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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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How to make money through self-storage

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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. Many people have […]

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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 search for the UK’s best home offices

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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? We’re looking for the nation’s best home office spaces, from sleek minimalist designs to cosy spaces that get your creative juices flowing. Whether you work entirely from home, […]

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

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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. Some items that are passed down or collected over the years might seem unusual on the face of it, but actually have a really special story behind them. Do you […]

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Making space for a new family member

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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.   Our recent survey revealed that first-time parents spend up to £1,500 preparing for their […]

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Making room for Christmas

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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.   In […]

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The Edit | Autumn 2017

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Welcome to the Autumn edition of The Edit. Summer has been and gone (did it ever come?!) and the nights are drawing in. We’ve had Halloween and Bonfire night and now we’re heading into the festive season with Christmas fast approaching! We’ve got lots of news to share with you from fundraising to staff and […]

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Moving in together? Here’s how to do it right

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There comes an exciting point in every serious relationship when couples decide to take the plunge and move in together, and while sharing a house or flat with your other half is usually delightful, psychologists say that cohabiting couples are at increased risk of divorce if they eventually marry, as opposed to living together after […]

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Thinking about renting your spare room? Here’s how

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It’s no secret that rents across the UK are skyrocketing as the number of houses being built are outstripped by lots of house hunters looking for a place to settle down. It’s leading to record house prices– between 2012 and 2013, fewer houses were built than at any point in peacetime since the 1920s.   […]

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How safe is your stock?

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Stock is the lifeblood of many a business – if it’s spoiled, lost or stolen, it can be a disaster for you and your customers. After our research revealed that at least £184 million worth of stock was stolen from businesses around the UK in the last three years [1] – with a total of […]

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How to create a minimalist space

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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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Moving heavy boxes can be a pain in the… well, back!

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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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When to move house – a guide

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Moving house has a bad rep for being stressful, as the whole process can often be dictated by factors beyond your control. That’s why whenever you do get your new keys, a little organisation is sure to help things move along smoothly. Here we take a look at the benefits of moving house in each […]

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Moving House? A Quick Checklist

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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. Timing and doing things in the right order will help a lot too. Pack […]

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The Edit | Spring 2017

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Welcome to the Spring edition of The Edit. The Easter Bunny has been and gone, soon it will be bikini and barbeque season – we’ve got our fingers crossed anyway! Onesie day Dave going green Variety for variety From dying hair Green to crossing the famous Abbey Road crossing dressed as a Minion we’ve been […]

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Simple, successful tips to move home stress-free

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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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Who to inform when you’re moving house

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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. Timing and doing things in the right order will help a lot too. Pack […]

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Self-storage buyer’s guide

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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 prepare furniture for a storage unit

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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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