The Edit | Summer 2018

Welcome to the Summer edition of The Edit – time is flying by and we’re already over half way through 2018! We’ve been busy as usual so here’s what’s been happening and what’s coming up…  

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The Space Station guide to padlocks

Our business is all about security, so it stands to reason that we know a good padlock when we see one. While your belongings are protected in a number of ways here at Space Station – including CCTV, perimeter fences and night security staff – the last line of defence is the padlock on your storage unit, a pretty simple but effective piece of technology. ..

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The benefits of Rola Trac

As a storage space provider, Space Station always try to create the best possible storage conditions for customers. One of the biggest conditions to bear in mind is humidity and temperature, which, if not managed correctly, can have a very negative effect on items being stored.
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Storage for business documents

As a business, it’s essential to keep a record of your important documents. Whether that includes contracts, financial transaction records or other essential information, businesses are often legally required to keep a history in physical document form, even if a digital form exists too.
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Moving to London: The ultimate guide

There are plenty of reasons to move to London, including improved career opportunities thanks to its booming economy, a brilliant arts and cultural scene driven by the UK’s top theatres and venues, and amazing events that you simply don’t get to enjoy living elsewhere. Grand, fast-paced and totally self-assured, the city really does have a certain sparkle. ..

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Moving house checklist

It may seem like there’s a never-ending list of things to do when you’re moving house - but breaking everything down into manageable chunks and spreading the work over the course of a few weeks can make a world of difference. ..

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How to store classic cars

There’s a reason why plenty of motorists love classic cars. Older motors, with their elegant lines, pared-down interiors and thrumming engines are a world apart from even the slickest of today’s autos, but given their age, they need to be treated with care and respect. ..

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How to pack glassware

When you move to a new house or place items in a storage lot, you should always take time to carefully pack your belongings, and this is especially true if they’re made from fragile materials like glass. In this guide, we focus on everything you need to know about packing glassware and stemware, letting you preserve your favourite fragile items for years to come. ..

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The ultimate guide to storing furniture

Storing furniture is one of the most popular reasons for using secure storage, and it’s easy to see why. Furniture is bulky and heavy, and if it’s not being used, it’s just taking up room and often getting in the way. ..

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The ultimate guide to moving house

Whether you’re moving to your dream home, getting your foot on the first rung of the property ladder or doing a little downsizing, chances are you’re probably not looking forward to the logistical side of moving house. Thankfully, with enough preparation and planning, moving house doesn’t have to be an organisational nightmare, especially when paired with self-storage units that can take the strain out of moving day. ..

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The ultimate guide to lifting and loading

Lifting things and putting them down again – a pretty reasonable way of describing the sometimes-tedious process of moving house. But while these are very normal actions, repetitive lifting and loading, especially when the items are heavy, needs to be done with care. ..

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Decluttering with self-storage

Sometimes, you make a cup of coffee, sit down on the sofa, look around, and everything just looks cluttered. You didn’t notice it before, but the room feels small, the old rack of CDs looks out of place and the old books you never read are gathering dust on the shelf.  ..

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Benefits of self-storage for businesses

If you’re a business owner, you’re probably familiar with the problem of needing more room than you have. With square footage at a premium across many of the UK’s major cities, it’s not as easy as it once was to fit everything you need to operate your business into your premises. This can lead to tricky decisions: do you try to find the money to expand, or scale down your operations to fit the space you can afford? ..

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Is self-storage safe?

It might feel strange to trust a third party with your property and valuables, and some people understandably might have concerns about how safe and secure they are. ..

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How to make money through self-storage

There are a number of ways people use self-storage to help their business – for example, it can be a secure way to store excess stock without the steep up-front costs of investing in a warehouse. However, there’s another way self-storage can help ordinary people make some extra cash on the side. ..

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Getting the most out of self storage

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The search for the UK’s best home offices

Do you have an office or creative space at home that is your pride and joy or that you think other people might be interested to see?  ..

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Do you have a special keepsake you can’t bear to throw away?

From lockets to old postcards, keepsakes can be reminders of a loved one, a special moment in our lives or a memory we don’t want to fade. ..

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Making space for a new family member

When you have a baby on the way, there’s a million and one things to think about – but perhaps most important of all, you need to ensure there’s room for a new member of the family in your home.  ..
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Making room for Christmas

Having guests to stay for the holidays is all part of the festive tradition – whether it’s grandmas and grandpas, aunts and uncles or long-lost friends. And while it’s great to be able to share food, drink and company with your nearest and dearest, they all need space when they come to visit.  ..
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