Creating An Inventory For Your Items In Self-Storage


If you are planning to store lots of diverse items, then you need a way to remember every item stored and which box it is in. This is particularly true if you will be coming back for the stored items bit by bit. The best way to do this is to create an inventory of your stored items. Here are a few tips to help you create an effective inventory:

26 September 2018

Remodeling Your Home? Get Creative With Renting A Storage Unit To Prevent Cluttering


When you decide to remodel your home, you may need to move a lot of items around to make space for professionals to handle demolition, modifications, replacements, and installations. But, you may want to avoid disturbing your family life while being efficient with time and money. Getting creative with how you use a rental storage unit is an ideal way to prevent clutter while also helping your family in other ways throughout the entire remodel.

25 May 2018

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Storage Unit


Storage units are a wonderful invention. They allow people who have limited space, who are in transitional phases of life, or who just have too much stuff for their home to accommodate to have a safe, secure place to store their belongings for as long as they need. However, it is important to keep in mind that there is definitely a right way and a wrong way to use storage units.

19 May 2017

How Small Businesses Can Benefit From A Storage Unit


Are you the owner of a small business? Are you looking for ways to expand without overspending your budget? There comes a point in the lives of most small businesses where they are starting to get more business than they can currently handle, but they also can't afford to move to a new location to better accommodate their new customers. If this sounds like you, you're going to need solutions that will ensure that your company is able to keep operating.

25 January 2017

Advice For Protecting Your Items While They Are In A Self Storage Unit


Whether you have to place your items in a self storage unit for a few weeks or for several months, you will want to take as may possible precautions as you can in order to keep your stuff well protected.  Use Plastic Containers Instead of using cardboard boxes that can be chewed through by rodents or fall apart from exposure to moisture, you will want to consider placing your valuable items in large plastic containers.

24 January 2017

Four Tips For Moving Your Motorcycle With A Storage Trailer


Storage trailers can be a great place to store extra items on your property. However, you can also use a storage trailer to transport items. If you are moving a motorcycle in a storage trailer, you need to take special precautions to ensure the bike isn't damaged. Here are some tips to help you: 1. Opt for a Ramp To load the motorcycle into the trailer, you need a ramp. Ideally, if you're buying or renting a trailer, you should look for one with a ramp.

16 January 2017

Tips for Moving Locally During the School Year


Many families try to put off moving until the summer months, even if they are moving locally. This is because it can be particularly stressful on kids to change homes, and that can then be reflected in the kids' performance at school. However, sometimes you have no choice but to have a school-year move. In this case, the following tips can help your move go more smoothly. Tip #1: Create a school workstation

16 January 2017

Storing IT Assets In Long Term Storage


Whether you're storing equipment during a headquarters upgrade or preparing for an influx of new equipment, commercial storage units are an important and helpful overflow option. Instead of packing active business space with additional computers, routers, servers, and other Information Technology (IT) assets, you could use commercial storage as a staging area until everything is ready. Before choosing a commercial storage solution, here are a few features that can keep your equipment in the best shape over long term storage periods.

12 January 2017

Going Out of Town for a While? Two Reasons Why You Should Place Your Car in Indoor Storage


Whether you're going on a long vacation or have family or business matters sending you out of town, it's important to think about what you'll do with your car. If you live in a single-family home you may think it's okay to simply leave your vehicle in the driveway. However, this may not be the best idea for a number of reasons. Placing your vehicle into indoor storage could prove to be the superior option.

11 January 2017

How to Prepare Your RV for Storage


Your RV takes up an immense amount of space, which can make leaving it in your garage or driveway impossible or impractical. In order to save space, you can put your RV into a self storage facility for the periods that you won't use it, but it's important to properly prepare your RV before doing so to ensure that it does not become damaged while in storage. Ventilation One of the primary causes of RV damage while in storage is mold and mildew growth, which is caused by humidity and moisture within the interior of your RV.

5 January 2017