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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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Benefits to Using Our Heavy Duty, Specially Treated Boxes

There are many benefits to purchasing the specially treated, heavy duty boxes we offer for sale in our retail stores. These boxes are designed specifically for the storage industry, and will stand up to the test of time. They are crush tested, treated to prevent mildew and will not sag or droop over long periods […]

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Properly Storing Those Kitchen Appliances

Where do you go with those unused appliances that are taking up so much space? You want to hang on to them because you know how expensive they are; and who knows when someone in your family or a friend may need one. Or, maybe you’re building a new home or moving and it’s not […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Self Storage

Congratulations! You’ve deciding to store your items in a self storage unit. One thing you may not know are the many dos and don’ts of storing. We have come up with this quick reference of self storage tips to help protect your items, the tenants in the neighboring units, and the whole storage property. When […]

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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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Packing Your Self Storage Unit in an Organized Fashion

If you are like me, you like to have everything in a neat and organized fashion at all times. Moving is one of the most stressful times you will ever have to deal with, and almost nobody enjoys it. When moving and packing, I like to make sure I know everything will be stored safely […]

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What To Do With Your Unwanted Property

So, it’s getting to the point where you are ready to clear out your storage unit and vacate. In opening your unit, you realize there are a bunch of items that you no longer want or have any need to keep. What can you do these items? Let’s go over some great options on getting […]

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How to Repel Unwanted Critters from Your Self Storage Unit

With the weather changing, I have been asked by a few tenants what they can use in their storage unit to repel bugs, spiders and mice. There are a few self storage pest control tips that, if used properly, will help keep all the pests and creepy crawlers away. First and Foremost, No Food Allowed! […]

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Benefits of Using Wooden Pallets for Storage

Storage units are fantastic! They are very helpful when you are going through a life event of some kind, such as moving, marriage, divorce, retirement and so on; or simply to store unused items or items that are seasonal and not used frequently. That concrete floor of the storage unit is OK in most cases. […]

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De-Cluttering the Mind: Techniques for Managing Stress During a Move

Stress is a part of daily life. And we all know that added stress can come with moving. It is important to keep stress levels at a minimum, because our bodies can only take so much. Brain fog, memory loss, anxiety and physical exhaustion can occur when we let stress rule our lives. We can […]