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how to keep your office space tidy

How to keep your office space tidy

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Having an office space is great, whether it’s a designed space at home or at your company’s headquarters. However, having an extra bit of space also means it can get a bit messy. If you struggle with keeping your office tidy, this blog article is for you. Having a cluttered desk has plenty of downfalls. Working in a messy environment may also decrease your levels of productivity and effectiveness. If your desk is tidy, you will spend less time looking…

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SUCCESSFUL CHECKLIST FOR SPRING CLEANING

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After a long and cold winter, it’s finally April and the weather is getting a little bit warmer. The trees are blossoming, and the sun is shining. When the air is not so cold, you want to open the windows and let the warm air into your house. But to really refresh your house, opening a window isn’t enough. Therefore, we’ve put together a successful checklist for spring cleaning to help you prepare your house for the warm weather. First,…

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Is Self Storage Expensive?

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Self storage is a valuable service that allows individuals to securely store their belongings away from their home or office. Whether you are moving house and need a temporary solution or wish to store important files over a long period of time, you can find a storage solution to suit. Some people consider self storage expensive, and there is no doubt that it may incur significant costs depending on what they are storing and how long for. But when calculating…

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Fall in love with the freedom of wardrobe space!

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The last of the winter chill is leaving us and the spring sunshine is peeking through the clouds, so it is time to get the summer wardrobe ready! Now is the time to embrace the new season with a new wardrobe. Pulling out your embarrassing summer shorts or your garden party dresses is fun, but few of us have wardrobe space large enough to store a year’s worth of clothes! If you struggle to accommodate your summer and winter wardrobe…

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HOME SECURITY FROM THE OUTSIDE

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Have you ever wondered how secure your home is? With our homes containing our most valuable possessions, we all need to be a little more savvy in how to make our home safe. The police say that homes with no security measures are five times more likely to be targeted than those with some simple security in place security. At Urban Locker we take security very seriously – All of our storage units are individually alarmed and protected by round…

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Top tips for moving day

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Moving house is one of the most stressful events in your life, or so we are told. So, how can you make moving day just a little easier? With a little bit of pre-planning, we’ll help you take the pain out of packing and help your first day in your new home happen without a hitch. Label your boxes It sounds obvious, but labelling the outside of your box with basic information makes moving a little bit simpler. Write down…

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What to keep when you leave home

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  You’re moving out of your parent’s house and into your first home of your own. You’ve ordered your sofa, found a bed and even remembered the saucepans. But what are you going to do with the rest of your things? You might be thinking about all the new things you can get for your home, but you’ll soon find your parents on the doorstep with a car full of your childhood toys and teenage clutter. You might not see…

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Four businesses that can be run from self storage units

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Have you every considered setting up your own business, but been stumped at one of the first hurdles – affordable premises? Whether you need a whole workroom, space for piling stock and boxes, or just a safe, secure locker for items that can’t be left in the house, self storage is the answer. Low cost, flexible contracts and secure access – everything you need to get your new business up and running. Not sure what you could do with the…

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Top tips for storing your wine

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  Whether you prefer a crisp dry white or a fruity red, we all enjoy a glass of wine now and then. But, if you want to take your wines a little more seriously, save a good bottle for a special occasion or even start a collection, then the first thing to consider is the best ways to store your bottles. We’ve all seen wine cellars on TV, with row after row of bottles, all carefully laid on their sides,…

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Beginners guide to self storage

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As populations increase, the availability of space is constantly put under pressure on land, the oceans and even the skies above let alone available space in homes. The phenomenon has reached such proportions that self storage companies are popping up everywhere to confront the challenge of the need to store extra belongings somewhere else safe. The procedure has become such a normal part of life it is expedient for you and other potential user of self storage to have access…

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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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