Understanding Self Storage Security Features


Not all security facilities have the same level of security, especially since not all facilities need the same security. Some facilities maintain a low cost and expect your to store fairly inexpensive, but still valuable belongings, while others cater specifically to high-value products. Other variables such as local crime rates, weather, and natural disasters can complicate the need for physical security or changes in foundation, but this brief overview of self storage security can help you understand what you need and how to verify the quality.

17 August 2017

Tips For Clearing The Clutter During A Move


One way to save money on your moving costs is to get rid of a lot of stuff before you go. Here are some places to start when you're looking to cut down on your number of boxes. Clean Out the Pantry Pantry items, such as canned goods, take up a lot of space, and they're not that valuable. Try to eat as much of your pantry stock as possible before the move to cut down significantly on your number of boxes.

9 May 2017

How to Properly Store a Pinball Machine


Pinball machines are classic arcade games, but due to their vintage nature, they also take up a great deal of space within your home. If you don't want to part with your pinball machine, but desperately want to free up space within your home, you may want to consider renting out a storage unit to keep your pinball machine in. However, before moving your classic arcade game into storage, you need to properly prepare it to ensure that it does not become damaged during the process.

26 April 2017

Have Confidence In Your Storage Unit


Having to put your belongings in a storage unit can be nerve wracking, and you have every right to be nervous. These are your things, and they mean a lot to you. Whether you are storing your belongings because you are moving to a smaller place, or if you just need a temporary storage unit, it is important to get the best storage unit possible. The good news is that most of the storage units that are available today do a great job of providing a great place for your belongings.

25 April 2017

How To Make Your Self Storage Units Available As Emergency Shelters


In times of extreme tragedy and major cataclysmic events, people want to come together to help each other. During major hurricanes and floods, people lose their homes and everything they have. Many homeless shelters are already packed, and even the emergency shelters established by the Red Cross and other charities become packed. If you own self storage units, and some of them are open, you could offer these up as temporary shelter to those devastated by the disaster.

24 April 2017

A Step By Step Guide For Preparing Your Vinyl Record Collection For Long Term Storage


You've spent several years and more money than you want to admit creating an impressive vinyl record collection. The collection is starting to outgrow your spare bedroom and extra closet space, so you've decided to upgrade and rent a storage unit. If you're planning to keep your vinyl record collection in the unit for several years, or even decades, it's critical to store it correctly. Don't allow your investment to become damaged and instead, here is a step-by-step guide to help you correctly store and protect your vinyl record collection:

19 April 2017

2 Tips For Protecting Your Clothing Items From Mold Damage While In Storage


If you are struggling with finding a place to keep any excess clothing items in your home, then renting out a storage until can be a good solution to free up some much-needed space in your home. A storage unit will give you easy access to your belongings in case of a move or other life changes. However, placing your clothing in a storage unit without proper preparation and protection can also end up creating a breeding ground for moisture development.

30 July 2016