It’s Time To Declutter with help from Extra Space.

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.

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Don’t Trash Your Treasures this Winter: A Look at Temperature-Controlled Storage

Perhaps more than any other time in recent history, the turn of the calendar year can’t come soon enough. Along with hopeful anticipation for brighter days ahead, ‘tis the season for winter in the Northeast – nor’easters and all. If you’re considering a self-storage facility in Bayonne, Jersey City, or Brooklyn, the winter weather conditions may not immediately cross your mind as you search, but they should.

In this post, we’re exploring the importance of temperature-controlled storage, starting with a look at how Old Man Winter could trash your treasures – and how you can prevent it. Continue reading “Don’t Trash Your Treasures this Winter: A Look at Temperature-Controlled Storage”

Self Storage For Today’s World

How We Reimagined Today’s Storage Solutions

When you think of a self-storage facility, what comes to mind? Dim? Dingy? Dare we say, “sketchy”? No one looks forward to dropping off or picking up their belongings at a place like that. That’s why we’ve reimagined today’s storage solutions in a vastly different and much happier light – one designed to make you feel comfortable, safe, and welcome. Continue reading “Self Storage For Today’s World”

How to Get Ready for Moving Day

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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”