Ready for Spring Cleaning?

  There’s a reason why “Spring Cleaning” is a thing. It’s the time of the year when many people across the country and throughout the world are making a rotation from colder weather to warmer weather. People are packing up their winter clothing, space heaters and extra blankets and preparing them for storage until next winter. At the same time, they’re bringing out their shorts, t-shirts, sandals and sunglasses as they look forward to warmer weather.   With all of this packing, unpacking and moving things in and out of storage, many people decide that this is as good of Read More

What You Need to Know About Storing Your Car, Boat or RV

  It’s not uncommon for someone to have a car, boat or RV that they simply do not have room for at home. It could be a vintage car they are working to restore, a boat that they only use during the summer months or an RV used a few times a year for vacation. These vehicles need a place to call home when they aren’t being used or worked on.   There are many options available for storing these kinds of vehicles, including renting space at Deer Valley II Self Storage in Deer Valley. We offer vehicle storage options Read More

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