Some of the most fortunate people are those who see treasure where others see trash. Retired NYC sanitation worker Nelson Molina is one such person: after seeing scores of collectibles and other still-useful items while working his collection route, he began to save the items to create the “Treasures in the Trash Museum.” Originally started in his work locker, the museum now takes up an entire warehouse floor in East […]
Is your home becoming overcrowded with things you don’t use? Storage units can help you save space and your belongings! Rental storage spaces offer surveillance, vehicle storage, climate control, and easy access to your belongings. However, storage units can become over cluttered even for those who aren’t pack rats! People who don’t prepare typically dig through their boxes to find what they’re looking for. This can take hours, so preparation is […]
We received hundreds of applications for our Fall 2017 “Get Ahead Scholarship” from all over the United States including Puerto Rico. They range in age from 18 to 49 and majoring in everything from medicine to computer science. With all this talented applicants, the task of selecting a winner was a difficult one, but at the end, there was a clear winner, Caitlyn Jane Schnur, Vermilion High School Graduate and […]
In the days of old, business owners would have a brick and mortar store to stockpile their inventory. But with the rise of e-commerce businesses, owners are finding they’re not able to find a place for their inventory. If you’re one of these business owners, you are looking for an efficient and convenient way to keep all of your items in one place. You may currently be using an unused room […]
No matter where you’re moving to, a long distance move is an enormous undertaking. Moving down the street or in the same city is stressful enough, but moving across the country can be terrifying. When expenses start popping up, you may be wondering if there’s anything you can do to make your move easier. You’re in luck. There are tons of tips out there to help you prepare for the […]
Marketing is expensive. You can spend thousands on print and digital marketing to get the exposure you need. SEO is an ever-changing target and maintaining a place at the top of the SERPs requires massive investments in both time and money. When self storage operators try to go it alone, they will find that they must part with substantial sums of money before they ever see any results. It may take months of […]
Who said you had to travel abroad to have a great time? You can join the millions of other domestic and international travelers who spent $683.1 billion on leisurely travels in America (in 2016). There are plenty of great places to see right here in the homeland. If you’re like most people, you haven’t traveled to more than a handful of states. You can change this by planning your next vacation to […]
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.