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 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 …

Moving To A New Home? 2 Tips For Saving Money

8 January 2016
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If you are moving to a new home, it can get expensive by the time you purchase boxes that you need and hire a moving truck to move your things. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help you save some money during your move. Follow the two tips below, and you will have more money in your pocket. Save Money On Boxes Instead of purchasing a lot of moving boxes, use items in your home to pack your things in. Read More …

How To Get Ready For A Long-Distance Move

6 January 2016
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Was this your last Christmas in your present location? If you are moving to nearby, it will probably be pretty easy for you to return to see family and friends fairly often. However, if you're getting ready for a long-distance move, the chances are that visits will be less frequent, which will bring mixed emotions for you and your family. On one hand, you are looking forward to making new friends and to having different life experiences. Read More …

3 Things You Need To Do Before You Store Your Belongings In A Storage Unit

4 January 2016
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Storing your belongings can be very stressful. You might worry that your expensive and precious things will become damaged as they are stored, which is why it is so important that before you store anything that you ensure that everything has been properly prepped. Here are a couple things that you need to know about storing your belongings. 1. Polish Everything Before It Is Stored One of the most important things you should do before you put anything in storage is polish it. Read More …