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Five reasons why you should move to Nottingham

If you are looking for a multicultural city filled with heritage then look no further than Nottingham. From hustle and bustle to historic hideaways, there is something for everyone in this East Midlands city. Read on to find out five reasons why you should consider a move to Nottingham. Best for Students Thinking of going to University this year? Why not choose to study in Nottingham. This vibrant city is popular with students thanks to its choice of universities, not to mention the coffee shops and night life. Best for Schools Whilst on the subject of education, Nottingham boasts Read more


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KonMari your space with Magenta

Only keep things that spark joy. Unless you have been living under a rock, you will know that this trademark phrase belongs to uber organiser Marie Kondo. This tiny Japanese consultant is responsible for the decluttering of homes across the globe, with her KonMari Method. If the saying tidy home, tidy mind is true, then Marie Kondo is bringing about more than just freed up space, but a freer way of life too. If you are as inspired to declutter your drawers then you might like to consider these factors first. Size of space If you are organising a one-bedroom apartment Read more


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How Magenta Storage makes business a breeze

Trying to shake off the winter blues? After a month of diets and deadlines (were you doing your tax return in January too?) February can be a breath of fresh air. Thanks to Valentine’s Day and a shorter month, this can be the perfect time to kick start a bit of early spring cleaning. If your surplus stock needs storing or you are looking to expand in the new season, Magenta Storage can help. Get archiving Whether you are customer facing or an online operation, you will benefit from having a well organised work space. Cluttered counters and stacked Read more


moving home

New year, new home? How to manage your move

What does 2019 hold for you? Maybe this is the year that you finally stand on your own two feet and leave your parent’s home or the house share. If you are moving house for a new job or a fresh start, packing up your belongings can seem more than a little daunting. Add to that the challenges of knowing where to put it all once you have found your new abode and you may find yourself feeling exhausted. This is where Magenta Self Storage can come in. Why use self storage? Moving house can be a tricky time, Read more


Home organisation made easy with Magenta

New clothes, new books and all the things, Christmas brings joy and a whole lot more. But finding space to fit everything in to your home can be more than a little challenging. Whether you need to make room for a new sound system or a new sofa, using self storage is the solution.  In order to declutter your home, you need to identify what items are essential and what you can do without. This process can take days or weeks, and using self storage allows you the time to sort through things at your leisure. Here’s the lowdown on Read more


Make space for family this Christmas

Make space for family this Christmas

Christmas is coming and space is getting tight… Parents across the country are currently trying to hide presents in every orifice of their home. They are then faced with the conundrum of where all this extra stuff is going to go once it is unwrapped on Christmas day. Not to mention the fact that the pasting table will be making an appearance for the festivities to accommodate Grandma and the out of town Uncles. The holidays can bring a myriad of challenges when it comes to making space for family, and this is where self storage steps in to Read more


Power storage

Power Storage

Six years ago, Jim Peskett tried out a product at a sports event.  Little did he know that, soon afterwards, he would come to sell the product across Europe. Jim ran a successful triathlon publishing company when he came across Xendurance sports nutrition at a Triathlon expo in Sandown Park and gave them a try.  Immediately he knew that this was too good an opportunity to miss.   He agreed to take a small quantity to try out with his fitness friends, who all confirmed that this was a great product.  He then made a deal to distribute the brand Read more


How to store your clothes long term

Autumn is well and truly here, and with it comes much cooler temperatures! As we all start reaching for the winter woollies, it may be time to start switching out our wardrobe. Flip flops and vest tops can be squirrelled away in favour of ankle boots and chunky knits. Knowing how to store clothes is important because you do not want to damage delicate fabrics in damp garages. Here we talk through how to keep your clothes in tip top condition while in long term storage. Vacuum pack Vacuum storage is a brilliant way to compress lots of items Read more


Self storage for Christmas

Self-storage for Christmas – Keep out of the wardrobe! 

Where do you hide yours?  Back of the wardrobe?  Under the bed?  Boot of the car? Every year you say you’re going to be organised.  Every year you’re going to get your Christmas shopping done nice and early, wrapped, gift tagged and leaving you relaxed and serene by the time Christmas Day arrives. Inevitably, December draws ever closer and you realise that you can’t remember where you put the things bought in October, you’ve left the wrapping until Christmas Eve AGAIN and the kids piles are different in both size and quantity. Here are 5 reasons why self-storage is Read more


What's really inside UK storage units

What’s really hidden in Self Storage

Self storage units have received a lot of press in recent years thanks to popular tv shows like Storage Hunters. The contents of a storage unit are as unique as their owners – no two are the same! Want to find out what is really hidden behind those padlocked doors? Here we lift the lid on the secret contents of a storage unit. Pirate Treasure No joke! Storage units can contain anything and everything, and disused ones can prove profitable. One lucky bidder on a neglected unit ended up with a haul of genuine 16th century pirate treasure worth Read more




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