Top 10 Items That Should Not Be Stored in A Self-Storage Unit

The complete self-storage guide

When Covid 19 hit the UK back in April many people started remote working and turning their attention inwards to their home looking at ways to decorate and add space, not being able to go out and socialise had people spending money on their homes instead rather than spending their money shopping and socialising. This shift in behaviour turned our attention to our home and how we live.  Over 80% of people across the UK have too much clutter in their home, as a nation, we love our stuff so much that half the time it is forgotten about. … Read more

Bike Storage Tips & Tricks

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Bikes are one of the most awkward things to store. They are big, have an odd shape, and take up more room than they should. Discover our latest bike storage tips and tricks to help provide easy access to your favourite two-wheeled vehicle.

Bike Shed Storage

Having trouble fitting your bikes in the garage or garden shed? Investing in a bike shed can be an alternative way to solve this issue.

If you are looking for a more secure and cheaper option, Space4U can provide purpose-built units to store your gear.

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Bike Wall Mounts

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Top 5 towns to move to outside of London

Swinley Forest

Since the unfortunate outbreak of Covid-19, many families are planning to move away from the capital. According to a report from Opinium, a whopping 38% of Londoners are now reconsidering where they want to live. If you are looking to migrate outside of the city, we have listed the top 5 locations to live in outside of London.


This large town had the highest number of Londoners move to Berkshire with over 2,000 people, and it’s easy to see why.


If you are still looking to commute from the Capital, Slough’s train station can take you to … Read more

Top 10 Ideas to Manage Your Cables and Wires

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One of the most stressful things to tidy up is wires and cables. They can easily get tangled and could end up as a trip hazard. Here at Space4U Self Storage, we have put together some top tips to manage your cables and wires.

1. Attach Binder Clips to The Edge of Your Desk

If the wires and cables behind your desk are starting to like a spaghetti junction, using binder clips are a clever way to reorganise the mess. Attach the binder clips to the edge of the desk, and feed the cables through the metal handle. If the … Read more

Top 7 tips for having a stress-free moving day

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Moving to a new home is one of the most exciting things to do. It gives you the opportunity to make a fresh start, find opportunities, and create your home sweet home. The tasks that are required when moving to a new home, however, can be quite overwhelming.

Here at Space4U, we have put together some tips and tricks to make moving day less stressful.

Give yourself plenty of time

Time management is vital when moving to your new home. Give yourself at least a couple of months before moving day, so that you can get all of the … Read more

How to Start a Capsule Wardrobe

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It’s that time of the year again! The Summer season is arriving and it’s time to start creating your perfect capsule wardrobe.

What is a capsule wardrobe?

The concept of a capsule wardrobe is having a limited selection of clothes that coordinate well for multiple occasions. There are many benefits to having a capsule wardrobe:

Spend less time money on clothes Spend less time searching through all of your clothes Makes your wardrobe clutter free Choose different themes and colour styles for each capsule

Here are our top tips on how to make your new capsule wardrobe:

1. Empty your… Read more

How to Store Retail Stock More Efficiently

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As retailers continue to reap in the benefits of the boom in online purchases during the lockdown, various products are rapidly growing in demand. From baking ingredients to home accessories, this stock needs to be stored efficiently in order to create a seamless journey for customers.

Here at Space4U many of our customers use our storage facility as a warehouse for their online business. If you are looking to do something similar, here are our top tips on how to store your retail stock more effectively.

Label and organise your stock

Labelling is one of the most important methods to … Read more

Top 5 Reasons to Downsize for Retirement

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When it comes to retirement, downsizing can make a lot of sense. The children have finally “flown the nest” leaving spare and empty rooms gathering dust, and now it’s the time to take the next step of your journey. Here are our top 5 reasons why you should downsize.

1. Lower Maintenance

Fewer rooms mean less cleaning (Hooray!). You deserve a break for cleaning up after your loved ones, and a smaller home can be the answer. Generally, a smaller home comes with a smaller garden, which also means less time mowing the lawn!

2. More time for Yourself

Spending … Read more

Home Inspiration & Interior Design Ideas

Luxury Lounge Interior

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to keep the public indoors, many homeowners are starting to use their spare time to redecorate their homes. Here are our top ideas and tips for making your house a home sweet home.

Experiment with lighting

Lighting can make any feature of a home stand out and enhance the look of a room. There are many different types of lighting that you can experiment with in your home:

Lamps Hanging Lights Spot Lights LED Strips Coloured Lights Accent Lighting

Decorate with large plants

Add some more natural features to your home with some large plants. … Read more

The best spring cleaning tips

The best spring cleaning tips

As we quickly approach the spring and start to see the first signs of the weather warming up, it’s a great time to give your home some love. The annual spring clean is a long standing tradition for many, but this year perhaps more than any other most of us will have some serious time to spend on spring cleaning.

For the majority of us that are staying in doors to protect against the spread of COVID-19, it’s a good time to refocus our attention on our homes. Spring cleaning is a great way to keep occupied and utilise the … Read more