5 Easy Things You Can Do to Protect Your Belongings This Year

  It’s a new year—full of new possibilities, new adventures, and new memories waiting to be made. While we can only hope that the year ahead is full of good things for you and your family, it never hurts to be prepared for those not-so-great life events. And when it comes to your home and your belongings, you can never be too prepared!   As you think about your year ahead, make sure you take some time to follow these tips that we’ve come up with for safeguarding your belongings. These things are fairly quick and easy, and will give Read More

5 Easy Ways to Get a Jump Start on Spring Cleaning This Winter

  Okay, technically, winter is just beginning, so it might seem a little odd that we’re already starting to talk about spring and spring cleaning. The truth is, though, there are plenty of things you can do this winter to make spring cleaning a (spring) breeze when the weather starts to warm up. Here are a few of our best tips.   Envision your ideal home.   It may sound silly, but taking a few minutes to sort through catalogs (or Pinterest) to get ideas for organization, storage, and design will come a long way when you’re finally ready to Read More

Smart Ideas for Storing Your Holiday Decorations

  We all love the holidays, but let’s be honest—we also let out sighs of relief when they’re over. Slowing back down and getting back to normal can seem very refreshing and much needed after the hustle and bustle of the holidays.   Of course, even the post-holiday time period can bring it’s own stressors: returning unwanted gifts, working on losing the extra weight you gained, and of course, putting away all those holiday decorations.   If you’re stumped on the best way to store all those brightly-colored knick-knacks, never fear. We’ve come up with some smart ideas that will Read More

How to Get More Organized for the New Year

  “Get more organized.” It’s something we all wish we could do, and it’s the subject of many New Year’s Resolutions. But is it an impossible dream? How can you really get your home more organized for the new year (and hopefully for years to come)? We’ve come up with a few suggestions to help you out.   Focus on Problem Areas   What are the spots in your home that seem to be constantly cluttered, messy, or disorganized? Start by identifying these, and be specific. Is it a certain section of your kitchen counter? A single shelf on your Read More

How a Storage Unit Can Help You Prepare for Winter

The colder months are upon us, and with them comes new clothing, new home decor, new activities, and new storage challenges.   Luckily, if you have a self-storage unit, you’ll be ready to handle all of these changes. Here are some great ways you can use your storage unit to help you prepare for the winter months.   Store Summer Clothing   Most of your warm-weather attire, and definitely your swimsuits, towels, and pool toys, can be safely stored in your storage unit throughout the winter months. You won’t notice they’re gone—but you will notice all the extra space in Read More

Moving Tips for Families with Children

  Moving is a big endeavor for anyone, even if they live alone. Throw a family into the mix—especially young children—and moving hits a whole new level of difficulty. Not only do you have to work out how to work around the kids during the actual move, but you’ll also have your kids’ emotions to deal with.   Here are some tips for making moving easier when you have children in your family.   Plan and prep   Get as organized as you can, before you even start the actual work. Create a timeline, draft a packing schedule, find a Read More