Enjoying More Storage Space

  • 3 Packing Mistakes To Avoid When Getting Items Ready For Storage

    16 March 2021

    When you are getting items ready to put in storage, you want to make sure everything is securely packaged up. Packing your items securely will help keep your items safe when in storage. Mistake #1: Not Using the Right Materials When you are packing up items to put into storage, you will want to make sure you use the right packing materials. You will not want to use trash bags or old cardboard boxes to put your items into.

  • 3 Reasons To Use A Self-Storage Facility When Clearing Out A House

    18 December 2020

    When you are clearing out a dead relative's house, you may have a lot of stuff that you aren't ready to get rid of, but you aren't sure what to do with yet. You don't want to have a large family argument while you are trying to handle everything, and you may have limited time to get everything cleared out. That means that you have to figure out something to do with everything.

  • 3 Common Mistakes People Make When Choosing A Storage Facility

    28 July 2020

    Renting a storage unit is relatively straightforward; You find one that is conveniently located, pick the right storage locker, and store your things. Simple, right? Wrong. There is more to renting a storage locker than you may think, and many people have lost hundreds or even thousands of dollars in wasted space or damaged belongings. Below are some of the most mistakes people make when renting a storage facility and how to avoid them.

  • Why A Climate-Controlled Storage Unit Is The Ideal Choice For Storing Furniture For The Long Term

    2 June 2020

    If you need to keep your household furniture in storage, you may wonder if you should rent a climate-controlled unit. It may depend on the season and how long your things will be in storage. If it's spring or autumn when the temperatures aren't extreme and your things will be in storage for the short term, your furniture might survive without climate control. However, if your things will be in storage for the long term or during the summer or winter, then climate control is the best choice.

  • Interested In Upgrading To A Large Storage Unit? 3 Tips For Staying Organized

    11 September 2019

    Switching to a larger storage unit can be a great decision when you been struggling with staying organized at home. Instead of being frustrated with how your storage unit is set up, you need to see what you can do to make sure that the storage unit is easy to organize and that you won't feel the need to upgrade to a larger unit due to an overfilling unit. Before beginning to move all your furniture and items into the storage unit, consider the following tips that can help keep things neat and make sure that you're using the space wisely.

  • Downsizing Storage Space To Make Room In Other Areas? Rent A Storage Unit To Help

    15 April 2019

    Living in a home with ample storage space may give you plenty of room to store your belongings. However, after living in your house for a while, you may find that while your storage needs may be satisfied, you may not have enough space in other areas for your family to be comfortable. If you want to continue living in the same home, you have several options in expanding the home or taking away some storage space to add to other areas.

  • Here's 4 Reasons Why You Need an Organized Storage Unit

    26 October 2018

    Most people can agree that moving stinks. So, just shove everything into boxes, toss it in a self-storage unit, and get it over with, right? No! You are only making it worse on yourself for the next time you have to move all your stuff. If you take your time and do it right, you will make it so much easier on yourself in the future. Here are some common mistakes people make when moving.

  • 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.