How to Choose the Right Storage Center for You

  If you’re looking for a self-storage unit, you might be overwhelmed by all your options. Most major cities have many options in many different locations, which means you have your pick of many choices. While this is generally considered a good thing, it might leave you wondering how you should go about narrowing down your options and actually picking one.   Here’s some of our best advice when it comes to choosing which storage facility is right for you.   Know your stuff.   To know what storage center is best for your stuff, you should start by knowing Read More

Storing Appliances in Self-Storage

  If you need to store some of your appliances in self-storage for a while, you should take extra care to store them properly. Appliances are a big investment and you don’t want them to get ruined when you’re trying to keep them safe.   Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re moving your appliances to your self-storage unit.   Clean Them Well   Appliances can get really dirty, even with normal use. Even your appliances that are supposed to clean things, like your dishwasher and your washing machine, can get a lot of dirt or Read More

What to Do with Your Home’s Bonus Room

  Got an extra room in your home that you’re not sure what to do with? Not everyone is lucky enough to have a “bonus” room in their house, but if you are, it an be tricky to try to find just the right purpose for that extra space. If you’ve been trying to decide what identity to give your bonus room, we’ve got a few ideas that just might give you the inspiration you’ve been looking for.   Here are our favorite ways to use the bonus room in your home:   Playroom.   If you have young kids, Read More

Moving to Phoenix? Here are 5 Things You Should Know

  Planning a move to the Phoenix area sometime in the near future? If so, you’ll be joining over four and a half million people who call Phoenix or one of its surrounding cities home.   Many Phoenix residents love living here, but if you’re moving from a different place, it can be a bit of a shock to start a new life in the Valley of the Sun. There are a lot of little things you’ll pick up along the way, but here are what we consider to be the five most important things for you to know to Read More

How to Create an Incredible Home Library

  Got a bibliophile in your home? Then you probably also have a ton of books. While books are a great addition to any home (both in terms of functionality and decoration) it can sometimes be hard to know how to store or display them properly.   Whether you have a dozen books, or dozens of dozens, there are a few things you can do to make your home “library” a little more functional and beautiful. Here are some of our favorite tips.   Create a dedicated space. Most of us aren’t lucky enough to have an entire room to Read More

Designing Your Outdoor Space for Success (Even in a Phoenix Summer)

  Outdoor entertaining is one of the great things about owning a home. If you design your outdoor space well, it can really turn into an extension of your home that creates memorable experiences for you, your family, and your guests.   Of course, throw a Phoenix summer into the mix, and things get a little more interesting.   With temperatures well into the triple digits, it might be a little baffling to some why you would even want to spend time outdoors during a Phoenix summer. Well, with a little planning, you’ll be able to design a space that Read More