People rent storage units for a variety of reasons. Whether you just have too many items for your home or apartment to hold or you need a safe place to store your things until you get moved in to a new place, storage units offer a wonderful and affordable solution. However, before you rent your first storage unit, there are a few tips you should know that can really come in handy when it comes to making the most of your storage unit.
17 May 2016
If you are in the process of moving to a new home, you may have decided to safeguard some of your belongings in a storage unit in the interim. If you have an extensive book collection, special steps will need to be taken to ensure they are well-protected while being stored. Because of the fragile nature of the paper books are made from, use the following tips to keep them from premature wear or deterioration. Clean Each Book Before Storing
9 April 2016
Just because it is a storage unit, it doesn't have to be stacks of cardboard boxes containing your belongings. Unless you are using it for a very short time, perhaps a week or two while you move your household, having a place for everything will save you a lot of time when you have to find something. As you are getting ready to rent your first storage unit, and start filling it, here are some accessories that will make the whole experience better.
18 March 2016
If you need to store your leather in a storage unit, you might be worried about it holding up. It would be extremely inconvenient for you if your leather was ruined because you stored it incorrectly. Here are some steps that you can take in order to make sure that your leather is in just as good of condition as you left it when you originally put it into storage.
1 March 2016
Given that older homes are often not constructed with the same level of efficiency in mind as newer homes, you may find that your older home does not have a lot of space. This can lead to you being forced to place your belongings in storage or to even move to a different home. While placing seasonal items in storage is usually a good idea, since you can easily cut down on the clutter, you can reduce the size of the storage unit you must rent by knowing how to make the most of the space in an old home.
8 February 2016
Packing up your household belongings and moving them into storage can be a very draining and frustrating job. However, it's still easier than finding something you need once you have your storage unit all packed. You can take some extra steps to make it simple for you to find your items without searching endlessly and digging through many different boxes. Read the information below to learn some of the things you can do to make finding your items easier in your storage unit.
22 December 2015
Are you going to be renting a storage unit in the upcoming weeks and want to be sure that you are getting the best deal? If so, there are a few ways that you can increase your savings. It's best to avoid rushing to find a storage unit and to seek a unit from a facility that offers the following: Long Term Leases: Many storage unit facilities offer a variety of different length leasing terms.
23 November 2015
So, you're on a budget and you desperately need some storage space in the home that doesn't take hours to create? Here are three interestingly clever storage solution ideas for three different rooms that can be mixed and matched throughout the house: 1. In the Kitchen: Use a CD Rack to Store Tupperware Lids. The dreaded Tupperware. It is virtually impossible to neatly store those lids and containers. This is particularly true if you have kids.
4 November 2015
No matter if you already have a thrift shop or you are planning to open one up soon, getting enough stock to earn a decent profit is important. If you have been visiting yard sales and flea markets to gather used clothing and other goods for filling the shelves of your thrift shop, you may be spending too much. Check out how you can get a lot of thrift shop merchandise by participating in self-storage auctions.
17 September 2015
Moving to a new home can be fun and exciting, but moving far away can take a lot more planning and may be more stressful than a shortdistance move. If you're planning an upcoming long distance move, you can take steps to better prepare so that you have less worry. Take a look at the following helpful tips to better understand the ways in which you can make a long distance move less stressful.
15 September 2015