Jul 10, 2014

14 Things The World Needs To Lock Up For Good

This world is a magical, wonderful place but we don’t half fill it up with absolute rubbish. It’s time our beloved planet Earth had a clear-out and boxed up all the junk we’d be better off without. From the useless and annoying to...

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Jul 04, 2014

13 People With Real Personal Space Issues

1. Astronauts The International Space Station currently orbiting the Earth might be considered quite roomy when compared to the Apollo 11 spacecraft that took astronauts to the surface of the moon for the first ti...

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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 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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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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Oct 22, 2013

Have your girlfriend’s shoes taken over?

Gentlemen, did you know that your wife or girlfriend is taking over your wardrobe space? Without you realising it, she will have gradually invaded your space with her vastly ridiculous collection of handbags and shoes. She will ha...

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Jun 12, 2013

Is it an attic or a loft?

Many of us call it the loft. Some of us call it the attic. Either way, many of them are stuffed to the rafters with our old possessions. Is there a difference between a loft and an attic? Looking around the web there seems to be no clear...

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Mar 11, 2013

Comedian Helen Keen to play Lok’nStore Crawley

Lok’nStore’s recently opened self-storage facility in Crawley will be welcoming comedian Helen Keen through its doors on Wednesday 13th March as part of Crawley STEMfest 2013. Helen Keen, often to be heard on Radio 4, will be bringing on...

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Jun 22, 2012

Storage 24: The new movie that’s not a horror for Lok’nStore

A new independent horror film is about to hit the cinemas that ask many questions for 24hr storage operators in the UK. Set in a chaotic London after the crash of a military cargo plane, movie ‘Storage 24’ finds Charlie (Noel Clarke) and...

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May 22, 2012

Self Storage In Southampton

Giving you friendly; free, expert advice is what we do at Lok’nStore Self Storage. This letter was received by our storage centre in Southampton, Hampshire and sums up what we do for our customers on a daily basis. Dear F...

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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...

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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 a

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Oct 03, 2011

Weird & Wonderful Things In Self Storage #10

Do you play golf? Me neither, but for some folks – golf rocks their world. They live, breath and sleep the sport that involves knocking a small white ball around wooded areas, interspersed up by grass. Golfers are well known for buying l...

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Aug 23, 2011

Weird & Wonderful Things In Self Storage #9

Spurs being rubbish again reminded us of a customer we have at Lok’nStore who stores thousands of football programs. He has a storage unit at our

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Aug 11, 2011

Weird & Wonderful Things In Self Storage #8

One of the biggest collections, although wonderful, but not very weird is at our storage centre on Hawley Lane in Farnborough Hampshire. Locked away in one of their largest steel storage rooms (unit) is a huge collectio...

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Jul 01, 2011

loknstore on facebook

Did you know that Lok’nStore storage is on Facebook? It’s full of information, chat, and ideas on the wider world of storage in a slightly ‘lighter’ version than our blog. We will also occasionally be running competitions for our ...

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Jun 27, 2011

Storage shower curtain

Storage space in the bathroom is always hard to find, but this new storage shower curtain may be the answer. The ‘Utility Shower Curtain’ removes the need for shelving in your shower cubicle by proving four large...

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