The XtraSpace Blog
For parents, grandparents and anyone else likely to have small children around, basic household childproofing is recommended. It takes little effort but could prevent tragic accidents. For many parents, extreme child-proofing of at least one or two rooms in the home is key not just to safety but... Read more.
Spring is officially here, and the best way to snap out of the funk brought on by cold winter days is to do something fun! Here are our top six ways to celebrate spring. 1. See the wild flowers There are a number of places around South Africa to view our stunning local wildflowers . The West Coast... 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.
Renovating your house is seldom a bad idea, but there comes a point when the cost of improvements can't be recovered if you decide to sell your home. This is referred to as "over-capitalising" on your house. Basically, it means spending money on a property with little or no hope of a good return on... Read more.
We spend a lot of our time at work – and the trend is towards ever-longer hours of overtime, with phones, laptops and tablets that stay on in the evenings and over weekends. It’s no wonder that more and more people are suffering from burnout, characterised by physical and mental exhaustion,... 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.
Cities like Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Berlin and Shanghai are famous for their spectacular modern architecture – but there are plenty of impressive modern buildings in South Africa too! Bosjes Chapel, Wellington Source: Southern Vines This elegant building was recently completed on the Bosjes... Read more.
With more and more consumers shopping online each year, there's plenty of space for e-commerce businesses of all sizes. However, it's more important than ever for e-commerce businesses to know their brand, promote themselves fiercely, outdo their competitors and keep their customers satisfied... Read more.
Today’s technology supports the concept of a paper-free world. Generally, a desktop scanner or digital camera, along with a few apps, are all the tools you need to digitise your life – resulting in less harm to the environment, less clutter and faster, easier access to the data you need. We offer... Read more.
If you have to store your car for any length of time, there are ways to protect it against rust, corrosion, weather and inertia. To ensure your vehicle is in tip-top condition, and starts without a fuss at the end of the storage period, simply implement the tips and tricks outlined in this indoor... Read more.