Storage Tips for Computer and Electronic Equipment

In this modern era, it’s safe to say that we’re all heavily dependent on computers, laptops and electronic equipment. With the rapid advancements, we’re constantly upgrading our computers, phones and other electronic items.

 

So, what do we do with our ‘old’ electronic equipment? Do we throw them away? Or do we keep them for their nostalgic value? And if they are office equipment, should we keep them for our future employees?

If you’re thinking about storing them, here are some smart storage tips for your electronic equipment.

 

Back up all your data

Before sending your equipment to a storage unit, ensure that you have backed up all the data in a separate hard drive for easy access—you never know when you’ll need them in the future.

If you’re storing your PlayStation 3 or 4, ensure that your saved data are stored in the PS Cloud server. You can make use of the PS Cloud by subscribing to the PS Plus!

 

Clean your electronic equipment

Maintain the longevity of your electronic equipment by cleaning them before storage. For hard-to-reach areas, you can make use of a compressed air duster to remove the accumulated dust.

Remove any CDs or Batteries from your electronic devices

One common mistake that most people make when storing their old electronic devices is forgetting this crucial step. Over time, CDs and batteries might be damaged. While a damaged CD might not be a big problem, a damaged battery may leak and damage your devices!

 

Seal your electronic equipment

All electronic devices are extremely vulnerable to dust if left alone. So, consider sealing your electronic equipment with plastic and bubble wraps. This is to protect your electronic equipment from dust and save you from major upkeep when you take them out to use again.

Use the original packaging

The original packing boxes for electronics are the best boxes for storage because they are custom made that particular device. Furthermore, storing them in their original packaging will also ensure maximum protection!

 

Just remember to detach any wires or accessories and package them neatly before placing them in the box.

Store in a clean and dry storage

Electronics are extremely vulnerable to our environmental elements. That is why you should always store your electronic equipment in a clean and dry storage space. This would effectively preserve them in the long run. If you don’t have a suitable storage space in mind, why not store with Extra Space Asia?

 

Our storage areas are well maintained, with a wide range of storage sizes available for rent, from as short as 14 days to as long as you require. Many of our customers have also stored their electronic equipment at our facility with full satisfaction.

 

Visit the homepage of Extra Space Asia today, and let’s explore more possibilities together! Or simply call us at 1899-8708 to speak with our professional consultants to learn more about our various storage solutions.

 

3 tips to change your living environment overseas!

Since the pandemic, many people have spent more time at home. The workplace is also changing to work-from-home arrangements. Thus, the space inside the house has become more important than ever. How can we optimise and change our living home environment?

Here are three simple tips!

Lighting, lighting, lighting.

This is so important, we feel the need to emphasise it thrice! The one most crucial element for any room or space to look more spacious boils down to the lighting. Natural light works wonders in opening up the interior of a room. If you don’t have access to natural lighting, consider painting the walls and ceiling white for an open and airy aesthetic. No more feeling cooped up and confined in a small space!

Revamp your bedroom

For many, the bedroom is a sanctuary. It’s where we spend the majority of our lives resting, sleeping, studying and working. There’s no place safer than the comfort of our bedroom. In a new country, it’d be best to replicate your own bedroom back home as closely as possible. This gives you a sense of familiarity as well as security. Jazz it up a little, of course, with scented candles and a good sound system!

Keep your home clean and tidy

Coming home after a long day of work to an empty house or room may be disheartening. But on the bright side, it’ll look amazing if you keep it clean and tidy! Being in a foreign country is a daunting task, and many of us would pack more than what is needed. As my mother used to say, “you’ll never know when you may need this.” From experience, these items would just be lying around taking up space. Should you have too much stuff around, consider decluttering your space and store what you don’t need with us at Extra Space Asia, where you can access it any time, any day, as our facilities are open 24/7!

 

There’s no place like home. But while we’re somewhere else, let’s soldier on, and do what we must to rise above these unique times. If you’re searching for a safe and secure storage facility to store your personal and family items, feel free to visit any of our seven storage facilities in Korea. Or simply call us at 1899-8708 to speak with our professional consultants to learn more about our various storage solutions.

Mistakes to Avoid When Renting a Self-Storage Unit 3 tips

 

 

You’ve signed up for storage space and are waiting eagerly to move in your clutter. But on your first day at your storage unit, you realized a big problem – your storage unit is too small. This is just one of many mistakes that new storge owners make when they sign up.

 

Finding out that you require a place to declutter is important, but so is avoiding these newbie mistakes so that you maximise every dollar that you spend.

 

1. Choosing the wrong storage size

One of the biggest mistakes people make is selecting a storage unit that is just too small for all their belongings.

