Life in the Big City: How to Survive Your Move

They say that moving is stressful.

But for some people, packing up all your stuff and starting over in a new city crosses over the border of stressful to feelings that are closer to traumatic.

Throw in switching from a small town to a larger city, and things can feel even more overwhelming. Continue reading “Life in the Big City: How to Survive Your Move”

Do I Really Need a Climate Controlled Storage Unit?

Garage packed with boxes

You wake up one day and realize that you have more stuff in your house than places to keep it.

But you’re not in a hurry to host a yard sale or donate your belongings to a thrift store. There are too many things that you can’t bear to part with. Continue reading “Do I Really Need a Climate Controlled Storage Unit?”

Our Brooklyn Location is Open!

Residential Storage in Brooklyn

Brooklyn is a big place. With 2.6 million people, it’s the most populous of New York’s five boroughs.

In fact, with that many people, Brooklyn is technically the fourth largest city in America. All those people need a place to store their stuff, and Delta Storage is proud to offer them a residential storage solution. Continue reading “Our Brooklyn Location is Open!”

How to Organize Your Space When You’re Working from Home

Home Office

You get to work, but it’s hard to actually get any work done. You’re frazzled from a long commute – and you still have that trip home to look forward to – your phone won’t stop ringing, and the person in the next cubicle won’t stop talking.

“This would all be so much easier,” you think to yourself, “if I could work from home.” Continue reading “How to Organize Your Space When You’re Working from Home”

Is Your Stuff Safe? Why Your Self-Storage Facility Needs Security Measures

secure storage

There are a lot of reasons people rent a storage unit. Maybe you’re moving and need to store some belongings while you get settled. Maybe you’re running out of space at home, or your company is expanding and needs to turn a spare room into a new office.

Whatever the reason, people who seek self-storage in Jersey City, NJ should also look for secure storage. And that means more than just putting a padlock on your unit and calling it a day. Here are a few ways to make sure your storage space is secure.

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Combining Your Stuff: Living with a Roommate or Significant Other | Affordable Storage Options

roommates seeking affordable storage

Since it premiered on Broadway more than 50 years ago, Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple has been adapted into a movie, three sitcoms and a short-lived cartoon series. There’s apparently something very relatable to the story of two mismatched people living together.

But even if you aren’t an odd couple-type couple, living together can be tough.

If you’ve just moved in with your significant other – or have a roommate for the first time – you might feel overwhelmed.

That’s normal. But it’s not something you can’t overcome. From divvying up chores to combining your things to finding affordable storage, here are a few ways you can survive living together.

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How to Get Ready for Moving Day

Extra space storage, student storage

On the scale of stressful life events, moving to a new home ranks far below the actual process of buying a home or another major life event.

That doesn’t mean that moving is easy. We see it all the time in the self-storage world. Moving can be a major chore, trying to uproot your family and everything you own, often while still trying to live your daily life.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. Moving becomes less stressful when you start early and break down everything you need to do into lists. Whether you’re a college student or a new homeowner–here’s what you need to know to prepare for the big day. Continue reading “How to Get Ready for Moving Day”

Generation Clutter: Why Millennials Need Self Storage

There was a time when it seemed like you couldn’t go online without seeing a news story about how millennials were “killing” some cherished American industry.

Casual dining places like Applebee’s. Cereal. Napkins. Banks. Homeownership.

But here’s one thing millennials aren’t killing: the storage industry. This is a generation of people who are searching for affordable storage to keep their stuff. Here’s why:

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Why Self Storage is Good for the Planet

eco friendly storage solutions

There are a lot of little things we can do to help the planet.

Choosing to walk over driving. Bringing your own reusable bags to the grocery store. Cutting down on electricity, and recycling – or not even using – plastic bottles.

The same thing is true when it comes to self storage.

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Spring Cleaning is Over. Where Can I Store My Stuff?

We’re publishing this soon after the first full day of summer, but we’re still thinking about spring.

Spring cleaning, to be exact. Even though the season may be over, the warm weather months are the perfect time to spruce things up around your house.

In this blog post, we’ll offer some tips for giving your house a proper cleaning, and some advice on storing the things you’re not ready to part with.

 

Getting ready to clean

Tackling a whole-house clean-up is a big job, and like any major project, you’ll need a plan. Set aside a day to begin cleaning and come up with a list of things to do. Continue reading “Spring Cleaning is Over. Where Can I Store My Stuff?”