It’s almost Christmas and preparing for the silly season can be daunting, especially if you are playing host this year. From finding clever storage solutions for presents and clearing out the spare room, to organising all the extra kitchen clutter in preparation for the big family meal.
Chances are that you managed just fine last year but now there seems to be more stuff in the house! Your kitchen looks cluttered, the spare room is filled with old clothes, linen, toys and a home gym that never gets used. Before you break into an anxious sweat, take a deep breath and focus on one thing at a time.
We’ve compiled a handy survival guide to help you organise better this Christmas with creative storage solutions and decluttering tips. Continue reading →
We know that most of you don’t want to hear about Christmas before we’ve even had Halloween, but for businesses, it is a reality. Honestly, you should have been thinking about seasonal stock storage and Christmas since June.
For many it will simply be booking the annual staff party, but for retailers there is much more to consider. Increases or changing stock orders should already be finalised along with any additional stock storage requirements. The Christmas trade may well put a strain on the current storage needs for market traders and small retailers. Many small cafes have started selling locally produced arts and crafts within their business during the Christmas period.
If all this makes you somewhat nervous, self storage could be the answer to all your storage woes. Continue reading →
Every year most of us face the same challenges making space for Christmas visitors. Not only is the fridge overwhelmed with goodies, the spare room is filled with junk. You could buy a second fridge or a bigger house but there are easier alternatives. Don’t let Christmas storage be an obstacle this year; be prepared and follow our tips to maximise your existing space. Continue reading →
In an ideal world, everything we buy should be easy to wrap and store but some gifts are shaped awkwardly. If you have a big family or just like buying loads of presents, where do you keep everything? And let’s face it, some kids will stop at nothing to find their presents so you need to come up with creative storage ideas. This is especially the case when it’s a bicycle, a scooter or a piece of furniture. Not only do you need superhuman wrapping skills, you also need good storage ideas other than the garage or shed. Continue reading →
Winter is really beginning to set in. The clocks have already been turned back, the weather is gloomy and we find ourselves tucked up in front of the fire on those cold winter evenings. Now you have no excuse; it’s a good time for those little winter storage projects you’ve been putting off.
Not only can you do a DIY ‘fix-a-thon’, you can also clear out the closets and declutter all over the house. Don’t try and do it all in one day though, give yourself sufficient time and tackle every project one step at a time. Take on too much and, just like most New Year’s resolutions, you’ll lose interest and move on to binge watch Netflix instead. Continue reading →