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

Want To Save Money On Your Storage Fees? Start By Reducing What You Plan To Store

8 January 2016
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A unit at a self-storage facility provides the customer with a dedicated area to store seasonal items and seldom-used possessions. If you're considering renting some space at a facility near your home, don't make the mistake of transporting things to the unit that you'll never use again. Sure, it's often difficult to part with your items that hold special sentimental value, but there's no point in having them force you to rent a larger storage unit and, as a result, spend more money on your storage fees.
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How To Organize Your House

6 January 2016
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Have you faced the fact that your house is in need of some serious organizing? If so, a great goal for 2016 would be to do a major overhaul on every room. Here are some ideas that might help you to do a thorough job. Be Merciless - The first thing you need to do is to have a family meeting. Tell everybody that your goal is for every single nook and cranny to look organized.
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Ensure A Smooth PCS Move With These 3 Tips

3 January 2016
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When you're part of a military family, periodic moves are to be expected. However, that doesn't make them any less stressful. In fact, you may be expected to be ready quickly once you've been handed your PCS orders, and trying to speed things up may increase your stress level. But don't panic. Take a look at a few tips that can make your military move as smooth as possible. Don't Prepack – Pre-label Instead
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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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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.