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”
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.
Continue reading “Should You Get a Storage Unit?”
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.
Continue reading “5 Space-Consuming Hobbies That Benefit from Indoor Storage Units”
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”
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.
Continue reading “It’s Time To Declutter with help from Extra Space.”
What Does Convenient Storage Space Look Like?
Whether you need self-storage space for personal or business use, convenience is often a top decisive factor. After all, no one wants to jump through hurdles or invest more time and energy than needed to secure a unit and access their belongings or company inventory. Continue reading “Extra Storage Space At Your Convenience”
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”
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”