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Origins of Self Storage

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Thousands of people use self storage units for all manner of reasons. From storing excess household items to vital business documents, self storage is useful in all spheres of life. You might think that self storage is a new concept, but this isn’t true: finding somewhere to store particular possessions is a problem that humanity … Continue reading

Unconventional Uses for Self Storage

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If you’ve been reading our blog, you are probably aware of the many benefits that self storage can afford. Whether you are moving home, moving away, or simply need some breathing room at home, self storage can help. So, this is all well and good, but what about the more leftfield uses for self storage? … Continue reading

The Key Long-term Storage Tips

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Nothing quite captures the current Facebook and Instagram-fuelled zeitgeist like long-term travel. Where such trips used to be reserved for high-flying business executives or retirees, nowadays people of all ages are leaving their jobs or taking sabbaticals to go and see the world. In fact, given how well connected modern society is, anyone could live … Continue reading

How technology will affect self-storage in 2018

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The future has arrived – undeniably our world has shifted towards an increasing reliance on technology. With automation becoming a part of our daily lives, such as self-checkouts, self-service machines for picking up train tickets, to ‘apps’ for everything from Uber to language translation, it is no surprise these changes will start to affect the … Continue reading

How Self-Storage can be Beneficial at Christmas

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With Christmas fast approaching, the chances are that you aren’t thinking too much about your surplus items – you’re probably too busy thinking about the number of Christmas presents you still have left to buy! But, unfortunately, Christmas is a period where our homes, offices and retail spaces are filled with excess stuff, something which … Continue reading

RIBA House of the Year 2017

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Over the last few months, Simply Storage have been looking at the future of modern housing in the UK and, more specifically, the ways in which houses in Britain are getting smaller and smaller in order to accommodate for the current housing crisis. We have also been looking at the ways in which this decrease … Continue reading

The Micro Home

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Last month, the team at Simply Storage investigated one of the most important problems facing Britain today: the housing crisis. From the government’s nationally described space standard to the retrospectively false ‘smaller homes, smaller prices’ theory, we detailed some of the key problems which led to the miniaturisation of Britain’s homes. We also looked at … Continue reading

Why are Houses in Britain so Small?

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When it comes to housing in Britain, we are already up against it. Considering the size of the island we live on, our population is huge: nearly 66 million and growing. What’s more, we’re facing a housing crisis and we already manage to operate on a daily basis in some of the smallest spaces in … Continue reading

How to Prepare Office Documents for Storage

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If your business is expanding or you are moving premises you have probably got a million and one things you need to do, one of which is getting all of your documents into storage. Although it might seem as though there are more pressing things to do, if you want to hit the ground running … Continue reading

15 Reasons to use self storage facilities

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You may not have considered the use of self storage before, but there are so many reasons as to why it can help you. Here at Simply Storage we’re here to explain to you 15 reasons why our customers choose to use our self storage facilities. Need more space at home – If you do … Continue reading