Self Storage Guide
Selecting a Storage Space

Discuss your needs with the team at Big Blue Self Storage to ensure you only pay for what you require. An efficiently packed small space will cost less than a large space. However, if you need to access your storage space frequently, a well organised larger space with racks and archive boxes may be more convenient for you.

Planning your Storage Space

Large, heavy items you can stack other items on are usually stored at the back. Work forward and upwards with lighter, more fragile items. Store goods you'll need to access at the front of the storage space or leave a walkway to the rear if necessary. Using professional storage cartons and accessories (available from The Big Blue Box Shop) provides maximum protection and makes stowing and unpacking easier and safer.

Moving Checklist

Arrange disconnection and reconnection of services like power, gas and phone. Cancel deliveries like the paper and drinks, and organise redirection of mail with the post office.

Authorities and businesses to notify of your change of address include; the electoral office, vehicle registration office, banks and financial advisers, taxation office, insurers, educational institutions, the department of social security, Medicare, clubs and subscriptions.

The Storage Agreement

Big Blue Self Storage uses the standard self-storage agreement to protect the Storer and our business. It is an important document - be sure to read it thoroughly. If you have any questions, ask The Big Blue Self Storage team members.

Your Business and Storage Partnership

Big Blue Self Storage offers tailored storage solutions for our corporate clients. With many years of industry experience and thousands of commercial customers, you can rest assured we know exactly how your business can benefit from our services. While our units are secure and convenient, we provide so much more than great storage space. With a corporate Big Blue Self Storage account, you can look forward to; a wide variety of storage supplies and easy and convenient ways to access your items.

What Can't I Store?

Common sense and state and federal laws determine what can and can't be stored. However, under your self-storage agreement you can't store hazardous, dangerous, illegal, stolen, perishable, environmentally harmful goods or explosive goods.

Insurance for Storage In Cairns

The goods you have in a Self-Storage space are yours and remain your sole responsibility – you should always have them covered by insurance. Contact your insurance provider to see if your cover has provision for items in storage. As members of the Self-Storage Association we recommend that you take out insurance for your goods that are stored. Please check with our staff regarding policies that are available. Please note: Your good are not insured by the Self-Storage centre.

Payment

Minimum Initial Payment: Monthly rent in advance plus a refundable security deposit between $50 to $100. We accept cash, cheques, Bankcard, Visa, Eftpos and Internet banking is available.

Business Storage
Big Blue Self Storage in Smithfield are here to help you with your Corporate Storage through our management agreements program
Smithfield Boat & Caravan Storage
With a variety of storage sizes available, we can store your prized possession if it doesn’t fit at your home or you require a safer location
Lock-up Storage
We are the experts in personal storage, with a variety of spaces available across two great locations in Cairns on the north and south side
Big Blue Box Shop
With the largest range of moving boxes, bubble wrap, packing tape, padlocks, labels and tape dispensers, including more specialised moving products
Contact us
Smithfield

Office: 9 Maisel Close Smithfield, QLD 4878
(07) 4057 8645 - EMAIL US

Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm | Saturday 8:30am -12:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 12.00pm
Closed on Public Holidays

Edmonton

Office: 23 - 27 Hargreaves Street, Edmonton, QLD 4869
(07) 4045 0666 - EMAIL US

Monday to Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm | Saturday 9:00am -12:00pm
Sunday Closed
Closed on Public Holidays

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