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Losing these household documents could cost you up to £800!

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We are all guilty of leaving paperwork around our homes and not remembering where we put it, and despite us living in a digital age, paperwork is still very important. From car insurance contracts to birth certificates, misplacing these documents could cost owners up to £800 to replace them. Self Storage provider, Space Station, has […]

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Almost two thirds of parents admit to spying on their children

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Snooping parents reveal how they keep tabs on their children Over a third of parents admit they continue to spy on their children after they become an adult Weirdest things found by invasive parents revealed Nearly two thirds of parents (61%) have admitted to spying on their children, according to new research. The survey of 1,000 British […]

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First time buyers staying put for longer, new research shows

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First time buyers staying put for longer, new research shows Today’s first-time buyers are 1.5 times more likely than their parents were to stay in their first home more than 10 years 1 in 3 house buyers struggle to save a deposit today – compared to only one in 20 who bought their home 20-30 […]

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Five ways to create an inspiring home office

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According to research, it is estimated that there are 4.2 million home-based workers in the UK. This is nearly a quarter of a million more than the previous 10 years and works out at around one in seven of the people currently in work.   Experts agree that when it comes to working from home, […]

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Six steps on how to rid your home of clutter

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Many of us accumulate items over the years that we no longer need, but when does our hoarding become too much and what can we do to stop it? To help, self-storage company Space Station, has put together a six step plan to help you get a grip on your hoarding habit and declutter your […]

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Loot in the loft – The Items in your house that could be worth a small fortune

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With the end of winter in sight, many Brits will be turning their attention to a spring clean of their home. Decluttering unwanted items is a great place to start, but could you be throwing away a small fortune? From old books to stuffed toys and board games to ancient tech, old clutter can be […]

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Five sustainable living tips for beginners

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Last year, the world was made aware of the impact that plastics are having on our environment by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet 2 documentary. As a result, we were inspired to try to live sustainably to save our planet, but what exactly is sustainable living and how can we incorporate this into our daily lives? […]

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The Edit | Summer 2018

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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… Fundraising We ended 2017 on a high reaching £15,000 of our £20,000 fundraising target for Variety the Children’s Charity. They […]

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The benefits of Rola Trac

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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. If you’re storing art, fabrics, papers, electronics, metals, wine, […]

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Moving to London: The ultimate guide

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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 […]

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How to store classic cars

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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. Storing classic cars is a common thing to do if […]

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The ultimate guide to moving house

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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 […]

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Decluttering with self-storage

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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. It’s time to declutter! […]

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Is self-storage safe?

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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. At Space Station, keeping our customers’ goods secure is our number one priority. Thousands of people trust us with their property every day, so we do everything […]

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Getting the most out of self storage

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What is self storage? Put simply, self storage is renting some extra space for yourself or your business. When you rent a storage unit, you get a secure space that’s accessible only to you that you can put almost anything you like in. Storage units can be anything from a locker measuring 10 square feet […]

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How to pack glassware

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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 […]

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The ultimate guide to lifting and loading

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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. Why it matters If we don’t lift and load the right way, […]

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The Space Station guide to padlocks

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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 […]

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The ultimate guide to storing furniture

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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. Many people use storage as a temporary home for their biggest items of furniture […]

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Storage for business documents

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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. However, the need to keep a detailed record can often pose […]

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