3 Tips for Long-Term Vehicle Storage

  Winter is here which means it is time to put the specialty vehicles in storage. If you have a vehicle that you will be storing long-term it’s important to prepare carefully so that your vehicle will be in good shape when it’s time take it back out. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of 3 tips for long-term vehicle storage:   Make Sure it’s Covered   If your vehicle is going to be sitting for a long time you want to make sure that it is covered, especially if it is going to be stored outside. Read More

Organizing Your Storage Unit for Easy Access

There are many reasons why renting out a self-storage unit makes a lot of sense: a move, a temporary housing situation, an upcoming estate sale, etc. But once you’ve got your storage unit, how can you organize it to make sure that all your stuff is easy to get to? One of the great perks of self-storage is that you should be able to access your belongings whenever you need to, but if your unit is a disorganized mess, that convenience all but disappears.   Here are some of our favorite tips for optimizing the accessibility of your storage unit. Read More

How Your Business Could Benefit From a Storage Unit

  Business owners are usually independent go-getters, but even they need a little help sometimes. This is especially true when it comes to finding a place to store everything your business needs. If you’ve ever considered getting a self-storage unit to help out in your business, here are a few reasons why you should go for it.   Save money.   You might wonder, “Why would I pay for extra storage space? I can just store everything at my office, right?” Well, sure you can. But remember that your office space is even more expensive. Commercial real estate is notoriously Read More

Storing Musical Instruments

  Self-storage seems pretty self-explanatory, right? Sort, pack, label, store, repeat. Unfortunately, it’s hardly ever that simple. Certain items have to be packed and stored with care, to make sure that their time in self storage doesn’t end up damaging them in some way.   Such is the case for many musical instruments. Rather than just setting them in a unit and hoping for the best, you should take the time to properly prepare your musical instruments for storage. Below are outlined some guidelines for storing musical instruments in general, along with some tips for storing specific kinds of instruments.. Read More

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Professional Moving Company

  Considering hiring professional movers for your upcoming move? We don’t blame you. Moving is no small task. Even people who think they don’t have that much stuff tend to be surprised at how big of a job moving really is.   Of course, many people are turned off by the idea of hiring professional movers. Why would you pay someone to do work you can do yourself? Well, it’s true: there are pros and cons to hiring a professional moving company. We’ve taken the time to highlight a few of them, so that you can make an informed decision Read More

How Many Boxes Do I Need for My Move?

  If you’re moving, you’ve probably figured out already that you’re going to need a lot of boxes. But you’ll save yourself a lot of time and headache if you can figure out exactly how many boxes you need before you go stock up.   So just how many boxes do you need? We’re here to help you figure it out. There are online packing calculators that can give you a good guess, but those will not be as accurate as doing it yourself, since they don’t take into account the size of your rooms or the amount of stuff Read More