How to Store Wine

Wine connoisseurs know all the basics of wine: the flavors infused in a Chardonnay, how to properly swirl and sip during a wine tasting, or perhaps even cheese pairings for your own collection. But it’s equally important to know how to store wine in order to keep your bottles in pristine condition. Follow these steps […]

Selecting A Storage Facility: Superhero Edition

Selecting the right storage facility to store your belongings does not have to be a difficult task. While you’re searching for the best self-storage facility out there, think about it from a superhero’s perspective. What would they look for in a self-storage facility? The following criteria should help you decide what requirements are important to you […]

When To Use Self-Storage

There are many different reasons why you might want to rent a self-storage unit. I’ve narrowed it down to this list of 6 reasons why people are renting self-storage units today.   College moving While in college, people tend to change homes frequently, whether it’s from home to the dorms, dorms to an apartment, an apartment to a […]

How to Use Your Bike Rack All Year Long

Any kind of bike rack purchase can be a difficult one. Between cost, features and quality, there is a lot to choose from. However, whatever choice you do make don’t fret because a bike rack is a purchase that can be utilized with family and friends all year long! Spring In the springtime, the earth […]

Why Your Business Needs a Corporate Account

Running a business can be tiring, time-consuming and troublesome. Of course small mom-and-pop shops and large corporations are going to face different struggles, but they are more alike than you might think. As a business owner, you are probably trying to discover ways to increase efficiency and make your business run smoother. A corporate account […]

How Much Can You Fit in a U-Box Container?

If moving by truck or trailer is not an option for your next move, do not fret! A third option is available for your move: the U-Box® moving container! U-Box containers make moving and storage convenient, provide less worry through various delivery and pick up solutions, plus are perfect for moves across town or across the […]

Storage for Mall Retailers

‘Tis the season to be jolly! For retailers, the holiday season is equivalent to big game day. You’re most likely preparing your store to get it in tip-top condition for those thousands of Black Friday shoppers. An increase in shoppers means an increase in inventory and an increase in inventory means you need somewhere to […]

How to Store Your Bicycle Long-Term

If you have a bicycle, there is a good chance that you may need to store it at some point. Whether you have an injury, it’s out of season, or any other number of reasons for not biking, if you do not store your bicycle correctly, you could expose it to unnecessary damage that could be […]

Switching a Seasonal Wardrobe: Summer to Winter

Try to deny it all you want, but summer is officially over. Cue the sad trombone. It’s time to exchange the flip flops and shorts for boots and flannel. Unless your closet could be featured on “MTV Cribs” (Who remembers that show?), rotating your seasonal wardrobe is a must. Look. We can’t all live like […]

How to Move a Queen Size Mattress

When you move it is important to take care of all your valuables.  Everyone is always extremely cautious with their television and expensive furniture, but a lot of the time nobody considers their mattress.  The average cost of a foam mattress is $1,610 more expensive than more televisions.  When a mattress is moved incorrectly it can […]

Preparing Gas Powered Items For Winter Storage

Gas powered items that you use in the spring, summer and fall months are usually among some of the higher priced equipment that you own. Whether it’s a lawnmower, a car, a boat, an RV, or any other gas powered item, you’ll want to keep your things safe and dry throughout the winter months. Winters can […]

What size storage unit do you get 30 days free?

When you rent a truck or trailer for a one-way move, U-Haul offers a free month of storage at participating U-Haul Centers (terms and conditions may apply to Self-Storage affiliates and Independent Dealers). This comes in especially handy when you’re, either, downsizing to a smaller size home and can no longer fit all of your […]