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Helpful 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. Pictures and mirrors should be wrapped in mirror crates marked “FRAGILE” and stacked on end. Furniture with drawers can be utilized as storage places for knickknacks, china, silverware and small items. Wrap in tablecloths, towels or blankets to prevent breakage. A refrigerator or freezer should be thoroughly…

 

Calcualting Self-Storage Space

Most self-storage providers have systems in place that will help you decide for yourself how much space to take. These calculators or estimators can be found on the majority of self-storage web sites. Others will describe their units in terms that will help you visualize how much space you need. For example, Unit A will hold the contents of an average sized closet, Unit B is the size of a standard single garage. As an additional measure you can always…

 

What is Self-Storage?

More and more people today are finding it hard to manage the space they rent, own or lease and are turning to self-storage as a solution to cluttered personal and business lives. Whether you’re looking to store just a few items, archive your business paperwork or put most of your possessions in a safe place for a few weeks, months or years this could be a cost-effective and flexible solution for you. So, just what is self-storage? Self storage offers…

 

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Packing Affordably

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. Fortunately there are tons of ways in which you can save money on the big day. One easy way is to obtain affordable packing supplies by ordering them online or asking a friend who has recently moved to give or sell…

 

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Moving: The Basics

If you’re moving and don’t want to spend money on hiring movers, do the job yourself. While doing all your own moving can have certain drawbacks, those drawbacks are significantly reduced if you plan out the move and follow these tips. First, pack systematically. Pack one room at a time and be sure to label every single one of your packed boxes. This saves a ton of time and energy when unpacking and you’ll be happy you did it. Usually,…

 

Packing Up For Storage

Are you packing up stuff to put in storage? Remember that there’s a right and wrong way to pack, and packing the right way could save you tons of time and effort. Try to use boxes that are a uniform size, they’re easier to stack (remember; keep the heavy ones on the bottom and the light ones on top). Leave small walkways between the boxes and furniture in your storage unit so you can easily get to the items you want without having to move…

 

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What to Do on Moving Day

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. We have compiled a list of things you should do on moving day, and beyond to ensure a seamless move: Moving Day: Take one last walk through and make sure nothing has been forgotten or overlooked. Also, make sure all doors and windows are locked and switches turned off, then…

 
 
 
 

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