What Size Storage Unit Should I Get?

Choosing the right size storage unit can be trickier than it might first seem. You might think you have a pretty good gauge of exactly what you are looking for, but often people find themselves with too much extra space or not enough. Even though Cactus Self Storage offers many different sizes, it really comes down to how much will be stored, how you will use the storage unit, and how often your belongings will need to be accessed.   What Will Be Stored?   A good place to start when choosing a storage unit with adequate space is to Read More

Short Term vs. Long Term Storage

There are so many different reasons why someone might need a storage unit these days for either personal or business reasons. When it comes to choosing which type of storage unit will best suit your needs, it can definitely help to have an idea of how long you will be storing your items.   Short Term   Some people are just looking for a very short-term solution as they make changes in either their personal life or business. For example, a business might be remodeling their office and simply need a place to hold their files and excess office equipment. Read More

Things to Consider When Storing Valuables

Most people would much rather keep their valuables with them rather than leaving them in storage. However, there are instances when there simply is no other choice. If you are planning on storing valuables such as antiques, paintings, tools, important documents, etc., there are a few important things to consider to make sure they stay safe.   Choose a Safe Location   You’ll want to make sure you find a self-storage facility that is safe and well protected. Find a facility that has adequate security, including fences, gates, surveillance, on-site, resident facility managers, and alarms for each unit. Ask questions Read More

Storage Ideas for Business

Many people are finding that a self-storage unit is not just for individuals and families, but also for businesses of all sizes. A storage unit can make sense for any business that has items they need to store and don’t want to clutter up their business location. At Arizona Storage Centers, we offer a wide variety of business storage solutions to match what businesses are looking for, whether they are in the process of expanding or simply looking to cutback on warehousing in their office.   Here are a few ideas on how your business might benefit from using a Read More

Keeping Your Storage Unit Organized

Nothing is more infuriating than having to dig through an unorganized storage unit trying to find one specific item. This is especially true when you are using a large unit for long-term storage. You can avoid this frustration by following some simple tips that we’ve provided below:   1. Keep your unit clean. This starts when you first move in to your storage unit. Make sure the ground is swept and clear of debris. If you find yourself making frequent visits to your unit, make sure you aren’t littering it with trash or empty boxes. Think of your storage unit Read More

Clear Your Home of Clutter

As the weather continues to warm up here in Phoenix, Arizona, many residents find themselves ready to switch into their Spring mindset. Spring is such a great time to live in the Valley of the Sun with its many outdoor activities and amazing weather.   Along with getting out to do more, many people also find that it is time to do some spring cleaning around the house. This often includes getting rid of excess clutter that takes up too much space. More than often, we have items in our home that we don’t have space for, but aren’t ready Read More