Welcome to our blog answering frequently asked self-storage questions and sharing local news, event, and info about businesses we respect. Plus we will be mixing in organizing and lifestyle tips. Make yourself at home.
Is It Worth Storing This Stuff? It’s not easy to place a monetary value on sentimentality. Whenever you’re considering long-term storage, it’s wise to ask yourself a few questions to determine if it’s worth it. Are You Ready to Let Go? Take the time to go through each of the items in question. Does it […]
This month, instead of focusing on an entrepreneur, we’re shining the spotlight on Hope’s Bridge Resource Center, a nonprofit organization in the Houston area. We spoke with Kristi Hayes, a volunteer for the group, to learn more about what they do.
Prevention is the key to any secure storage facility. As you’re considering the various offsite storage options available to you, be sure that you select a company that has measures to ensure the security of your belongings. Below are some considerations to expect from your storage company.
Preparing for long-term storage requires some coordination. You’ve already selected your storage facility, filed all the required rental paperwork, collected your boxes and storage bins, and figured out a system for labeling them all. But have you thought about the condition of the items you’ll be storing themselves? Before you fold up all your linens […]
This month, we’re shining the spotlight on Jim McDonald, founder of JDM Designs. What do you want the community to know about your business? We are a full-service, custom sign company. We design and create everything in-house, and we install all over the United States. We have “Making Lasting Impressions” on our cards and brochures. […]
When you begin to pack up your belongings for long-term, offsite storage, there are several things to keep in mind as you select the types of containers you will use to hold your items, from the types of belongings you’ll be storing to the climate in your region
Here’s a look at some of the storage containers available to you and tips for using them effectively.
How do I decide whether to opt for climate control in my storage unit?
If you are moving items from your attic or your garage into offsite storage, you likely don’t need to opt for climate control. As long as the items are standing up to those conditions, you probably won’t find it necessary. Be sure to cover your items (old bed sheets work well) and use moisture absorbers (pre-packaged or home-made) inside your storage unit to collect any excess moisture away from your possessions.
One of the coolest things about operating a community-based business is the opportunity to form friendships with other local entrepreneurs. They are fascinating people who are passionate about their work and making a positive impact. Now, we’re introducing some of these talented, innovative business leaders to you through our monthly Local Business Spotlight series. We hope these […]
Still working on the ins and outs of your self-storage needs? We can help. Our monthly FAQ blogs bring you answers to our team’s most commonly received questions, along with tips to help you make the most of your storage unit. Each blog gives you our take on one question, so we can provide a more […]
Let’s face it: Moving is a headache. But keeping in mind a few simple “moving hacks” can go a surprisingly long way in easing stress and helping your to-dos go smoothly. Take packing, for example. Be sure to make the time to gather up the right supplies – before you start emptying your drawers and […]