 

While it’s understandable that you want to save money by selecting a smaller unit, it’s not advisable to cram all your belongings into a smaller storage unit as you’ll risk damaging them.

 

Instead, you can share with the storage facility managers on the dimension or photos of your belongings, and let them advise you on the storage size required accordingly!

 

2.  Using newspaper to wrap your belongings

Try to avoid using newspapers to wrap your belongings when possible. The inks on the newspaper might smudge onto the wrapped belongings, causing stains and even damage. If possible, purchase proper storage packing materials such as stretch films or bubble wraps from our Box Shop.

 

3. Forgetting to label your boxes

Labelling your boxes might seem like an easy task, but it’s one task that many fail to do. Just remember that it’s really frustrating to spend hours and hours looking for something. By labelling your boxes, you’re saving yourself from this frustration.

 

 

Our self-storage units are air-conditioned, so your temperature-sensitive items can always be kept in their best condition. When you store your personal and family items with Extra Space Asia, you can also enjoy the freedom to access your items 24/7, any time, any day.

 

If you’re searching for a safe and secure storage facility to store your personal and family items, feel free to visit any of our seven storage facilities in Korea or simply call us at 1899-8708 to speak with our professional consultants to learn more about our various storage solutions.

 

Ever wondered how you can maximise storage space in your storage unit? Good news: we have tips for you. With some strategic planning, you can now enjoy more savings by choosing the right storage size! Let’s jump right in:

1. Storage Space Planning – Vertical vs Horizontal

If you fill up your storage unit without a plan, you’ll end up wasting valuable space. To stretch the usable space in your storage, remember to consider both horizontal and vertical aspects of the area.

Start by placing the heaviest items at the bottom of your unit. Like building a foundation, this will start you off with a solid base to work upwards with lighter and more fragile items.

 

2. Ensure Accessibility to Commonly Used Belongings

Are there any items that you need to access regularly? If yes, do please place them right in front of your storage unit. This tip will save you from the tiring hassle of moving items around in the unit, only to repack once you’re done. Imagine going through this routine every time you visit your storage unit. Oh, what a nightmare!

 

3. Create Walkway Your Storage

Maximising space usage also means thinking of ways to optimise movement and mobility within your storage unit. After all, being able to access your belongings is as important and storing them properly. So remember: During space planning, cater a little space for walkways. This will make accessing your items that much more convenient!

 

4. Fill Up Gaps in Your Storage

Still need more space? Time to get creative. Analyse the overall area in your storage unit. Look high and low for gaps of unused space. Can any of your items fill that space? Good. Now, fill it up. Think like you would when you’re playing Tetris – it’s not about how much space you have, it’s how you use it!

If you are in any of these three situations, please feel free to visit any of our seven storage facilities in Korea or simply call us at 1899-8708 to speak with our professional consultants.

 

Come visit any of our Extra Space Asia Korea 7 facilities today: https://www.extraspaceasia.co.kr/our-facilities/

We will be glad to assist you with your storage queries.

Moving homes often presents a list of worries. When it comes to finding temporary storage space, it’s natural for you to have some concerns, especially for valuable or bulky items. Here are 5 ways Extra Space Asia facilities can offer you peace of mind when you are relocating.

 

1. Flexible storage period

Depending on the situation, some might need a short-term storage period like 1 month, while some might need more than 12 months or even an extension of the storing period. If you are not sure how long you need, why not try renting a self-storage unit here? At Extra Space Asia, you can store from as short as 14 days to as long as you want!

2. Wide range of storage sizes

You need space for ALL your items – some may be small, some may be large and bulky. How? First, simply determine how big are your moving items. Then, find a storage unit that best suits your needs. We offer Locker size storage as well as a wide range of walk-in storage spaces that are over 33 metre-square. Call us today and let our friendly facility manager show you the most suitable space to store!

3. Cost-effective alternative

The common myth is that rentals are always expensive. However, at Extra Space Asia you can enjoy attractive recurring discounts if you’re storing for a longer period too. So plan your self-storage early and take advantage of our promotions.

 

4. 24/7 access

Need something from your storage unit at 2am? Sure thing! With Extra Space Asia, you can visit your storage unit at any time and any day even at wee hours to retrieve or store something.

5. Safe and secure environment

Safety comes first: Here, you will receive a personalised pin code and key just for you and no one else – so that ONLY YOU can access your storage unit. What’s more, our facilities are staffed with security guards who will patrol the premises around the clock. CCTVs are also well-positioned to monitor activities 24/7. All equipped, to safeguard your belongings.

If you are interested in any of Extra Space Asia’s storage solutions, feel free to call 1899 8708 to find out more, or simply visit any of our three of storage facilities(Apgujeong, Yangjae and Bundang) to get a personalised storage tour.  To all our current, past and future customers, thank you for choosing and trusting Extra Space Asia as your preferred self-storage brand. We look forward to sharing the unique Extra Space Asia storage experience with you!

