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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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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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How to Best Store Electronics

Storing electronics incorrectly is one of the most common mistakes when using self storage. It is important you take the time to research the features your local storage facilities offer, and purchase the right supplies for what you are planning to store. By choosing the correct storage company and using the proper tools, you can […]

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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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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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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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What’s Not Allowed to Be Stored in a Storage Unit

If you are using self storage for the first time, or you are a self storage veteran, you may be wondering what can’t be stored inside your self storage unit and why. Let’s review a list of some of the things that you can’t store in your storage unit. This is not a full list, […]

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Benefits of Renting a Storage Unit in Person

We offer you both the options of renting a self storage unit in person and renting a unit online. While they both have their pros, let’s review the benefits of renting a unit in person at any of our locations. The biggest benefit to renting a storage unit in person is getting to know your […]

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Common Mistakes When Using Storage

When you realize the best and most convenient route to go is to get a storage unit, there are some common mistakes to think about so you can avoid them. This list of items will help inform you and ensure you avoid creating issues that you may not have considered when using self storage. Packing […]

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What to Look for when Considering Self Storage

Self storage is the perfect option for those who are downsizing, moving, have business storage needs or just need some extra room at home. There are a few simple questions (listed below) to ask yourself when considering using self storage. By asking yourself the following questions, choosing the right storage option will be an easy […]