving house, is such a stressful time for many of us, with so much to consider, organise, plan and execute and all within ever changing timelines. If there is ...

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5 Reasons for Renting a Self-Storage unit for business use

Date: 21/09/2020

Our world is fast changing and rapidly evolving and recent world crises have led to businesses being more flexible and adaptable than ever before. Competition has increased in many ...

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Can I run a Business from a Storage Unit?

Date: 20/08/2020

When thinking about self storage units, you may only think about people storing furniture and other household items – but the truth is, many businesses use self storage units ...

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Useful Tips for First-Time Storage Users

Date: 19/07/2020

Whether you are remodelling your home, looking for space to store your stock, or anything between, Pickups self storage  units are an ideal solution. Rather than throwing ...

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How to Pack a Self Storage Unit: Tips and Tricks

Date: 22/06/2020

Renting a storage space is a great way to help you out when you need some extra room, whether you’re just decluttering, or you’...

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How Much Storage do I need?

Date: 20/05/2020

Whether you’re looking do just declutter, or you’re moving house, a storage unit is the perfect solution for keeping ...

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Garage Storage or Self Storage - Which is best for you?

Date: 10/04/2020

Depending on your location, a dedicated parking space outside your house can prove to be difficult. Consequently, your garage may sometimes become a substitute. However, a garage often gets ...

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How to Plan for a Long Time Storage

Date: 15/03/2020

When organizing small items into boxes, you can spend as little as a few hours. However, for valuable items, making sure that they ...

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Top Tips for Simplifying your Flat: what to do with all your stuff?

Date: 26/02/2020

For newly-weds and young adults moving out for the first time, a small flat might be the best way to experience that initial taste of freedom. However, small flats ...

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4 Ways to Save Space in Your Self-Storage

Date: 29/01/2020

When you picture your self-storage unit, what do you see? Organised toolboxes, a clear work surface or a land of forgotten possessions? If it's the latter, then it may ...

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How self-storage can help online business

Date: 08/12/2019

We understand that running a business from your home can be overwhelming and take over your house. Therefore, renting a self-storage unit will help de-clutter your workspace and help ...

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Different users for self-storage for business

Date: 19/11/2019

Using self-storage units can be a simple solution for your business needs and are perfect for start-up and well-established businesses. Find out below a few ways on exactly how ...

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