Ideas and Inspirations from the storage experts to improve your living space

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Why do we feel proud when we’ve created something ourselves?

Why do we feel proud when we’ve created something ourselves?

You’ve created your own pallet chair or designed a fabulous new coat rack. Once you’ve finished, you can’t wait to show your DIY project to the world. You are as proud as a peacock. But why exactly do we feel proud when we’ve created something with our […]

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How to create your own Jack-O-Lantern

How to create your own Jack-O-Lantern

Halloween is nearing! But not without your own unique Jack-O-Lantern. This carved pumpkin with candle is one of the most important pieces of Halloween decoration. Want to create one yourself or put your children to work? It’s a piece of cake if you follow our step-by-step guide! […]

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Going on vacation? Don’t make it easy for burglars!

Going on vacation? Don’t make it easy for burglars!

Friends, family … so many people are preparing their suitcases and bags for a well-deserved vacation. Unfortunately summer vacation season is exactly the time “when burglars go to work”. After all, what better time to strike than when no one’s home? Don’t make it easy for them […]

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7 ways to get crafty with leftover wallpaper

7 ways to get crafty with leftover wallpaper

You have re-decorated your living room and you have some wallpaper leftover? No need to throw it in the bin, on the contrary! Geometric, floral or striped, here are some simple DIY ideas to re-use your wallpaper leftovers in some lovely home projects: 1. Frame it You […]

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How to feng shui your bedroom

How to feng shui your bedroom

In our previous blog post, we introduced five basic principles to apply the Chinese art of feng shui in your home. Ready to move onto the next chapter? Read on and find out how you can improve your sleep by incorporating feng shui elements in your bedroom. […]

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Our beginner’s guide to feng shui

Our beginner’s guide to feng shui

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese art based on Chi, a universal and positive energy. Literally feng means “wind” and shui means “water”, therefore feng shui is associated with good health and fortune. Feng shui has become a real hype and promises to bring more harmony into […]

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How to pack your china like a pro

How to pack your china like a pro

It is believed that breaking a mirror may bring you seven years of bad luck. But what about breaking your finest china or antique tea cups? Aside from the superstition part, remember that proper packing is essential to ensure your Villeroy & Boch’s collection survives for future […]

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Paul’s story: how to paint your home in a stress-free way?

Paul’s story: how to paint your home in a stress-free way?

Painting your home can be a huge project that requires quite some organising. Keeping your belongings free from paint, moving furniture out of the way … maybe you have even considered renting a storage unit? Paul did and hasn’t regretted a single moment. You’d be surprised how […]

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Raphaël’s story: where can you store your paintings or artwork?

Raphaël’s story: where can you store your paintings or artwork?

There are many reasons why moving into a smaller home makes sense. Raphaël took the decision to downsize and found a safe and secure storage solution for his artwork. Read on and find out why Raphaël is storing his paintings at Shurgard. Who? Raphaël is a young […]

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Christiane’s story: where to store a loved one’s belongings?

Christiane’s story: where to store a loved one’s belongings?

When you are going through life’s ups and downs, you’d be surprised how much self-storage can help. Meet Christiane and her family and find out why she stores her belongings at Shurgard. WHO? Christiane is a mum and a former teacher. She used to live with her […]

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