Thank you!

Living in a space-starved country like Seoul, the chance of owning more space or a bigger new home seems tough. To cope with this issue, most people explore the option of renting a self-storage unit to expand their living space without overcrowding their current home or office space. However, with around ten self-storage companies in Korea, which should you choose? And why? Here’s 3 useful tips when choosing your self-storage provider in Korea.

 

1.Store with a Safe and Reliable Self-Storage Brand

 Being one of the few dominant self-storage brands in Asia, Extra Space Asia has been in the industry for over 13 years. Today, the company has six storage facilities located in Korea and over 50 storage facilities spread across Asia. Extra Space Asia was awarded ‘Singapore’s No.1 Self-Storage brand’ for the 4 straight year. This achievement made possible by the strong support from its loyal customers, and dedicated staff who strive to deliver the best storage experience.

2.Evaluate if the Storage Offerings meet your needs.

Over the years, the company has expanded its storage offerings to cater to the growing lifestyle demands and storage needs.

Personal and Business Storage

Extra Space Asia offers a wide selection of highly secured storage solutions. Apart from personal storage, business owners will also be able to find a cost-effective and convenient way to store their business inventory. Storage spaces ranging from 1.5 to 40 square meter are available, with rental periods from as short as two weeks to as long as required. In fact, Customers can upgrade or downgrade their storage space any time.

 

3.Ensure that there’s an effective ‘After-Sales’ Service.

 

Valuing and being attentive to customers is Extra Space Asia’s key focus. At Extra Space Asia, a dedicated Call-Centre is available to answer any queries customers may have. From guiding users in the selection of their storage units and recommending the ideal and storage plans, Extra Space believes in keeping customers happy.

If you are interested in any of Extra Space Asia’s storage solutions, feel free to call 1899 8708 to find out more, or simply visit any of our three of storage facilities(Apgujeong, Yangjae and Bundang) to get a personalised storage tour.

To all our current, past and future customers, thank you for choosing and trusting Extra Space Asia as your preferred self-storage brand. We look forward to sharing the unique Extra Space Asia storage experience with you!

Thank you!

There are many reasons why you should consider signing up for a long-term storage unit. You may need it while moving abroad for a couple of years, or maybe you need more storage space to keep personal/business belongings long-term. Whatever your needs, here are some tips when deciding between your long-term self-storage options!

 

1. Unlimited access at any time is more important than you think

Imagine being locked out of your own self-storage facility and not being able to access your items just because it’s the wee hours of the morning? No matter your reason, you should be able to access your unit anytime you need to!

 

Travellers need to move in different time zones. Businesses may stretch their office hours. Your self-storage solution should cater to your needs round the clock. If you feel that you need long-term storage in a facility that is available at your convenience, we recommend you choose the facility somewhere with 24/7 access.   

 

2. Climate-controlled environment

What kind of belongings would you store in your unit? Are they climate-sensitive items such as luxury furniture or electronic devices? If yes, you might need to consider a climate-controlled storage unit. And even if the belongings are not so sensitive to the temperature, such as books, photos and clothing, opting for a dehumidified environment is better in the long term.

 

Typical storage units may be cheaper. However, are you willing to sacrifice your precious items and risk long-term damage in a humid storage unit? Consider a climate-controlled option for peace of mind.

 

3. Safety & Security

Safety is definitely one of the key reasons why you might consider self-storage. We all agree that an indoor self-storage unit is safer than outdoor container boxes. But be sure to check for all these features before you sign-up with a storage facility.  

 

1) CCTV Monitored 24 hrs

2) Access is restricted to authorised personnel only (Current customer)

3) Unit doors are secured with locks

 

Bonus tip: Take advantage of ongoing promotions and discounts. This shouldn’t be hard to find, especially if you’re planning to be long-term customers. Check out the recurring promotions by Extra Space, and call us at 1899-8708 today to find out more.

We all look for storage space when relocating or storing things for various reasons. While self-storage is convenient, easy to access and cleaner than using warehouse space, we understand that you might be concerned about the cost as self-storage rates are usually not fixed and priced based on your needs. In this article, we’ll share the average cost for self-storage units and how self-storage can be a reasonable choice for you.

 

  1. Cost varies depending on the size of the unit

It makes sense that the price for a storage unit depends on the size of the space. If you’re looking for small units such as a locker, you can find some that start from approximately $50. If you’re keen on bigger size spaces, there will be incremental charges as we scale in the size of the storage space. With Extra Space, you’ll able to choose units ranging from 1.5 to 40 square metres, giving you the flexibility of choices. Compare storage prices instantly here!

