It’s common to underestimate the stress and sheer work involved in moving home. Even if you’re moving from a small apartment, there’s a lot to consider – from making sure everyone has your new address details to figuring out how best to move fragile items. If you’re in a family home with a decade... Read more.
Some of the largest storage spaces in the world are dedicated to those things that help make life so worth living – wine, books, music and movies! Biggest wine cellar, spanning 55 kilometres © photo by Travel.md Located in the Republic of Moldova, Mileștii Mici is a wine cellar that spans a 55-... Read more.
People have performed amazing feats of construction, from erecting skyrises that soar well over 800 metres into the sky to building some of the world’s biggest storage spaces , like the underground SubTropolis, which spans 4.5 square kilometres. However, nothing we build can compare with the... Read more.
Around the world, people have made some interesting and novel uses of self-storage facilities . Here we consider some of the most unusual. Circus backstage In Singapore, the non-profit organisation Circus Outreach conducts workshops and performances for “at-risk” young people. The group travels... Read more.
Times are tough and business is difficult to come by. Liquidations, insolvencies and business rescues are on the increase. To survive the economic slump, it’s essential to implement cost-saving measures sooner rather than later. We’ve compiled a number of ways that small to medium enterprises can... Read more.
Space isn’t infinite on planet Earth, but there are some storage areas that belie this fact. Here we consider the biggest storage spaces ever created, with interesting facts about the logistics, planning and major construction work that went into building them. Millennium Seed Bank photo by Emma... Read more.
Naturally, all things storage are our forte here at XtraSpace and we very much enjoyed compiling this list of clever home storage solutions for you. Whilst they won’t free up as much space as one of our storage units , they do make quite excellent use of space. © photo by Wicker Paradise Modern,... Read more.
Garages can be transformed into all sorts of creative spaces. Their dimensions and squared off architectural design, as well as the fact that they’re partially or completely detached from the home, make them suitable for a wide range of uses. First though, you have to clear out the clutter ! This... Read more.
Spring cleaning is currently on the to-do list of most proud home owners. Dirt, odours and germs inevitably build up on household surfaces and impregnate upholstery, curtaining and carpeting. This applies especially over the winter months when windows are kept closed and there’s less air... Read more.
The use of personal storage facilities is old news in the United States and Europe, where people have been taking advantage of affordable, convenient, third-party storage facilities for decades. In South Africa, personal storage is a relatively new concept – but it’s rapidly becoming a booming... Read more.