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Packing Tips

Using Self Storage While Away at College

Leaving college every year to return home for summer break can be very exciting. It also brings on certain questions, such as: How am I going to take all this stuff back home? Do I have to bring everything back with me? Where am I going to keep everything? This is the time to take […]

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Storage Tips

DIY Ideas to Prevent Pests from Entering Your Storage Unit

If you are storing your possessions in a storage unit, remember that it’s really no different than storing in your garage. Because of that, you are at risk for unwanted pests entering your storage unit. We have some DIY tips to help prevent those pesky critters from coming in and potentially causing damage. First of […]

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Moving Tips

Indoor Access vs. Drive Up Access Storage Units

After you have decided on the storage location that is most convenient for you, your property manager is going to ask what type of unit you want. If you are new to self storage, you may panic a little from this question because you don’t understand the differences. Don’t fret! We’re here to help explain […]

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Storage Tips

Taking Advantage of Our Storage Counselors

It’s after 5:30 pm and the rental office is closed. You are sitting at the keypad trying to gain access to the gate at your storage facility. You have a truckload of stuff waiting to be dropped off to your unit. Or it 9:15 am on a Sunday morning when the office is closed, and […]

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Storage Tips

Why You Can’t Store Any Food in Your Storage Unit

There are some major dos and don’ts when using self storage. One of the major don’ts is that you cannot store any type of food in your unit. We actually have this stated in your rental agreement that you sign, and the property manager will go over the rules and regulations when you move in. […]

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Storage Tips

Key Ways to Prevent Damage in Your Self Storage Unit

There are a few key ways to help prevent any damage to your items in your self storage unit. Damage to property is something a lot of people fear when they are storing their belongings for the first time. We understand that some things are irreplaceable, so you want to make sure no damage occurs. […]

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Storage Tips

The Importance of Storing at a Clean, Well Managed Storage Facility

We have all pulled up to a business with litter on the grounds, overflowing trash cans, weeds all over and thought, “Wow, does the staff just not care how we feel as a customer?” A good first impression is so important to customers. After all, you only get one chance at a first impression. It […]

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Packing Tips

How the Self Storage Auction Process Works

In the age of television and reality shows, the self storage industry has been receiving a lot of attention over the last several years. The show “Storage Wars” has caused people to gain interest in storage auctions. Most people only know what they see on the show, but there is much more to an auction […]

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Storage Tips

Why You Shouldn’t Store Sentimental Items In Your Storage Unit

Losing a loved one can be extremely difficult. Not only emotionally, but you now have all the person’s belongings that you are not sure where to keep them. Some of those things may be very important to you, and irreplaceable. And these are the items that you do not want to place into storage. These […]

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Storage Tips

Using Your Self Storage Unit to Hide Presents

Hiding presents from children can be difficult; especially when they know all the places to look in your home. Remember when you were a kid? I used to go around searching all the places I think my parents could hide presents from me – closets, furniture, the basement, the garage, the shed – if it […]