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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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
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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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
Working from home has a lot of benefits, from saving time on the commute to saving money on the space. As we enter the summer holidays, there’s also quite a few of us who might need to be at home more on kid-watch.
It’s no surprise that many of us opt to work from the comfort of our own home, but it is a surprise that most don’t bother to get the home office set up properly. Camping out on the dining room table or taking over a corner of the living room is a quick way to get unorganised … Read more
When it comes to moving to a new house half the battle is simple organisation. With a mountain of tasks both big and small to complete before the big day, the sheer volume of the move is often more stressful than any of the financial or legal strains.
While it’s an unlikely a checklist ever single handily saved the world, we do believe that all great achievements started with a plan. That’s why we’ve put together this moving home checklist. We’ve made a list of all the essential things to be completed in the run up to the move, so … Read more
The spring equinox has been and gone which means warmer weather and all things summer are just around the corner. Of course, a change of season means a few changes in our lives as well. From clothes to duvets, hotter weather will see us switching to a whole new wardrobe.
This change can often be tricky to pull off when you’re limited on space. Having winter items hanging around for the months they’re not needed can lead to a lot of annoying clutter, and some people simply don’t have the space to sacrifice.
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Selling your home is never easy and it can be difficult to know exactly how much time and money to invest in attracting buyers. A volatile market leaves many people uncertain about how much their house is worth and how quickly it can sell, but many need every extra penny and day they can get when they’re dealing with the costs and time involved with selling, buying and moving properties. Weighing up how much of this time and money you can afford to splash out on getting a quicker and potentially more valuable sale is a challenge, to say the … Read more
Anyone that finds themselves in need of storage always wants to know one key thing: How much storage space do I need? Even people that have had storage before often find it hard to work out exactly how much space they’ll need again. Whether it’s a four-bedroom house or a few archive boxes, if you don’t have storage expertise measuring up your items to the huge range of storage unit sizes can be a challenge. To avoid paying for more space than you need or filling your unit only to realise there’s not enough space for everything, this brief storage … Read more
A New Year means new resolutions as many of us look to take on those big life changes we’ve been putting off. This year eating better, exercising more and spending less money all top the list for most popular New Year’s resolutions.
Decluttering and organising the home is rarely the most popular New Year’s resolution, but potentially the most helpful. With presents piled up from Christmas and that hard to shake crimbo-limbo feeling, leftover food probably isn’t the only thing you’ve got lying around.
A tidy home really can make for a tidy mind, and getting organised at home could … Read more