Avoiding Storage Issues

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

Avoiding Storage Issues


Proper Shipping Box Use

20 January 2016
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Trying to choose the right sized shipping box and sealing it off properly is a tricky prospect for many first-time shippers. That's why you need to take a few minutes to acclimate yourself to this simple process. Use Corrugated Packaging When you're deciding on the type of box you want to ship with (click for more info), consider corrugated cardboard. These lightweight boxes are inexpensive, easy to use, come in multiple shapes, and are fairly strong.
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6 Tips To Make Your Winter Interstate Move Go More Smoothly

18 January 2016
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If you are planning on making a long distance move this winter, here are a few tips to make the moving process go a little smoother for you. Plan Your Route Out In Advance Figure out what route that you want to take before your moving day. As your moving day approaches, keep an eye on road and highway closures due to inclement weather, and make sure that your original route still works.
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2 Ways To Find A Better Storage Unit

15 January 2016
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If you are like most people looking for a storage unit, your two main concerns might be the location of the facility and the monthly price of your unit. However, while these aspects of storage unit rentals are important, they aren't the only factors that can affect your overall experience. Here are two ways to find a better storage unit, so that you can stay safe, organized, and happy: 1: Visit The Facility At Night
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Three Things You Can Do To Reduce Stress Before And After A Long-Distance Move

13 January 2016
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A long-distance move can be very stressful, but with proper preparation, much of the stress can be eliminated. The following are three tips to make your move easier on yourself and family members making the move with you. Throw out or donate unneeded items If you haven't moved in a long time, you will be surprised at how much junk you have accumulated. The more items you can get rid of, the easier it will be to move.
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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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