Fall Maintenance Checklist

After the hot summer months, it’s refreshing to witness the turn of the leaves and the drop in temperature of fall, but while you’re enjoying that pumpkin spice latte, don’t forget that winter is right around the corner.  If you’re a homeowner, this means there are some maintenance tasks to be taken care of before the […]

3 Tips to Organizing Your Child’s Study Space

Virginia Woolf famously said (In a wildly different context), that “a room of one’s own” is necessary for a sense of identity and intellectual progress.  She could easily be talking about any young mind that is in the process of becoming a self-directed student and thinker.  While our children still need the guidance of adults, […]

Battle of the Boxes: Hands-on Glass Pack Kit Test

Deciding to do a DIY move is a decision that opens up more questions and decisions then you could ever think of. Should you use a moving truck or a towable rental trailer? Do I pay someone to do the loading and unloading for me? Even the simple things require a decision — what kind […]

What to Look for In Storage Coverage

At one point in your life, you’re bound to put some of your stuff in a storage unit — whether it is a year or a month is completely up to you, but it’s something that most people will do. In my young age I’ve already done it at least twice and I’ve selected protection […]

Moving With Portable Storage Containers: Knowing Your Options

Moving with portable storage containers provide you with the flexibility of having many options. You should know all of those options when you are making the reservation for your move. This is the information you will want to have when you are moving with portable storage so that your move goes smoothly and fits your […]

Home Remodeling Storage Options

Are you looking for some home remodeling storage options? When you are renovating your home it is so much easier when your stuff is out of the way and in storage. Plus, you don’t have to worry about your possessions getting broken, or covered in dust or paint, as you risk when you do home remodeling with […]

Shipping to Hawaii? Air vs Barge Shipping Comparison

Traditionally, Hawaii is looked at as a major destination hot spot for active travelers and generally they pack a suitcase or two and they are good for their trip. But what if you do business in Hawaii? What if you’re going to college in Hawaii? And what if you decide to move to Hawaii and […]

Organizing and Storing Linens

Is your linen closet a disaster? Do you have piles of wadded-up sheets and towels hanging off the shelves with set-in wrinkles? It’s probably time to go through your linens, fold items properly, and put them away so that they don’t attract dust, silverfish or moths. Organizing your linens will also save valuable closet space […]

Tips for Moving to Hawaii

If you are moving to Hawaii you may be trying to figure out how you are going to get all your belongings there.  For most moves, you can just pack up your moving truck and drive to your destination.  Making the move to Hawaii it is a little more involved than that, but there are […]

Moving Boxes: The Trade-off Between Price and Quality

Moving boxes — they are one of the most important tools that you can have in your repertoire for your upcoming move. But, did you know that not all boxes are created equal? Some boxes for moving are better suited for the job than others, and by that I mean unfortunately those free boxes you scavenged on […]

Portable Storage on Wheels

Things have changed a lot in the self-storage industry over the years. We’ve advanced past storing our belongings in barns, attics, basements, closets or garages. All of those options take up valuable space in the home and create clutter. During the 1950s and 60s, self-storage rental units became popular. People could rent a room and […]

Do You Need Storage Protection?

Safety — it’s one of the most important items you should look for when selecting a rental storage unit. When we put our stuff in storage, roll the door down and lock the lock, we expect the items to be exactly the way we left them when we open it the next time. And, this […]