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3 Tips For Long-Term Boat Storage

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Storing your boat at the local dock is adequate when it's only being stored for a few weeks, but what if you need to store your boat for months or even years? Perhaps you are traveling out of the country, too busy with family responsibilities to attend to and use your boat right now, or simply live in a region where it's necessary to store your boat seasonally due to weather.

12 March 2018

How You Can Benefit From Self-Storage When Renovating Your House

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A self-storage unit comes handy in many situations, but did you know that it can benefit you a great deal while you are renovating your house? Here are some of the specific ways you can use a self-storage facility when renovating your home: Protecting Valuable or Delicate Items Depending on the nature of the renovation project, your valuable or delicate items may be damaged if you don't get them out of the way first.

24 January 2018

Do You Run A Home-Based Business? Three Ways A Self Storage Unit May Be Beneficial To You

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It is not uncommon for people to run a business out of their home. Some common home-based businesses that you may be involved in include Mary Kay, Avon, Tupperware or LuLaRoe. If you own a home-based business, there are many challenges that you may face. But did you know that renting a self storage unit can help you combat a few of these challenges? Here are three of the ways that renting a self storage unit may be beneficial to you if you run a home-based business.

6 December 2017

Understanding Self Storage Security Features

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

Pack Your Storage Unit Efficiently

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When you pack your household belongings into a storage unit or container, you can have a very hard time finding anything you may need if you don't take steps to prevent that from happening. The way you pack your items, the way you label the boxes and the way you put everything into the storage unit can make all the difference for how easy it is for you to find something in storage.

2 January 2016