How to Hold a Successful Garage Sale

If your family is moving, decluttering, or just looking to earn a little extra money, a garage sale has probably crossed your mind. Garage/yard sales are great ways to get rid of some of the stuff you don’t need any more, while bringing in a little extra cash.   Of course, there is a right way and a wrong way to hold a garage sale. Here are a few tips you should keep in mind when you’re getting ready for your next big sale.   Clear out your house (and be brutal)   You’re going to be putting a lot Read More

Finding Storage Space in Your Home: 3 Places You Need to Look

  “Not enough storage” is a common complaint about a house. Whether it’s the number of cabinets in the kitchen, the small closets in the bedrooms, or the teeny tiny attic, it can be hard to find enough storage for keeping all your belongings accessible, but out of the way.   We’ve taken a good look at the storage possibilities in our homes and have come up with 3 great storage areas you might not be utilizing to their fullest potential. Take a look and see if you could use any of these spaces to help your home feel a Read More

Why Your Small Business Needs a Storage Unit

  Starting a business is exciting. From creating a great product, to making those first sales, to seeing satisfied customers, it all adds up to a very rewarding and gratifying experience.   Of course, it isn’t always easy. Even success in small business brings new challenges — especially when it comes to inventory. As the boxes, products, and packages start to take over your home, you might consider renting an office, until you realize just how expensive that really is.   There is another way. Renting a storage unit is a fantastic solution for small businesses who are looking to Read More

Boat Storage 101: What You Need To Know

  If you own a boat (lucky you!) you probably know that it’s not exactly easy to store. Street, driveway, or yard space gets filled pretty quickly, and some homeowners associations won’t allow your boat to remain visible on your property.   You’ve probably heard about lots that will store your boat, but what does that entail? What are the benefits? How much will it cost? Will your boat be safe? We address some of these questions below in an attempt to help you decide on the best way to store what is surely one of your most prized possessions. Read More

How a Storage Unit Can Help You During the Holidays

  Let’s face it: the holidays are practically here. With Halloween only a few short weeks away, it won’t be long before the attention turns to the most festive time of year.   Of course, it’s also usually the most hectic time of year. Parties, shopping, traveling, and more lend to an all-around crazy atmosphere that is sometimes downright overwhelming. While you may have your own favorite ways to manage the chaos, there’s one solution you probably haven’t tried yet: a self-storage unit.   It’s true: a storage unit can help you keep the holidays under control. Here are a Read More

5 Storage Solutions for Small Closets

  If you live in a small space, or if you don’t have a lot of storage in your home, you know how valuable those closet space really is. Closets fill up quickly, often to overflowing, and leave your space feeling cluttered, with your clothes and accessories unorganized and hard to find.   Fortunately, there are some tricks to making the most of the small closet spaces you have in your home. We’ve listed five of our favorites below, and would love to hear any you have to add!   Use the walls   Wall space often goes unused, but Read More