5 Storage Unit Safety Tips To Keep You And Your Stuff Healthy And Happy


When most people think about storing belongings in a storage unit, they generally think about how to get the most stuff in the least amount of space. But it's also important to think about your own safety and how to protect those belongings. To help you make the best—and safest—use of your storage unit, here are 5 safety tips.  Use Solid Bins. Used boxes are easy and cheap, but they may not hold up over time.

29 November 2017

Foster Dogs As A Hobby? 3 Reasons Renting A Storage Unit Can Be A Good Idea


Becoming a foster owner to dogs can be a great way to do something helpful for animals, while also keeping yourself busy. If you've decided to foster dogs in your own home as a hobby, it's likely that you'll be collecting a large amount of pet supplies over the years. This can often lead to your home becoming overrun with pet supplies and lead to frustration over a lack of storage and organization.

15 November 2017

Four Benefits Of Renting An Indoor Boat Storage Facility


If you've on a budget, you may assume storing your boat in your own backyard is the best option. But in fact, paying a few dollars a month for indoor boat storage is usually worthwhile. Here are a couple of advantages of storing your boat inside instead of in your yard or driveway. You won't damage your property. Parking your boat on your lawn for a short period of time may not do any serious damage, but leaving it there all winter long sure can.

7 November 2017

Self Storage Features That Matter For Your Belongings


It can be difficult to figure out which features are relevant. Some people have an inherent desire to put maximum security on even the most basic, undesirable items such as bags of old clothing or old paperwork with no relevant personal information, while others may put their valuable jewelry and electronics in a basic shed because they trust a fence to keep thieves away. Here are a few features that matter when selecting a self storage facility, along with ways to measure their effectiveness.

30 October 2017

Three Tips For Putting An Air Conditioner In Storage


People with window air conditioners wonder if they should put their units in storage for the winter. The answer is yes. Not only can winter weather damage your unit, but your energy bills may increase more than normal because of warm air escaping through the window opening. Here are a few tips for preparing and putting your AC unit in storage so it's ready for use when summer rolls around again.

26 October 2017

Protecting Your Excess Electronics With Mobile Storage


Are you moving to a smaller office, or moving into a smaller home? Do you just need an extra place to store a few important items as you renovate or take inventory? If you don't have basement or attic space, a mobile storage unit can be a great way to get that extra room. Before getting any random mobile storage unit, you need to make sure to take special precautions for sensitive and expensive items, such as electronics or metal devices.

24 October 2017

Why A Storage Unit Makes A Better Business Place Than Your Basement Or Garage


Many cash-strapped entrepreneurs start their businesses in the garage or basement, but did you know that a self-storage unit can also serve as an incubator for your new business? In fact, a self-storage unit makes will be better for your business than your garage or basement; here are five reasons for this: It Is Secure            A typical self-storage facility is more secure than a typical home. Here are some of the security measures these facilities deploy:

19 October 2017