6 Tips for Packing Success

  We know that packing up your belongings and household goods is not the most pleasant task. It can be really difficult to know what to pack first, the best way to pack different items, and how to keep track of where you put what as you go about the process.   Whether you are preparing to move into a new home or are just working hard to declutter and organize, here are a few simple things you can do to make the packing and unpacking process much easier.   1. Label your boxes   We have found that one Read More

Prepping Your Home for Summer: Clear Out The Clutter!

  Do you realize that in just a little more than two months, summer begins? For many people, the start of summer break brings a new kind of busy and a new kind of upkeep for your home. Take a look around a home with kids and you’ll likely find left over school supplies, unused winter items, outdoor warm weather toys, and endless summer entertainment projects and toys in the house. All that “stuff” can get overwhelming fast, and with vacations planned and guests coming, your home and your stress levels could use a good refresh and de-cluttering. Don’t worry, Read More

Which Keepsakes to Hold Onto

  Sooner or later we all reach a point in life where we start to take a good look at all the stuff we’re holding onto. Maybe it happened during your last move, as you were packing up all of your belongings – or maybe when it was when you were trying to create extra storage in a closet or attic. At some point, you have to wonder if the things you are choosing to hang onto are really worth it. You may have to decide which things to keep and what is okay to let go.   Photos   Read More

Long-Term Storage Tips

  People need and use self-storage units for a variety of reasons. Businesses and restaurants will often keep their seasonal décor and products in storage until they are needed. Families moving from one home into another will use a storage unit to temporarily house their possessions until they are ready to move into their new residence.   For others, using a self-storage unit is more of a long-term solution where they can keep their belongings and access them as often as they need to. We have several of these long-term clients here at Arizona Storage Centers. Many of these clients Read More

Find a Healthier Mental State by Decluttering Your Home

  There’s no doubt that clearing away clutter in your home can help you feel more organized and less cramped. But did you also know that it can also have an impact on your mental health as well? Here are just a few examples:   Better Concentration   Research conducted at Princeton University shows that people who live in an organized and uncluttered environment are able to concentrate better. When you are surrounded by clutter, your brain gets distracted. You are not able to focus on the task at hand as you should because your brain now has too many Read More

Storage Tips for Growing Families

  If you are a parent, you know first hand how expensive it is to provide for child. From proper bedding to toddler toys and all of the many other supplies children need, it’s easy to spend a fortune on just one child. For growing families who are planning on having more than one child, expenses can easily spiral out of control if you’re not careful.   Fortunately, many of the supplies you purchased for baby #1 can often be used as other babies enter the family. If you are willing to take good care of the them and store Read More