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Wednesday, 06 December 2017 00:16

Maintaining Your Storage Space

Your storage space is the core of your business so taking care of it should be a priority. When you’ve invested in the right racking and shelving to help your operation run as efficiently as possible, there’s no point compromising this productivity because your storage area isn’t being looked after.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 00:13

Cantilever Racks Explained

If traditional pallet racking doesn’t suit the needs of your business, then there are plenty of other storage solutions available. One of the most unusual styles of racking is cantilever, which is popular with plumbing suppliers, timber merchants and industrial storage. Read on to find out more about this style of rack storage.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 00:00

How to Make the Best Use of your Warehouse Space

No matter how large or small your warehouse space, it’s important to make full use of the area. By cleverly designing an integrated storage system, you can maximise your capacity and therefore maximise your profits. When space is tight, chances are that adapting your existing storage system will prove more cost-effective than relocating your facility, which is both expensive and time-consuming. Below are a few ideas on how to make the best use of your space.

At Storage Ideas, we offer custom designed storage solutions for any business. If none of our existing products fit your exact needs, we can design something unique to match your space. Using our in-house CAD system along with engineering consultants and industry experts, we can create a solution to accommodate all of your needs. Read on to find out more about how the process works.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 23:48

All about Raised Storage Areas

When investigating ways to make the most out of your available space, you may have come across the idea of raised storage or mezzanine levels. To help you learn more about this creative solution to your storage space issues, we’ve put together some information below.

Perfect for storing long, rigid, lightweight products that are accessed by hand, A-Frame racking might be the perfect solution for your warehousing or storage environment. Available in a range of applications, sizes and configurations, A-frame racks offer the versatility, strength and practicality to store timber dowels, plastic extrusions, aluminium and more.

Read on for more information about this space saving and economical product.

H2: What Is A-Frame Racking?

Known for its iconic “a-shaped” frame, A-frame racking provides a secure space for the vertical storage of long lightweight products. Simply place your material vertically on the base and lay it against the "A-shaped" frame. The result is a simple storage solution that makes it easy to locate and select vertical products. 

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 23:33

Why We Choose Colby Australian-Made Racks

Storage Ideas is a leading authorised seller of Colby racking because we believe their products are the best in the business. But you don’t have to just take our word for it; read on for five reasons why we choose Colby.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 23:24

What Is Warehouse Racking?

There is a wide range of storage solutions available for your warehouse. At Storage Ideas, we carry a huge variety of products so there’ll always be something to meet your needs. Below we list a few of your racking options and why they could be right for your business.

For an employer, the safety and security of their workers is a top priority. In a warehouse environment, careful planning and a dedication to safety are the keys to keeping workers injury-free. While it may be tempting to occasionally disregard safety procedures to save time or resources, this practice is never worth the risk in the long term. Creating and maintaining a safe working environment improves productivity and employee satisfaction. Follow our guidelines on the biggest risk factors in warehouses and how to avoid accidents.

When shopping for storage solutions, you may be tempted by very cheap offerings from foreign companies that are selling similar-looking products at a lower price. However, it’s important to carefully consider the decision to buy from a distant supplier as there are many advantages to choosing Australian products. When you look a bit closer, you will find that the advantages of local products will outweigh any apparent financial saving.

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