Enjoying More Storage Space

  • Inexpensive Alternatives To Traditional Packing Supplies

    27 February 2017

    When you rent space at a storage facility and begin the process of packing your items to transfer into your storage unit, you may need a considerable amount of packing supplies. Products such as bubble wrap and foam peanuts are valuable for protecting your possessions, but buying them can be expensive — especially if you have dozens of boxes' worth of items that need to be protected. The good news is that there are a number of inexpensive alternatives to these traditional packing supplies, including many things that you can gather in your home and use.

  • Three Unique Ways Your Business Can Use A Self-Storage Unit

    2 February 2017

    As a business owner, you may find that you need extra space to perform all of your company's daily functions. A self-storage space can provide this extra room, and it can serve a wide range of uses. Here are just some of the ways you can use a self-storage space for your business. Training Room You may need extra space for training new hires or for training your staff in new techniques.

  • 5 Tips For Putting Outdoor Items In Self Storage This Winter

    31 October 2016

    Now that summer is over, you may be thinking about placing your lawn and patio items in self storage for the winter. Preparing these things for storage will help ensure that they are well cared for and ready to use in the spring. In addition, proper preparation will help ensure that your outdoor items won't cause damage to your self storage unit over the winter. Remove Mud and Dirt Bringing in items that have dirt and mud on them will make a mess in your storage unit and may also cause other items in storage get dirty.

  • Three Reasons You Should Keep Your Parent's Self-Storage Separate When They Move into Assisted Living

    31 October 2016

    There may come a time when one or both of your parents may need full- or part-time care in order to survive. If this happens, you may elect to put them into an assisted-living facility. Assisted-living facilities will be able to provide your parents with the around-the-clock care that they need. Once your parents move, they may need to store the belongings that they can't bring with them. Here are three reasons why your parents should have a storage facility of their own instead of sharing one with family.

  • Questions To Ask When Choosing A Storage Unit For Your Online Store

    28 October 2016

    There are many benefits of using storage facilities in your area to hold items for your online store. For one, it provides you with as much storage as you need for your inventory. It can also provide a higher level of security than your own home, in some cases. And it gives you a space that can be completely dedicated to your business. When you're choosing a storage unit for your online store, here are some questions to keep in mind so that you choose the right unit.

  • Four Things That Need A Little Extra Protection In Your Storage Unit

    26 October 2016

    Storage units can be incredibly helpful when you're moving and need somewhere to keep your stuff for a few months. As long as you choose a well-maintained facility and are relatively careful not to squish things as you pack, most items should emerge in good shape. But there are a few things that may need a little extra protection while in storage. Refrigerators Refrigerators have a nasty habit of developing yucky odors while in storage.

  • Four Reasons To Keep A Mobile Storage Trailer On Your Home's Building Site

    24 October 2016

    While building a home, it is tempting to go to the home site regularly during the construction. A mobile storage trailer on your home building site can be the best idea yet if you wish to constantly visit your new home site. Here are four reasons to move a mobile trailer to your home's construction site.  Move items in as the rooms are complete Depending on the size of your home, some portions of the house may be completed well before others are completely dry-walled and painted.

  • 4 Reasons a Storage Unit Is Useful When You Are Pregnant

    20 October 2016

    If you and your spouse are currently expecting, there are many exciting changes that are going to be happening. With these exciting changes comes the additional stress of ensuring that you are 100% for baby's arrival. One important aspect that can help is renting a storage unit. Here are four reasons why this can help.  Keeps Gifts Organized: When you have your baby shower, you may receive more than you expected, especially if this is your first baby.

  • 2 Reasons To Rent A Storage Unit For A Vehicle

    19 October 2016

    One of the most useful assets at your disposal when you need to store a vehicle is a storage facility, mostly because of the fact that a storage facility can provide a large and secure space for that vehicle. Listed below are two reasons to rent a storage unit for a vehicle. Free Up Garage Or Driveway Space One major problem that can come up when you have recreational vehicles is that space in your garage or driveway can become quite limited.

  • Tips For Winterizing Your Boat

    17 October 2016

    The fall season is starting to bring cooler air across the country, which means that it's time to start thinking about packing up your warm-weather recreational toys. One of the things that many new boat owners struggle with is that first year of packing up the boat for the winter. Understanding how to keep your boat safe through the cold season will ensure that it is still running at its best in the spring because freezing temperatures can crack and damage a boat.