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”

Spring Cleaning is Over. Where Can I Store My Stuff?

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?”

5 Things You Shouldn’t Store in a Storage Unit

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:

 

1. Food

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”

How to Organize Your Self 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.

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