wine storage

How to store wine correctly

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Wine, especially expensive wine shouldn’t just sit in a cupboard until it is ready to drink. Some wine benefits from long-term aging whilst others should be drunk within a few years of being bottled. If you are looking to wine storage in the long-term then there are some things to remember when laying it down. Keeping the temperature right If you keep wine that you are maturing above 21 degrees Celsius then it will age much more quickly than you would…

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10 reasons why everybody needs a storage unit

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Storage units are really useful spaces, though they haven’t always had the best reputation. The TV show, Storage Hunters, has shown people some of the terrible things that people hide in their storage spaces in the United States and with its popularity growing in Britain, there has been a Storage Hunters UK series commissioned. However though the series is entertaining it doesn’t exactly make the idea of having a storage unit seem appealing. But there are many great reasons that…

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kitchen storage solutions

Creating Order out of chaos with Kitchen Organisation

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Whether you have a domestic kitchen or a busy restaurant kitchen, you will know that good organisation in the kitchen is essential not only for a clean culinary environment but also for helping you to find everything that you need when you need it. There are lots of different ideas that you can get from looking through home design magazines and even from just flicking through the Argors, John Lewis, Lakeland or Ikea catalogues.However trying to fit new storage ideas…

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home renovation

How to make your next home renovation a huge success.

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Most of us associate home renovation and redecoration with lots of stress, money and wasted time. However, if organized properly your next renovation project could turn into a huge success. Plan Everything Ahead The success of every home renovation or redecoration project lies in proper planning and supplying all materials needed on time to avoid delays. Furthermore, failing to select the right products on time could cause serious increase in the expenses for the entire project. Consider Maintenance and Other…

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moving home

3 Simple Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Moving Home

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Research has actually gone to prove that moving home is one of the most stress inducing events in our lives, yet sometimes it’s just one of those things that has to be done. Whether you’re upsizing, downsizing, moving just down the road or further afield, there is no denying that the process of moving house can be a tedious one. To make life at least a little easier for you, we have come up with three simple solutions to help…

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student storage

7 Rules for Students Moving into Halls

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Starting your first year of University is an exciting, and nerve-racking, time for all students. For most, it is the first time that you will live away from your parents and get some of that independence you’ve been craving. Don’t get too excited just yet though, there are a few things you should know before fleeing the nest. Here are our 7 vital rules for moving into student accommodation. 1. Investigate First If you have no idea what student halls…

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Affordable van hire in London with Zipvan

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At Urban Locker Self Storage we are constantly on the look out for great deals that we can pass on to our customers. Some of these deals have nothing to do with self storage but others are designed to make moving into an Urban Locker Self Storage unit as simple as possible. One of the vital steps of self storage is transporting goods into your storage unit. In London this is not always straight forward because many people don’t have…

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How to Save Space at Home

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We don’t all have a lot of spare space in our homes that we can use to store all of the personal items and furniture we collect over the years. Even those with a spare bedroom, or a couple of extra reception rooms, may find that there just isn’t enough space for all the things that we want to keep hold of. If you’re having problems storing everything in your home then this guide should help you overcome those challenges….

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redecorating

5 Top Tips for Redecorating Your Home

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There is something quite enjoyable about giving the home a revamp, whether it’s because you’ve moved into a new place or just fancy updating what you have. However, some things can be time consuming and make redecorating feel far more like a chore than something to enjoy. We’ve put together 5 of the best tips we could find, to help make sprucing up your home fun and fast. 1. Small changes You don’t necessarily have to repaint the walls, buy…

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10 De-Cluttering Solutions for your home

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Even the most organised of households will need to de-clutter once in a while, whether it be once a year or every couple of months. Everybody builds up a collection of things that they don’t need; from clothes that don’t fit any more to unopened birthday presents. If you want to de-clutter your home then here are our top 10 solutions to make it easier, quicker and less of a chore. 1. Do I really need it? This is a…

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Who is Urban Locker?

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  Urban Locker Self Storage is a self storage company located in central London. As you can see from the photograph we provide our customers with a secure location in which to store their belongings, be it for business or private reasons. Urban Locker Self Storage was launched in April 2014 with the aim to bring the self storage to central London. Until recently, if you wanted to rent a self storage unit you had to travel further afield, away from the centre…

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