Nine Reasons to Use Self-Storage During College

Self-Storage is useful during college, especially while in a dorm room or small apartment. Typically, you are sharing a small space with other people and have no extra room. When you have limited space available, you realize the value of your belongings and do not want to get rid of important things. You also move […]

Seven Ways to Keep Your Self-Storage Unit Secure

Keeping your self-storage unit secure is important because it holds your belongings. The decision to get self-storage typically comes after you have asked, “do I really need these things?” Your answer was yes. Whether sentimental or monetary, a value is placed on these belongings once you decide to keep them. Items are stored in the short-term in between moves or […]

Wine Lovers Guide to Wine Storage

Wine storage may sound like something only the rich and famous need, but the truth is that many people and businesses could benefit from storing their wine in a storage unit made to store wine. Storing your wine in the right conditions is very important to ensure the bottle ages well. Everything from the temperature […]

Types of Disaster Coverage for Self Storage

There are many reasons to use a storage facility. You may not have enough room in your home. Perhaps you’re in a state of transition and need temporary storage? If your belongings are important enough to store, then they are important enough to protect. While most storage facilities strive to provide safe and secure locations, Mother […]

How to Cut Self Storage Costs

We all get more than enough bills each month, so it’s important to save money where you can. For some people a storage unit isn’t just a luxury; it’s an absolute necessity, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to cut self storage costs. Here are five easy ways you can start saving money. […]

Get the Most Out of Self-Storage

Self-storage units come in many shapes and sizes. Self-storage facilities often have features and services that tenants can take advantage of. Storage locations offer tenants a safe and secure place to store items. Belongings will be protected from the elements and from outsiders, but did you know there are other features self-storage offers? When renting a […]

Spring Cleaning: Storing Winter Items

Storing your winter items can seem like a hassle but with some guidance you can complete your spring cleaning in no time! It’s that time of the year again when everyone comes out of hibernation to once again enjoy the nice weather. If you live in a state where snow annually visits you, you’re probably […]

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 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 […]

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 […]