Staying Safe While Using Your Storage Unit

Because of the valuable items within them, storage facilities can attract thieves. Learn how the facilities and you can deter them here.

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Staying Safe While Using Your Storage Unit

After I started using my storage unit to house extra business supplies, I realized that there were a few precautionary measures that I needed to take. In addition to keeping pallets from being stacked too high and installing lighting to avoid trip and fall hazards, I also asked the management team to install a light outside of the unit to fend off intruders. I felt silly at first when I asked for the changes, but they made a big difference when it came to my overall comfort at the facility. This blog is here to help keep you safe, so that you can store without being nervous or damaging your property.

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Moving Into Your First Apartment: Three Ways A Moving Company Can Make Your Move Easier

18 January 2016
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Whether you are moving out of your childhood home or you are moving out of a college dorm, getting your first apartment can be both exciting and stressful. Fortunately, there are many services moving companies can provide that will make your transition to your new apartment go smoothly. Here are three ways your moving company can help you make your first apartment feel like home. Furniture Assembly Chances are, you'll have at least a few pieces of ready-to-assemble furniture for your new apartment. Read More …

Preventing Square Tires When Your Car Is In Storage

15 January 2016
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If you're planning to put your car in storage for a while, you have to think carefully about what you'll do regarding the tires. If a car sits in the same place for a long time, the weight of the car can bear down on the tires and actually cause the tires to take on a flatter edge. This is sometimes referred to as having square tires because the new edge is so straight. Read More …

Why Storage Off-Site Makes More Sense Over Private On-Site Storage

14 January 2016
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When you need to remove items from your home because of a lack of space, you have to find a place to store it all. Homeowners that have a shed may find it tempting to use it for storage since it is close to home and free. This may seem like a great idea at first, but you may be better off with a storage facility away from home for a few reasons. Read More …

Moving 101: 4 Things You Might Not Be Able To Take With You

12 January 2016
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If you are moving, you might think that if you pack everything neatly you can take it all with you. While you can take most things, there are some things you may not be allowed to transport. Some things are prohibited by most moving companies, while others are just dangerous to move. So what shouldn't you plan to take with you on your move?  1. Chemicals, Flammables, and Firearms  Anything that could be potentially dangerous due to movement, changing pressure, or changing temperatures should not be packed and moved. Read More …

Moving? How To Get Your Packaging Materials On A Budget

9 January 2016
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If you're in the process of moving, one of the primary concerns that you may have is how to get the boxes, packaging chips and other utensils that you'll need to make the move much easier.  Because you have to pay for a security deposit or closing costs, you may not have a lot of money at your disposal.  Use this information to learn more about how to get the packaging materials that you need to keep your belongings safe during transit without breaking the bank. Read More …