Storing Items the Smart Way

  • Preparing To Close Out Your Storage Unit

    26 January 2021

    Much of the attention on storage units focuses on renting, organizing, and maintaining the unit and your belongings. However, eventually, there will come a time when you have to clear out your storage unit because you're either clearing clutter or because you have finally gotten a residential space that allows you to move everything out. Moving out sounds simple, and it generally is if you know what you have to do.

  • Tips For Keeping Your Electronic Equipment In A Storage Unit

    22 September 2020

    If you own expensive electronics, such as computers and big-screen televisions, you may be concerned about keeping them in a storage unit. Electronic equipment can be damaged if the pieces are not protected from damage and extreme weather, but if you choose the right storage conditions and pack the equipment carefully, your things can come out of storage in as good shape as they went in. Here are a few tips that might help.

  • Tips For Organizing Furniture And Accessories In Your Storage Unit

    16 October 2019

    There comes a point where most everyone is going to need self-storage. If you're staring down your first storage unit rental for furniture and other large items, it's important that you know how to organize the space in a stable and secure manner. Just shoving furniture in is going to leave you with an unstable, disorganized mess in the storage unit. That's likely to end with broken furniture and other belongings.

  • Checklist For Keeping Household Items In Storage

    27 September 2019

    If you want to keep your household belongings in self-storage units—say when moving briefly overseas—you should plan the storage properly. The planning will help you keep your things safe for the duration of the storage. Below is a checklist of things you should do for efficient storage. What to Store The amount of storage space you need determines your storage charges. Thus, it makes sense to store only the items you require and value.

  • Securing Your Property When Using Office Suite Rentals

    15 May 2019

    Office suite rentals are a great way to complete work while on the go. Rather than having to lease an office long term, you can lease an office for a day, a week, or even a month. As you travel, you may find yourself making a great deal of use out of rented office space. However, you need to be careful about security, especially if you work with confidential or personally identifiable information.

  • 4 Reasons Why The Smartest Secret Santas Use Self-Storage For The Holidays

    20 November 2018

    No matter how your family celebrates the season, there's a good chance your home is crowded during the holidays, with many packages shrouded in secrecy. You have endless boxes of decorations, countless boxes to wrap, and lots of things to keep under wraps, all of which may be impossible to do from within your home and surrounded by prying eyes. That's why the smartest Secret Santas use self-storage, for the holidays and beyond, and why you should too.

  • The Pod People: Science Fiction Meets Real-World Storage

    3 August 2018

    The late '70's and early '80's brought everyone some of the weirdest science fiction and alien movies ever. One such movie, The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, was a cross between alien science fiction and horror, a genre sub-category that would later give you horrific alien takeover movies that made your blood chill in your veins. This particular movie, however, featured something very different from other movies; pod people. The alien pods would draw genetic material from sleeping human victims, and then perfectly reproduce SIX copies of the victim.

  • Three Tips To Prevent Mildew In Your Storage Unit

    19 April 2018

    Moisture is a major problem when you are storing anything. In a well maintained storage unit, the main causes of moisture will be from moisture you bring in or moisture from the humidity in the air. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help cut down on moisture issues. Tip #1: Only store completely dry items This may seem like common sense, but moisture has a way of sneaking into a storage unit and causing mildew.

  • Looking For Top-Notch Storage? Look For Premium Features

    27 February 2018

    While living in your first or second apartment, you may have a lot of furniture and belongings that you bought used or were able to get for free from family and friend. So, you may not be too worried about their longevity because you intend on replacing everything in the future. In this case, renting a non-climate-controlled storage unit may not be an issue due to its affordability. This situation is a lot different when you have valuable possessions and furniture collections that you intend on keeping and maintaining for your entire life.

  • So How Do You Store Your Taxidermy Collection Anyway?

    10 January 2018

    Taxidermy mounts are one of kind trophy that's impossible to replace. When you need to place them in storage, you want to know that they're stored correctly. It can be hard to know how to store them properly, but with a little know-how, you'll be able to store your trophies with confidence. In A Crate When it comes times to store your hunting trophy, you'll want to ditch any notion of storing it in a plastic bag.