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At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Garden

At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Garden

Welcome to the fourth installment of at home’s ‘Get Some Space in Your Life’ series with some great advice from leading personal storage experts Big Yellow Self Storage. We’ve already looked at space saving tips for your home in the bedroom and the at home team will be bringing you space saving solutions to help transform your garden. Although summer has drawn to a close, it’s great to relax and enjoy your garden in the autumn sunshine. There can be a lot of maintenance that needs to be done as well and you might decide to spruce up the design. Your garden is an ideal place for the kids to play and you add years to the life of your tools and furniture by transforming your garden shed before the colder months set in. Three Space Saving Tips To Transform […]

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Win An iPod Touch 4G With Big Yellow Self Storage

Win An iPod Touch 4G With Big Yellow Self Storage

We’re giving you the chance to win the newly released fourth-generation iPod Touch. This next-gen iPod carries some fantastic features from the iPhone 4 including a touch-screen, games centre, HD video recording and ‘FaceTime’ giving you face-to-face video calls with friends over Wi-Fi. It also has 8GB’s of storage so you can listen to all your favourite tracks on the go. To get your hands on this fantastic prize all you have to do is head over to the Competition Tab on Big Yellow’s Facebook page and answer this question: Who makes the iPod? a. Banana b. Apple c. Kiwi

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De-Cluttering Your Wardrobe

De-Cluttering Your Wardrobe

Making tough decisions about what clothes to keep can be the hardest part of de-cluttering your wardrobe and many people are afraid that they might throw out something they’ll want in the future. As a result wardrobes can become your own personal indoor storage sheds which house all the old, off season and mismatched things you can’t bear to throw away. Indecision is what causes clutter to build-up and often leads people to hoarding clothes that they would no longer wear, but keep just in case. Keeping all your clothing may seems to be the easiest option but if you can replace the thought of “I’ll get into this someday” with, “I’ll get new things when I lose weight” as an extra incentive and you’ll be on the right path. Here’s some top tips on how to tackle the mountain […]

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At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Bedroom

At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Bedroom

Welcome to the third installment of at home’s ‘Get Some Space in Your Life’ series with some great advice from leading personal storage experts Big Yellow Self Storage. This week, we show you how to save space in your bedroom! We’ve already looked at space saving tips for your kitchen and next week, the at home team will continue to bring you personal storage solutions about how to declutter in all areas of your garden and how to clear the clutter to relieve tension in relationships. Your bedroom should be a haven of comfort and calm but if you’re greeted with clutter instead of the perfect space, it could be robbing you of all the relaxation and sleep you need. Three Space Saving Tips For Your Bedroom Wardrobes Wardrobes can be a great solution to clear clutter from your bedroom […]

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Back To School: Reclaim Your Space

Back To School: Reclaim Your Space

As the kids are preparing to start a new school year, it’s a great opportunity for you to reclaim the areas of the home. These spaces may have been taken over with toys and sports items throughout the summer holidays. Shelving is one of the simplest storage solutions for your child’s belongings as they are kept together in one place. Children can easily find their things and will be able to see exactly where they need to be returned too. Not only are shelves convenient, they’re easy to assemble as they can be mounted directly onto your walls using an L-shaped bracket. The amount of shelving you use depends on the amount of space is available on the wall and the amount of things you need to be placed on them. As children don’t need to store long clothing in […]

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At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Kitchen

At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Kitchen

We’ve teamed up with our friends at home magazine to give you top advice on personal storage solutions. Stay tuned as we’ll be bringing you more ideas to save space and declutter for all areas of your home…… Welcome to the second installment of at home’s ‘Get Some Space in Your Life’ series with some great advice from leading personal storage experts at Big Yellow Self Storage. at home have already looked at space saving tips for your living room and we’re going to continue to bring you personal storage solutions about how to declutter in all areas of your home, including the bedroom, garden and ideas to maximise space to make working at home more successful. Planning the perfect space in the kitchen is like creating the perfect menu. You can create space by throwing out products that are […]

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‘Big Yella’ Self Storage ‘Maze’

Recently our Big Yellow Self Storage Finchley North store made a special donation to the nearby Tetherdown School for their summer fete. We were able to donate 120 extra large boxes so that they could construct an assault course in the school, affectionately called the ‘Big Yella Maze’. Proving popular with parents, teachers and especially the children £1 was all you need to traverse the maze which raised a magnificent £450 for the school! A brilliant stop motion video showing the constructing of the maze and those trying to make their way through was lovingly out together to share with you. Let us know what you think in the comments section.

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Win A Playstation 3 With The New Toy Story Game

Win A Playstation 3 With The New Toy Story Game

We’re giving you the chance to win a Playstation 3 console bundle with the new Toy Story 3 video game. It’s a great combination for any video game addict or for anyone who just wants to relive the story from the new film. You can play as Woody, Buzz or Jessie to become the Sheriff of Toyland Town and explore the entire Toy Story universe as you play in the sandbox. Go to ‘infinity and beyond’ while recreating the events of Toy Story 3 with all the new characters and adventures! Click below to enter our competition. To get your hands on this fantastic prize all you have to do is head over to the Competition Tab on Big Yellow’s Facebook page and answer this question: What is the name of the sheriff in Toy Story? a. Woody b. Andy […]

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How To Make The Most Of Your Garden Space This Summer

How To Make The Most Of Your Garden Space This Summer

The summer is a great time to enjoy your garden, the weather is good and your flowers are blooming. At this time of year there can be a lot of maintenance that needs to be done and you might decide to spruce up the design. The sites below will provide you with lots of tips and tricks to keep your garden in great condition, regardless of what the size is. Royal Horticultural Society – a charity founded in 1804 that is dedicated to promoting gardening and horticulture. They’re famous for flower shows which are open to the public but their website offers advice for a novice to the experienced gardener. The site is frequently updated with seasonal tips and handy help along with an online community which features a forum for expert advice. Gardeners World is the online version of […]

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At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Home

At Home’s ‘Save Space’ Series: The Best Zones To Save Space Around The Home

We’ve teamed up with our friends at home magazine to give you top advice on personal storage solutions over the next six weeks. Stay tuned as we’ll be looking at how you can save space and declutter in all areas of your home…… Welcome to the first installment of at home’s ‘Get Some Space in Your Life’ series with some great advice from leading personal storage experts Big Yellow Self Storage. Over the next six weeks, the at home team will be bringing you personal storage solutions about how to declutter in all areas of your home, including the living room, bedroom and garden. It’s important to remember that keeping a tidy mind means keeping a tidy home. You can create space through natural palettes in design or decluttering style choices throughout your home – decluttering regularly will help you […]

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