Keeping my sporting gear safe

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Keeping my sporting gear safe

When my wife moved in she told me I needed to throw out the stuff in my spare room! I told her there was no way I was throwing out my mountain bike, snowboards, golf clubs... and she told me I needed to get a storage unit. Now I've got my sporting gear stored out of her sight, and I convinced her to put her flowery couch in the unit as well. Now I've got someone to stash all of my impulse buys - I've just got store it all so she never realises how much stuff we have stashed in there!

5 Features to Consider When Choosing Lockers for an Employee Lounge Area

If you have a lot of employees, you may want to set up mini storage lockers in the employee lounge. There are a lot of options on the market, but as you start to hone in on want you want, there are a few key amenities and features you should keep in mind. Check out this list:

1. Sizing

Storage lockers come in a wide range of sizes, and if you want the lockers to keep your space organised and tidy, they need to be large enough to hold your employees' items. At the same time, they need to be compact enough to fit in your space.

Think about what your employees are likely to bring to work. If they just bring a snack and a handbag, you can get by with fairly small lockers. If employees tend to have bulky winter coats, umbrellas or longboards that they need to lock up, they may need larger lockers. Similarly, if employees have to store tools of the trade in their storage lockers, they also need more space.

2. Style

Metal storage lockers are still the most common in many places, especially gyms, pools and schools, but they are not the only option. You can find storage lockers in all kinds of materials ranging from mahogany to bamboo. If you don't find the style you like, opt for bespoke storage lockers, which are customised to meet your needs and match your taste.

3. Keyless Locks

Employees come and go, and you don't want them to accidentally leave with the keys to your lockers. So that you can always access lockers, consider keyless locks. In particular, look for locks that can be easily reset remotely. That includes locks with codes and intelligent locks that accept fingerprints or other biometric input.

4. Shelves and Hooks

It's hard to organise a locker that's just a formless opening. Give your employees what they need to securely store their stuff by outfitting lockers with shelves, hooks or other storage essentials. If possible, consider going for customisable interiors where shelves can be moved and hooks can be added as desired.

5. Other Built-Ins

If you opt for bespoke storage lockers, you may want to add additional built-in features. For instance, you may want benches. If you run a restaurant where employees have to work in roller skates or a martial arts studio where employees teach barefoot, you may want a shoe storage area. There are a range of options that can work perfectly for your unique space.