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”
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”
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”
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”
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?”
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!”
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”
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”
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.
Continue reading “Combining Your Stuff: Living with a Roommate or Significant Other | Affordable Storage Options”
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”