Why Does Dry Air Cause Damage To Valuables? Try Climate-Controlled Storage

Assorted antiques

You wake up one day in January and discover that one of the doors in your home doesn’t close properly. Or maybe you notice that your hardwood floors seem to creak more than usual.

That’s the effect dry air has on wood. It essentially saps all the moisture from wood, in some cases causing serious damage such as cracking or splitting.  Continue reading “Why Does Dry Air Cause Damage To Valuables? Try Climate-Controlled Storage”

Five of the Most Unusual Items Found in Storage Units

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A car from a James Bond movie. A comic book stolen from Nicolas Cage. There are some other surprises on this list.

In our last blog post, we talked about the most common items you’ll find in storage units: photos, furniture, books, etc.

But there are also plenty of stories about people finding unusual items inside a self-storage facility. These are a few of the most interesting. Continue reading “Five of the Most Unusual Items Found in Storage Units”

Five of the Most Common Items Found in Storage Units

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In 1989, a contractor in New York bought the contents of a storage unit on Long Island, sight unseen.

Among the items inside the unit, a white sports car that was used in the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me. The car was ultimately bought by Tesla founder/007 fan Elon Musk for close to $1 million. Continue reading “Five of the Most Common Items Found in Storage Units”

How Self Storage Can Help You Manage Your Retail Inventory

Store owner in retail storage space

No one ever said running a retail business was easy.

From managing employees to worrying about overhead to keeping up with general building maintenance, there’s a lot to worry about.

And there’s your inventory, which includes not only your retail products but also your supplies. When you were starting out, you might have been able to keep this stuff in your garage, but now that you have an actual store, things are getting tougher to manage and it’s time to start thinking about finding commercial storage space. Continue reading “How Self Storage Can Help You Manage Your Retail Inventory”

Spring into Cleaning! How to Declutter Your House

Spring cleaning

People have been practicing spring cleaning for centuries.

Some researchers say it began with the Persian new year, while others say that it’s tied to the ancient Jewish practice of cleaning before Passover. Continue reading “Spring into Cleaning! How to Declutter Your House”

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.

Continue reading “Is Your Stuff Safe? Why Your Self-Storage Facility Needs Security Measures”