 

  1. Cost varies depending on the Promotions

Some self-storage companies such as Extra Space are offering monthly price promotions across different facilities. Therefore, even if you enquire about the same size as the unit, the cost may become different. For example, the Apujoeng facility is giving 20% off for Large size units, while the Banpo facility is giving 50% off for the same size of the unit during that period. Consider the locations and price before you make your decision! Check out all our current promotions at a glance here.

 

  1. Is self-storage cost-effective?

YES! Convenience aside, you can see how much you can save with the on-going promotions. Plus, you also have the flexibility to pay only for the exact duration you need. Extra Space offers a flexible storage period from as short as 2 weeks to as long as required. On top of this, all of our storage facilities are 24/7 air-conditioned and dehumidified, keeping your storage unit conditions optimal all-day long. Call us today at 1899-8708 to find out more!

 

Living in a space-starved country like Seoul, the chance of owning more space or a bigger new home seems tough. To cope with this issue, most people explore the option of renting a self-storage unit to expand their living space without overcrowding their current home or office space. However, with around ten self-storage companies in Korea, which should you choose? And why? Here’s 3 useful tips when choosing your self-storage provider in Korea.

 

1.Store with a Safe and Reliable Self-Storage Brand

 Being one of the few dominant self-storage brands in Asia, Extra Space Asia has been in the industry for over 13 years. Today, the company has six storage facilities located in Korea and over 50 storage facilities spread across Asia. Extra Space Asia was awarded ‘Singapore’s No.1 Self-Storage brand’ for the 3rd straight year. This achievement made possible by the strong support from its loyal customers, and dedicated staff who strive to deliver the best storage experience.

 

2.Evaluate if the Storage Offerings meet your needs.

Over the years, the company has expanded its storage offerings to cater to the growing lifestyle demands and storage needs.

Personal and Business Storage

Extra Space Asia offers a wide selection of highly secured storage solutions. Apart from personal storage, business owners will also be able to find a cost-effective, secure and convenient way to store their business inventory. Storage spaces ranging from 1.5 to 40 square meter are available, with rental periods from as short as two weeks to as long as required. In fact, Customers can upgrade or downgrade their storage space any time.

3.Ensure that there’s an effective ‘After-Sales’ Service.

Valuing and being attentive to customers is Extra Space Asia’s key focus. At Extra Space Asia, a dedicated Call-Centre is available to answer any queries customers may have. From guiding users in the selection of their storage units and recommending the ideal and storage plans, Extra Space believes in keeping customers happy.

If you are interested in any of Extra Space Asia’s storage solutions, feel free to call 1899 8708 to find out more, or simply visit any of our three of storage facilities(Apgujeong, Yangjae and Bundang) to get a personalised storage tour.

To all our current, past and future customers, thank you for choosing and trusting Extra Space Asia as your preferred self-storage brand. We look forward to sharing the unique Extra Space Asia storage experience with you!

 

People are becoming more familiar with the idea of self-storage in recent years. Due to the changes in our lifestyle habits and rising real estate rent for our home and office, many of us are turning to self-storage for extra space. However, with so many different self-storage companies in Korea, how do you to choose the self-storage company that suits you? Here are 3 useful tips to get you started.

 

  1. Personal and Business Storage

In need of storage space for relocating and moving purposes? Renting a self-storage at Extra Space Self-Storage might be a good idea to store all your family and personal items for a short period. Our self-storage units can keep your items safe, clean and secure during this period. Apart from personal storage, this solution is also a cost-effective and convenient way for business owners to store their inventory.

 

At Extra Space, customers can upgrade or downgrade their storage space at any time. The storage facility is also equipped with air-conditioners for added comfort. Even in the hot, humid summer, you can be assured that your temperature-sensitive items are in good condition.

 

  1. Storage sizes

Extra Space offers a wide range of storage sizes from locker units to walk-in units over 33 metre-square with flexible rental periods from as short as two weeks to as long as needed. Simply let our friendly facility staff know what you would like to store and we will recommend the storage unit that best suits your needs.

 

  1. Location

It is more time-saving to find a self-storage near you as compared to a cheap self-storage far away. Extra Space Korea started its first self-storage facility in Yangjae in 2010. Since then, four more storage facilities have opened in Bundang, Gasan, Apgujeong and Yeongdeungpo. Come March 2020, we will be opening our 6th self-storage facility in Yongsan!


Good news: Brand new facility in Yongsan

If you are staying or working near Yongsan, here’s an amazing opening promotion not to be missed! Sign up today for more than 3 months and enjoy 1 month FREE storage on top of all prevailing discounts!

 

Call us today at 1899-8708 to find out more. Hurry as this is a limited-time promotion!