If you are an avid reader of newspapers, but are short on time, you might be reluctant to get rid of the newspapers you have collected over the years. You may fear that there is a newspaper article you would like to read at some point, but will never be able to read it again once its gone. Storage units can be used to store all sorts of things, but should you use it to store your old newspapers?
11 August 2018
Whether you are still a student but have decided to move into an apartment with roommates, or if you have graduated and are looking for your first apartment, you could be a bit excited and nervous about moving from your dorm to your first apartment. 1. Rent a Storage Container First of all, many students find that renting a storage container is a good option when they are moving from the dorms to an apartment.
29 April 2018
Storing your boat at the local dock is adequate when it's only being stored for a few weeks, but what if you need to store your boat for months or even years? Perhaps you are traveling out of the country, too busy with family responsibilities to attend to and use your boat right now, or simply live in a region where it's necessary to store your boat seasonally due to weather.
12 March 2018
A self-storage unit comes handy in many situations, but did you know that it can benefit you a great deal while you are renovating your house? Here are some of the specific ways you can use a self-storage facility when renovating your home: Protecting Valuable or Delicate Items Depending on the nature of the renovation project, your valuable or delicate items may be damaged if you don't get them out of the way first.
24 January 2018
It is not uncommon for people to run a business out of their home. Some common home-based businesses that you may be involved in include Mary Kay, Avon, Tupperware or LuLaRoe. If you own a home-based business, there are many challenges that you may face. But did you know that renting a self storage unit can help you combat a few of these challenges? Here are three of the ways that renting a self storage unit may be beneficial to you if you run a home-based business.
6 December 2017
Not all security facilities have the same level of security, especially since not all facilities need the same security. Some facilities maintain a low cost and expect your to store fairly inexpensive, but still valuable belongings, while others cater specifically to high-value products. Other variables such as local crime rates, weather, and natural disasters can complicate the need for physical security or changes in foundation, but this brief overview of self storage security can help you understand what you need and how to verify the quality.
17 August 2017
One way to save money on your moving costs is to get rid of a lot of stuff before you go. Here are some places to start when you're looking to cut down on your number of boxes. Clean Out the Pantry Pantry items, such as canned goods, take up a lot of space, and they're not that valuable. Try to eat as much of your pantry stock as possible before the move to cut down significantly on your number of boxes.
9 May 2017
Pinball machines are classic arcade games, but due to their vintage nature, they also take up a great deal of space within your home. If you don't want to part with your pinball machine, but desperately want to free up space within your home, you may want to consider renting out a storage unit to keep your pinball machine in. However, before moving your classic arcade game into storage, you need to properly prepare it to ensure that it does not become damaged during the process.
26 April 2017
Having to put your belongings in a storage unit can be nerve wracking, and you have every right to be nervous. These are your things, and they mean a lot to you. Whether you are storing your belongings because you are moving to a smaller place, or if you just need a temporary storage unit, it is important to get the best storage unit possible. The good news is that most of the storage units that are available today do a great job of providing a great place for your belongings.
25 April 2017
In times of extreme tragedy and major cataclysmic events, people want to come together to help each other. During major hurricanes and floods, people lose their homes and everything they have. Many homeless shelters are already packed, and even the emergency shelters established by the Red Cross and other charities become packed. If you own self storage units, and some of them are open, you could offer these up as temporary shelter to those devastated by the disaster.
24 April 2017