The XtraSpace Blog
More and more South Africans are working from home or working remotely. This has obvious advantages, like not having to waste time sitting in traffic. However, it also comes with some challenges. A home environment is very different from an office space, and it can be difficult to stay focused. No... Read more.
Moving home is exciting – the admin less so. Before you get packing you need to inform lots of people and institutions of your change of address and/or telephone number. Start notifying people 30 days before you move. Some will require a phone call, email, letter or visit. For many, you can go... Read more.
Moving a large item of furniture may seem like a mountainous task best left to the professionals. But these expert tips will show you how to move even the most awkward shaped large items of furniture. Plan the move ahead of time Whether you’re moving a single item or an entire household, don’t... Read more.
The e-commerce sector in South Africa is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with. According to Statista.com, South African e-commerce sales are up a whopping 13% year-on-year. In 2019 alone, online revenue was R48.3-million. If you’re planning on starting an online business in South Africa – or... Read more.
Whether you’ll be travelling overseas or heading off somewhere in South Africa, it pays to be prepared. We offer pre-holiday checklists of things to do before going on holiday, for both local and international travel. For local travel in South Africa Of course, it’s possible just to jump in your... Read more.
The festive season is a joyous time of year but it can be financially draining. Try our ideas for having a great, low-cost Christmas, with less spending. After all, the holidays should be about family, friends and recharging after the long year! 1 | Don’t buy wrapping paper Source: Fiskars Making... Read more.
For years, your child’s entire life has revolved around you. You’ve been there for every scuffed knee, bad report, birthday party and school concert. And now it’s over. Just like that. Of course, you’re happy that your child is embarking on an exciting new venture. As a parent, this moment is the... Read more.
The busiest shopping day of the year is just a few weeks away. You don’t have to be a retail giant to take part on 29 th November, but small and medium businesses need to be equally well prepared. Follow these guidelines to get ready for Black Friday. Know what your shoppers want There’s no denying... Read more.
Household renovations are extremely stressful. Whether you have to survive a simple kitchen or bathroom remodel, or you're brave enough to face a full-on overhaul - there are bound to be setbacks. Apart from dealing with difficult contractors and people invading your space, one of the biggest... Read more.
For conveniently located self-storage units in Johannesburg look no further than our branch in Heidelberg Road . This Xtraspace branch is located close to M2 East, making N3 easily accessible. O.R. Tambo International Airport is also an easy 20-minute drive away. Take a look around this facility... Read more.