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We have searched the web for 5 really awesome storage hacks for making more space at your desk.
So the web is full of ideas. Some good, some not so good. So we did the hard work. These hacks are great for students that are looking for a bit more space, or for the apartment that is lucky enough to have the space for a desk.
And remember, if you are looking for simple, reliable safe storage by the box that comes to your door - then Go N Live is your storage solution provider.
Now on to the Hacks.
1. Charging Station Cable Management
A simple, yet eloquent way to keep your charging cables tidy on your desk. We like it most because you can add your own creative flare to the box design. Credit to Allyou for this storage hack.
2. The Cork Board Pen Organiser
Credit for this 1 goes to Design For Mankind.
We love that is so simple to put together, functional and looks different on the desktop. You can get the cork boards from IKEA for a few bucks!
3. Binder Clips to De-tangle your cables.
Lifehack brings us this really simple and CHEAP !!! desk organisation hack. Grab the biggest clips you can get from any stationary store.
. An extra tip to protect the desk from damage Place a small piece of cardboard under the clip on each side of the desk This will prevent the Binder clip from scratching or damaging your desk -. Really important if its not your desk ....
4. Magnetic Knife Rack for the Desk
Better Homes and Gardens bring us this Hack. Attach the magnetic knife rack (get it from IKEA) to the side of your desk. DO NOT use screws !! Simply get some 3M Double sided tape from PriceRite. Grab yourself some metal hooks from the bathroom and kitchen suppliers down Lockhart Road in Wanchai and you are done.
Extra space and it does not hurt the budget.
5. Clipboard Wall - Organise all those notes and bills
Credit to decor8blog for this one. Grab the clipboards from any stationary provider. Get hold of your 3M Double-sided tape and build your storage wall.
That is it for this edition of Hacks. Here are some other articles that may interest you.
For assistance in #reclaimingyourspace - contact us now. We have you with storage so you can Go N Live your life.
We came across the following video recently, and thought that it was a great piece on how to pack.
So we can't take credit for this months tip - but we sure can share. So please follow the link and enjoy the show.
HOW TO PACK For your next business trip
We have had many queries on what our boxes look like. Or asking what do we use for storing our customers belongings.
Well, with the help of Nathaniel, we decide that we should probably show everybody examples of the boxes that we use.
For those that are interested - Nate is 5 Years old, and he jumped at the opportunity to demonstrate (play with) our boxes.
On the Box Front - the ones pictured are our medium size boxes and their measurements are
643mm X 430mm X 325mm.
Valet Self-Storage that comes to you provides a virtual cupboard space that is both convenient and commercially sensible for organizations that are looking to maximise their investment in office space. With the off-site storage of items that do not contribute directly to revenue on a daily basis and are infrequently utilised, organisations can reduce their rental spend and improve the working environment for employees without sacrificing control over, or convenient access to, their items.
EXPENSIVE OFFICE SPACE
Hong Kong office space is some of the most expensive in the world. For most Hong Kong organisations, it is the single biggest fixed monthly outgoing. So it is to be expected that we want the office space we do rent to be productive.
INEFFICIENT USE OF AVAILABLE SPACE
BUT in Hong Kong it is not uncommon to find Grade A Office space filled with
o Old office files that are seldom accessed
o Marketing Materials, that are needed on mass occasionally – but purchased and stored in bulk
o Marketing Merchandise, that are needed on mass occasionally – but purchased and stored in bulk
o Stock Samples that are used at trade shows and seldom used between shows.
o Trade show banners and stands that are used only at trade shows
When you look at how we make use of our office space, our rental costs are much higher than they need to be. We should not have to pay premium office rental prices for office storage. However for convenient and reliable access to our stuff – this is what we have indeed had to do.
STORAGE AS A SERVICE
With a professional Valet Storage Service provider that provides their service by the box or the item, the inconvenience traditionally associated with off-site storage is eradicated. Businesses can use this to regain precious and expensive office space for their employees and other direct income earning resources and effectively reduce the cost to store their business items, while simultaneously improving the efficiency of their office space.
EXAMPLE USE CASES
Trade Show Exhibit Accessories
The banners and signs used at the trade show are absolutely necessary in order to get your message across effectively. However, between shows – these items take up valuable space and can be cumbersome to move from the office to the next trade show.
With valet storage, your trade show accessories are stored off site and bought to you where and when you need them, and collected again.
We all have it. The customer gifts with our brands clearly and prominently displayed. These are great publicity, and most customers appreciate them.
However our suppliers usually require us to buy these items in bulk. Meaning we need to purchase multiple boxes, and then find somewhere to store them.
With a Valet Storage partner, businesses have their Marketing Merchandise stored off-site - then have the quantity of marketing materials you require for you next event delivered directly to you WHEN and WHERE you want them – even internationally.
Once the inconvenience of off-site self-storage is taken out of the equation – then it starts to make perfect commercial sense for all types of organisations. Big or small.
About Go N Live Limited
GNL Storage is the only professional Valet Self Storage provider in Hong Kong. We work with our partners to expand their space – both personal and commercial – at affordable prices. We focus on our customers need for security, reliability and convenience.
Our storehouse in Hong Kong provides our customer with a virtual cupboard space of their own. Our customer never have to leave their office to get their stored items back.
For more information please do get in contact with us at +852 5970 4316 or at email@example.com
There are many people running small businesses from home, or a small serviced office. The lack of space in these environments can create cramped and uncomfortable living and working conditions. So being smart about storage is of paramount importance to small businesses. Ensuring that we have the right amount of stock or supplies in the right quantity to not only support the business needs, but to enable the receipt of bulk purchase discounting is critical to managing our business affairs and our cash flows. However, having excess stock and supplies on hand can lead to environments that are crowded and not conducive to an enjoyable, relaxing and functional work and living space.
And space will always be an issue for any business in Hong Kong.
GNL Storage in Hong Kong is now offering a solution for all small businesses that are struggling under the weight of crowded working environments.
GNL Storage is taking mini storage and self storage to a new level in Hong Kong. By providing small business a virtual storehouse in Hong Kong, we are providing a full valet service for your stock and supplies. That is GNL Storage will collect your stock and supplies and store them for you. We will then return to you the boxes/items that you need, when you need them and where you need them.
If you are running business from home or from a small serviced office, and wish to unclutter your working and living space, GNL Storage is just a phone call away. You can pack your stock and excess supplies in the boxes we deliver. When you are ready we will collect the boxes and store them in your own virtual storehouse in Hong Kong. All boxes are placed in security bags and sealed with unique serial numbers for your protection and to ensure the security of your merchandise.
We take our commitment to deliver when and where you need your boxes seriously. So if you merchandise at fairs and trade shows, then we would be happy to deliver your boxes of stock directly to you at the fair or market. Once the market or fair has concluded, we would be happy to collect your stock boxes and return to your secure virtual storehouse.
You can have complete confidence in us, and you will have access to an online catalogue so as to keep a complete inventory of your materials stored in your virtual storeroom.
GNL is redefining storage in Hong Kong by making mini storage and self-storage more convenient for our customers through the provision of affordable and reliable full valet storage and delivery solutions.