Why You Should Declutter Your Office

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The first day of spring has hit which means it’s traditionally the time of year when our homes have a thorough deep clean. However the spring clean shouldn’t just stop at your home, as your office also needs to be rid of clutter and clean and tidy in order for your productivity at work to… Read more »

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How to Declutter Your Home For Home Improvement Month

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  As we approach April, we also approach National Home Improvement Month. The aim is to encourage people in Britain to love the home that they live in by picking up a paint roller, screwdriver or lawnmower and improve their home. Whether it be a small DIY job or a larger-scale project, you must first declutter… Read more »

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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

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Forget spring cleaning, the best time to de-clutter and organise your home is autumn. The days are getting colder and they’re also getting shorter, making it very important to prep for the approaching season. Below are our three top tips for preparing your home to ensure you’re ready for winter, with all the appropriate belongings… Read more »

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5 Student Storage Secrets You Need to Know!

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While it’s commonly referred to as ‘compact’ or ‘cosy’, there is no hiding the fact that student accommodation is small. Because of this, it is important to maximise the space you have whilst at university.  University can be hectic enough without the stress of a confined space, so we’ve put together some handy storage hacks… Read more »

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How to Create a Minimalist Home

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Creating a home that’s beautiful yet minimalist seems unachievable at times. Whether it’s a de-clutter of your mind, your home or even both that’s needed –   enforcing a more minimalist design to your interior can be the step forward, and below are 10 top tips on doing just that. 1. Slow and steady wins the… Read more »

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5 Tips to Having a Zero Waste Home

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The word ‘zero’ might sound unachievable but that is far from the truth. Zero waste living benefits the environment as well as your health, mind and bank balance. Here at Spaces & Places we are keen to cut down on the waste we create and so, here are our top tips on cutting out the… Read more »

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5 ways storage can improve your summer

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At the hottest time of the year, as you might expect, the use of storage units and general moving is reduced while we all try to stay cool and out of the baking outside air. But in fact, storage units can be at their most popular in summer – for good reason. Here are our… Read more »

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Top tips for storing your items when moving abroad

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Moving abroad is an exciting challenge that can open up a whole world of opportunities. Whether you are moving by yourself, with a partner or with the entire family, there is going to be a certain amount of stuff that you will be bringing with you. You are unlikely to bring every belonging with you…. Read more »

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Creative things you can do with a storage unit

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Most of us think of storage units as just four walls and a roof to keep our possessions safe when we move but, depending on your storage company, they can be used for far more than that. Each space is self-contained, lockable, well-lit and usually has power, so there’s far more to be done than… Read more »

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5 essential storage hacks when moving home

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Moving house is an incredibly stressful thing to do and, if you don’t have a place to store everything while you’re doing it, your stress levels can go through the roof. Luckily, we have years of experience in helping people to find a new home and we’ve picked up our fair share of moving house… Read more »

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Meet The Team: Jake

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Meet our happy-go-lucky Regional Manager, Jake! Jake is a vital member of the Spaces and Places team working tirelessly across all of our Self Storage Centres. See what the man himself had to say below. Name: Jake Whitby Age: 25 years old Office: I’m very proud to say that my place of work can vary across… Read more »

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How to pack fragile items for moving and storage

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When moving or reorganising your home or workplace, you’ll probably find that you have some fragile items to pack up – including obviously breakable items like glass, china and picture frames/mirrors and other easily damaged items like computer monitors, TVs and other technology. There’s more to packing fragile items than simply covering them in bubble… Read more »

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