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Storage units often contain valuable or needed items. Use the information in this blog to make sure they stay safe and accessible.

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The ABCs of Getting the Most From a Mini Self Storage Unit

31 December 2015
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When you just need a little extra storage, finding a storage facility that offers mini units is an ideal solution. However, smaller storage units can be fairly little once you start packing items inside. If you want to get the most out of a mini self storage unit, there is a simple rule set to keep in mind.  Always use sturdy, stackable cartons as storage containers.  Forgo the cardboard boxes that get flimsy over time and refuse to stack evenly.
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About Relocating Out Of State With Assistance From Long Distance Movers

24 December 2015
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Do you need to move to a different state but have family or friends to help you pack? You will have all of the assistance that you could possibly need if you allow long distance movers—like those at United Moving and Storage and other locations—to handle getting your belongings to the new city. In this article, discover what long distance movers can do to move your household to a new city without you having to break a sweat.
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Two Ways To Obtain Financial Assistance To Pay For Moving Expenses

24 December 2015
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It can cost an average of $1,170 to move to another in-state residence and $5,630 to move to a different state altogether, according to the American Moving and Storage Association. For low-income families or people living on fixed incomes, it can be very difficult acquiring or saving money to move to new homes. If you are struggling to finance your next move, here are two ways to get help paying moving expenses.
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About Me
Avoiding Storage Issues

When I rented my first storage unit, I encountered a world of trouble. I accidentally stacked my boxes too high, which lead to a disastrous fall and a lot of product damage a few weeks into the storage process. I also rented the unit under my friend's name, which meant that I didn't have access to my space the day I lost my key. After making these mistakes, I realized that things didn't have to be so difficult. I talked with storage managers to figure out what I could do better the next time around, and it made a huge difference. Read here to learn more about improving your storage experience.

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