Storage and College: Organizing at the Beginning of a New School Year

  As the weeks pass in a new school year, college students and their parents may start to realize that something needs to change about the way a student’s belongings are sorted and organized. If a student is off to college for the first time, her parents may be wondering what to do with all the things she left at home, while she tries to organize her dorm room efficiently. If another student is back at school after a summer at home, he may be trying to get used to life in a new apartment or house.   No matter Read More

Security At a Storage Center

  When choosing a storage center for storing your valuable belongings, few things are as important to consider as the security the center has to offer. You want to make sure that anything you choose to store — whether it’s furniture, clothing, or holiday decorations — is kept safe not only from the elements, but from thieves and vandals as well.   Here are some common security features in place at many storage centers. Keep in mind that some centers may not have all of these features; it’s important to think about the features that are the most important to Read More

Prepping Your Belongings for Storage

  If you’re moving, decluttering, or just trying to create more space in your home, you’ve probably realized by now that renting a storage unit is going to be a great option for you. Security, accessibility, and convenience make storage units the perfect option for those who need a separate space to store their belongings.   Once you’ve made that decision, then what? How do you decide what to store, and how do you get those things ready for a new life in your storage unit? Here are a few ideas for prepping your belongings for storage that will hopefully Read More

Choosing the Right Size for Your Storage Unit: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

  When renting a storage unit, one of the most important things to consider is how big of a unit you will need to get. In other words, you need to make sure that whatever storage unit you use will be able to hold everything you need it to.   When trying to determine the right sized storage unit for you, you should definitely check out this handy size guide; it will give you a brief overlook of what (generally) will fit in each size storage unit. Even with that great resource, though, there are still a few questions you Read More

Renting a Storage Unit in Phoenix: How to Choose

  When it comes to deciding which storage facility to use when renting a storage unit in Phoenix, you might think that all your options are created equal. The reality, however, is that that’s not always the case. When you’re trying to decide which storage facility to trust with your valuable possessions, consider these important factors:   Price   A good deal is often at the top of the priority list when it comes to renting a storage unit. However, as with many things in life, you can often get what you pay for. Instead of focusing solely on price, Read More

Is a Storage Unit a Worthwhile Investment?

  When considering whether or not to rent out a storage unit, a common question many people have is if the monthly rent costs are really worth it.   Short answer: Yes!   If you need more convincing (that’s okay, it’s your hard earned money!), read on to learn some of the reasons that renting a storage unit is totally worth the price of the rent.   Securely store your things   When you rent a storage unit, you aren’t just paying for a place to keep your stuff. If you find the right storage facility, you’re also paying for Read More