Frequently Asked Questions
Hire Storage is part of Hire A Mover, a full service removalist company. As such, we will arrange collection of your goods from your property and delivery of these goods into our storage facility. Once you are ready to have your goods re-delivered, our removalists will load your goods into our truck and re-deliver them to your new address.
Our storage services are suitable for people looking for both short and long term storage. All our storage facilities utilise storage modules (secure wooden boxes) that are stacked 3 high using forklifts. As such, if you are needing frequent, quick access to your storage, our facilities will not be suitable as you need to provide us with 48 hours access so that our team can use a forklift to have your module ready for you to access.
Our most common clients including people that are downsizing into a smaller property, people that are moving overseas or people that are in between two properties and need to store goods until their new property is ready.
Your belongings are stored in secure wooden modules that are approximately 10 cubic metres in capacity. Depending on how many belongings you have, you may need multiple modules. These modules are locked and generally stacked 3 high using a forklift.
The storage warehouses use state of the art alarms and monitoring to keep your items safe.
You can store your items for one day or for multiple years. If you are looking for short term storage, it is important to note that you pay the full month in advance and if you leave within the month, you still pay for the full month.
The modules are approximately 10 cubic metres internally, the measurements are 2.6m long x 2.4 wide x 1.8m high.
Yes you need to ensure you have your own insurance for your belongings whilst they are in storage. If you have a Home and Contents insurance policy, we recommend you check with your provider to see if your items are covered whilst in storage. With many providers you can add it an as additional option/extra on top of your standard policy.
Alternatively if you do not have a Home and Contents insurance policy or your provider can not cover you for storage, we recommend taking out cover with QBE at https://www.qbe.com/au
If you would like to move all your belongings out of storage please contact us on 1300 358 700 so that we can book in your collection using our removal service. If you would just like to access some of the belongings yourself, please email us at email@example.com, note that we will require 48 hours to ensure your module is ready for you to access.
Our rates are $160 inc. GST per module per month or part thereof. The cost to move your items into and out of storage using our removal services is done on an hourly rate, you can obtain this hourly rate by requesting a quote on our website.
If you have any large or over-sized furniture, we can store this separately outside of the modules. There may be a small fee which will be quoted to you when your items arrives at our facility.
Yes we highly recommend you take out insurance to cover your items whilst they are in storage. We recommend Carts insurance, you can get a quote here: https://www.removalsinsurance.com.au/html/
Why choose Hire Storage?
- Thousands of happy customers - see our 5 star reviews!
- Secure facilities with 24/7 monitoring
- Store from just a few days to years
- Centrally located, accessible 6 days a week
- One point of contact for your moving and storage