Mar 16, 2016
Make space, declutter and get a lodger
It’s not only buy-to-let landlords who get to make a fortune from renters, as the government is about to relax the tax threshold on the amount you can earn from getting a lodger under your own roof. From 6 April 2016, t...Read More
Feb 26, 2016
Lok’nStore to host ‘Handle With Care’ play
Lok’nStore Reading, Harlow, and Poole are to host the play ‘Handle With Care’ by South Street’s Sitelines. The Dante or Die theatre company with perform the play which follows the character, Zoe, from 1988 to the present day as ...Read More
Feb 24, 2016
Happy 10th Birthday Lok’nStore Farnborough
2016 marks the 10th Anniversary of the opening of Lok’nStore’s first purpose-built self-storage facility on Hawley Lane in Farnborough. Up until 2005,Read More
Dec 24, 2014
How Do You Unload a Pallet?
Do you run your own business? Have you ever received stock delivered on a pallet? This won’t be a problem if you have your own business premises, but what if you run your business from home? How would you react if you suddenly realised a...Read More
Dec 09, 2014
The Glory of a Tape Gun
Yes, we’re aware that’s rather a dramatic title for an essentially very undramatic item. Although, we reckon if you have ever used a tape gun you’ll know why we chose that title – and you probably agree with it too. You see ...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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 ...Read More
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...Read More
Sep 05, 2014
Storage by the box
Local self-storage provider Lok’nStore has launched a brand new storage concept called “Box’nStore”, which provides customers with an ingenious solution to the secure storage of important paperwork and other belongings without the custom...Read More
Aug 30, 2014
Do We Have to Forget Something to Really Appreciate It?
Storage spaces are practical, useful, and very appropriate in many situations. For the most part, we pack things up in boxes or crates and store them in the space for an indefinite length of time. Sometimes it might only be temporary owi...Read More
Aug 26, 2014
Why Are People Paying To Store Stuff They Never Use?
Many self-storage users are making the most of their units, storing their cars, holding stock, and even running businesses. However, some people seem to be simply paying for something they don’t use or need. Why are they willing to pay f...Read More
Aug 23, 2014
Where do experienced boat owners store their vessels?
Where do experienced boat owners store their vessels? No matter where you live or how often you use your boat, at some stage, all boat owners will face the dilemma of where to store their boat when winter falls. Having a boat to...Read More
Jul 16, 2014
Is It Time to Sort Through Your Storage Space?
There are all kinds of reasons why people rent storage space. Moving home is a popular reason, not to mention de-cluttering your property. But many people rent storage space, putting the things in there they don’t currently need, and the...Read More
Jul 12, 2014
Weird and Wonderful Storage Finds
Storage units can be used for all kinds of things – not everything of course since there are exceptions – but some owners do keep some weird things in there. Most of these finds are discovered when people stop paying for their self-stora...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More