Category Archives: Storage Advice

Consumer advice and information to help you find the right storage unit to protect your valuable belongings. We know all the in’s and out’s of self storage, mini storage and mobile storage – it’s time for us to share and help!

How to store musical instruments

How to store musical instruments   Are you a musician living in a small downtown apartment? A parent whose child’s dream of performing is momentarily put on hold? Or how about a guitarist who’s realized the difficulty of stopping at one guitar? Whether you prefer electronic or acoustic, brass or woodwind, drum kit or e...
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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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Options for Vacation Storage

Trying to plan a beach trip is no day at the beach. Attempting to organize a little date for two for the day can be difficult, but attempting to get ten adults, six kids, and four dogs to the beach is next to impossible. One way to make the logistical load a little...
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