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How to Feng Shui your home to bring about peace during lockdown

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As homes take on the role of school and office and with more than one in four now working from home (26%) a quarter of Brits (24%) have admitted their relationships are becoming more strained as a result of the lockdown. However, with the search term ‘how to Feng Shui home’ seeing an 80% increase […]

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Space Station – How to Prepare Your Home for a New Baby

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In the last few months of pregnancy, the urge to nest is stronger than ever, and with your due date coming up, it’s important that you feel like your home is ready for a newborn. First on the list is the nursery, but once this is finished you can start to make the rest of […]

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Space Station – 10 Top Tips to add value to your home

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Whether you’re looking to sell your home in the near future, or you just want to make the most of it, there are plenty of ways to spruce up your property, however big or small. Below, we’ll take you through our top ten tips for adding value to your home – some of these ideas […]

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Revealed: Storage hacks you NEED to know in 2020

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We have been searching high and low and exploring the internet to find storage hacks that everyone needs to know about. From viral news articles, to Facebook posts, to Pinterest boards, we have revealed the viral tips that Brits simply can’t get enough of. Some have even been described as “life-changing” and “genius” and these […]

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How to ensure your picture-perfect memories last a lifetime

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Parents love to keep special keepsakes from their children’s early years. But how can you ensure that the memories you capture are available for you to enjoy for years to come? Here are our top tips for protecting your collection of photographs, whether physical or digital. Photographs Though the world has largely ‘gone digital’ since […]

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Storage options when moving abroad

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Making the leap and moving abroad can be such an exciting time – but often, many migrators can get a little stressed when it comes to thinking about the logistics of the move. If you’re wondering what to do with your current possessions when you move overseas, don’t worry. We’ve put together this short guide […]

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Tidy home, tidy mind: how to declutter your home

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They say a messy home equals a messy mind and with winter and Christmas quickly approaching, many of us are decluttering our homes ahead of the cosy season. We recently spoke with psychologist, Jan de Jonge from People Business Psychology who described how the state of a person’s home can often reflect the state of […]

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How to store a wedding dress – complete guide

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The big day is over, you’re back from your honeymoon and you’ve finally opened all your gifts… it’s time to start thinking about what to do with your dress. If you’re not donating or selling your gown, it’s worth taking several steps to preserve it – just in case you want to pass it down […]

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How to resolve financial issues after a breakup

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Going through a breakup can be a difficult time, both financially and emotionally. As well as having to deal with the end of a relationship, many Brits are also left with financial problems as a result. We recently conducted research to find out how many broken-hearted Brits are facing financial issues after a split with […]

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Take our ‘Keep Food Fresh Quiz’

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With the UK throwing away seven billion tonnes of food annually – an average of around £470 per household – it’s clear that we could all do with a bit of education when it comes to storing food safely. It’s estimated that half of the £13 billion cost of food waste could be saved if […]

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How to store red wine

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Red wine is produced, consumed and enjoyed across the world, and is loved for its ability to be drank alongside a meal, or simply by itself. Red wine is known for its ability to age well. However, it’s a common misconception that all wines improve from aging, or that an old wine indicates a good […]

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How to build the ultimate cardboard fort

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Here at Space Station, we understand that school holidays can be an expensive time. With parents spending an average of £300* per school holiday on taking their children out for activities such as the cinema, bowling or play centres, the costs can really add up. So, to make it a little easier on the purse […]

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REVEALED: The household items that are FOUR TIMES DIRTIER than your TOILET

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Here at Space Station, we know the importance of a clean, tidy living space – but just how sanitary are our homes? We conducted a study that revealed the cleaning habits (or lack thereof) of UK students. The study involved swabbing an all-male and all-female student accommodation to find the areas in the home with […]

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Do we own the UK’s oldest piece of office equipment?

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Our office shredder was around long before anyone had heard of Google, Facebook or Twitter – in fact, it was even around before the Internet itself. But it’s still alive and kicking in our office – we use it every day without fail – and we have done since 1990. Nowadays most documents are stored […]

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Future storage: Britain’s time capsule

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In the UK we like to keep hold of things. Many of our possessions have strong sentimental value, many of us keep collectables, and we all keep things that we might not need (or have room for) now, but that may come in handy in the future. But have you ever gone through your stored […]

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Insurance

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In the wake of a devastating fire that occurred at a self-storage facility in Croydon on New Year’s Eve 2018, we would like to reassure our customers of the security measures we have in place to help prevent such disasters. Security is paramount at all of our stores; our facilities have electronic entry gates and […]

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How to Store Champagne

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Champagne is undoubtedly one of the most popular drinks in the world, with people toasting a glass of celebratory bubbles at weddings, parties, birthdays and special events. The UK is the largest export market for Champagne – we drink about 38 million bottles each year! A history of champagne Champagne hails from north eastern France, […]

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Spring cleaning tips from the “Queen of Clean”

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New research finds Brits spend 14 hours a week cleaning but could save hundreds of hours AND make money through just one annual ‘Spring Clean’ New research has revealed that over half (51%) of Brits NEVER ‘spring clean’ their homes More than a third of Brits opt for frequent, ad-hoc cleaning instead , spending an […]

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Five easy tips to tidy your room effectively

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It’s the thing we once dreaded as children, but now we’re adults it’s not any easier! Cleaning your room can often be a laborious task, and finding the time, and energy, to do so can often seem impossible. But, if your bedroom has held on for too long and is desperate for a deep clean, […]

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Ten out of date items you may have lurking in your home!


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When it comes to storing items properly in our homes, many of us have had very little education on the matter apart from the essentials, and we’re even more clueless when it comes to items with specific use by dates. Vlatka Lake, Marketing Manager at self-storage provider, Space Station, has shared the ten everyday items […]

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