How to Store Fragile Items

Rent A Storage Unit To Move Into A Smaller Home In A New City

While living in your current city, you may be able to find large homes at an affordable price. This may lead to a situation in which you have a lot of possessions because you are able to fit everything within the space that your house provides. However, you may be looking to move to another city that is not as affordable, which means you may plan to move into a smaller home.   Read More...

How to Prepare Electronics for Storage

Electronics like your computer, TV, or speaker system can be the focal point of the room that they are installed within. However, whether you are moving into a new house or simply want to create some more space in your existing home, you may want to place your electronics into a storage unit until you have the space and time to set them up properly. Understanding what you can do to protect your electronics while in transit can help make unpacking easier, as you won't have to worry about appliances not starting up again when you plug them in.   Read More...

Nervous About Using A Self-Storage Facility? What To Look For

If you need a storage unit but you worry about your items being locked somewhere that you don't see or check on them every day, start looking at facilities that have cameras. Take the time to find a high-quality facility that has cameras and locks to get into the storage area, and that screens its applicants. Here are some of the other things to consider before you sign a lease.   Read More...

Self-Storage And Wildfires: Know Your Options And Have An Escape Plan

So, you have a self-storage unit. That works great for all of your excess stuff, but what happens when a wildfire breaks out and rages your way? What do you do if your storage unit is in the path of the wildfire and the firefighters cannot put the flames out in time? Do you have things in storage you will sorely miss? What about an escape plan? With so much to think about, here are some options and tips to help you plan ahead of a wildfire situation.   Read More...

Storing Mattresses? Take These Measures To Ensure They Aren't Damaged During Storage

If you have a mattress you want to keep in a self-storage unit for some time, there are things you need to do to ensure the mattress won't be dirty, smelly, and deformed by the time you come back for it. Here are some of these measures: Clean and Dry the Mattress One of the most important steps for storing a mattress actually takes place before storage: cleaning and drying the mattress.   Read More...