Jun 17, 2014

The Many Emotional Stages of Moving House

Whether you’re moving house for the first time or the hundredth time the emotional rollercoaster we all go through is always the same. Regardless of how prepared and organized you think you are, the world is seemingly out to get us all, ...

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May 27, 2014

Hoarding: how can you spot it and how can you help?

We’ve all seen the programmes on television about people who have their houses filled to the brim with things they can’t possibly want or need to keep, like old newspapers and knick-knacks that aren’t valuable and can’t have a great deal...

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May 26, 2014

From the throne of England to storage

The fact that items can be put into storage containers and forgotten about for decades never fails to amaze us, but even more incredible is when it’s revealed that important historical finds have been locked away for years because someon...

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May 26, 2014

Why run a business from a self storage unit?

Although self-storage units were originally created to give exasperated homeowners somewhere to store the things that were taking up too much space at home but which they didn’t want to get rid of, they can fulfill a number of other func...

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May 25, 2014

Creepy, notorious storage unit finds

For many people, buying up the contents of storage units is one of the riskiest and, therefore, thrilling ways of making a living. You never know what you’re going to find inside a unit that someone’s neglected to make payments on – is t...

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May 24, 2014

Anything’s possible: landmark storage unit finds

One of the reasons that TV shows like Storage Wars are so popular is the fact that you never know what’s going to be in a storage room or unit when you open it up – it could be anything from old newspapers to a vintage car that’...

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May 23, 2014

Storage 24: a review

There aren’t many films set in storage facilities. We have no idea why – they’re incredibly evocative places. You can practically smell the memories and heritage of the items stored within the different units whenever you walk into one. ...

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May 22, 2014

What can’t I keep in a Loknstore unit?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that there was nothing you couldn’t keep in a storage facility, and you’d almost be right. All sorts of things can be kept in storage units, from cars and beds to smaller, less valuable items like old toys ...

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May 21, 2014

Cultivating a personal library…in a self-storage unit?

Voracious readers generally all have one thing in common – an ever-decreasing amount of space for the storage of their beloved books. Whether they’re history buffs curious about major events and lives of the past or fiction fanatics obse...

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May 12, 2014

The Very Real Dangers of Hoarding

It’s easy to think of hoarding as the mere act of keeping things you can’t bear to get rid of. But there is a big difference between keeping things that have some sentimental value and keeping things like newspapers, old letters and much...

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Apr 24, 2014

Interest in student holiday storage hotting up

Special holiday storage rates for students at Lokn’Store Lok’nStore has just upped their offer to students who want vacation storage near their college or university by offering the lowest rates in the market – from £10 a week –...

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Apr 24, 2014

Why Self-Storage Is Ideal For Gap Year Students

These days taking a gap year when you’re a student is pretty common. Many students decide to take a gap year at some time during their studies, all with different aims and wishes. Some take the time out to spend a year abroad in the hope...

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Apr 23, 2014

Lucrative Self Storage Options For eBay Sellers

With the job situation as it is at the moment, many people are looking for new ways to make money. Some people are looking for ways to make extra cash on the side and others are looking to make a living from selling goods online. To this...

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Apr 15, 2014

Lok’nstore CEO features on BBC 2’s Business Boomers

Lok’nstore is extremely proud to have been featured on the BBC 2 programme Business Boomers on Monday evening highlighting us as a leading company in the self-storage industry, which is thriving despite the effects of the econom...

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Mar 28, 2014

De-Clutter Your Room For A Good Nights Sleep

Are you suffering from insomnia? If a good night’s sleep is something that eludes you, then you may not need to look any further than your bedroom for the solution. A cluttered bedroom can lead to a cluttered mind, and this coul...

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Mar 21, 2014

Turn Your Spare Space In To The Ultimate Man Cave

Have you got a spare room or basement? How many of you have a spare room or basement that is just filling up with junk after being neglected and unused for years? We think it’s safe to say that a few of us have an attic, a room,...

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Mar 13, 2014

3 Steps to a Clean and Organised Bathroom

If you are looking to sell your home then you will probably be aware of how much hard work it can be. There’s a long list of things to think of and not a lot of money to do it with. However, not every stage in the process needs to have a...

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Mar 04, 2014

How Self Storage Can Help Your Business This Year

The Sky is the Limit The New Year sees many changes and alternations for businesses both large and small. Following the festive season, business directors and managers will begin to strategise fresh approaches that will maximize...

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Feb 24, 2014

Forbidden Items In The World Of Self Storage

In the self-storage industry we are always talking about all the things that you “can” put into a storage facility – the stuff we can help you with – but what about the things you “can’t” store – the dreaded forbidden items. 1. Y...

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Feb 14, 2014

How To Store Wine Properly

Wine is something we all buy to enjoy, but that doesn’t mean to say that you buy it to drink all at once. When you come across a good wine there’s really no reason not to purchase it; that is unless you’ve not got the space or means to s...

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