Recent Posts by Laura Jones

Put Your Self Storage Blog on Camera

Risk versus the reward is a principle that people, especially business owners, embrace nearly every day. When you’re investing money into marketing, of course you are going to mull over something for a minute or two. Luckily for you, most people have a camera built in on a computer, smartphone, or tablet. To...
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5 Ways Your College Move Can Go Easier

Moving into a college dorm can be stressful and emotional for all parties involved. It can be tough to start a new chapter in your life; this is true for the parents as well as the students. The actual moving day and process doesn’t have to be as excruciating as it can be...
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Following the Boomtown

When you’re hot, you’re hot. There are numerous states throughout the United States that are hot right now, and no, I’m not just talking about the summer’s brutal temperatures. According to the World Economic Forum, states like Texas, South Carolina, and Oregon are going through a big influx in population thanks in part...
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Safe Wine Storage for Your Sauvignon Bottles

Even though studies have shown millennials are consuming a great deal of wine compared to other generations, wine storage is something that many people still want and need. Whether you own a restaurant and need to keep your extra inventory safe or you just have a lovely collection of your own, having somewhere...
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5 Tips for Moving in Bad Weather

We can’t always count on having beautiful weather when we’re planning a move.  The truth is, people move in all different seasons and climates so it’s better to be prepared for the less-so-pleasant moving situations.  Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.  If you stick with that little piece of advice you’re sure...
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Make Boat Life Better with Storage

Living on a boat isn’t only for the rich and famous. After living on the coast, it amazes me how many people I meet who give a marina as their address! Yes, some people live on luxurious, ultra-fabulous yachts, but the vast majority of the folks I know have a cute, little craft...
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Navigating the Trials of Downsizing

Downsizing comes with a million emotions. There’s no avoiding it. Whether you’re downsizing on purpose, by personal necessity, or are being forced to, there is a lot of stress and moving parts that comes along with consolidating or purging your things (or sometimes a loved one's things). Two different families that I know...
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Consider Short Term Storage Leases

An unsung hero of the self storage industry is the fact that most facilities offer short term storage leases. Thanks to reality television, a lot of people have a skewed connotation of what a self storage unit can be used for these days. Big lockers with an entire household’s items that sits for months on end...
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Self Storage for Startup Businesses

Bonding over a mutual love of self storage is something that doesn’t often happen outside of others in the storage industry, but it happened to me just a couple of weeks ago. I was meeting with man about having a pool installed and how he knew his business was taking off after his...
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