Storage, just for a bit.

by Greg Brina on December 18, 2014

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Contrary to what you might think Self storage is not a service you have to commit to for months and months, with a contract that ties you in for the duration. Oh no, no, no. It’s a really flexible way to get space when you need it, that you can give up when you don’t. That makes it a super-briliant solution if you need short-term storage. Now whilst there are some obvious reasons why you might want to do that

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Ingenious storage solutions #2 – the Kitchen

by Greg Brina on December 16, 2014

In part one of our foray into the world of ingenious household solutions, we took a gander at the hallway. So, in a flowing Feng Shui kind of way, it seems fitting that we move from the hallway into the hub of the house – and delve into the wondrous world of clever kitchen storage. And as Kitchen’s are probably the most challenging room when it comes to keeping things tidy and packed away – yet also accessible – we hope you’ll agree there are some truly innovative ideas out there – and also, find a little inspiration for your own snazzy storage…  [click to continue…]

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Hi-de-Ho Ho Ho (Keeping Christmas Presents Secret)

December 11, 2014

Christmas presents are such a temptation. Some members of the household (not just the younger ones either) can’t help themselves. They like to sneak in and take a peak at what’s going to be in their stocking or under the tree on the big day. Keeping the gifts secret from those prying eyes can be a real […]

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Christmas – the history of decorations and traditions

December 8, 2014

With Advent now in full swing, you’re probably thinking about hanging a wreath, getting a tree and putting up the Christmas decorations. But how and where did all those rituals and traditions begin? From the relatively recent Blue Peter Advent Crown – to the origins of the Crimble Tree and the man in the red […]

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The Advent of Advent

December 1, 2014

Advent begins today. For many it has come to mean an extra piece of calendar based chocolate each day until Christmas Eve – but what is it really about and when and where did it start (we don’t mean the 1st December)? So, as the build up to Christmas really starts to stretch its legs, here’s advent explained […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

November 26, 2014

Year on year, everyone dusts off the Christmas decorations in preparation for the festive season. Up goes the tree, out comes the tangled lights and the baubles get their yearly outing. But, some people really do embrace the Christmas spirit and do all they can to spread the cheer. We’ve rounded up our favourites, and most garish, Christmas […]

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Top 10 Toys for Christmas 2014

November 24, 2014

With Christmas just 29 days away things are beginning to feel a bit more festive. The John Lewis Advert is tying with Sainsbury’s for best Christmas creative treatment, whilst Ant and Dec are busy touting the gateaux’s and party food that Morrison’s have to offer. Whilst other supermarket brands are available – shops in general are filling up […]

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The Big Benefits of Self Storage

November 19, 2014

We’re always pointing out how Self Storage is such a useful service. Of course, you’d expect us to – it is, after all, our business. That’s a business built on providing a service that our customers find genuinely helpful and useful.  But we’re always surprised to find that only 38%* are aware of self storage and how it […]

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Getting ready for the ski season

November 17, 2014

With Ski season fast approaching (and already in full swing on certain parts of the planet), now is a great time to dig out your equipment from your London self storage unit and start to browse the internet to find the best resort for your winter break. Whether you already have a family favourite or want to explore […]

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Interesting archives

November 14, 2014

Archiving is hardly the most glamorous or enjoyable of undertakings. Putting paperwork and other artefacts into storage – in case they are needed later – is not an exciting pastime for most of us. But what if that archived material turned out to be something brilliant? Like 20 hours worth of musical jamming that could […]

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