Nov 24, 2014

Are the High Streets Heading to the Storage Lockers?

We’ve heard plenty about the increase in empty High Street shops in recent months. You only have to wander down your own High Street to see the reality of the situation. It does make you wonder where these businesses go, however – and wh...

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Nov 21, 2014

Why Do Temporary Self-Storage Lockers Become Permanent?

Plenty of people rent self-storage spaces temporarily. It might be during a house move to keep the costs of moving down and to make sure the new property doesn’t become overwhelmed with possessions. If you’ve ever moved into a new home y...

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Nov 19, 2014

Be a Minimalist by Using Self Storage

Don’t you love walking into homes where it feels like the owners don’t actually have any possessions to speak of at all? They’re spacious, tidy and clean and filled with smooth surfaces not cluttered up with anything. I mean, literally n...

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Nov 17, 2014

Are Properties Getting Smaller?

Recently there was an item on a well-known news website that highlighted a property being sold in London. That in itself might not sound unusual, but when you realise the house was a mere seven feet wide you’ll see why it made headlines....

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Nov 09, 2014

What’s a Pop Up Entrepreneur

Isn’t that a fabulous expression? All kinds of images come to mind. Maybe a life-size cardboard cut-out of someone in a business suit for example. Or how about a young, eager to please an entrepreneur who wants to surprise you with the l...

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Nov 07, 2014

Is Bigger Better

One of the first things you’ll consider when you want to rent a self-storage unit is size. How much room do you need to store what you have? That’s a reasonable question, but here’s a better one. How much room will work best? Shou...

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Nov 02, 2014

Running a Business from a Spare Room

Remember when we first started hearing about people running businesses from kitchen tables and spare rooms? It still goes on, but there comes a time when the spare bedroom or boxroom (so-called because of its tiny size) just isn’t big en...

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Nov 01, 2014

Archiving and Its Role in Keeping the Office Tidy

Have you heard the idea that a cluttered desk means a cluttered mind? Apparently, this is true, so if you expand that to a cluttered office instead, well… you can imagine how cluttered your mind would feel. Where is everything? Where’s t...

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Oct 31, 2014

How Much Could You Get for Renting that Spare Room?

What are spare rooms for? Well they’re spare aren’t they, so it’s likely you use yours for storing things you don’t often use. You might have converted it into a small office, or there could be a bed in there, buried under boxes and clot...

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Oct 30, 2014

Are You Redecorating? Where Does Everything Go?

If you’ve ever redecorated even the most basic room you’ll know how challenging it can be to find space for everything. You have to clear out the room you’re decorating in otherwise you run the risk of getting paint, dust and dirt all ov...

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Oct 29, 2014

The Power of Books

One of the things most people would probably have inside their storage lockers would surely be books. Even in these days of e-readers of all shapes and sizes, there is something about the humble book that will never die. Sure you can kee...

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Oct 28, 2014

Where Do You Put Years Worth of Business Records

Ah yes, the age-old question (and challenge) for those of us with our own businesses. It’s great to strike out on your own and set up your own business, but with it comes many a challenge you need to be ready to face. One of those...

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Oct 24, 2014

Can You Earn Money From Your Storage Space?

Now that’s an intriguing question, isn’t it? Some people do just that every day, perhaps by running a small business out of it. There are people who run eBay businesses and similar ventures who end up expanding into larger spaces because...

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Oct 23, 2014

De-cluttering Could Lead to Lost Treasures

Ah, the joy of de-cluttering. It’s one of those jobs few of us ever look forward to, and yet when we get started it has a strangely enjoyable feel. It doesn’t matter whether you’re clearing out the spare room, the attic or even your self...

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Sep 29, 2014

What Lies Behind the Self-Storage Doors?

Self-storage units are all pretty much the same on the outside. All the doors look the same, except for perhaps having different padlocks depending on which ones the individual owners want to use. And yet behind each identical do...

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Sep 28, 2014

Need More Space and Can’t Move Home?

Moving home can be a real challenge, especially nowadays. People regularly outgrow their properties, perhaps because of children or simply because they acquire more things as time goes by. In some cases, they might even find the business...

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Sep 27, 2014

The Importance of Insurance

How much do you value the items you keep in your self-storage unit? As far as security is concerned they are exceptionally safe. After all, you’re the only individual with a key and there is security on-site as well, so your possessions ...

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Sep 26, 2014

My eBay Business is Expanding!

Many an eBay business has been started from a kitchen table. Some have started as a result of getting rid of second-hand items from the home. When the sellers realise how much money there is to be made they start looking for sources of b...

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Sep 26, 2014

Take the stress out of relocating

I have a friend who still can’t find her earrings. Another who never did locate the essential first-night-in-the-new-house box labelled “OPEN THIS FIRST.” A lot of people are on the move these days. For many of us, relocati...

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Sep 08, 2014

Have You Tried Our Space Estimator Tool Yet?

It’s a smart decision to choose a storage facility when you need to store stuff outside your home or business for a while, whatever the reason might be for doing so. However it can be rather tricky trying to figure out exactly how much r...

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