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The Mystery of Space – Explained

January 12, 2022 by Kennards Self Storage

If I had a dollar for every time a prospective customer enquired about storage and said, “I’ve seen you guys before but never knew what you did”, I wouldn’t be here writing this.

What’s in that big orange and blue building? You can’t miss it but it’s a mystery what happens there. That is until something happens in life and the need for space arises. You let the better half know, “Hey, we need some space!”

After receiving a confused look back, you Google ‘best storage options’ to show them what you mean and find Kennards Self Storage. “There’s that big orange and blue building!” The mystery starts to unravel…

What do people need storage for? The most common reasons that come to mind are:

Moving house - For those awkward periods in between settlements that usually don’t match up. Maybe you need to declutter to make the place look more presentable for sale. Or your house has sold but you haven’t found another to buy or rent yet.

Building/renovating - You’re about to build your dream home and are moving in with the in-laws until its ready to go. Maybe you’re renovating your existing home. Either way you need to temporarily relocate your prized possessions somewhere safe.

Business - Many businesses operate out of storage units. The space is used as an office, to store stock or archives. Kennards Self Storage offers free dispatch and receipt of parcels, free use of wi-fi and conference room and free pallet truck and walkie stacker use to make life easier for businesses.

Excess stuff - Sometimes we just don’t have enough space at home to store everything we want to keep. We don’t want to throw them out but we’re also sick of opening the cupboard to jam one more thing in and being piled on. We need to outsource more space.

Vehicles - Caravans, motor homes, boats, cars, trucks, trailers, jet skis, horse floats, have seen an ice cream truck in storage! Street parking can be hard to find. Some councils don’t allow it. There is also the peace of mind that comes with leaving your pride and joy in a secure location.  

Some centres also specialise in personal deposit boxes, temperature controlled wine storage and gun storage options. Most have 24/7 access and individually alarmed units.

Contactless sign up can be completed from the comfort of your home. We will even pay your first month’s insurance to the value of $30,000 and refund any unused rent.

Kennards Self Storage is also the place to go for quality moving boxes and other packing needs.

So now you’ve solved the mystery of the big orange and blue building and for one reason or another, find yourself needing space.

Go to or call the friendly Team at your nearest Kennards Self Storage centre to find the best storage solution for you.

Author: Matt Jones, Centre Manager, Wollongong

Kennards Self Storage

As a proud Family Business you can feel comfortable in storing with People Who Care. We have storage locations everywhere! And space for everyone! Personal and Business Space, Wine Cellars, RV and Boat, Gun Storage and Deposit Boxes. Keep it at Kennards, the People Who Care!

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