Summer has long been the peak season to move. An estimated 70% of moves in the US happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the weather tends to be more conducive for transportation and school and work schedules are more relaxed. Additionally, many landlords set their leases to expire on June 30 or July 31, another contributor to the summertime surge. However, so many people moving during the summer can drive costs up, especially in the age of the pandemic moving boom.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans moving during the summer, we’ve compiled some of our best moving tips for navigating peak season – without breaking the bank. Continue reading “5 Money-Saving Summer Moving Tips”
It’s a common conundrum: should you trash your treasures or arrange for an extra storage unit? The answer to this question is deeply personal because it depends on your circumstance and preferences. However, we’ve noticed a few trends among those who go with a storage unit – and those who don’t.
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The benefits of business storage for inventory, documents, furniture, and equipment are clear. They allow a lot of flexibility, can save you money, and may even qualify for tax deductions. So, if you’re searching for the best business storage option for your needs, consider these ten things to look for in your next unit:
- A sparkling clean facility
- Flexible terms
- Drive-up units
- Climate-controlled units
- Extended hours 24-hour access
- Advanced security measures
- Strict tenant screening policy
- Convenient location
- Pleasant ambiance
Keep reading to discover more on these parameters for choosing a business storage space that works for you. Continue reading “10 Things to Look for in Business Storage Space”
Calling all adventurers! Whether you’re a bicyclist, camper, kayaker, skier, or an all-around outdoor enthusiast, space-consuming gear can often get in the way of an otherwise well-organized space. The solution? Declutter your home or garage with help from extra storage at an indoor facility. In this post, we’ll cover the types of outdoor gear that can benefit from extra storage and some of the benefits of choosing an indoor unit.
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From learning to play a new instrument to camping in the backyard, many people picked up new hobbies during the Covid-19 outbreak. State and regional stay-at-home orders created the perfect opportunity to explore new activities you may not have otherwise considered. As it turns out, this trend was good for the mind and body. Experts suggest that new hobbies can help balance the stresses of the pandemic – or other challenges – by tapping into your creativity.
As life slowly begins to resume its regular tempo, you may be wondering what to do with your pandemic-spurred hobby supplies that occupy too much space. Rather than scrapping your newfound interest, consider arranging for extra storage at a safe and affordable indoor facility.
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Now that spring has sprung, it’s time to declutter your home and reclaim your living space. An organized and clutter-free home comes with many life-changing benefits that can make a big difference in how you feel and live. In this article, we’ll highlight a few reasons to declutter your space, uncover the most common types of clutter, and provide tips for finding an affordable storage facility that can help you create a clutter-free home.
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As our streets slowly begin buzzing with energy and life once again, the pandemic’s life-changing lessons are seared in our hearts and minds. Among those lessons is the critical importance of creating safe environments for our health and happiness.
Whether it’s at a restaurant or a storage facility, everyone deserves to feel a sense of security as we emerge from lockdowns with hope for a brighter future ahead. In this article, we’re helping you unlock the secrets of secure storage for your post-pandemic life – think of our advice as a yellow brick road pointing directly to your happy space.
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Spring is in the air! Now is the perfect time to refresh your home or office environment. According to a survey by the American Cleaning Institute, 91% of Americans and 96% of Millennials take on the seasonal task of spring cleaning. Most respondents reported participating in this centuries-old tradition because they want a thorough cleaning and less clutter that can make an environment feel cramped. If you’re looking to take back your space, spring into action with our helpful storage tips – and make room for awesome. Continue reading “Spring into Action! 5 Tips for Taking Back Your Space with Storage”
How to Find a Safe Storage Unit
Beyond convenience, cost, cleanliness, and other desirable features of a self-storage facility, safety is arguably the most critical element to consider. A safe storage unit not only protects your belongings but also includes security measures to keep you safe, too. Continue reading “Safe Storage Space: Ensuring the Safety of You and Your Valuables”
Even if you’re not into New Year’s Resolutions, a new year tends to bring out the tidying bug in all of us – but not always for the reason you might think. According to an online survey, decluttering to make physical space was secondary to the resulting mental and emotional benefits. More than a third of the surveyed respondents reported a desire to reduce stress and boost mood as their primary motivations, whereas less than a fifth said they wanted to declutter to create more space. And if there was ever a year that could benefit from mental health enhancement, this is it!
Whether you’re motivated by mental health, space practicalities, minimalism, or something else, check out the following expert decluttering strategies to start the New Year off on the proverbial right foot.
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