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Self-Storage Tips

Packing can be a pain, but when done correctly it can be a major time, space, and energy saver. Here are a few tips on how you can make the most of your self-storage space. Plan your storage space. Place items in front that will be accessed frequently. Allow for walkways. Completely fill each box with your heaviest items on the bottom and lighter items on top. Try to keep your boxes in uniform sizes. They are much easier to stack that way….

 

What NOT to Store in Self-Storage

Self storage facilities often have a set of guidelines that all clients must adhere to in order to ensure the safety of the facility and of others’ belongings. Here is a basic set of guidelines for most storage facilities: Flammable or Combustible Materials The reason for this is obvious – these types of materials will cause very real danger to the entire facility and personnel, not to mention your own stored items if there is an accident. The list of…

 

Storage Tips

Though self-storage is a space that’s visited by you only once or twice a year, that doesn’t mean it can be a mess. Digging something out of a stack of dirty, dingy boxes isn’t good, so it’s best to be organized. The way to make the most out of your storage units is to plan ahead before you begin loading up the truck. Plan What You Will Store Start by identifying things that will be placed in stacked boxes. Prioritize…

 

Choosing a Secure Self-Storage Facility

Are you looking for a storage facility you can trust with your most personal belongings? Storing something in someone else’s space can be a little irksome, so be sure when you find a storage facility that’s right for you, that they include the following security features. General alarm systems that can be either monitored or unmonitored on site by security guards and may have links to the local police station. In some cases, each unit may      have an inpidual alarm that…

 

Four Weeks Before You Move

There’s a lot to think about before your big move, and getting organized can be a hassle. However, there are some important steps you can’t leave until the last minute. Here we’ve compiles a list of things you should do weeks before you move out of your current place. Four Weeks Before You Move: Get organized and start notifying the right people and companies that you’ll be moving soon and give them a date to forward or terminate service. Start…

 

Money-Saving Tips for the Big Day

Saving money when you move may be either the first or last thing on your mind, depending on your situation. Regardless, spending less money is always a plus, especially when it comes to such a difficult process like moving. The Night Before You Depart Where will you stay the night before you depart? A hotel or motel might be most comfortable and convenient, but you could save a decent amount of money if you stay the night with a friend…

 

Picking the Right Storage

If you’re living in a packed house, then storage is a must, but with so many different types of storage units, how do you know which one is best? Self-storage units typically range from 10×5 feet to 20×20 feet. They are lockable by the tenant, and tend to be windowless. These are typically rented monthly and the storage company may offer different features, such as automatic gates, cameras, motion detectors, and unit alarms. They are the most popular and are…

 
 
 
 

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