May 08, 2012
What is compulsive hoarding?
Did you see last weeks Channel 4 documentary: The hoarder next door? It’s a brand new de-cluttering series about the growing numbers of ‘hoarders’ in Britain. Last weeks opener started with poor 55-year-old Liverpudlian hoarder ...Read More
May 05, 2012
Reading About Self Storage Reading!
Confusing Reading Homonym! We wouldn’t normally introduce such a word as “homonym” to a self-storage blog but we have an odd situation with ourRead More
Apr 30, 2012
April showers leave time for home de-clutter
Despite there currently being a hosepipe ban in place over much of the South East of England, the April showers seem to have truly arrived in style over the last few weeks? Just when everyone was looking forward to getting out into the g...Read More
Apr 23, 2012
Is there anything Lok’nStore cannot store for you?
An excellent question: Is there anything Lok’nStore cannot store for you (also known as: ‘Please can I put my pet elephant into self-storage’)? Given that you can store almost anything at aRead More
Apr 02, 2012
Underground bike storage in Japan
Here at Lok’nStore; we are always on the lookout for innovative, exciting and cool ideas from around the world of self-storage. From the smallest kitchen storage jar ...Read More
Mar 26, 2012
Self storage and VAT: Keep calm and carry on at Lok’nStore
It’s not very often, that good news comes out of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget. Usually, it’s all about your costs spiralling ever upwards: cigarettes up, alcohol prices up, petrol up (although the cost of petrol seems to go u...Read More
Mar 19, 2012
Security matters at Lok’nStore Self Storage
Lots of people in the media have been talking recently about the security measures at ‘other’ self-storage companies and facilities, in and around the UK. It seems that this would be a good time to remind everyone of the excellent securi...Read More
Mar 14, 2012
Weird & Wonderful Things In Self Storage #12
One of Lok’nStores newest customers has been generating lots of noise at one of our five self-storage facilities in Hampshire. His collection of guitars has taken up permanent residence in one of our 50sqft self-storage units after his w...Read More
Feb 20, 2012
How much does self storage cost?
Are you are one of the many people who are currently thinking about using the services of a self-storage company in the UK? If so, one of the first questions you might be asking yourself is ‘How much does self-storage actually cost?’...Read More
Feb 13, 2012
A little bit of extra space offered by a self-storage unit can make life easier on a day-to-day basis for most homeowners. Having room to breathe, organize, relate, work and...Read More
Feb 06, 2012
Beautiful under stairs storage
One of the least used areas for storage in the home is under the stairs. Home of the hoover; the dustpan and brush and numerous pairs of welly boots, the cupboard under the stairs has long been a much-maligned area of potentialRead More
Feb 02, 2012
Property rental and the storage issue
Most of us, at some stage in our lives, will have to rent a property to live in. Whether short or long term; house or flat, most of us have had to rent a property at one time or another. For the next few years, we may even see mor...Read More
Jan 06, 2012
Lok’nStore Self Storage: Safe and secure
As some of you may have seen on Christmas Eve – we had a full-page spread in the financial section of a newspaper. 'Recession resilient' is how chief executive Andrew Jacobs describes his business, the self-storage group...Read More
Jan 03, 2012
De-clutter for the New Year!
Are you feeling a little squashed in, bloated and uncomfortable? Did you overindulge a little during the holidays? Have you found your home feeling slightly smaller after the Christmas festivities? If the answer to a...Read More
Dec 19, 2011
Book Or Reserve Self Storage Facilities
So…you have found a nice new house or flat, and are all ready to get in there as soon as possible, but you can’t quite move in yet and need to store your belongings for a few weeks. What can you do? Your Uncle Jeff has offered you the us...Read More
Dec 12, 2011
Secure Self Storage For Your Stuff!
If you’re going travelling for a year or taking some time out of your work to explore the world, there are lots of practical considerations to be looked at before you jet off. The first thing that you did, was probably to look at brochur...Read More
Dec 05, 2011
Do You Need a Self Storage Facility?
Putting your household or personal belongings into a self-storage space is a great way to make some room in your home or flat, and ...Read More
Nov 28, 2011
Need some extra business storage?
Many businesses use self-storage space as an extension to their premises, so if your business premises or offices are getting too c...Read More
Nov 15, 2011
Finding creative ideas for book storage in the home can be tough, but looking around on the web, we decided one of our favourite ideas was this: An old disused fireplace that is being used to store books looks so cool, an...Read More
Oct 10, 2011
Looking for self storage?
Some members of Lok’nStore staff may recognise this very famous Lok’nStorian, who turned up at our head office early last week, and as always caused a stir. He wasn’t actually on the lookout for self-storage, but couldn...Read More