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Jan
25
Spring Cleaning Hacks for your Home

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As the weather gets warmer, it’s a perfect time to do some spring cleaning. Not only will cleaning your home help you feel more organized, but it’s also a great way to prepare for the new season. Some health benefits include lower stress and fewer irritants floating around, which may help boost your immune system. Cleaning is also an excellent time to do some essential home maintenance, so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying the sunny, warm weather.

This guide has some helpful cleaning hacks that will make the process of spring cleaning a lot...

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Jan
20
Here are 12 reasons why self-storage makes sense

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Self-storage can be a great solution for a variety of different people and businesses. Maybe you're downsizing your home and need somewhere to store some of your belongings. Or maybe your business is expanding, and you need extra space to store inventory. Whatever the reason, self-storage can be a great option for you.

1. You're downsizing your home.

The inevitable happens to everyone eventually. The kids move out, you retire, and suddenly your big family home feels a bit too empty. You might decide to downsize to a smaller home or apartment, and that's when self-storage can come in...

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Jan
10
What Not to Store in Self-Storage Units: 10 Prohibited Items

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Self-storage is a convenient solution for families and individuals who are moving, need extra space, or for any number of other reasons someone may need a storage unit.

One in 14 people in the United States owns a self-storage unit

One in 14 people in the United States owns a self-storage unit. Chances are, if you do not own a self-storage unit already, you may own one in the future.

While you can safely store most items in a self-storage unit, familiarize yourself with a...

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Dec
15
9 Tips For Packing Your Self Storage Unit

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Whether you're moving to a new area, remodeling your current space, or you just need to get some things out of your house, a self-storage unit can be a great option. But you want to be sure you're packing it correctly, so you can get the most space for your money.

Proper packing will also help ensure that the items you're storing are protected and kept safe during their time in the unit, so you can use them again later, sell them, or donate them to others without worrying about damage. Here are nine important tips for making sure you...

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Nov
02
The Benefits Of Renting A Self Storage Unit

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If you find that you're running out of space in your home, or you simply have too much stuff for the size of the home you have, you might want to consider renting a self storage unit. That way you can keep your things and won't have to get rid of possessions you want to keep, but you can store them off-site where they're not in the way. Storage units can be great ways to do that, so you won't feel pressured to part with items that matter to you. Getting rid of things you like due to space...

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Oct
19
The Pros and Cons of Owning a House

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Buying and owning a house is a major decision for your lifestyle and finances, and it’s important to weigh the pros and cons before settling down.

In this article, we dig deeper into the benefits and downsides of owning a house and how you should weigh them in your decision-making process.

Pros
• Long-term investment strategy
• Low interest rates vs. inflation on rent
• Chance to build equity
• Federal tax benefits
• Greater privacy and freedom
• Spaces for hobby and trade

Cons
• Buying and selling...

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Oct
14
Self Storage - Good for the Economy?

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The self-storage business model has been around for decades and is a staple of the American economy. In recent years, the self-storage industry has grown exponentially. More and more people are using self-storage units to store their belongings, causing the industry to boom. But what does this growth mean for the economy?

What is Self Storage?

Self-storage is a type of business that offers customers storage space for rent, usually monthly. Customers can store anything they want in their rented space, from furniture to boxes of clothes to holiday decorations. Self-storage businesses typically have many different unit sizes available...

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Oct
10
8 Things You Should Do Before Downsizing

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If you’re in the process of planning a relocation and downsizing, you’re probably looking at your belongings and wondering how you’ll be able to decide what to take and how to part with what you can’t.

Downsizing can be a stressful and sometimes overwhelming and emotional experience, so having a plan in place is essential for making things a bit easier. Below, you’ll find eight tips on downsizing efficiently and making your move as stress-free as possible.

1. Start Early

The number one thing to remember to do is start early. Even a lateral move where you can take most...

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Sep
30
Reliable Ways to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

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No one buys a house thinking that it will depreciate in value but it’s a general fact of life that maintaining and increasing your home’s resale value takes a concerted effort to make basic upgrades and repairs from time to time.

Yet, some improvements are more valuable than others and, if you want to quickly boost your home’s value, it’s best to put your attention there. You don’t always have to spend a fortune to increase your home’s resale value. Although some high-quality renovations will certainly pay off, some basic adjustments can reliably increase your home’s value and marketability.

Although...

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Sep
06
2022 EZstorit Scholarship Recipients

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Difficult doesn’t begin to describe the process the scholarship committee goes through selecting the recipients for our annual scholarship. 2022 was a record year for the EZstorit Get Ahead Scholarship and our EZstorit Self Storage Scholarship with over 1500 applications received between both scholarships.

2022 EZstorit Get Ahead Scholarship Recipients
 

Jala Hooks from Temple University & Aaron Wong from San Francisco State University

Once again, we are honored and fortunate to choose 2 outstanding students to award this year’s EZstorit Get Ahead Scholarship.

Without further ado, we are proud to announce that Jala Hooks, a senior pursuing a...

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