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How to get the most out of your suitcase space

Are you planning a staycation this year? While international travel may still be on the cards for 2021, many people are planning their great escape away in the UK this summer. If you’re planning on a break away in a cottage or caravan, then packing your essentials and fitting them into your car could be a challenge. So, we’ve got the tips and tricks you need, meaning you don’t have to compromise on your holiday gear. Read how to make space in your suitcase for your hair dryer, skin care essentials, and entire wardrobe… Compress the contents When you use our Packmate Travel Roll Storage Bags you can easily fit more into your suitcase without needing to use a vacuum...

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Go Green with your Spring Clean!

Packmate vacuum storage bags are the ideal spring cleaning partner this year. The flat and high volume vacuum storage bags (RRP from £12.99) come in a variety of sizes from medium (great for clothing and cushions) to large, extra-large and jumbo – capable of storing a Queen or King size duvet. The Packmate bags allow you to store up to four times more in your home. By simply removing the air with a vacuum cleaner, Packmate bags compress clothes and bedding so they take up less precious storage space in wardrobes, cupboards and under beds. Not only that, but they protect belongings from damp, dust and household pests too. This year the bags have been revamped too making your spring...

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Make time to reinvigorate your home and your mind.

When you combine innovative storage solutions, a clever use of space and a cathartic declutter you’ll transform your home into a spacious haven that benefits you in more ways than one. Why should you make room? Decluttering the home can help to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and stress while bringing natural light and a sense of freedom to your home. How can I make space? You don’t have to completely gut your home to feel the positive effects of having a clear out. Some simple storage solutions are just as useful to help reduce the amount of space that your belongings take up. Our vacuum storage bags can help you to tidily stow bedding, clothes and other soft items by...

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Alison's blog - Just in case… store and save space

I received some wonderful news last week, my best friend is having a baby! I never thought I’d see the day… she enjoys her social life far too much. It’s all exciting preparing for a new arrival, but there is also a lot to buy. That’s why I saved all my baby clothes from my kids, just in case someone else might need them one day. The flat vacuum bags from PackMate were perfect to pack away and store the baby clothes, keeping them clean and fresh, and not taking up that precious drawer space. I use the flat vacuum bags for all sorts of clothing, accessories and even cuddly toys and they’re easy to store in your drawers or...

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