How to Get Rid of Clothes: 5 Tips for Decluttering Your Closet

  We know how it goes. You start with good intentions, armed with a trash bag and a donation box. You face the closet door, determined to get rid of at least half of what you’ve got stored in there. But then, as you go through your clothes, it’s all too hard to get rid of, for one reason or another.   “It was so expensive!” “I wore that on my honeymoon!” “That was my favorite sweater last year.”   It’s so hard to get rid of clothes that we have invested money in or have an emotional attachment to. Read More

10 Organizing Projects That Will Take You 10 Minutes or Less

  Organizing your home is a huge endeavor, right? Well, not necessarily. There are plenty of small home organization projects you can do quickly, that will have a big impact on how cluttered (or not!) your home is. Here are ten of our favorite organization projects that can be done in ten minutes or less.   1. Under the kitchen sink.   It’s a black hole of cleaning products, old sponges, and dishwashing detergent. Take all the junk out, give it a good wipedown, and only put back what you actually use. It may not make it easier to do Read More

3 Tips for Long-Term Vehicle Storage

  Winter is here which means it is time to put the specialty vehicles in storage. If you have a vehicle that you will be storing long-term it’s important to prepare carefully so that your vehicle will be in good shape when it’s time take it back out. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of 3 tips for long-term vehicle storage:   Make Sure it’s Covered   If your vehicle is going to be sitting for a long time you want to make sure that it is covered, especially if it is going to be stored outside. Read More

Organizing Your Storage Unit for Easy Access

There are many reasons why renting out a self-storage unit makes a lot of sense: a move, a temporary housing situation, an upcoming estate sale, etc. But once you’ve got your storage unit, how can you organize it to make sure that all your stuff is easy to get to? One of the great perks of self-storage is that you should be able to access your belongings whenever you need to, but if your unit is a disorganized mess, that convenience all but disappears.   Here are some of our favorite tips for optimizing the accessibility of your storage unit. Read More

How Your Business Could Benefit From a Storage Unit

  Business owners are usually independent go-getters, but even they need a little help sometimes. This is especially true when it comes to finding a place to store everything your business needs. If you’ve ever considered getting a self-storage unit to help out in your business, here are a few reasons why you should go for it.   Save money.   You might wonder, “Why would I pay for extra storage space? I can just store everything at my office, right?” Well, sure you can. But remember that your office space is even more expensive. Commercial real estate is notoriously Read More

Storing Musical Instruments

  Self-storage seems pretty self-explanatory, right? Sort, pack, label, store, repeat. Unfortunately, it’s hardly ever that simple. Certain items have to be packed and stored with care, to make sure that their time in self storage doesn’t end up damaging them in some way.   Such is the case for many musical instruments. Rather than just setting them in a unit and hoping for the best, you should take the time to properly prepare your musical instruments for storage. Below are outlined some guidelines for storing musical instruments in general, along with some tips for storing specific kinds of instruments.. Read More