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Streamlining Your Storage Unit

After I moved everything into a small storage unit down the street, I realized that I needed to think of ways to organize and simplify the space. I started looking through the things that I had, getting rid of items that I didn't need anymore, and working hard to clean up my belongings. It was a lot of work, but I was able to completely overhaul my storage experience by learning to simplify. Check out this blog for more information about streamlining your storage experience and learning how to eliminate problems along the way. You never know, making storage easier might even make you happier.


Streamlining Your Storage Unit


4 Tips For Keeping Your Family Organized During A Big Move

Moving is a time of great change for every member of your family. It doesn't take much for the stress levels among family members to rise to a fever pitch throughout the moving process. However, the good news is there are ways to transform it into a pleasant experience. Professional movers can take the pressure off in a big way, and utilizing a self-storage company can help you control what goes immediately into your new home.

Tips For Storing Scrapbook Supplies

Putting scrapbooking supplies into a storage unit can be a good solution to either free up space shortterm or even as a longterm storage plan. The issue is making sure everything stays in good condition and doesn't suffer any damage. The following guide can help you store some of the key scrapbooking items properly. Paper Paper and cardstock are the heart and soul of any scrapbooking hobby. Chances are you have lots of paper.

5 Types of Items that Can Be Stored in a Self Storage Unit

Most people use self storage units to store household items they will not need in the near future, or for extra space when their garage or basement just isn't big enough. There are better ways to use your self storage unit however, and these are just a few great ideas for ways to use your storage unit effectively. Musical Instruments A lot of people who play piano or the drums typically have their beloved instruments in either their living room or in their basements.

Preparing An Antique Mirror For A Move To A New Location

If you have an expensive antique mirror hanging from one of your home's walls and you are planning to move to a new house in the near future, chances are you will want to bring it along with you. Packing an antique glass item will need to be done with care so this breakable piece remains intact during the ride to its destination. Here are some steps you can take to decrease the chance of your mirror becoming damaged when being hauled in a moving truck or your own vehicle.

Storage-Unit Tips: Protecting Your Furniture from Damage

Since storage units are under constant attack from high humidity, water leaks, and dust, it is important to ensure that your valuables are protected. This is so especially true if you are storing something as environment-sensitive as furniture. The following are storage-unit tips that will come in handy in helping you to maintain the quality of your furniture. Keep furniture away from the floor Water leaks from a neighboring facility can lead to water intrusions.

Moisture-Absorbing Substances That Will Help Keep Your Storage Unit Safe From Mold Attacks

High humidity usually makes storage units susceptible to mold attacks. And since mold can grow on valuables such as furniture and paintings, this usually increases the risks of property damage. An easy way of avoiding mold-related property damage is to rent out a climate-controlled unit. However, these units cost more than the average unit. The good news is that it is possible to enjoy a mold-free storage experience without having to spend the extra money needed to rent a climate-controlled unit.

Storing A Leather Couch? Know How To Get It Ready

Storage units are great for keeping items that you don't want in your home, but you also don't want to part with either. This could include a larger furniture item, like a leather couch, that you simply do not have room for in your home. Before you drop the leather couch off at your storage unit, know these tips for getting it ready for long term storage. Clean The Leather

How Storage Can Keep Your ATV In Working Order During The Cold Months

Riding an ATV is a great experience for the entire family. It is also an exhilarating experience. This activity teaches you to have respect for others and the environment. However, it is important to learn how to properly ride an all-terrain vehicle. Most people ride ATVs during the warm months. When the weather gets cooler, you are going to spend more time inside. If you are not planning on riding during the winter, then you should not leave your ATV to take up space in your driveway or garage.

Four Steps To Keeping Paperwork In Good Condition While In Temporary Storage

If you are moving your office from one space to another, you may need to keep heavy amounts of paperwork stored for a short amount of time. Paperwork is one of the easiest materials to become degraded when stored in certain conditions. If you must store your paperwork during a move, you should be sure to make sure that the storage and paper is prime for keeping your materials in good condition.