It’s impressive what you can do with a small, box-like space when you add a little creativity into the mix. A self-storage unit is a great example of this. Does an oversize closet really just have to be used for storing the things you no longer have room for? Actually, no! Self-storage can offer more than just extra space for your things. With a little bit of out-of-the-box thinking, you […]
Is your home getting too small because of all of your possessions? You are not the only one who is in the same overcrowded boat. Businesses, students, and families are now using storage units to save money while keeping their belongings safe. Now your are probably wondering, “How will investing in storage units actually save me money?” The answer is quite simple. While living expenses are getting bigger, so is […]
Pizza and beer are classics, but why not go the extra mile when thanking friends and family for being awesome moving helpers. We’re sharing our favorite ideas. We’ve all been on both sides of the moving equations: the person moving and the moving helper. Both experiences can usher in emotions of dread because everyone knows that moving is hard and one’s time is a precious thing. Whether you’re moving to another […]
Adventures are best when they are long. Longer than a month, preferably. If you spend more time in a place, you can get to know the people and the cultures better. And, who knows, you may even make some lasting friends. But when you go on long adventures, especially ones that last longer than a year, you may want to keep your belongings in a safe place. Safe storage exists. […]
1. Get rid of your stuff. Your storage space goes further when you have less to put in it. Whether you subscribe to the Marie Kondo The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up ethos of everything you own should bring you joy… … or opt for the more ruthless “well, this is big and heavy. Definitely not storing this” approach, you want to try and get rid of as much […]
It is no easy task to choose the appropriate padlock for your storage unit, so this action should be treated with the utmost importance. The padlock that you choose to secure your storage unit will effectively help determine just how safe your belongings are. I am sure that there are people who think that a padlock will not be necessary, especially if the storage facility you are using already has […]
Do you think they know? Come on… of course they do. Or do they? After going through the attic, the garage, your bedroom closet, and looking under every single bed. They think they know you have use your self storage unit to hide all those presents. But don’t flinch, because they will know it right away. Keep a straight face and make they wonder… you will have the last laugh.
Don’t worry if you get carried away with this year’s Christmas decorations, there is a storage unit near you that will hold all your Christmas trees, Santa Clauses, Snow-mans, twinkling lights, wreaths, nativity sets and all those giant inflatable ornaments. So go ahead and make your home the one all the neighbors will talk about all season long.
If you want 2017 to be a year to remember for your business, it may be time to make some New Year’s Resolutions. By focusing on how the past year has gone, where you want the new year to go, and how you can get there, you have a much better chance of moving your business in the right direction. But don’t just make vague plans. Serious resolutions that make […]
Whether your business is large or small, you may find that you are unable to accommodate the bulk of your inventory at your retail location. Alternatively, you might not have a dedicated retail location if you merely manufacture products and you contract with distributors to sell it or you rely solely on an online store for sales. Of course, maintaining a storage warehouse may be beyond your means, and you […]
We live in a consumer society. This means we are encouraged to spend our disposable income on products designed to make our lives better, fuller, and more convenient. Over time, this could lead to a house full of items you rarely use, but that you don’t necessarily want to get rid of because you know you’ll use them at some point. This can leave you with a very cluttered home […]
Fall is when things start to change and we should be prepared for the winter. It’s a good time to store your summer stuff and bring out your winter gear, just remember to keep the storage doors closed, don’t want it full of leaves…
There’s no denying that the self-storage industry is booming as of late, but its commercial development began all the way back in the 60s. After all, real-estate was and always will be a premier asset for businesses, households, and the government. However, just like any other commodity, it is affected by the economic law of supply and demand. Thus, opening up a self-storage business is not a guaranteed success. Below […]
As adults, most of us don’t have a lot of time to devote to games, at least not like we did as children. With the demands of work and family to occupy our time, the games we used to love fall by the wayside. Consider, however, the amount of time you spend vegging out in front of the TV, browsing for new cat videos, or scrolling through Facebook and Instagram […]
We received over 1,000 applications for our Fall 2016 “Get Ahead Scholarship” from all over the United States and Puerto Rico. They range in age from 18 to 49 and majoring in everything from business to engineering. With all this talented applicants, the task of selecting a winner was a difficult one, but at the end, there was a clear winner, Eric Alan Rosenfeld, and Engineering student at San Jose […]