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Make 2020 the year you launch your business

If starting a new business was on your to do list, then make 2020 the year you see it through with Magenta Self Storage. Wondering how self-storage can help you launch a business? Well, you might be surprised to learn that many successful entrepreneurs operate right out of our units. Creative Storage There are many ways that you can use a storage locker to support your new business. Firstly, it will keep your home free of surplus stock by storing it safely while you grow your business. As any entrepreneur knows, carrying out market research, and trialling and gathering Read more


christmas storage

Why you need a storage unit for Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time to get together with friends and family, exchange gifts and recharge the batteries. It is also a great time to take stock, and get organised for the New Year. Find out why renting a unit with Magenta Storage might be the best gift you could give yourself this Christmas. Christmas chaos Christmas presents taking over your house before you’ve even opened them? Imagine the chaos once the big day has been and gone. If you are already struggling for space, then short term storage could be the solution. You can store toys, furniture, clothes Read more


Personal storage

Magenta’s guide to professional moving services

If you’re planning a move into your first place, knowing what to do and how to do it can be incredibly confusing. To save your brain cells for the all-important stuff (like sussing out the nearest takeaway and how long your new commute is going to be), here’s Magenta’s Ultimate Guide to Professional Moving Services. Estate agent Probably the first port of call for most people looking for a new place to buy or rent, estate agents are the people who arrange the sale or let of a property. You’ll have seen dozens of different boards up around your Read more


How storage can make sales shopping sweeter

Got your eye on some Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals? Then maybe it is time to make room in your home. Whether it is a 42” plasma screen or a brand-new bike that you are after, there is no doubt that this is the time to grab a bargain before Christmas. But if you are short on space, storing your new stuff may prove tricky. Here we offer up some top tips to help you get your home in order ready for the sales shopping. Clear Out There is nothing like a good clear out before the sales begin, but Read more


Make your move hassle free

Our team’s top tips on packing like a pro

If you’ve got a house move coming up, or you’re having a clear out to make some space, then you’re about to make firm friends with some packing boxes. Get your packing right and you can save yourself time, money and stress, not to mention a bad back. Here’s Magenta’s top tips for how to pack like a pro: Stock Up Before you start, stock up on all the supplies you’re going to need – a variety of sizes of boxes, packing paper, bubble wrap, tape and labels.  We have everything available in stores or online shop if you Read more


Stress Free Move

Moving Home: Ten Ways To Make It Stress Free

Moving house? Counting down the days until you’re in your new pad? Excited about the space, the location, the garden? Or are you so stressed you’re beginning to wonder why you agreed to move in the first place? Make a cuppa, take five minute and relax with our expert guide to a stress-free move. Get organised It’s never too early to start planning. Consider which professional services you are going to need – solicitors, estate agents, removal firms and storage solutions – are start looking into the best and most cost-effective solutions for you. Make a list Make that a Read more


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How to organise your eBay office

Customers today are choosing to buy online rather than hit the High Street. This means that savvy entrepreneurs are setting up shop on the likes of Etsy and eBay. Boutique owners can make good profit with minimal overheads by working at home. One thing that any shop owner will tell you is that the biggest challenge for online businesses can be storing stock. Whether you sell branded bottles or bespoke clothing, it is essential that you organise your eBay office. Here we show you how. Clear Desk Cute pen holders and post-it notes are great for Instagram, but they Read more


wardrobe storage

Fall in love with wardrobe storage

The last of the summer sunshine is peeking through the clouds, but there is no denying that the temperatures have taken a tumble. Rather than mourn the loss of the British Summer, now is the time to embrace the new season with a new wardrobe. Pulling out your classic cashmere and cosy knits is fun, but few of us have closets large enough to store a year’s worth of clothes. If you struggle to accommodate your summer and winter wardrobe in your home, then self-storage is the perfect solution. Safe as houses When storing precious items such as wedding Read more


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Four things every student needs to know

Students across the country are celebrating results and gearing up for the next chapter. Heading off to college and university is an adventure, and for many, it is their first proper taste of independent living. If you are moving into student accommodation this September, check out our top tips to make your life a little easier. Learn to cook Students are renowned for living on cereal and beans on toast, but in order to survive fresher’s year you are going to need a little more in the way of sustenance. Ask relatives for a few lessons on basic cooking Read more


Move to St Albans

Make the move to St Albans

House sales begin to rise towards the end of the summer and now is the perfect time to start scouting out new towns and cities. Today we put the spotlight on St Albans and showcase why this city is well worth a visit as a potential new home for families and professionals alike. Location Location St Albans provides the perfect bolt hole for those working in and around London. The city is located on the commuter belt, north of London, making it ideal for those wanting to live outside the capital but still be within easy access. You can Read more




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