After a warm summer season, the outdoor temperature has cooled, and Mother Nature is showing off her glorious autumnal glow. That’s right – fall is in the air! Just as nature transitions in preparation for the colder months, it’s time to transition your home, too. In doing so, finding a new space for your summer gear can help make way for winter décor and other cold-weather items, helping you reap all the benefits of a decluttered home as you shift to a new season and mindset. Seasonal storage offers an affordable, flexible, and convenient way to store your summer belongings in a safe and clean environment until the weather warms once again.
This article will outline the top ten summertime items that our customers love to store for the winter. We’ll also cover what you need to know about preparing your summer items for seasonal storage, finishing with tips on what to look for before moving your stuff into a storage facility.
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If you’re like most people considering long term storage, you probably have many questions swirling around your mind. What is it? How does it work? Is it right for you? In this article, we’ve compiled the answers to the following frequently asked questions (FAQs) about long-term storage:
- What is long-term storage?
- What can (and can’t) I put in long-term storage?
- How do I know what size storage unit I need?
- Should I go for climate-controlled long-term storage units?
- How should I pack for long-term storage?
- Will my items be safe?
- What are the payment options for long-term storage?
- What is the best way to organize my storage unit for the long term?
- Will I be able to access my items?
- What should I look for in long-term storage units?
Continue reading to discover the answers to these top questions about long-term storage units. Continue reading “10 Long-Term Storage FAQs”
There are many reasons to love small-space living. For starters, it can be both stylish and functional at the same time. It also can make cleaning easier, cost less, and require less maintenance, giving you more time and money to enjoy your life. However, smaller spaces can make it more challenging to stay organized. And as we covered in a previous blog post, an organized and clutter-free home can help maximize livable space, lower stress levels, free your time and energy, and reduce pesky allergens.
Whether you’re downsizing or simply looking to tidy up your current place, the following small home organization tips can help you optimize your health and happiness in a compact space: Continue reading “3 Small Home Organization Tips”
From toppling boxes to mountains of unidentified clutter, there are many ways storage can go wrong. Besides provoking frustration and irritation when you’re forced to dig for something you need, a storage unit in disarray could also crush, stain, scrape, scratch, or otherwise damage vulnerable belongings. But, with a few simple organization tips, your storage unit can provide a clean and tidy home for the items that matter.
In this post, we’re building on our popular article on how to organize your storage unit by providing a few easy hints for creating an orderly space to store your stuff. If you’re a lover of home organization hacks, you’re going to dig these pointers! Continue reading “Our Best Organization Tips for a Tidy Storage Unit”
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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