Running out of space at home to store things and not sure what to do? You should consider using a self-storage unit as a way to free up some square footage. Here are some things you should know about self-storage before you decide to rent a unit. Storage Facilities Often Help With Moving In If you are worried about how you are going to get everything to your new self-storage unit, know that many storage facilities can help you with the task of moving in.
10 October 2019
Need to move some items into a storage unit, but unsure if you should use a heated unit or not? You may be surprised at how many items can benefit from being in storage with climate controls keeping the humidity and temperature steady. Consider climate controlled storage options if you are putting the following items away in order to protect them. Electronic Items There is a reason that electronic items are shipped to stores with packets of silica gel inside.
4 June 2019
If you have to put things into storage then make sure you take steps along the way to save yourself on time, trouble, and money. There are a lot of things that you can do in advance that will help everything go much smoother for you both when putting things into storage and while getting them out, as well as when you are getting into the unit while keeping your items in it.
17 December 2018
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