5 Self-Storage Mistakes to Avoid

  When it’s time to move your belongings into your self-storage unit, it might seem like it’s as easy as throwing everything into boxes and then into your unit and calling it a day. The truth is, if you’re not careful, you could end up causing some major damage to the items you store. Here are some common mistakes you can avoid when it comes to self-storage:   1. Storing Food   Even the smallest amount of food in your self-storage unit is like an open invitation to nearby insects and rodents. No matter how clean your self-storage facility is Read More

Preparing for a Summer Move in Phoenix AZ

  Ready or not, summer is here! For those living in the Phoenix, Arizona area, that means any and all outdoor activities are going to be extra hot. If you have a move coming up during the summer months, it’s a good idea to be prepared to avoid heat exhaustion or dehydration. Here are some tips to follow to make sure your summer move goes smoothly:   Have a Plan   When you’re moving in the middle of the summer, it’s best to strategically plan your move for times of the day when the heat is at its lowest. This Read More

Top 3 Must-Haves When Choosing a Self-Storage Unit

  Finding a self storage facility in Arizona may not be that difficult, but finding an exceptional facility that fits your unique needs can take some extra thought and consideration. When it comes to storing your belongings, you should find a facility that offers a variety of options, convenient location and access, and overall quality and cleanliness.   Options   The best self storage facilities offer a variety of storage options. For example, when you take stock of what items you need to store, you should be able to find a facility that offers a storage unit size to fit Read More

How Do I Know if I Need a Climate Controlled Storage Unit?

  Whether you’re in the middle of moving or just need to clear out some space in your home, Cactus Self Storage in Glendale, AZ, provides safe storage options for your belongings. There are many things to consider when searching for a self storage solution, but with temperatures on the rise in Arizona, determining whether or not you need a climate controlled storage unit is especially important.   Here are 3 questions to ask yourself before you decide whether or not you need climate controlled storage.   1. What are you storing?   Any time you are storing items that Read More

4 Tips for Safe and Effective Storage

  Storing items can be a great way to either open up much needed space in your home or hold your possessions while you are in the middle of a move. With there being so many reasons why you would need to use a storage unit to store your belongings, here are some tips to making the process as simple and hassle free as possible.   1. Organize   When getting ready to move your belongings into a storage unit you will want to put everything into an organized spot. For instance, if you are storing a desk, you could Read More

5 Advantages of a Climate Controlled Storage Unit

  If you’re looking for a storage solution in Arizona, there are several things to consider before selecting the right location. You’ll want to think about what items you are storing and how long you’ll be storing them, as well as how often you’ll be accessing the storage facility. Temperature and conditions are also crucial factors to keep in mind, especially in Arizona.   At Gilbert Self Storage, we understand that you have unique needs and expectations when it comes to storing your personal and household items. One of the best tips we can offer is to opt for a Read More