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How to Protect Your Items from Damage in Long-Term Storage

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If you need to store household items for a long period of time, your packing strategy should be different than if you were just packing up to move a home. If items will be stored on top of one another in a tight space, there are some precautions that you can take. Here are four things that you should do to keep items free from damage while in mini storage. Read More»

Getting Creative With Your Self Storage Unit

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Traditionally, storage units were designed for people to keep items they no longer have room for in their homes. But today’s storage unit customer has come up with a variety of other uses that you may not have thought about. Here are some unique and sometimes unusual ways that customers can utilize a storage unit other than just for storing stuff. Workshop For people who live in smaller homes or apartments, having enough space for your hobbies can seem impossible. Read More»

4 Things To Know About Renting A Storage Unit

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Keeping your unused valued items in a storage unit is ideal. This will allow you keep these things, but to also have additional space in your home. One way to accomplish this goal is by renting a storage unit. It’s ideal to know specific things about this space that holds your belongings. The Costs One of the first things you may be interested in knowing is the amount of monthly rent you’ll be required to pay. Read More»

3 Things To Consider When Shopping For Storage Units

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There are many things that you need to research before investing in a self-storage unit. Of course, you want to choose a facility that is safe, close to your home and affordable. But, you also want to consider a few other things: like the size of the unit, whether it has climate control and if it has an onsite manager. This article explains a few things that you should consider before investing in a professional unit. Read More»

Top Benefits Of Keeping Your Construction Equipment In A Commercial Self Storage Unit

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If you run a construction business that makes use of a lot of tools and heavy equipment, you need to make sure that you are storing everything in the best possible place. The commercial storage shed units might just be the best place for everything. To help you understand just why that is, you may want to take a few moments to review the following benefits. They Will Keep An Eye Out Read More»

Preparing And Storing Your Summer Goods For The Winter

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Everything that you own for spring and summer use has cost you a pretty penny to buy. Fortunately, if you care for those items properly, you won’t have to worry about investing in replacements for quite some time. One way to truly protect your summer goods is to store them in a storage unit for the winter. Below, you will find some tips for storing your summer goods so that they remain in good condition for next year and many years after. Read More»

Preparing Self Storage Units For Long-Term Protection

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Self storage is a convenient way to make a little extra room in your home or to create a place to put your belongings after moving to a smaller home. For many of your belongings, long periods of time without regular maintenance or a less-than-sterile environment can lead to fading, swelling, rotting and other forms of damage. As you look through your belongings for what needs to go into storage, take the time to understand a few ways to safeguard them during long-term storage. Read More»

Tips For Organizing Your Storage Unit

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Whether you are renting your storage unit for long term or it is just a temporary solution to a temporary problem, you will want to make sure that you are keeping it well organized. In order to help you do just that, you might want to take a few minutes to read through the following organizational tips for storage units (such as those offered by All American Mini Storage). Use Colored Plastic Bins Read More»

2 Things To Remember When Using A Storage Unit During The Winter Months

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If you are planning to store some things away in a storage facility during the winter, you may think all you have to do is to put your things into a unit and lock it. However, there are some special considerations to keep in mind so that you are able to access your items safely and keep them protected. Here are some things to remember when using a storage unit in the winter. Read More»