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.
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”
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”
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”
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:
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?”
A self-storage facility is great for anyone who’s in the middle of moving into a new home, remodeling an existing living space, or has just run out of room.
Extra space storage units offer customers safety and security, a chance to protect important or cherished possessions without having to clutter their homes.
But there are limits to what you can store in these units. For safety reasons, there are a few things you shouldn’t store in a self-storage unit, including:
Ask anyone in the world of self-storage about things that shouldn’t be stored, and “Food products” will likely top their list. Continue reading “5 Things You Shouldn’t Store in a Storage Unit”
What do you picture when you hear the word “garage”?
Do you imagine the space where you park your car and maybe store a few tools? Or do picture a part of your home that’s so cluttered you have to crawl over boxes and other junk to get what you need?
A self-storage unit offers you a fresh start, a place to keep your things in a clean, well-ordered space.
Whether you need residential storage or business storage, proper storage unit organization is the key to getting the most out of your experience. That’s why we’ve put together these tips on how to organize a storage unit.