Why Use Self Storage When Moving House?

Self Storage for Moving House

Moving house? Self-storage might not be the first thing on your mind, but it’s certainly something that can take off a big strain and help save you time, money, and effort during one of the most stressful and challenging undertakings.

When you’re moving house, storage becomes a vital consideration as space and time become hugely valuable; it’s why a large proportion of our customers come to Space4U in the first place. Here we look at the top reasons to consider self-storage, and how it can really ease the move to a new home at all stages of the process.

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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

New Year, New Home?

moving home checklist

With the year slowly disappearing around the corner, we can all agree that 2021 is going to feel like a brand new start. Whether it’s starting a new career or moving away from a bustling city, many people are starting fresh in the new year.

If you are thinking of moving to a new home in 2021, here are some ideas to help make your move as easy as possible.

Make a checklist on your budget

Moving home can be expensive, so it’s important to keep track of your budget and how you spend it. There are many things to … Read more

Bike Storage Tips & Tricks

bike storage shed

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.

Slough

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

Transport

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

moving home checklist

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

stock labelling

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