5 Tips for Turning Your Shed into a Home Office

After the last year, we’ve all largely gotten used to being at home a lot. However, if you’re finding yourself racing to claim the kitchen table to work in the mornings or have grown tired working on the sofa, have you considered creating your own home office in a shed in your garden? At first, […]

Sparkles: the listening, caring business

Here at Masons Self Storage, we have a range of small and local businesses that use our services to support their businesses. We love finding out their stories and what goes on behind the scenes, so we recently caught up with Ceri, the founder of Sparkles Cleaning Services, and it’s such an inspiring story of […]

Sustainable and out-of-the-box thinking from Box Edit Boutique

We’d like to introduce you to our newest business customers here at Masons Self Storage, Box Edit Boutique! Created by Helen and Ashley and based right here in Barry, Box Edit Boutique is transforming our options for sustainable fashion and fighting fast fashion waste with affordable, timeless clothing!  After an 18 month launch plan, Helen […]

The 5 best ways to store a bike in a small home

Whether you ride a bike to work or like to explore your local area in your free time, riding a bike is an excellent form of exercise. However, when you live in a small home or flat, bikes can take up precious storage space, especially when there’s more than one of you with a bike!  […]

Day in the life of Masons’ Centre Manager John

We know how much you all love to peek behind the curtain here at Masons Self Storage, which is why we thought we’d give you an insight into the typical day of our Centre Manager, John!  John joined us back in April 2015, the last five years have flown by here at Masons Self Storage! […]

Get your business off to a good start in 2021

There’s no doubt about it, 2020 was a tough year. But on a positive note, so many businesses showed creativity and innovation and pivoted their business models; in fact, did you know e-Commerce businesses were up 40% by the end of 2020? The rollercoaster of living through a global pandemic looks to continue for at […]

Raising Money for Maggie’s Centres One Step at a Time

Here at Masons Self Storage, we’re always looking for new ways to get involved and support our local community, from supporting the fantastic team over at  Barry Town Pan Disability Football Team to sponsoring Belle Vue Music in the Park Festival in Penarth.    Before Christmas someone close to us received some challenging news and […]

A new kind of Christmas: Masons’ top tips for a special Christmas 2020

At the end of a rollercoaster 2020, Christmas this year is going to feel a little different to usual. The pandemic has changed so many aspects of our lives, and the new habits we have formed and the ‘new normal’ is sure to have an impact on the festive season too.    For many of […]

Working from Home: 5 top tips for staying organised

Many of our long-term readers will know that here at Masons Self Storage, we love a bit of a declutter and an organised space! We’re not claiming to be the next Marie Kondo or Mrs Hinch, but we definitely feel the joy that comes from a clean, organised space.    Obviously 2020 has turned all […]