Tips for Storing Antiques and Valuables

  Do you have antique items or other highly valuable possessions to store? It’s important to take the extra precautions to keep these items safe and secure. Here are some tips for storing different antiques and valuables so that they stay protected and in good shape:   Old Rare Books   Believe it or not, the shelves on which books are stacked can often cause the worst damage. Be sure you keep your books on rust-free metal shelves or wood shelves that have been treated with the right varnish. It’s also a good idea to keep these books in an Read More

3 Must-Haves for Your Next Storage Facility

  So you’ve made the decision to use a self-storage unit to house the personal or business related items you don’t have space for at home or at the office. The next question is, which storage facility will you use? While there are plenty of locations to choose from in the Phoenix area, you’ll want to be sure to find one that is convenient to where you live and has the amenities you are looking for.   Most storage facilities offer a range of benefits and extras to entice you to choose their location, however, there are some amenities that Read More

Packing 101 For Storage

  When you know your belongings and possessions will be in storage for a while, it’s a good idea to take a few precautions while packing them. A little extra attention during the packing stage will ensure your items remain undamaged and easy to get to when you need them. Here are a few tips for good storage packing:   Check the Weight   It’s tempting to use over-sized boxes or totes and fill them to the brim with as much as possible, especially when you know these boxes and totes will be sitting in storage. However, it’s important to Read More

Making Room for More a Larger Family

  Is your family growing? Congratulations! Bringing new family members into the home is always an exciting time of life. It can also bring new challenges when it comes to having enough space around the house. Unless you are moving into a bigger home, adding to your family often includes getting creative with storage space. Here are a few ideas on how you can make room in your home so everyone fits:   Sharing Rooms   A new baby in the home could mean it’s time for other kids to start sharing a bedroom. This could potentially open up a Read More

3 Tips for Organizing Your Storage Unit

No matter how long you plan on using your storage unit, keeping it neatly organized is important and will help prevent stress and injury. An organized storage unit will ensure your belongings are easy to access when you need them. You’ll also avoid injury from falling boxes or damage to your possessions.   Organizing your storage unit is often over-looked step. People are typically in a hurry as they unload their things into a storage unit and aren’t really thinking about the long-term. All it takes is one stressful afternoon of frantically searching through dozens of boxes looking for a Read More

New Year’s Organization Resolutions

As we ring in the New Year, many of us will reflect on how we can make life better this year, including how to keep our homes more neat and organized. This sometimes feels like a never-ending goal. Just when we feel we’re reached a new level of organization, something new will come up in life that forces us to re-focus our efforts.   Still, there are some basics when it comes to organizing that can make a big difference. If you’re contemplating your New Year’s goals for an organized home, consider the following ideas:   Organize Your Closet   Read More