How to store your sports equipment

Sport enthusiasts know the importance of good equipment. Often a huge investment, equipment such as skis, snowboards and golf clubs need to be well looked after to keep you at the top of your game. Whether the transition into the warmer months prompts you to stow away your skis, or finding space for your growing golf club collection is proving a challenge, finding the correct storage solution for your sporting equipment is essential.

Notoriously difficult to store, sports equipment can often be awkwardly shaped, rigid, and likely to take up a lot of space. Here are our top tips on how to store your sports paraphernalia to keep it in tip-top condition.

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How to store your vinyl records safely

There’s no denying that there’s nothing quite like the sound of vinyl, and a well- kept vinyl collection can not only hold a high monetary value, but a sentimental value too.

To keep your much-treasured vinyl collection in the best possible condition, the way in which it is stored is key. Store your records incorrectly and not only can this affect the sound quality of your favourite records, but it can also significantly decrease the value of your beloved collection.

Just a few simple steps can ensure that your vinyl remains scratch, dust and ‘crackle’ free, so your records are ready to rock when you are!

If you are planning to put your vinyl collection into your CitySpace storage unit, here are our top tips for keeping it protected:

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How to make inner-city moving a stress-free experience

Moving home, moving offices, moving furniture – all potentially stressful experiences that come with their own challenges. Add the extra issues that arise when trying to move within a city, and you’ve got yourself a tricky situation!

So, how can you reduce the stress of inner-city moving? Easy: plan, plan, plan! Leaving everything to the last minute will not make for a smooth move. Plus, arranging your move in advance means you can focus your energy on the fun stuff: choosing colour schemes, buying furniture, and planning your housewarming party!

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Storage tips: Handy storage solutions

Many of us aspire to live in central London – amazing apartments close to incredible museums, fantastic shopping, and some of the country’s best restaurants. Usually though, living in London often means moving to a smaller home, with less space. This isn’t actually a terrible thing! It’s not just a perfect opportunity to purge your belongings, it’s also a good opportunity to get creative…

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How your business could benefit from storage

Whether you work from home or from an office in Central London, it’s important to keep your workspace decluttered, organised and presentable; it’ll help you stay on top of your workload and perform at your best. It will also give visiting clients and associates office envy – many aspire to have a stunning minimal workspace!

So, how can City Space help you achieve your #deskenvy goals?

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How to add hygge to your home

The Danish word hygge (pronounced ‘hue-gah’) doesn’t have a direct translation into English, so the concept is often met with confusion. To put it simply, hygge is the idea of creating intimacy, enhancing cosiness and comfort, and promoting a simpler lifestyle, as preferred by Danes.

So, how can you embrace the popular trend of hygge, the rituals of which are said to increase happiness?

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How to use self-storage

It’s time to dispel the myth that storage units are where you shove the stuff you don’t have the heart to throw out, or simply long-forgotten spaces full of mystery items that end up being auctioned off to the highest bidder. Self-storage units can be used for a whole host of helpful, space-saving reasons – more than you’d realise!

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Seasonal self-storage – switching out your summer wardrobe

As the days draw shorter and the temperatures drop, it’s time to start thinking about moving your summer dresses, light jackets and sandals into storage, and giving your winter coats, hats, scarves and boots pride of place once again in your wardrobes.

This swap doesn’t need to be a painstaking process. Here, we explore how to easily prepare, pack and store your clothes to avoid them being damaged or lost along the way.

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