Storing Sports Equipment

Storing Sports Equipment

It’s almost time again for the Bristol Harbourside Triathlon! For those taking part this Sunday, we hope that you’re fit and ready for the 1500m swim, 40km cycle and 10km run. In saying that, storing sports equipment is as important as storing furniture or other valuables especially if you’re an avid sports person. Storing a swimsuit and your trainers are easy but what about your expensive bike?  Continue reading

Student Storage Advice

Student StorageStudent Storage – Saving Space the Right Way

I think most parents will agree that student storage is certainly a topic for endless discussions. Well, it’s almost that time of year again when many terms end around May or June and the kids will arrive home with everything but the kitchen sink – or maybe they’ll bring that along too.

The thing is, do they really need to bring everything back? Maybe they don’t feel comfortable leaving their valuables unattended for 3 months. As a parent, what do you do? You could buy a bigger house or simply Continue reading

Bike Storage

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It certainly seems that cycling has become more popular over the last few years as more people are buying and riding expensive bikes, but do they really know how important bike storage is?

Your bike is a valuable item and needs to be properly stored and looked after whether at home, work, gym, going to the grocery store or stopping off for a quick latte. Always remember these golden rules for effective bike storage: Continue reading

How cheap self storage can turn out to be expensive

indoor self storage unitsWe all like a good bargain from time to time and can sometimes get quite excited when we see something we want at a surprisingly low price. Sometimes we get lucky but often there’s some sort of problem or catch. When it comes to self storage, there’s not necessarily always a catch; often it’s just an omission of some of the finer details in those ‘cheap self storage’ ads.

Offer adverts are often the same. Various offers scream out from the headlines; 8 weeks for the price of 4 or 50% off for the first 6 weeks are common examples. But often they don’t reveal the potential for costs to be incurred if you change your mind part way through an offer period or exactly what’s included. Continue reading

Storage Solutions for the home

storage solutions - shelvingIt’s about now that you’ll be looking around you and wondering where on earth you are going to put everything once Christmas is over. You may have been tempted by the many offers around and added a few extra decorations that will need somewhere to live until next time. In addition there are the gifts you received and if you’ve got children, there’s probably still a pile of things on the floor in each room that need to find a home. It’s time to get smart with storage solutions for everyone.

It’s very likely that with a little thought or re-organisation you can find a place for everything, and if not, you’ve got serious clearing out to do! Here are a few ideas for creating a little extra storage space throughout the house that won’t cost the earth. Continue reading