How to Store
Wooden furniture is aesthetically pleasing and practical, but it also demands proper care if you want it to last. This applies during storage too. Store a hard wood table, chairs or sideboard incorrectly and there's a good chance the wood will dry out, crack, discolour and even warp. Instead,... Read more.
A gas or electrical oven is a heavy, bulky appliance, and could injure you, others, your flooring, walls or doors and the vehicle you load it into if anything goes awry. The oven itself may also be damaged. Accordingly, moving an oven is a job that’s best left to a professional removals company or... Read more.
Ocean activities are fun and exhilarating. But when the seasons change, finding an appropriate indoor storage space for your surfboard or windsurfing gear can be a challenge. The size and scale of the equipment means that it's not simply a matter of stashing it in an unused corner of your home. The... Read more.
South Africa's braai season is fast heading to a close. Within the next month or so, it’s likely there will be a lot less call for portable outdoor cooking stations, like Webers, charcoal braais and stainless steel gas grillers. Grill and braai storage tips To keep braai and grill equipment in... Read more.
Kayaking is a great sport, but a kayak and related accessories take up a lot of space. Also, a kayak has to be stored properly to protect it from damage. Storing kayaks in South Africa In South Africa, UV rays, moisture and extreme heat are the kayak owner's worst enemies. Leave your kayak outside... Read more.
At most self-storage facilities, the smallest storage units provide at least a few square metres of storage space. But what if you have just a few boxes or bulky individual items to store? One of XtraSpace's sister companies, SpaceBox , is offering valet storage as the perfect solution. How does it... Read more.
If you need trailer storage , XtraSpace can help – many of our branches nationwide offer secure, affordable bays, ideal for storing trailers and campers. Before you store a trailer for any length of time, though, it's important to take some simple steps. Long-term storage can be surprisingly... Read more.
We’re well into spring, and it's peak planting and gardening season all across South Africa. Now is the perfect time to make sure that your gardening tools are in good working order. Clean, maintain and store gardening tools correctly, and you'll extend their life spans. Tools in good condition... Read more.
Sometimes, it doesn't matter much how you pack a storage unit . For example, if you just need to store a sofa or want to store a few boxes of items for a short period, you probably don't need help. However, it pays to give some thought to packing a storage unit if you have a lot of different types... Read more.